July 18 1 Thessalonians 5:12-28 (ESV) Final Instructions and Benediction 12 We ask you, brothers, to respect those who labor among you and are over you in the Lord and admonish you, 13 and to esteem them very highly in love because of their work. Be at peace among yourselves. 14 And we urge you, brothers, admonish the idle,  encourage the … More July 18 1 Thessalonians 5:12-28
1 Thessalonians 5:4-8 But you are not in darkness, brothers, for that day to surprise you like a thief. For you are all children of light, children of the day. We are not of the night or of the darkness. So then let us not sleep, as others do, but let us keep awake and be sober. For those … More For you are all children of light, children of the day
July 17 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 (ESV) The Day of the Lord 5:1 Now concerning the times and the seasons, brothers,  you have no need to have anything written to you. 2 For you yourselves are fully aware that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night. 3 While people are saying, “There is peace and security,” … More July 17 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11
“Then we who are alive, who are left, will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air, and so we will always be with the Lord. Therefore encourage one another with these words.” Charles H. Spurgeon on 1 Thessalonians 4:17-18 Even the sweetest visits from Christ, how short they … More Always with the Lord
July 16 1 Thessalonians 4:11-18 (ESV) 11 and to aspire to live quietly, and to mind your own affairs, and to work with your hands, as we instructed you, 12 so that you may walk properly before outsiders and be dependent on no one. The Coming of the Lord 13 But we do not want you to be uninformed, … More July 16 1 Thessalonians 4:11-18
John Piper, in a sermon on 1 Thessalonians 4, “This is the Will of God For You: That You Abstain From Sexual Immorality” Start reading with me at [1Thessalonians 4] verse 4: “That each of you know how to possess his own vessel in sanctification and honor, 5 not in lustful passion, like the Gentiles who … More What is the path to purity?
July 15 1 Thessalonians 4:1-10 (ESV) A Life Pleasing to God 4:1 Finally, then, brothers,  we ask and urge you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us how you ought to walk and to please God, just as you are doing, that you do so more and more. 2 For you know what instructions we gave … More July 15 1 Thessalonians 4:1-10