LOOKING FORWARD . 1 That is why, when we could bear it no longer, we decided to remain alone in Athens a 2 and sent Timothy, our brother and co-worker for God in the gospel of Christ, to strengthen and encourage you in your faith, b 3 so that no one be disturbed in these afflictions. Now we ask you and urge you in the Lord Jesus to do this more and more. b 3 When people are saying, “Peace and security,” then sudden disaster comes upon them, like labor pains upon a pregnant woman, and they will not escape. 2 We always thank God for you all, mentioning you in our prayers continually. Submit. 11 ESV, CSB. 1 Thessalonians 4. Theme. Home >> Bible Studies >> Thessalonians >> 1 Thessalonians 3 These small group studies of Thessalonians contain outlines, cross-references, Bible study discussion questions, and applications. He not only longs to return but wonders about the future of the believers. The Thessalonians’ Faith and Example. 1 Thessalonians Greeting. Love is not affection; love seeks the welfare of another. That he had been physically abused (suffered), and insulted (shamefully entreated), previously at Philippi, yet was bold in our God to speak unto you the gospel, verifies the purity of his ministerial motives. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24. Personal Reflections History. 1 Thessalonians 5. 1 Thessalonians Greeting. For you yourselves know that we are destined * for this. 1 Thessalonians chapter 5 1611 KJV (King James Version) 1 But of the times and the seasons, brethren, yee haue no need that I write vnto you.. 2 For your selues knowe perfectly that the day of the Lord so commeth as a thiefe in the night.. 3 For when they shal say, Peace and safety: then sudden destructiō commeth vpon them, as trauaile vpon a woman with childe, and they shall not escape. 9.1", "denarius") All Search Options [view abbreviations] Home Collections/Texts Perseus Catalog Research Grants Open Source About Help. Footnotes. A. Timothy brings a good report of Thessalonians, Chapter 3:1-8. vv. 1 Thessalonians 1:6 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] 1 Thessalonians 1:6, NIV: "You became imitators of us and of the Lord, for you welcomed the message in the midst of severe suffering with the joy given by the Holy Spirit." 1 Thessalonians 1 – Receivers and Responders “This letter is full of interest because it is certainly among the first of those which have been preserved for us from the pen of Paul. Visit our library of inductive Bible studies for more in depth inductive studies on this and other books of the Bible you can use in your small group. ("Agamemnon", "Hom. Hide Footnotes. Vigilance. > Chapter 1 > Verse 6. 2 John. The Thessalonians’ Faith and Example. Philemon. The apostle sent Timothy to establish and comfort the Thessalonians (1-5) He rejoiced at the good tidings of their faith and love. 13 See verse 15. Name. Write Your Prayer. This chapter contains the review of Paul's previous ministry in Thessalonica. 1 Paul, Silas # 1:1 Greek Silvanus, a variant of Silas and Timothy, To the church of the Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace and peace to you. 1 Thessalonians 5. Chapter. 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10. 3 John. Ministry In Person: Ministry in Absentia (Thru Timothy) Ministry by Epistle: Word and Power of the Spirit: Establishing & Comforting: Calling & Conduct: 1Th 4:13ff Comfort: 1Th 5:12ff Commands: 1 Salvation: … Praying through 1 Thessalonians 5:2 . EXEGESIS: THE CONTEXT: These are among the closing verses of this letter. (3) Paul's longing to know about them, 3:1-9. 1 Thessalonians Overview. Titus. It was the first he wrote to European Christians, and in it the fundamental things of the Christian life are very clearly set forth.” (G. Campbell Morgan) 1 Thessalonians; Chapter 5 Prayer for 1 Thessalonians 5 Submit Prayer Request. (11-13)1-5 The more we find pleasure in the ways of God, the more we shall desire to persevere therein. 2 We always give thanks to God for all of you and mention you in our prayers, constantly 3 remembering before our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ. 1 Thessalonians 5 - NIV: Now, brothers and sisters, about times and dates we do not need to write to you, for you know very well that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night. Print. In Chapter 3 of 1 Thessalonians, Paul showed his concern for the well-being of the young converts to Jesus Christ. Hebrews. 2 Peter. 1 Thessalonians 2 is the second chapter of the First Epistle to the Thessalonians in the New Testament of the Christian Bible. Title Your Prayer. In chapter 4, Paul urged the Thessalonian Christians to live lives pleasing to God—holy lives. 1 Concerning times and seasons, brothers, you have no need for anything to be written to you. 1 John. 1 Thessalonians 1 - Paul, and Silvanus, and Timotheus, unto the church of the Thessalonians [which is] in God the Father and [in] the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace [be] unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ. Cancel {{#items}} {{/items}} 1 Thessalonians 1. chapter 1 chapter 2 chapter 3 chapter 4 chapter 5 verse: verse 1 verse 2 verse 3 verse 4 verse 5 verse 6 verse 7 verse 8 verse 9 verse 10 verse 11 verse 12 verse 13 verse 14 verse 15 verse 16 verse 17 verse 18 verse 19 verse 20 verse 21 verse 22 verse 23 verse 24 verse 25 verse 26 verse 27 verse 28 1 Timothy. Thanksgiving for the Thessalonians’ Faith. 1 Thessalonians Chapter 2 Verses 1-2: Paul denies his adversaries’ accusation that his ministry in Thessalonica had been in vain, that is, “empty” of proper motive. … Chapter 1. (11-13)1-5 The more we find pleasure in the ways of God, the more we shall desire to persevere therein. How the Thessalonians accepted the good news about Jesus 1:5-10. Praying through 1 Thessalonians 1:6 . (4) The duties enjoined, 4:1-12. 