EVER FOLLOW THAT WHICH IS GOOD

1Th 5:14-15  “Now we exhort you, brethren, warn them that are unruly, comfort the feebleminded, support the weak, be patient toward all men. See that none render evil for evil unto any man; but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men.” After all the instruction that Paul has given … Continue reading EVER FOLLOW THAT WHICH IS GOOD

KNOW THEM WHICH LABOR AMONG YOU

1Th 5:12-13  “And we beseech you, brethren, to know them which labour among you, and are over you in the Lord, and admonish you; And to esteem them very highly in love for their work's sake. And be at peace among yourselves.” Modern technology is a marvelous thing when used properly. When we are not … Continue reading KNOW THEM WHICH LABOR AMONG YOU

COMFORT YOURSELVES TOGETHER

1Th 5:8-11  “But let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for an helmet, the hope of salvation. For God hath not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ, Who died for us, that, whether we wake or sleep, we should … Continue reading COMFORT YOURSELVES TOGETHER

LET US WATCH AND BE SOBER

Th 5:4-7  “But ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that that day should overtake you as a thief. Ye are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness. Therefore let us not sleep, as do others; but let us watch and be sober. For they that … Continue reading LET US WATCH AND BE SOBER

AS A THIEF IN THE NIGHT

1Th 5:1-3  “But of the times and the seasons, brethren, ye have no need that I write unto you. For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night. For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with … Continue reading AS A THIEF IN THE NIGHT

COMFORT ONE ANOTHER WITH THESE WORDS

1Th 4:15-18  “For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we which are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not prevent them which are asleep. For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of … Continue reading COMFORT ONE ANOTHER WITH THESE WORDS

SORROW NOT AS OTHERS THAT HAVE NO HOPE

1Th 4:13-14  “But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him.” Sorrow is a very real … Continue reading SORROW NOT AS OTHERS THAT HAVE NO HOPE

YE ARE TAUGHT OF GOD TO LOVE ONE ANOTHER

1Th 4:9-12  “But as touching brotherly love ye need not that I write unto you: for ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another. And indeed ye do it toward all the brethren which are in all Macedonia: but we beseech you, brethren, that ye increase more and more; And that ye study to be … Continue reading YE ARE TAUGHT OF GOD TO LOVE ONE ANOTHER

GOD HAS NOT CALLED US TO UNCLEANNESS

1Th 4:7-8  “For God hath not called us unto uncleanness, but unto holiness. He therefore that despiseth, despiseth not man, but God, who hath also given unto us his holy Spirit.” The world around us is full of uncleanness; unclean thoughts, unclean writings, unclean laws, unclean entertainments. This is not new. It was around in Paul’s … Continue reading GOD HAS NOT CALLED US TO UNCLEANNESS

THIS IS THE WILL OF GOD

1Th 4:3-6  “For this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that ye should abstain from fornication: That every one of you should know how to possess his vessel in sanctification and honour; Not in the lust of concupiscence, even as the Gentiles which know not God: That no man go beyond and defraud his brother in … Continue reading THIS IS THE WILL OF GOD