Paul’s Request

As Paul was closing out his second letter to the people of Thessalonica he made a request of them. He asked them to pray for him. Can you imagine the Apostle Paul asking you or me to pray for him?!   Here's what he asked them to pray: Finally, brothers, pray for us that the Lord’s message …

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Twenty-four/Seven

Back to 2 Thessalonians 2 today. 2 Thessalonians 2 13 But we have to keep thanking God for you always, brothers whom the Lord loves, because God chose you as firstfruits for deliverance by giving you the holiness that has its origin in the Spirit and the faithfulness that has its origin in the truth. Firstfruits. …

Stand, Hold & Proclaim

Traditions. Noah Webster's 1828 Dictionary reads that traditions may be good or bad, true or false.  We agree. We have experienced the good, the bad, the true and the false. He goes on to reference Scripture. The very Scripture I am about to address here. 15 Therefore, brothers, stand firm; and hold to the traditions you were …

Continuning

2 Thessalonians  These were amazing people to me. They were a delight to Paul. He thanked GOD for them continually because they kept on trusting the LORD and kept on loving each other. In further verses we will learn they were continuing to trust and continuing to love even in the face of persecution. Amazing! …