Tag Archives: 1 Thessalonians 5

grateful, but not gullible

grateful, but not gullible 1 Thessalonians 5:19-22 (JDV) 1 Thessalonians 5:19 Don’t stifle the Breath. 1 Thessalonians 5:20 Don’t discredit prophecies, 1 Thessalonians 5:21 but evaluate all things. Hold on to what is good. 1 Thessalonians 5:22 Stay away from … Continue reading

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always, constantly, everything

always, constantly, everything 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 (JDV) 1 Thessalonians 5:16 Rejoice always, 1 Thessalonians 5:17 pray constantly, 1 Thessalonians 5:18 give thanks in everything; because this is God’s preference for you in Christ Jesus. always, constantly, everything We are used … Continue reading

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mutual attention

mutual attention 1 Thessalonians 5:14-15 (JDV) 1 Thessalonians 5:14 And we encourage you, brothers and sisters: warn those who are idle, comfort those who are discouraged, help those who are weak, be patient with everyone. 1 Thessalonians 5:15 See to … Continue reading

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special ministry leaders

special ministry leaders 1 Thessalonians 5:12-13 (JDV) 1 Thessalonians 5:12 Now we ask you, brothers and sisters, to give recognition to those who are working among you and leading you in the Lord and admonishing you, 1 Thessalonians 5:13 and … Continue reading

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he died in our place

he died in our place 1 Thessalonians 5:9-11 (JDV) 1 Thessalonians 5:9 You see, God has not appointed us for wrath, but for acquiring rescue through our Lord Jesus Christ, 1 Thessalonians 5:10 who died in our place, so that … Continue reading

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staying awake

staying awake 1 Thessalonians 5:6-8 (JDV) 1 Thessalonians 5:6 So then, let us not be sleeping, like the rest, but let us be staying awake and be self-controlled 1 Thessalonians 5:7 because those who are sleeping, sleep at night, and … Continue reading

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children of the day

  children of the day 1 Thessalonians 5:4-5 (JDV) 1 Thessalonians 5:4 But you, brothers and sisters, are not in the dark, causing this day to surprise you like a thief1 Thessalonians 5:5 because you are all children of light … Continue reading

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his strange work

Isaiah 28:16-22 16 Therefore the Lord Yahveh says this: “See me! laying a stone in Zion, a testing stone, a precious cornerstone, an ultimate foundation: ‘The one who trusts will not worry and hurry. 17 And I will make justice … Continue reading

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when Christ comes, will he find us blameless?

1 Thessalonians 5:23-28.  Paul’s prayer for the Thessalonians here is that God would completely sanctify them by his grace. He prays for a church whose whole body, soul and spirit would be ready for her bride when he comes in … Continue reading

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when Christ comes, what will he find?

1 Thessalonians 5:1-22.  When our Lord bursts through the clouds at his second coming, what kind of church will be here to meet him?  It should be a church who respects the leaders and equipping ministers who labor on her … Continue reading

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