Category: 1 Thessalonians

Recommendation Saturday: Amen

pray without ceasing – 1 Thessalonians 5:17 May we be so ever-present in prayer, that “In Jesus’ Name, Amen” feels like the right way to end any conversation. News Anchor Blooper: In Jesus’s Name, Amen from christopherquimby on… Read More

The Fear of What is Coming

For there is one body and one Spirit, just as you have been called to one glorious hope for the future. – Ephesians 4:4 Hope for the future. Do you remember what that feels like? Mostly these days… Read More

All I Want for Christmas…

So encourage each other and build each other up, just as you are already doing. – 1 Thessalonians 5:11 Maybe you’ve heard… I’m an author. I giggled as I typed that. It still just thrills me to my… Read More

On Distractions

There’s this fascinating dichotomy that happens when you live with chronic illness. On one hand, we ignore major health issues that would send most people running for the emergency room. We can run a high fever, be numb… Read More

Recommendation Saturday: All That Lies Beneath

And may the Lord make your love for one another and for all people grow and overflow, just as our love for you overflows.┬áMay he, as a result, make your hearts strong, blameless, and holy as you stand… Read More

Recommendation Saturday: Blogger Care Group #bloggercaregroup

Therefore encourage one another and build up one another, just as you also are doing. – 1 Thessalonians 5:11 Today I want to tell you about something I’m really excited about being a part of!! It starts October… Read More

I “Hop” You Don’t Mind… (A Blog Hop)

So encourage each other and build each other up, just as you are already doing. – 1 Thessalonians 5:11 I “hop” you don’t mind if we pause today for a blog hop!! I’m so excited about sharing some… Read More

Sunday Scripture: 7/13/14

Brothers and sisters, we urge you to warn those who are lazy. Encourage those who are timid. Take tender care of those who are weak. Be patient with everyone. – 1 Thessalonians 5:14 If you have been helped… Read More

Jack and I

For we speak as messengers approved by God to be entrusted with the Good News. Our purpose is to please God, not people. He alone examines the motives of our hearts. – 1 Thessalonians 2:4 I’ve spoken before… Read More

Ring It Out

You also became imitators of us and of the Lord, having received the word in much tribulation with the joy of the Holy Spirit, so that you became an example to all the believers in Macedonia and in… Read More