Faithful is He that Calls You

Quench not the Spirit. Despise not prophesyings. Prove all things; hold fast that which is good. Abstain from all appearance of evil. And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. Faithful is He that …

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Day Eighty Five – Until Jesus Comes Again

The scheduled reading for today is Colossians 3 through 1 Timothy 3.  Today's study is dealing with First and Second Thessalonians. Paul’s letters to the Thessalonians was one about living in this world until Jesus comes again.  In the Thessalonian letters he does address the second coming of Christ, even the rapture of the church; …

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Appointed To Live With Him

"But of the times and the seasons, brethren, ye have no need that I write unto you. For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night. For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; …

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Work and Eating – 2 Thessalonians 3:10-15

"For even when we were with you, this we commanded you, that if any would not work, neither should he eat. For we hear that there are some which walk among you disorderly, working not at all, but are busybodies. Now them that are such we command and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness …

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The Lord Will Descend from Heaven – 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

"But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with Him. For this we say unto you by the …

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To Walk and to Please God

Those of us who follow Christ Jesus have been set apart unto Him that He might be glorified.  Being set apart is what is meant by the word “Sanctified” or “Sanctification”.  At salvation we are sanctified; but throughout our lives, we are being sanctified unto Him, until we are finally, and completely sanctified eternally.  Hear …

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Today is Thanksgiving Day; As it Should be Everyday

There will be no Bible study today, but for the Shiloah Baptist Church, I want us to remember to whom we give Thanks.  The first Pilgrims who came to this land (the Eastern shores of what was to become the United States of America) gathered some of the natives after a particularly hard winter and …

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The Token in Every Letter…

"Now the Lord of peace Himself give you peace always by all means. The Lord be with you all. The salutation of Paul with mine own hand, which is the token in every epistle: so I write. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen." 2 Thessalonians 3:16-18 (KJV) The salutation …

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Orderly Conduct

"Now we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye withdraw yourselves from every brother that walketh disorderly, and not after the tradition which he received of us. For yourselves know how ye ought to follow us: for we behaved not ourselves disorderly among you; neither did we eat any …

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The Lord is Faithful…

"But the Lord is faithful, who shall stablish you, and keep you from evil. And we have confidence in the Lord touching you, that ye both do and will do the things which we command you. And the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God, and into the patient waiting for Christ." 2 …

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Free Course of the Word

"Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may have free course, and be glorified, even as it is with you: and that we may be delivered from unreasonable and wicked men: for all men have not faith." 2 Thessalonians 3:1-2 (KJV) We must constantly be in prayer. One of the most …

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