1 Thessalonians, OYTNT

The Day of The Lord (1 Thess. 5)

Dominican Republic, October 2018 Highlight: 1 Thessalonians 5 speaks about the day of the Lord, exhortations, and blessings. Explain: Paul reminds the Thessalonians that it is pointless to ask about the day and time of the Lord's return because it will come like a thief in the night, when everyone least expects it. Paul then… Continue reading The Day of The Lord (1 Thess. 5)

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1 Thessalonians, OYTNT

Comfort in Christ’s Coming (1 Thess. 4)

My Wife, Gatlinburg TN, March 2018 Highlight: 1 Thessalonians 4 talks about being called to sanctification and the comfort in Christ coming again. Explain: Paul then begins his closing remarks with this letter to the Thessalonians. This part of the letter is instructions on how to live for God. Paul was thankful for the growth… Continue reading Comfort in Christ’s Coming (1 Thess. 4)

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Encouragement for Paul (1 Thess. 3)

Bahamas, October 2018 Highlight: 1 Thessalonians 3 talks about the anxiety they felt in Athens, how Timothy encouraged them, and ends with a prayer for the Thessalonians. Explain: Last time Paul was in Thessalonica, he was run out so he knew it was best for him to not go. Instead, he sent Timothy to strengthen… Continue reading Encouragement for Paul (1 Thess. 3)

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Staying Strong Through Persecution (1 Thess. 2)

Benton KY, January 2019 Highlight: 1 Thessalonians 2 continues with Paul lifting up the church of Thessalonica. Explain: 1 Thessalonians 2 starts with Paul defending his own character and ministry before Thessalonica. This wasn’t because Paul was insecure about his ministry, but because he had many enemies in Thessalonica who discredited him in his absence,… Continue reading Staying Strong Through Persecution (1 Thess. 2)

1 Thessalonians, OYTNT

1 Thess. 1

Benton KY, January 2019 Highlight: 1 Thessalonians 1 is the beginning of Paul's letter to the church in Thessalonica. Explain: Paul starts off this letter by telling the Thessalonians that he is thankful for them and their works produced by faith. We always thank God for all of you, making mention of you constantly in… Continue reading 1 Thess. 1