Category Archives: 2Thessalonians

Considered Worthy

The church of the Thessalonians was a church birthed amidst opposition (Acts 17:1-9). And, apparently, the opposition didn’t stop when Paul left. Though the church planting phase might have been over with, the church enduring phase had just begun. In … Continue reading

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God In, God Out

The ask was for direction. The prayer was for guidance. Removing the hindrances . . . making straight the paths . . . that was the request. And that which was in need of a divine “maps app?” The heart. … Continue reading

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Director of My Heart

To be sure, the Christian is to walk in a manner worthy of their calling (Eph. 4:1). We are to set our minds on things above (Col. 3:2). We are to seek first the kingdom of God (Matt. 6:33). We … Continue reading

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The Best Is Yet To Come!

The herd had been spooked . . . they were “shaken in mind” and “alarmed.” From some supposedly authoritative voice they had been told that the Day of the Lord had come. The trumpet had sounded . . . the … Continue reading

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Be Glorified In Me

Reading 2Thessalonians 1 this morning. Suffering saints . . . suffering for the kingdom of God . . . afflicted for their love of the Father . . . persecuted for their allegiance to the Son. And how does Paul … Continue reading

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The Power of the Promise

As I think about it, promises are only as good as the promise-maker. The strength of a pledge is less in the words spoken and more in the desire, commitment, and ability of the one speaking the words to follow … Continue reading

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Amazing Faith, Amazing Love

Ok . . . so confession time . . . knowing I’ll sound like a cranky old man, perhaps . . . sometimes I’m bugged by how flippantly we Christians toss around words like “awesome” and “amazing”. Sometimes I think … Continue reading

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