Category Archives: 1 Thessalonians

Adam named his wife Eve because she would become the mother of all the living

I will bless her and will surely give you a son by her. I will bless her so that she will be the mother of nations; kings of peoples will come from her. … Surely I was sinful at birth, … Continue reading

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We always carry around in our body the death of Jesus

For just as we share abundantly in the sufferings of Christ, so also our comfort abounds through Christ. … From now on, let no one cause me trouble, for I bear on my body the marks of Jesus.

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Your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, your endurance inspired by hope

Since we belong to the day, let us be sober, putting on faith and love as a breastplate, and the hope of salvation as a helmet.

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I strive always to keep my conscience clear before God and man

  We proclaim him, admonishing and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone perfect in Christ. To this end I labor, struggling with all his energy, which so powerfully works in me. … That I may … Continue reading

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Do not be misled: Bad company corrupts good character

Do two walk together unless they have agreed to do so? … Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.

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Here I am! I stand at the door and knock

If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and they with me. … If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised … Continue reading

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You cannot fast as you do today and expect your voice to be heard on high

Is this the kind of fast I have chosen, only a day for people to humble themselves? … Is it only for bowing one’s head like a reed and for lying in sackcloth and ashes? Is that what you call … Continue reading

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Do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s will is

Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. … Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery. Instead, be filled with the Spirit, speaking to one another … Continue reading

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Pray continually

Dear friends, if our hearts do not condemn us, we have confidence before God and receive from him anything we ask, because we keep his commands and do what pleases him.

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To another there is given through the Spirit distinguishing between spirits

Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.

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