Category Archives: 2 Thessalonians

Deliver us from the evil one

My prayer is not that you take them out of the world but that you protect them from the evil one. They are not of the world, even as I am not of it. Sanctify them by the truth; your … Continue reading

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The Father, through the sanctifying Spirit, for obedience to Jesus

We ought always to thank God for you, brothers and sisters loved by the Lord, because God chose you as firstfruits to be saved through the sanctifying work of the Spirit and through belief in the truth. He called you … Continue reading

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Those who suffer he delivers in their suffering

It has been granted to you on behalf of Christ not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for him. … I want to know Christ—yes, to know the power of his resurrection and participation in his sufferings, … Continue reading

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We have a clear conscience and desire to live honorably in every way

For I have the desire to do what is good, but I cannot carry it out. For I do not do the good I want to do, but the evil I do not want to do—this I keep on doing. … Continue reading

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The commandments … are summed up: “Love your neighbor as yourself.”

Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult. On the contrary, repay evil with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing. … Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, … Continue reading

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A heart at peace gives life to the body

Submit to God and be at peace with him; in this way prosperity will come to you. … The Lord … blesses his people with peace. … Great peace have those who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble. … … Continue reading

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Live a life worthy of the calling you have received

For even when we were with you, we gave you this rule: “The one who is unwilling to work shall not eat.” … We work hard with our own hands … Every tree that does not produce good fruit will be … Continue reading

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You have been taught by God to love each other

Now that you have purified yourselves by obeying the truth so that you have sincere love for each other, love one another deeply, from the heart. … We ought always to thank God for you, brothers and sisters, and rightly so, … Continue reading

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Hope deferred makes the heart sick

LORD our God … our hope is in you. … God our Savior and … Christ Jesus our hope. … Blessed are those whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the LORD their God. … The LORD … Continue reading

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Everything that does not come from faith is sin

I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because your faith is being reported all over the world. … We ought always to thank God for you, brothers and sisters, and rightly so, because your faith is … Continue reading

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