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1 Thessalonians 5:6 | Awake and Sober

When I am driving in storms or heavy traffic on unfamiliar roads, I have intensity and focus. For the minutes, hours, or however long that drive might take I am so focused that I will be exhausted when I arrive at the […]

1 Thessalonians 4:7 | Impurity vs Holiness

Holy is a word very specific to religious imagery especially in the Christian church. I wrote about this word and that is means to be set apart, here. Anywhere in scripture where the word holy appears one may rightly substitute the words […]

1 Thessalonians 1:5 | Full Assurance

Jesus saves. It is not just a slogan. It is a truth. I want to look at Jesus saving and what is involved. Paul in his letter to the Thessalonian church tells them he knows they are saved by Jesus. because our […]

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1 Thessalonians 2:4 | Desires are Trouble

Action is a physical act of manipulating something within time and space. Taking a step forward is a manipulation of muscle and bone to move the leg and this represents an action. Desire however is an idea in the mind and is […]

1 Thessalonians 4:1 | Self Help

Growth and maturity are aspirations of the self help and be all that you can be motivational speakers. With education and wealth that most in free societies have in abundance, growth and maturity would seem to be a waste if not taken […]

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You really like me!

Sally Field when she won an Oscar for best actress gave what may be the most memorable, and misquoted, line of any awards speech. “You like me, you really like me”. That line is not a direct quote but it is the […]