2 Thessalonians 1:11-12 – To this end we always pray for you, that our God may make you worthy of his calling and may fulfill every resolve for good and every work of faith by his power, so that the name of our Lord Jesus may be glorified in you, and you in him, according … Read more
2 Thessalonians 1:5 – This is evidence of the righteous judgment of God, that you may be considered worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you are also suffering… Paul opens his letter by telling the believers that he and his senior leadership team with Silvanus and Timothy are for them and there to … Read more
2 Thessalonians 1:4 – Therefore we ourselves boast about you in the churches of God for your steadfastness and faith in all your persecutions and in the afflictions that you are enduring. A friend of mine who was in the military once shared a harrowing war story with me. He and his men were deployed … Read more
2 Corinthians 11:23, 30-31 – Are they servants of Christ? I am better one – I am talking like a madman – with far greater labors, far more imprisonments, with countless beatings, and often near death…If I must boast, I will boast of the things that show my weakness. The God and Father of the … Read more
1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 – Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. As Paul closes the book of 1 Thessalonians, he ends with practical and healthy habits for this godly church to have a strong soul, similar to the prescriptions a … Read more
1 Thessalonians 5:12-13 – We ask you, brothers, to respect those who labor among you and are over you in the Lord and admonish you, and to esteem them very highly in love because of their work. Be at peace among yourselves. When you go in to visit your doctor, say for your annual checkup, … Read more
1 Thessalonians 4:10b-12 – But we urge you, brothers, to do this more and more, and to aspire to live quietly, and to mind your own affairs, and to work with your hands, as we instructed you, so that you may walk properly before outsiders and be dependent on no one. Not only are Christians … Read more
1 Thessalonians 3:4 – For when we were with you, we kept telling you beforehand that we were to suffer affliction, just as it has come to pass, and just as you know. Teaching people how to suffer well is crucial, and the people were well-taught by Paul and applied what they had been told in … Read more
1 Thessalonians 3:1-3 – Therefore when we could bear it no longer…we sent Timothy, our brother and God’s coworker in the gospel of Christ, to establish and exhort you in your faith, that no one be moved by these afflictions. For you yourselves know that we are destined for this. What comes out of a bottle of ketchup when … Read more
En Nehemías 3, el pastor Mark muestra que los días ordinarios son cruciales para dar paso a los días extraordinarios. De lo que parece ser sólo una larga lista de personas, nos predica sobre principios para los líderes y para toda clase de personas, luego, finaliza con la buena noticia de que Jesús tiene otra lista en la que estarán para siempre los que tengan una relación con Él.
Genesis 32:24 – And Jacob was left alone. And a man wrestled with him until the breaking of day. In Genesis 32, a man by the name of Jacob is on his way to see his brother, Esau, who he’s been at odds with for many years. One night, the now-elderly Jacob is by himself … Read more
In this Q&A from James River Church, Pastor Mark Driscoll and his wife, Grace, try to give some advice to couples on how to encourage one another for a healthy, flourishing relationship. To get more unfiltered, uncensored, and unapologetic Bible teaching from Pastor Mark Driscoll text “RealFaith” to 99383.