Monthly Archives: May 2019

Community; May 29, 2019


1 Thessalonians 5:11 Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing. There are almost countless reasons to avoid isolation as a Christian, but this is one of the main ones. We weren’t … Continue reading

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Sexual Immorality; May 28, 2019


1 Thessalonians 4:7-8 For God did not call us to be impure, but to live a holy life. Therefore, he who rejects this instruction does not reject man but God, who gives you his Holy Spirit. I don’t see how … Continue reading

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Fruitfulness; May 27, 2019


1 Thessalonians 3:8 For now we really live, since you are standing firm in the Lord. It’s fascinating to me that Greek seems to have the same sort of idiom that Japanese does, but English doesn’t, at least as a … Continue reading

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Pastoral Ministry; May 26, 2019


1 Thessalonians 2:11-12 For you know that we dealt with each of you as a father deals with his own children, encouraging, comforting and urging you to live lives worthy of God, who calls you into his kingdom and glory. … Continue reading

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Working Faith; May 25, 2019


1 Thessalonians 1:3 We continually remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our Lord Jesus Christ. This verse is one of many Biblical responses … Continue reading

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Rewards; May 24, 2019


Colossians 3:23-24 Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ … Continue reading

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Christian Living; May 23, 2019


Colossians 3:17 And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. This whole chapter is really loaded with very good stuff, but … Continue reading

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