Tag Archives: Thessalonians

October 28 – Christian, Christian, Wherefore Art Thou, Christian

2 Thessalonians 2; Isaiah 27-28; Psalm 118 Teen love can be a terrible thing to watch. Shakespeare showed us that in the classic play of Romeo and Juliet. According to Shakespeare, Juliet was 13 and Romeo was just a bit … Continue reading

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October 27 – Unleash the Power!

2 Thessalonians 1; Isaiah 25-26; Psalm 117 In every bad situation, there are blessings from God that can be gained if we look for them. Last year, my wife conquered cancer. During that time, one blessing I had was learning … Continue reading

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October 26 – I’d Rather Be Able to Pay Them Back…

1 Thessalonians 5; Isaiah 23-24; Psalm 116 I’m generally an easy-going person. I don’t hold grudges. I forgive pretty easily. But then I get behind the wheel of the car. Can you guess the rest of the story? I get … Continue reading

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October 25 – Power vs. Respect – Doing Things God’s Way

1 Thessalonians 4; Isaiah 20-22; Psalm 115 Harvey Weinstein. Hollywood. Yep, I just used those codewords to trigger you into anger even before you started reading this thought. Let’s face it though, how many of us were really surprised by … Continue reading

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October 23 – Are You Worthy of the Name?

1 Thessalonians 2:1-16; Isaiah 14-16; Psalm 113 It is one of the “poignant” scenes in M*A*S*H that bring tears to your eyes. Charles Emerson Winchester, The Third, has decided that he needs to talk with Father Mulcahey because he’s afraid … Continue reading

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October 22 – The Future Ain’t What It Used To Be

1 Thessalonians 1; Isaiah 11-13; Psalm 112 The movie series “Back to the Future” reminds us how small things can cause great changes. In the first time travel experiment, Marty McFly meets Doc Brown at Twin Pines Mall. Terrorists meet … Continue reading

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September 24 – Love Drives Out Hate

1 John 2; 2 Chronicles 35; Psalm 89:38-52 There is a disturbing trend in our society that is stifling discussion of legitimate issues and polarizing the country. We, as a society, have decided that it’s important to label anyone who … Continue reading

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November 28 – … and Comfort the Afflicted

Psalm 25:1-10; Nehemiah 9:16-25; 1 Thessalonians 5:12-22 Comedians have a special kind of problem when they perform. There are people, who, having imbibed enough adult beverages, think that they are funnier than the comedian and make a point of letting … Continue reading

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October 29 – Harsh Words

2 Thessalonians 3; Isaiah 29-30; Psalm 119:1-32 There seems to be a myth that Christians should not take a hard stance on issues. According to that myth, we are to be soft, fuzzy, and loving to all people. We are … Continue reading

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October 26 – Armed for the Day

1 Thessalonians 5; Isaiah 23-24; Psalm 116 I visited Las Vegas once. I loved meeting the people there. They were very friendly. The strip, at night, is full of people and lights. It’s an amazing place. I did something that … Continue reading

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