Refocusing and Reframing – Part 3

Paul’s love for the believers in Thessalonica was such that he viewed them as his hope, joy, and crown of rejoicing (1 Thess 2:19). These three expressions reveal not only what the believers meant to Paul, but also his entire mindset about his service for the Lord. We think of serving the Lord and receiving… Continue reading Refocusing and Reframing – Part 3

Pleasing God

“Without faith, it is impossible to please Him” Hebrews 11:6 “How ye ought to walk and to please God” 1 Thess 4:1 “With such sacrifices God is well pleased” Hebrews 13:16 There are numerous places where we are told what pleases God. In his exhortation to the Thessalonians, Paul reminded them that holiness brings pleasure… Continue reading Pleasing God