Category Archives: 2 Thessalonians

Let your gentleness be evident to all

The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.

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Now go out and encourage

What then shall we say, brothers and sisters? When you come together, each of you has a hymn, or a word of instruction, a revelation, a tongue or an interpretation. … so that everyone may be instructed and encouraged.

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You … have stood by me in my trials

You saw with your own eyes the great trials … the mighty hand and outstretched arm, with which the Lord your God brought you out.

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By faith he persevered because he saw him who is invisible

May the Lord direct your hearts into God’s love and Christ’s perseverance. … Watch your life and doctrine closely. Persevere in them, because if you do, you will save both yourself and your hearers.

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For freedom Christ has set us free

Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery.

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I desire to do your will, my God

I know that good itself does not dwell in me, that is, in my sinful nature. For I have the desire to do what is good, but I cannot carry it out. … Desire without knowledge is not good—how much more will … Continue reading

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A heart at peace gives life to the body

Wisdom reposes in the heart of the discerning. … My heart is stirred by a noble theme as I recite my verses for the king.

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Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD

Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD, the people he chose for his inheritance … a remnant chosen by grace … I have chosen you out of the world … so that you might go and bear fruit — … Continue reading

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Year-End Benedictions – 1

Grace and peace to you from him who is, and who was, and who is to come, and from the seven spirits  before his throne, and from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead, and … Continue reading

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The Lord, My Confidence

On what are you basing your confidence?

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