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Ministry

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 […]

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Ministry

Refocusing and Reframing

Paul’s Triplets Paul frequently groups things, sometimes in couplets, sometimes in fours, and other times in triplets. This week, we will look at a few of his triplets to see if there is anything of value for us, 2,000 years and a COVID-19 virus later. Triplets may not always be the most desired arrival to […]

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Meditation

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 […]