1 Thessalonians 4 Commentary Verses 13-18

1 Thessalonians 4 Verses 13-18
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1 Thessalonians 4 Commentary: The human experience of grief is as old as sin. When our father Adam disobeyed God, sin entered into the world – and death though sin. This death – in all of its various lifelong forms and manifestations – leads to grief in just as many forms. Our responses to this… Continue reading 1 Thessalonians 4 Commentary Verses 13-18

1 Thessalonians 4 Commentary Verses 9-12

1 Thessalonians 4 Verses 9-12
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[S] In the past decade or so, a new term has been coined. I’m talking about the word “adulting”. The linguistics journal American Speech has offered up these definitions for this word: 1. to behave in an adult manner; engage in activities associated with adulthood 2. to make someone behave like an adult; turn someone… Continue reading 1 Thessalonians 4 Commentary Verses 9-12

1 Thessalonians 4 Commentary Verses 1-8

1 Thessalonians 4 Verses 1-8
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How would you characterize the American church right now in one word? •           Maybe “fractured” comes to mind. So many denominations and groups. So little agreement among those groups as to what God actually wants from us. •           How about “worldly”? The attitudes, lifestyles, and worship of the members and leaders of churches can tend… Continue reading 1 Thessalonians 4 Commentary Verses 1-8

1 Thessalonians 3 Summary of Verses 11-13

1 Thessalonians 3 11-13
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1 Thessalonians 3 Summary of Verses 11-13: No one really likes waiting. Whether it’s waiting in a line or waiting for food when you’re hungry or waiting for the next significant event in your life – waiting isn’t usually comfortable or enjoyable. Sometimes it feels downright unbearable. And yet, waiting is inevitable – even in… Continue reading 1 Thessalonians 3 Summary of Verses 11-13

1 Thessalonians 3 Summary Verses 6-10

1 Thessalonians 3 Summary Verses 6-10
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1 Thessalonians 3 Summary | Verses 6-10: What encourages you in this life? When things get difficult for you and you feel down, what is it that lifts you up? The internet, of course, is full of ideas on how you can be encouraged. One Ph.D. author suggests that engaging in positive self-talk, watching uplifting… Continue reading 1 Thessalonians 3 Summary Verses 6-10

1 Thessalonians 3 Commentary Verses 1-5

1 Thessalonians Commentary Verses 3 1-5
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1 Thessalonians 3 Commentary Verses 1-5 | Afflictions, suffering, and trials are an unavoidable part of life for believers in this fallen world. Coming into this assembly tonight in the middle of the week – we all look real nice and well put together. But if we were to be able to somehow take a… Continue reading 1 Thessalonians 3 Commentary Verses 1-5

1 Thessalonians 2 Commentary Verses 17-20

1 Thessalonians 2 Commentary 17-20
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[S] Today the world is celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day. Even the search giant Google is advertising this holiday on their homepage today. And of course, for most of America, this day is nothing but an excuse to drink excessively. But there’s an actual historical figure behind this day with an actual story to be told.… Continue reading 1 Thessalonians 2 Commentary Verses 17-20

1 Thessalonians 2 Commentary Verses 13-16

1 Thessalonians 2 Commentary 13-16
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Please join me in 1 Thessalonians 2:13-16. In this passage the outline of the material is fairly simple. The main idea that we’re going to see is a contrast of 2 different responses to God’s truth. Verses 13 and 14 have the first response – which can be summarized in one word as faith. And… Continue reading 1 Thessalonians 2 Commentary Verses 13-16

1 Thessalonians 2 Commentary Verses 9-12

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I’d like to jump right into our text for this evening. We’ll be studying 1 Thessalonians 2:9-12. So, please join me there. We’re going to read this passage. Then we’ll discover the main message. And then we’ll get into the details. 1 Thessalonians 2:9–12 AV 18739 For ye remember, brethren, our labour and travail: for… Continue reading 1 Thessalonians 2 Commentary Verses 9-12