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Daily Scripture Reading: Wednesday, August 16

2 Thessalonians 2:13-3:5 13 But we ought always to thank God for you, brothers and sisters loved by the Lord, because God chose you as firstfruits to be saved through the sanctifying work of the Spirit and through belief in the truth. 14 He called you to this through our gospel, that you might share...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Tuesday, August 15

2 Thessalonians 2:1-12 1 Concerning the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and our being gathered to him, we ask you, brothers and sisters, 2 not to become easily unsettled or alarmed by the teaching allegedly from us—whether by a prophecy or by word of mouth or by letter—asserting that the day of the Lord...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Monday, August 14

2 Thessalonians 1 1 Paul, Silas and Timothy, To the church of the Thessalonians in God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: 2 Grace and peace to you from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 3 We ought always to thank God for you, brothers and sisters, and rightly so, because your...

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Matt’s Blog: Obedience School

Flood family, It’s not every day that you add another member to your family. But just about thirteen months ago, Roxanne and I returned home to meet Milo, a husky pup that our son Jacob had brought home. Over the next few weeks, Jacob (and the rest of us) became quickly aquatinted with raising a youngster—crying...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Saturday, August 12

1 Thessalonians 5:16-28 16 Rejoice always, 17 pray continually, 18 give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. 19 Do not quench the Spirit. 20 Do not treat prophecies with contempt 21 but test them all; hold on to what is good, 22 reject every kind of evil....

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Daily Scripture Reading: Friday, August 11

1 Thessalonians 5:4-15 4 But you, brothers and sisters, are not in darkness so that this day should surprise you like a thief. 5 You are all children of the light and children of the day. We do not belong to the night or to the darkness. 6 So then, let us not be like...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Thursday, August 10

1 Thessalonians 4:13-5:3 13 Brothers and sisters, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death, so that you do not grieve like the rest of mankind, who have no hope. 14 For we believe that Jesus died and rose again, and so we believe that God will bring with...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Wednesday, August 9

1 Thessalonians 4:1-12 1 As for other matters, brothers and sisters, we instructed you how to live in order to please God, as in fact you are living. Now we ask you and urge you in the Lord Jesus to do this more and more. 2 For you know what instructions we gave you by...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Tuesday, August 8

1 Thessalonians 3 1 So when we could stand it no longer, we thought it best to be left by ourselves in Athens. 2 We sent Timothy, who is our brother and co-worker in God’s service in spreading the gospel of Christ, to strengthen and encourage you in your faith, 3 so that no one...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Monday, August 7

1 Thessalonians 2:10-20 10 You are witnesses, and so is God, of how holy, righteous and blameless we were among you who believed. 11 For you know that we dealt with each of you as a father deals with his own children, 12 encouraging, comforting and urging you to live lives worthy of God, who...

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