Tag Archives: Thessalonica

October 29 – That Ages Old Problem

2 Thessalonians 3; Isaiah 29-30; Psalm 119:1-32 Every industry, every business wants to improve productivity. In short that means they want the most output per dollar. Let me put it in simple terms: which worker is the better bargain – … 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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May 6 – Nip It In the Bud

Acts 17:1-15; Judges 6; Job 36 Don Knotts was a brilliant comedian who created many memorable characters. One of his best known, and loved, characters was Barney Fife on the Andy Griffith show. Barney was an expert on everything he … Continue reading

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November 11 – Thanks

Psalm 98; 2 Samuel 21:1-14; 2 Thessalonians 1:3-12 Canada has already done it. The United States will do it soon. I am speaking of course of the holiday of Thanksgiving. In that area, Canada leads the United States by celebrating … Continue reading

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May 6 – Our Upside Down World

Acts 17:1-15; Judges 6; Job 36 I wonder if Paul, Silas and Timothy ever got tired of their routine: go to new town, preach in synagogue, see many Jews believe in Jesus, Jewish leaders get jealous, they form a mob … Continue reading

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October 24 – Upside Down

1 Thessalonians 2:17-3:13; Isaiah 17-19; Psalm 114 Thessalonica was one of many cities where Paul caused an uproar. The local city leaders accused Paul and Silas of “turning the world upside down.” Paul and Silas left the city under the … Continue reading

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May 6 – Turning the World Right Side Up

Acts 17:1-15; Judges 6; Job 36 The message of Jesus Christ is attractive and as Paul and Silas proclaimed Jesus to the Jews along the river in Thessalonica, Jews and Gentiles alike turned to Jesus. There is a problem whenever … Continue reading

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