Daily Devotionals

The Light of the Gospel

Read: 1 Thessalonians 2:13-15, John 3:19-21 Paul commends the Thessalonian believers for receiving the Gospel as the true word of God, despite the persecution they faced. He compares their suffering to that of the early churches in Judea, highlighting the...

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Relational-Centered Ministry

Read: 1 Thessalonians 2:7-8, John 13:34-35 Paul emphasizes the importance of relational-centered ministry, comparing his care for the Thessalonians to a nursing mother’s tenderness. He and his companions shared not only the gospel but also their lives,...

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Boldness in God

Read: Acts 4:29-31, 1 Thessalonians 2:2 Paul and his companions demonstrated remarkable boldness in proclaiming the gospel despite having suffered and been mistreated. This boldness was not rooted in their strength but in God, who empowered them through the Holy...

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Pleasing God Over Pleasing People

Read: Galatians 1:10, 1 Thessalonians 2:4-6 One of the critical aspects of living a life that matters is having a God-pleasing orientation. Paul makes it clear that their message and ministry were not about pleasing people but pleasing God. This focus is crucial...

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Living a Life that Matters

Read: 1 Thessalonians 2:1-2, Philippians 2:14-16 Paul begins his message to the Thessalonians by emphasizing that their coming to them was not in vain. He draws parallels to his other writings, such as in Philippians, where he expresses a deep desire for his work not...

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