Tag Archives: Thessalonians

Assurance – Jeremiah 29:11

For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end. – Jeremiah 29:11 Meditation:  In the hustle and bustle of modern society with its expectations and goals, its requirements and rules, we are often overwhelmed.   Family, work, school, […]

The Appearance Of Evil – 1 Thessalonians 5:22

1 Thessalonians 5:22 – Abstain from all appearance of evil. How important is your reputation?  I dare say that all your earthly success is tied to it.  Your reputation is of utmost importance to you, your family, your church and any other group that associates with you.  Even small pebbles make ripples in still water.  […]

Talking To God – Philippians 4:6

Philippians 4:6 – Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. How’s your prayer life? How often do you pray? Are your prayers focused on you or others? Do you desire the will of God? Do you acknowledge and praise the […]

Born Again – John 3:3

John 3:3 – Jesus answered him, Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God. Are you ever mystified by the fact that many people do not understand or follow the Gospel of Christ?  I am a minister, and I am still often surprised by the […]

Established – 2 Thessalonians 2:16-17

2 Thessalonians 2:16-17 – Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God, even our Father, which hath loved us, and hath given us everlasting consolation and good hope through grace,  Comfort your hearts, and stablish you in every good word and work. When you were a child, did you ever play a game where you […]

The Lord Direct Your Hearts – 2 Thessalonians 3:5

2 Thessalonians 3:5 – And the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God, and into the patient waiting for Christ. Which came first, the chicken or the egg?  Well, I believe a plain reading of the Bible reveals that the chicken came first followed by the egg.  For many, a more difficult question […]

The Spirit of Truth – John 14:16-17

John 14:16-17 – And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever;  Even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in […]