Monthly Archives: August 2020

Finishing School

Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you entirely; and may your spirit and soul and body be preserved complete, without blame at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. Faithful is He who calls you, and He also … Continue reading

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In Conclusion, Part 2–1 Thessalonians 5:14-22

We’ve been told what we are to do as a church with our pastors and leaders (1 Thessalonians 5:12-13), now Paul turns to what we are to do with our brothers and sisters.   14 We urge you, brethren, admonish the unruly, encourage the … Continue reading

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In Conclusion, Part 1–1 Thessalonians 5:12-13

Paul’s first letter to the Thessalonians ends like a fireworks display, with admonitions of all kinds thrown up against a black sky. The Grand Finale if you will. What would the world be—Christiandom for that matter—if these actions were universally … Continue reading

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Ready or Not

1 Now as to the times and the epochs, brethren, you have no need of anything to be written to you. 2 For you yourselves know full well that the day of the Lord will come just like a thief … Continue reading

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Dad, the Family Pastor

Now this is the commandment, the statutes and the judgments which the Lord your God has commanded me to teach you, that you might do them in the land where you are going over to possess it, so that you and … Continue reading

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The Rest of the Story

But we do not want you to be uninformed, brethren, about those who are asleep, so that you will not grieve as do the rest who have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so … Continue reading

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