Encourage Each Other With These Words

February 13, 2017

Put[ting] on faith and love as a breastplate, and the hope of salvation as a helmet. (1 Thessalonians 5:8) Are you facing some ongoing struggle? Are you disappointed by how things have turned out in your life? Have you suffered some injustice? Are you staring death in the face? If […]

Hope for Those Who Have Died in Christ

February 06, 2017

We do not want you to be ignorant about those who have fallen asleep. (1 Thessalonians 4:13, NIV) Paul is speaking here about Christian believers who have died. There are many people in our world today who say that we can’t know anything about the afterlife. They regard Christian talk […]

The Gospel in Your Bedroom?

January 23, 2017

God did not call us to be impure, but to live a holy life. (1 Thessalonians 4:7, NIV) What is the apostle Paul saying here? What does this mean? Let’s look at it negatively and then positively. Negatively: “It is God’s will that you should be sanctified, that you should […]