2 May God our Father[b] and the Lord Jesus Christ give you grace and peace. 21; Luke ix. We are bound to thank God always for you; - See the notes on 1 Thessalonians 1:2. For that day will not come until there is a great rebellion against God and the man of lawlessness[f] is revealed—the one who brings destruction. 1 This letter is from Paul, Silas, and Timothy. 12 We command such people and urge them in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ to settle down and work to earn their own living. -- 1 Thess. He loves us according to His capacity, not according to the degree of our merit. ESV 2 Thessalonians 1:3 We ought always to give thanks to God for you, brothers, as is right, because your faith is growing abundantly, and the love of every one of you for one another is increasing. 16 Now may our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal comfort and a wonderful hope, 17 comfort you and strengthen you in every good thing you do and say. 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May he give you the power to accomplish all the good things your faith prompts you to do. 2 Thessalonians 1:3 Dear brothers and sisters, we can’t help but thank God for you, because your faith is flourishing and your love for one another is growing. 2 May God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ give you grace and peace. 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Need Prayer? ix. 31;) all the angels shining, Holy feasting is a solemn thanksgiving, appointed by authority, to be rendered to God on some special day, for some extraordinary blessings or deliverances received. (Admonition 9.) TODAY'S ENCOURAGING WORD - 2/16/2011. This was, at first, but like a grain of mustard seed, very small, but gradually increased, and grew exceedingly; and from seeing of Christ, and looking at him, and which at first might be very dim and obscure, it proceeded to going or coming to him; and which might be in a very feeble manner, and was not without being drawn and led, and great encouragements, many invitations, and large assurances; and from thence to a laying hold upon him, though it may be but in a trembling way, and not without being called to stretch forth the hand of faith, and be no more faithless, but believing; and from thence to a leaning and relying on him, trusting in him with all, and for all; and from thence to claiming an interest in him, saying, my Lord, and my God, which is the full assurance of faith; and when it is come to this, it is grown exceedingly, which might be the case of these Thessalonians; which the apostle knew by the aboundings of their love, for faith works by love; and by their patience, firmness, and resolution in suffering for Christ; all which are in proportion to faith, and the growth of it; and for this he gives thanks to God, for faith is a precious thing; and as that itself, so the increase of it is from God, and therefore to him the praise belongs: and the charity of everyone of you towards each other aboundeth; as their faith in Christ, so their love to one another was increasing, and showed itself in serving one another both in temporals and spirituals; and this was not the case of a few only, or of the greater part, but of everyone of them; which made their communion with one another very comfortable and delightful. Greetings from Paul - This letter is from Paul, Silas, and Timothy. There was an error while trying to create your account. But the worst thing a parent can do is to withhold affection in response to a child’s behaviour. 2Th 1:1. 8 Then the man of lawlessness will be revealed, but the Lord Jesus will slay him with the breath of his mouth and destroy him by the splendor of his coming. Dear brothers and sisters, we always thank God for you, as is right, for we are thankful that your faith is flourishing and you are all growing in love for each other. 2 Now, dear brothers and sisters,[e] let us clarify some things about the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and how we will be gathered to meet him. 15), to remember to praise God for their deliverance out of Egypt's bondage; or the feast of Purim (Esth. Therefore the works of the forward are to be finely sifted by the reprover, that. Stay away from them so they will be ashamed. Sorry, an error was encountered while loading part of the book. 3 Finally, dear brothers and sisters,[i] we ask you to pray for us. I DO THIS IN ALL MY LETTERS TO PROVE THEY ARE FROM ME. 3 Dear brothers and sisters,* we can’t help but thank God for you, because your faith is flourishing and your love for one another is growing. The Faith of the Thessalonian Believers - We always thank God for all of you and pray for you constantly.