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

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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 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 1 Summary

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In the last two messages, we’ve explored the founding of the church in the ancient Greek city of Thessalonica. And now finally, the moment we’ve all been waiting for! We’re actually starting into the book of 1 Thessalonians itself. And I anticipate picking up the pace in the remaining messages. But for this message we’re… Continue reading 1 Thessalonians 1 Summary

1 Thessalonians 1 Summary Verses 8-10

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1 Thessalonians 1 Summary Verses 8-10: It’s hard to find good examples these days. In times past, we may have looked to our civic leaders to be good examples for us. We may have been able to look at those in the sports world to serve as patterns to follow. Perhaps musicians and artists of… Continue reading 1 Thessalonians 1 Summary Verses 8-10

1 Thessalonians 1 Commentary Verses 4-7

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We’ll be continuing in our study of the book of 1 Thessalonians. And so, I’d like to ask you to turn to 1 Thessalonians 1. And we’ll be studying verses 4-7. …In our first message in this book, we saw that the church in Thessalonica was still standing firm despite afflictions – and we learned… Continue reading 1 Thessalonians 1 Commentary Verses 4-7

1 Thessalonians 1 Summary Verses 1-4

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In the last two messages, we’ve explored the founding of the church in the ancient Greek city of Thessalonica. And now finally, the moment we’ve all been waiting for! We’re actually starting into the book of 1 Thessalonians itself. And I anticipate picking up the pace in the remaining messages. But for this message we’re… Continue reading 1 Thessalonians 1 Summary Verses 1-4

Acts 17 Commentary Verses 4-9

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We’ll be studying Acts 17:4-9 to end this section of Acts 17 where we’ve see the founding of the church in Thessalonica. Let’s read the entirety of that section – Acts 17:1-9 and then get into the details. Acts 17:1–9 AV 1873 1 Now when they had passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to… Continue reading Acts 17 Commentary Verses 4-9