A funny thing happens when you are feeling near death (whether my feelings were unfounded or not, I was scared): the things you take for granted are greatly appreciated.
Paul instructed the Thessalonians to rejoice, to pray, and to give thanks. This Thanksgiving, we remind ourselves to do the same.
There will always be turkey trivia games to play and Thanksgiving foods to blend together and taste test, but the thing that will hopefully stick in our minds is the phrase “attitude of gratitude.”
Victors with Jesus lead sober lives, anticipating a glorious future. All others are in for a rude awakening—deservedly and eternally.
Never be afraid to embrace an unseen future with a victorious God.
Your life patterns show your life’s Master.
Sexual purity reflects personal holiness, which pleases God.
Friends, please don’t sit on the sidelines when it comes to your spiritual family, the church. You lose more than anyone. Give yourself away!
Paul delights in the Thessalonians’ faith, and yearns for their continued spiritual growth.
Disciple-makers yearn for the presence and perseverance of their spiritual children.