"Now may the God of peace himself sanctify you completely, and may your whole spirit and soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.…
1 Thess 5:19-22 tells us not to quench the Spirit or despise prophecies. How do we listen to the Holy Spirit well?
Is it God's will that we rejoice always, pray continually, and give thanks in all circumstances. How do we develop these attitudes?
1 Thessalonians 5:13b-15 describes some of the ways a diverese group of people committed to Jesus come together to create community built on love for God and one another.
1 Thess 5:13 tells us to esteem spiritual leaders very highly in love because of their work. We consider the nature of that work to explore why Paul highlights this…
1 Thessalonians 4 begins with some instructions on living in a way that pleases God and gains the respect of outsiders.
Paul reminds us that Jesus will return one day and that we should remain awake and aware of what God is doing until that day.
In 1 Thess 4:13-18, the Apostle Paul encourages Christians to see hope beyond the death of a loved one.
1 Thess 4:1-12-Transofrmation of our lives can only occur when we live by the Spirit.
Biblical instructions are meant to be taken as God's will, not man's. How committed are we to living according to God's will.