Category Archives: 1 Thessalonians

Make your love increase and overflow for each other

Now about your love for one another we do not need to write to you, for you yourselves have been taught by God to love each other. … The goal of this command is love, which comes from a pure heart … Continue reading

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The love all of you have for one another is increasing

And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless for the day of … Continue reading

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Serve one another humbly in love

Now about your love for one another we do not need to write to you, for you yourselves have been taught by God to love each other. … Now that you have purified yourselves by obeying the truth so that you have … Continue reading

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You must love one another

You, my brothers and sisters … serve one another. … be filled with the Spirit, speaking to one another with psalms, hymns and songs from the Spirit. … Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ … Continue reading

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God gives endurance and encouragement

You, Lord, hear the desire of the afflicted; you encourage them, and you listen to their cry … Therefore, brothers and sisters, in all our distress and persecution we were encouraged about you because of your faith.

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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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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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The soothing tongue is a tree of life …

… but a perverse tongue crushes the spirit. // As long as I have life within me, the breath of God in my nostrils, my lips will not say anything wicked, and my tongue will not utter lies.

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Year-End Benedictions – 2

May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all.

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Gifts of God – 2

Now we know that if the earthly tent we live in is destroyed, we have a building from God, an eternal house in heaven, not built by human hands. Meanwhile we groan, longing to be clothed with our heavenly dwelling, … Continue reading

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