Category Archives: 1 Thessalonians

The Word: Heard, Received, Accepted

Ever notice in a family how some children readily respond positively to parents’ wishes or directives, and other are a bit [or a lot] less responsive? And have you ever noticed- or experienced -that the obedient child can be castigated by the others for being to good? Jim Scullion pointed out a similar situation from 1 Thessalonians 2 where St Paul tries to encourage the relatively new believers in Thessalonica.

Giving Thanks- 1 Thess 5:16-18

Why does St Paul command believers to ‘give thanks’?  Shouldn’t this be our natural inclination? Pastor Jim shares some thoughts.

Giving Thanks Always

What is God Thankful For?- 1 Thess 5:16-18 (Conrow)

In this season of “Thanksgiving” did you ever ask what God might be thankful for? Well, Pastor Alan does in his Sunday sermon.

What is God Thankful For?