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READ: 1 Thessalonians 5:9-28 What could be better than working to bring out the best in one another?
First Thessalonians is addressed to a presumed audience of Greek Christians.
Paul to the Thessalonians: "For even when we were with you, this we commanded you, that if any would not work, neither should he eat."
1 Thessalonians 5:19 tells us "do not quench the Spirit." In the Greek this comes as "to pneuma me sbennute." This pneuma is very similar to the ruach of Hebrew: it speaks of spirit and wind and breath.
Haggai 1:15b - 2:9; Psalm 17:1-9; 2 Thessalonians 2:1-5,13-17; Luke 20:27-38
Yet the Bible says that Christians should make sure that nobody pays back wrong for wrong, but always try to be kind to each other and to everyone else' (1 Thessalonians 5:15)."
ERASMUS, Desiderius, Paraphrases on the Epistles to the Corinthians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, and Thessalonians. Edited by Robert D.
He had known personal heartaches but lived by the promise of 2 Thessalonians 2: "Now may our Lord Jesus Himself, and our God and Father, who has loved us and given us everlasting consolation, and good hope by grace, comfort your hearts and establish you in every good word and work."
On the contrary, I suggest reading II Thessalonians 3:6-16, in which some of the Thessalonians were being admonished to work and not be a burden on others as they had simply been taking from others without earning any of it.
Note Hebrews 10:25 as well as 1 Corinthians 16:19; Acts 8:1; Romans 16:1; 1 Thessalonians 1:1, and many other references to local churches (more than forty)." Recommended for both church libraries and personal Christian bookshelves.
A close examination of three of Paul's letters (Thessalonians, Philippians, and Romans) reveals the importance of accepting the suffering of believers, with faith that even though we suffer, God's great plan for all creation does not include suffering and God will ultimately vanquish human misery.
Her younger sister also gave a reading from the first letter of St Paul to the Thessalonians and her aunt said a prayer.