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God Is Just

“All this is evidence that God’s judgment is right, and as a result, you will be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you are suffering.’ – 2 … more

Pray Continually

“pray continually” – 1 Thessalonians 5:18. In his book “Praying Backwards: Transform Your Prayer Life by Beginning in Jesus' Name” author Bryan Chapell writes: … more

El Shaddai–God Almighty (Part 1)

The word “El” in the Hebrew means god.  “El” is the common name for all gods.  The addition of God’s defining characteristics added to the simple word … more

BE JOYFUL

“Be joyful always” – 1 Thessalonians 5:16. Kaufmann Kohler was a German-born Jewish American biblical scholar and critic, theologian, Reform rabbi, and contributing editor to … more

DO NOT BE IDLE

“And we urge you, brothers, warn those who are idle, encourage the timid, help the weak, be patient with everyone.” – 1 Thessalonians 5:14. In 1720, at the age of 19 years old, … more

BE SELF-CONTROLLED

“But since we belong to the day, let us be self-controlled, putting on faith and love as a breastplate, and the hope of salvation as a helmet.” – 1 Thessalonians 5:8. In an … more

OUR HOPE BEYOND THIS LIFE

“Brothers, we do not want you to be ignorant about those who fall asleep, or to grieve like the rest of men, who have no hope.” – 1 Thessalonians 4:13. On the subject of justice … more

LIVE A QUIET LIFE

“Make it your ambition to lead a quiet life, to mind your own business and to work with your hands, just as we told you, so that your daily life may win the respect of outsiders and so that you … more

Historic Grace

God has always been a God of Grace.  In addition, He will always be a God of Grace.  His grace is everlasting since grace is a characteristic of God.  He is not only gracious, He not … more

BE HOLY

“For God did not call us to be impure, but to live a holy life.” – 1 Thessalonians 4:7. To be holy means eliminating sin in our lives, as well as letting God fully dwell in us. … more

AVOID SEXUAL IMMORALITY

“It is God's will that you should be sanctified: that you should avoid sexual immorality” – 1 Thessalonians 4:3. Gavin Tsuda is the Volunteer Director at New Hope Oahu in … more

May Your Love Increase

“May the Lord make your love increase and overflow for each other and for everyone else, just as ours does for you.” – 1 Thessalonians 3:12 In June 1994, 73-year-old Alvin … more

Resist Temptation

“For this reason, when I could stand it no longer, I sent to find out about your faith. I was afraid that in some way the tempter might have tempted you and our efforts might have been … more

BE AN ENCOURAGER

“So when we could stand it no longer, we thought it best to be left by ourselves in Athens. We sent Timothy, who is our brother and God's fellow worker in spreading the gospel of Christ, to … more

Introduction: Grace

My experience with grace has been a long and growing journey.  Grace is when we do get what we don't deserve.  God's grace begins at salvation and then continually flows to us once we know … more

OUR JOY

“For what is our hope, our joy, or the crown in which we will glory in the presence of our Lord Jesus when he comes? Is it not you? Indeed, you are our glory and joy.” – 1 … more

LIVING LIVES WORTHY OF GOD

“For you know that we dealt with each of you as a father deals with his own children, encouraging, comforting, and urging you to live lives worthy of God, who calls you into his kingdom and … more

The Tent-Makers

“Surely you remember, brothers, our toil and hardship; we worked night and day in order not to be a burden to anyone while we preached the gospel of God to you.” – 1 Thessalonians … more

NOT TRYING TO PLEASE MEN

“On the contrary, we speak as men approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel. We are not trying to please men but God, who tests our hearts. You know we never used flattery, nor did we put … more

Finding Grace in the Names of God

We are living in an age filled with anxiety, fear and stress. One cannot pick up a newspaper, use the internet, and listen to television without hearing or reading about some form of violence, … more
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