Encouraging Memories of Holy Spirit Interactions

1 Thessalonians 3:6-13 "Precious memories, how they lingerHow they ever flood my soulIn the stillness, of the midnightPrecious sacred scenes unfold" Longing to Revisit the Times of Pleasant MemoriesEncouragement from the Faithful During TurmoilMay the Holy Spirit Strengthen Us Longing to Revisit the Times of Pleasant MemoriesIt's always good news to hear from loved ones … Continue reading Encouraging Memories of Holy Spirit Interactions

The Bible is More than Just Words from Human Beings

1 Thessalonians 2:13-16 The Gospel is More than Human WordsSufferings of Believers.Contrary to all Human Beings.Silencing of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The Gospel of the Red Cross or of Jesus Christ?The Bible seems like a book that might be found under the counter at a Goodwill or Red Cross. At its best secular evaluation, … Continue reading The Bible is More than Just Words from Human Beings

Nurturing Thoughts, Feelings, and Behaviors

1 Thessalonians 2:7-12 To have the power to form a person's thoughts, feelings, and behaviors would be an extreme help in the process of counseling someone on how to live their life. I know my mom and dad would have been thrilled to have my thoughts, feelings, and behaviors aligned with their advice. Unfortunately, it … Continue reading Nurturing Thoughts, Feelings, and Behaviors

Gospel of “Butter them Up,” vs the Gospel of Christ

1 Thessalonians 2:1-7 I know people who claim to be Christians for the purpose of getting something that they want. One person uses the coming tribulation to encourage Christians to own guns to defend themselves from the government intrusion. Another person mentions her affiliation with a church when she is trying to get something from … Continue reading Gospel of “Butter them Up,” vs the Gospel of Christ

Destruction Comes When They say, “Peace and Safety”

1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 When They say, "Peace and Safety" Destruction Comes.Be Vigilant in Our Awareness.Faith, Love, and Hope of Salvation. When They say, "Peace and Safety" Destruction Comes.There isn't a spokesperson around the world that isn't talking about peace and safety. It's not just that they are talking about peace and safety, but they are … Continue reading Destruction Comes When They say, “Peace and Safety”