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authenticating signature

authenticating signature 2 Thessalonians 3:16-18 (JDV) 2 Thessalonians 3:16 May the Lord of peace himself give you peace always in every way. The Lord be with all of you. 2 Thessalonians 3:17 I, Paul, am writing this greeting with my … Continue reading

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goal of disfellowship

goal of disfellowship 2 Thessalonians 3:14-15 (JDV) 2 Thessalonians 3:14 If anyone does not obey our instruction in this letter, take note of that person; don’t associate with him, so that he may be ashamed. 2 Thessalonians 3:15 Yet don’t … Continue reading

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work quietly

work quietly 2 Thessalonians 3:10-13 (JDV) 2 Thessalonians 3:10 In fact, when we were with you, this is what we commanded you: “If anyone isn’t willing to work, he should not eat.” 2 Thessalonians 3:11 You see, we hear that … Continue reading

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free of charge

free of charge 2 Thessalonians 3:7-9 (JDV) 2 Thessalonians 3:7 because you yourselves know how you should imitate us: We were not undisciplined when with you; 2 Thessalonians 3:8 we did not eat anyone’s food free of charge; instead, we … Continue reading

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criterion for disfellowship

criterion for disfellowship 2 Thessalonians 3:6 (JDV) 2 Thessalonians 3:6 Now we command you, brothers and sisters, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, to keep away from every brother or sister who is undisciplined and does not walk … Continue reading

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cause of confidence

cause of confidence 2 Thessalonians 3:3-5 (JDV) 2 Thessalonians 3:3 But the Lord is faithful; he will strengthen and protect you from the evil one. 2 Thessalonians 3:4 We have confidence in the Lord about you, that you are doing … Continue reading

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prayer partners

prayer partners 2 Thessalonians 3:1-2 (JDV) 2 Thessalonians 3:1 In addition, brothers and sisters, pray for us that the word of the Lord may move forward rapidly and be honored, just like it was with you, 2 Thessalonians 3:2 and … Continue reading

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when Christ comes, our work will be vindicated

2 Thessalonians 3:6-18.  Some among the Thessalonians had apparently stopped working their “day jobs.”  Either they were convinced that Christ had secretly already come (2:2), or they felt that secular work was beneath them.  That attitude was not part of … Continue reading

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when Christ comes, the glory will be obtained

2 Thessalonians 2:13-3:5.  Paul had just assured the Thessalonian believers that Christ had not come yet – that there remained a “strong delusion” to come that would produce an apostate church.  He now tells them that they are among the … Continue reading

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