Tag Archives: The book of 1 Thessalonians

Who are you Lord? I AM the head of my church 1 Thess 5:12-28

Church is such a common concept to us in the west.  As we read the scriptures about church, we see church with hindsight whereas the Apostle Paul was writing about it as something new in the world – Christ’s body … Continue reading

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Who are you Lord? I AM the Resurrection and the Life! 1 Thess 4:13 – 511

In memory and honor of my beloved Sister in Law- Karen Watson, who is now seeing Christ face to face in his unveiled glory.  She precedes us now but only temporarily and so we do not grieve as if she … Continue reading

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Who are you Lord? I AM the God of Honor, Purity, Justice 1 Thess 4:1-12

The action verbs in this text should reflect our heart attitudes.  Those attitudes will only reflect what we dwell on in our minds.  As I have said before, the commands that Paul gives us are not just a list of … Continue reading

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Who are you Lord? I AM the Author and Finisher of your faith 1 Thess 2:17 – 3:13

How many times have you as a parent wanted to save your child from the hardships that life throws his or her way?  Yet you know that they need those lessons to grow up.  All we can do sometimes is … Continue reading

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Who are you Lord? I AM the God of integrity 1 Thess 2:2-16

As fire separates the dross from the silver, and the wind blows the chaff from the wheat. Trials separate the false from the true believers.  When Christ genuinely fills an individual rather than just a religious veneer; come hell or … Continue reading

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Who are you Lord? I AM the God of life changing power 1 Thess 1:2-10

Who do you know that has inspired or challenged you to grow in your faith?  When was the last time you told them how you feel or thanked them for what God has done in your life because of them?  … Continue reading

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