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1 Thessalonians 2:9

Jul 3, 2017   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Thessalonians, 1 Thessalonians (written), Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

Monday, 3 July 2017

For you remember, brethren, our labor and toil; for laboring night and day, that we might not be a burden to any of you, we preached to you the gospel of God. 1 Thessalonians 2:9

For you remember, brethren” is Paul’s way of recalling what he is about to say to the minds of those in Thessalonica.Read the rest

1 Thessalonians 2:8

Jul 2, 2017   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Thessalonians, 1 Thessalonians (written), Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

Sunday, 2 July 2017

So, affectionately longing for you, we were well pleased to impart to you not only the gospel of God, but also our own lives, because you had become dear to us. 1 Thessalonians 2:8

These words tie back to the simile of the mother nursing and caring for her children of the previous verse.Read the rest

1 Thessalonians 2:7

Jul 1, 2017   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Thessalonians, 1 Thessalonians (written), Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

Saturday, 1 July 2017

But we were gentle among you, just as a nursing mother cherishes her own children. 1 Thessalonians 2:7

For the past two verses, Paul has explained how he and those with him did not act towards those at Thessalonica. They didn’t use flattering words, they didn’t seek to be glorified by their hearers, etc.Read the rest

1 Thessalonians 2:6

Jun 30, 2017   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Thessalonians, 1 Thessalonians (written), Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

Friday, 30 June 2017

Nor did we seek glory from men, either from you or from others, when we might have made demands as apostles of Christ. 1 Thessalonians 2:6

Paul continues on with the things they did not do when they came to Thessalonica. In the previous verse, it was seen that they didn’t use flattering words, and they didn’t wear a cloak for covetousness.Read the rest

1 Thessalonians 2:5

Jun 29, 2017   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 Thessalonians, 1 Thessalonians (written), Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Writings  //  No Comments

Thursday, 29 June 2017

For neither at any time did we use flattering words, as you know, nor a cloak for covetousness—God is witness. 1 Thessalonians 2:5

Paul has been defending his presentation of the gospel message, and the sincerity of himself and those with him as well. He continues with this by saying, “For.”Read the rest