Category Archives: 1 Thessalonians

To one there is given faith by the same Spirit

Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, “Move from here to there,” and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you. … And if I have … Continue reading

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Do not treat prophecies with contempt

We have the word of the prophets made more certain, and you will do well to pay attention to it, as to a light shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your … Continue reading

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We who serve God by his Spirit put no confidence in the flesh

You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love. … Those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its … Continue reading

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They loved human praise more than praise from God

Am I now trying to win the approval of human beings, or of God? Or am I trying to please people? If I were still trying to please people, I would not be a servant of Christ. … On the … Continue reading

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I always do what pleases him

I desire to do your will, my God; your law is within my heart. … So we make it our goal to please him, whether we are at home in the body or away from it.

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Live by the Spirit and you will not gratify the desires of the sinful nature

Flee the evil desires of youth, and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, along with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart.

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Lead us not into temptation

Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil … forty days, being tempted by Satan. … For this reason, when I could stand it no longer, I sent to find out about your … Continue reading

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Your will be done

Live … for the will of God. … Whoever does God’s will is my brother and sister and mother.

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Easter Week – 20: Saturday Before Easter – Darkness 2

For he has rescued us from the dominion of darkness.

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At the present time there is a remnant chosen by grace

To (the Lord’s people) God has chosen to make known among the Gentiles the glorious riches of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.

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