Category Archives: 1 Thessalonians

Learning From Affliction (by Brent Kimball)

We are preaching through 1 Thessalonians at LifePoint Church. It is a great book study and I believe the entire church family is being enriched by it. Recently the text was the 3rd chapter. At the same time that we … Continue reading

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A Life That Backs It Up

For you remember, brothers, our labor and toil: we worked night and day, that we might not be a burden to any of you, while we proclaimed to you the gospel of God. You are witnesses, and God also, how … Continue reading

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Your Gospel Means Little Without Your Life

…but we were gentle among you, like a mother caring for her little children. We loved you so much that we were delighted to share with you not only the gospel of God but our lives as well, because you … Continue reading

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What Does It Mean To “Weep for the Lost?”

For our appeal does not spring from error or impurity or any attempt to deceive, but just as we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel, so we speak, not to please man, but to please … Continue reading

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Perspective Changes Everything

A glimpse of the finish line changes everything. One of the things that makes Chinese water torture so torturous (allegedly) is the fact that the continual dripping of drops on the forehead isn’t given a duration. If you were told … Continue reading

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God Doesn’t Raise Trust-Fund Brats  

For our appeal does not spring from error or impurity or any attempt to deceive, but just as we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel, so we speak, not to please man, but to please God … Continue reading

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Things May Turn Out Bad (at first)

For you yourselves know, brothers, that our coming to you was not in vain. But though we had already suffered and been shamefully treated at Philippi, as you know, we had boldness in our God to declare to you the … Continue reading

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