1 Thessalonians 1:4

Sunday, 18 June 2017

…knowing, beloved brethren, your election by God. 1 Thessalonians 1:4

The translation of the NKJV (which follows after the KJV) is completely wrong. It should read “…knowing, brothers beloved by God, your election…” The words, “by God” are tied to “beloved,” not “election.” As Vincent’s word studies accurately states, “neither here nor elsewhere in the N.T.Read the rest

1 Thessalonians 1:3

Saturday, 17 June 2017

…remembering without ceasing your work of faith, labor of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ in the sight of our God and Father, 1 Thessalonians 1:3

Paul now details what is specifically included in the prayers concerning those at Thessalonica that he referred to in the previous verse.Read the rest

1 Thessalonians 1:2

Friday, 16 June 2007

We give thanks to God always for you all, making mention of you in our prayers, 1 Thessalonians 1:2

This is a greeting which, even if slightly amended for the occasion, is common to Paul’s letters. In some letters, the stress is on the thanks, in others it is on the prayers.Read the rest

1 Thessalonians 1:1

Thursday, 15 June 2017

Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy,
To the church of the Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ:
Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 1 Thessalonians 1:1

Welcome to the book of 1 Thessalonians! It is comprised of 89 verses, and so it will take us (one day at a time, just as the sun rises each day) only three months to analyze it.Read the rest

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