1 Thessalonians 1:9

Friday, 23 June 2017

For they themselves declare concerning us what manner of entry we had to you, and how you turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God, 1 Thessalonians 1:9

They” of this verse is speaking of those noted in verse 8. It includes those in Macedonia and Achaia and “in every place.”Read the rest

1 Thessalonians 1:8

Thursday, 22 June 2017

For from you the word of the Lord has sounded forth, not only in Macedonia and Achaia, but also in every place. Your faith toward God has gone out, so that we do not need to say anything. 1 Thessalonians 1:8

The word “For” here supports his words of the previous verse which said that those in Thessalonica “became examples to all in Macedonia and Achaia who believe.”Read the rest

1 Thessalonians 1:7

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

…so that you became examples to all in Macedonia and Achaia who believe. 1 Thessalonians 1:7

This verse builds upon the words of the previous one. Together they read –

And you became followers of us and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Spirit, so that you became examples to all in Macedonia and Achaia who believe.”Read the rest

1 Thessalonians 1:5

Monday, 19 June 2017

For our gospel did not come to you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Spirit and in much assurance, as you know what kind of men we were among you for your sake. 1 Thessalonians 1:5

The words “our gospel” don’t indicate that it is a gospel formulated by Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy, but that it is the true gospel which was first preached by them to those at Thessalonica.Read the rest

Show Buttons
Hide Buttons