Wednesday in the Word with Krisan Marotta

Wednesday in the Word with Krisan Marotta

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11 2Thessalonians 3:1-18 Handling the lazy

Paul closes with with three directives regarding work: 1) follow Paul's example of being willing to support himself; 2) work to meet your own needs; and 3) stop enabling those who won't work. 

10 2Thessalonians 2:1-17 The lawless one

Paul reassures the Thessalonians that Christ has not returned because certain events must happen first. But they can take comfort that Christ will return to bring both justice and salvation for those who believe. 

09 2Thessalonians 1:1-12 Handling suffering

Paul encourages a suffering church by reminding them of the certainty of God's justice and judgment. One day their suffering will end. But more importantly their faithful response through suffering is evidence that they will inherit a place in the kingdom of God. 

08 1Thessalonians 5:12-28 Handling community

Paul closes this letter with what appears to be an arbitrary list of exhortations. However, the list follows a theme, as Paul explains how a church community should treat each other. 

07 1Thessalonians 4:13-5:11 The Day of the Lord

Paul explains what it means to be alert, awake and prepared for judgment day: have faith. Christians know how the world will end and we do not have to fear it. Jesus died for us so that we might live with him.