1 Peter. Thanks and prayer to God 1:2-4. Greetings from Paul, Silas and Timothy 1:1. 2 Thessalonians. (1) Things in the church for which Paul is thankful, 1:2-6. 2 Timothy. (6-10) And for their increase in grace. 2 We always thank God for all of you and continually mention you in our prayers. 1 Thessalonians Rainbow Missions, Inc., Rainbow Missions, Inc.; revision of the American Standard Version of 1901, Ed. Chapter. 4 But you, brothers, do not live in the dark, that the Day should take you unawares like a thief.. 5 No, you are all children of light and children of the day: we do not belong to the night or to darkness,. 1 Thessalonians 2. (7) The several exhortations in 5:12-22. 1 Paul, a Silvanus, and Timothy, To the church of the b Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: c Grace to you and peace. 12 NIV, NJB. 2 Thessalonians 1:6. How they lived among them 2:9-12. Add Bookmark. 2 But for you who respect my name, the sun of vindication 4 will rise with healing wings, 5 and you will skip about 6 like calves released from the stall. 6 so we should not go on sleeping, as everyone else does, but stay wide awake and sober.. 7 Night is the time for sleepers to sleep and night the time for drunkards to be drunk, How Paul and his friends came to Thessalonica 2:1-4. “It 3 will not leave even a root or branch. «Previous Chapter Next Chapter» 1 Thessalonians 2 (King James Version) 1 For yourselves, brethren, know our entrance in unto you, that it was not in vain: 2 But even after that we had suffered before, and were shamefully entreated, as ye know, at Philippi, we were bold in our God to speak unto you the gospel of God with much contention. 1. 1 Thessalonians 5:6 "Therefore let us not sleep, as [do] others; but let us watch and be sober." The coming day will burn them up,” says the Lord who rules over all. Revelation. 1 Paul, a Silvanus, and Timothy, To the church of the b Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: c Grace to you and peace. Read Proverbs Chapter 6. He specifically mentioned abstaining from fornication (4:3). The suitableness and naturalness of this result to be expected from the righteousness of God, the mention of which was to comfort the Thessalonians and encourage them to continued endurance, is further carried out by an intimation of the retribution to be expected at the return of Christ. Verify Code. This was his main purpose for sending Timothy and Silas back to them while he remained in Athens. 1 Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy, To the church of the Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace to you and peace. Downloads Male Voice (MP3) Female Voice (MP3) Entire Book (PDF) Text Settings. Grace to you and peace. Category. (6) How we are prepared for the great day of his coming, 5:3-10. 1 Th 1:1-10: 1 Th 2:1-20: 1 Th 3:1-13: 1 Th 4:1-18: 1 Th 5:1-28: LOOKING BACK. 1 For yourselves, brethren, know our entrance in unto you, that it was not in vain: 2 But even after that we had suffered before, and were shamefully entreated, as ye know, at Philippi, we were bold in our God to speak unto you the gospel of God with much contention. Chapter 2 . a 2 For you yourselves know very well that the day of the Lord will come like a thief at night. 1. Thanks to God for the *response of the people at Thessalonica 2:13-16. 1 Paul, and Silvanus, and Timothy, unto the church of the Thessalonians which is in God the Father and in the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ. Cancel {{#items}} {{/items}} 1 Thessalonians 1. Practical Instructions Hortatory. The presence of Timothy was meant to strengthen the church in their faith as well as encourage the people to keep from being unsettled in times of trials. 10 See 1 Thessalonians 1:6; 2:14-16; 3:1-4. Table of Contents . 1, 2 — Paul had to leave Thessalonica so quickly that there were many unfinished teachings he was not able to develop. 1 Paul, Silvanus and Timothy, to the Church in Thessalonica which is in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Paul longs to comfort them. CHAPTER 3. 1 Thessalonians 5:1-28—Read the Bible online or download free. Bookmarks. 4 1 “For indeed the day 2 is coming, burning like a furnace, and all the arrogant evildoers will be chaff. (5) The second coming of Christ and the resurrection, 4:13-18. Paul is taking the opportunity to include several brief admonitions—and to emphasize a few things of special importance. The New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures is published by Jehovah’s Witnesses. (6-10) And for their increase in grace. Bookmarks Edit. Od. He demonstrates a labor of love. “Let us not sleep”: Because believers have been delivered from the domain of darkness, they are taken out of the night of sin and ignorance and put into the light of God. View Downloads. (2) What is said about how the gospel was preached to them, 2:1-16. CHAPTER 5. Loving Father, I long to walk in spirit and truth in the power of Your Holy Spirit, so that I decrease in my own importance and Christ increases in my life, to become all in all. Choose Verse. Hide browse bar Your current position in the text is marked in blue. Their attitude to the people at Thessalonica 2:5-8. 1 Thessalonians 4 - NIV: As for other matters, brothers and sisters, we instructed you how to live in order to please God, as in fact you are living. Jude. James. It is authored by Paul the Apostle, likely written in Corinth in about 50–51 CE for the church in Thessalonica. 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