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; … More Day Eighty Five – Until Jesus Comes Again

Pray for Us

“Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may have free course, and be glorified, even as with you: and that we may be delivered from unreasonable and wicked men: for all have not faith. But the Lord is faithful, who shall stablish you, and keep you from evil. And we have confidence in … More Pray for Us

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

Praying

Even the apostle Paul; maybe I should say, “The apostle Paul” needed prayer just as any of us do.  Prayer must not be something we do only when we have an emergency situation.  We “…ought always to pray and not to faint” (Luke 18:1).  Sometimes we get requests for praying for specific personal needs from … More Praying

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 … More Today is Thanksgiving Day; As it Should be Everyday

Not an Enemy

“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 they work, and eat their own bread. But ye, brethren, be not weary in well doing. And if any … More Not an Enemy

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 … More Orderly Conduct