5:19 tells us "do not quench the Spirit." In the Greek this comes as "to pneuma me sbennute." This pneuma is very similar to the ruach of Hebrew: it speaks of spirit and wind and breath.
4:17,18 There's snow on the hills these days - but more: It's blowing a wintry chill in many a heart.
Jeremiah 33:14-16; Psalm 25:1-10; 1 Thessalonians
3:9-13; Luke 21:25-36
"Pray without ceasing" (1 Thessalonians
5:17) is the scriptural theme for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, which Canadian churches will celebrate on Jan.
Note Hebrews 10:25 as well as 1 Corinthians 16:19; Acts 8:1; Romans 16:1; 1 Thessalonians
1:1, and many other references to local churches (more than forty)." Recommended for both church libraries and personal Christian bookshelves.
"Make it your aim to live a quiet life, to mind your own business, and to earn your own living." - 1 Thessalonians
4:1 (Good News Translation)
Be encouraged by these words: "Be joyful always' pray continually' give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus." (1 Thessalonians
He never defends his decision to choose just one biblical book for the tracing of Antichrist traditions, and he is silent about the fact that the book he has chosen contains no use of the word "Antichrist." Surely Hughes knows that patristic and early medieval exegetes treated Antichrist copiously elsewhere: preeminently in commentaries on Daniel, 1 Thessalonians
, 1 John, and Revelation.
Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11; Psalm 126; 1 Thessalonians
5:16-24; John 1:6-8, 19-28
This discussion of the sleep and death motif in 1 Thessalonians
is an attempt to validate Turner's work for theology and to demonstrate a new way of understanding these motifs in Paul's letters to his readers at Thessalonica.
And the dead in Christ will rise first" (1 Thessalonians
Puig i Tarrech in his La Parabole des dix vierges, but she disagrees with his view that verses 5 and 7a are Matthean redaction, and argues instead that verses 5-7a are a pre-Matthean interpolation in the parable, reflecting early Christian eschatological imagery (as found in 1 Thessalonians
4 and 5).
'WE will walk in a manner worthy of the God who calls us into His own kingdom and glory' (1 Thessalonians
As we pray to our God and Father about you, we think of your faithful work, your loving deeds, and the enduring hope you have because of our Lord Jesus Christ (1 Thessalonians
South African and American scholars discuss such topics as hospitality in 3 John, Malherbe's work, abominable symbolic animal imagery as apocalyptic enemies of God in Revelations, the social apology of Luke-Acts, a pragmatic-linguistic reading of Romans 12, worshipping and honoring angels in Colossians, the empire in Biblical studies, the relationship between slave-owner and slave in Paul's Letter to Philemon, 1 Thessalonians
, and the function of Mark 13 in the early church.