1Thessalonians 5:6 so then let us not sleep as others do, but let us be alert and sober. 12 And we beseech you, brethren, to know them which labour among you, and are over you in the Lord, and admonish you; 13 And to esteem them very highly in love for their work's sake. 14 And above all these put on jlove, which kbinds everything together in lperfect harmony. Try it free for 30 days. The coming of Christ will be a great surprise to men. It is their duty not only to give good counsel, but also to warn the flock of dangers, and reprove for whatever may be amiss. 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 Build Each Other Up. We should abstain from sin, and whatever looks like sin, leads to it, and borders upon it. 4:4:13-18. The letters (called epistles) from Paul to Thessalonica, which included I Thessalonians and II Thessalonians were probably two of the earliest letters Paul had written which was around A.D. 50 or 51. (12-22) And concludes with prayer, greetings, and a blessing. 1 Thessalonians 5:16–18 16 Rejoice always, k 17 pray continually, l 18 give thanks in all circumstances; m for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. 3 For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall not escape. Begin reading God's Word ad-free with instant access to your new online study library. 6 Therefore let us not sleep, as do others; but let us watch and be sober. The First to the Thessalonians. 11 Wherefore comfort yourselves together, and edify one another, even as also ye do. This epistle was to be read to all the brethren. But love of peace must not make us wink at sin. Let us endeavour to awaken ourselves and each other, and guard against our spiritual enemies.6-11 Most of mankind do not consider the things of another world at all, because they are asleep; or they do not consider them aright, because they sleep and dream. All your content will be saved and you can seamlessly switch devices. 2 For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night. We must bear and forbear. And obe thankful. 1 Thessalonians 5:24 "Faithful is he who calleth you, who will also do it." 12 dPut on then, as eGod's chosen ones, holy and beloved, fcompassionate hearts, gkindness, hhumility, meekness, and patience, 13 hbearing with one another and, iif one has a complaint against another, gforgiving each other; gas the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive. 1 Thessalonians 5:12, CSB: "Now we ask you, brothers and sisters, to give recognition to those who labor among you and lead you in the Lord and admonish you," As the hour of death is the same to each person that the judgment will be to mankind in general, so the same remarks answer for both. An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the Believer's Bible Commentary and the Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible (NIV and NRSV) - is just a step away! The fearful are literally those whose souls are small. “Time of Writing”: Since this epistle was certainly written during Paul’s long stay at Corinth (Acts 18:5; 1 Thess. (1-11) He directs to several particular duties. (1-11) He directs to several particular duties. Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 5:16-22 (Read 1 Thessalonians 5:16-22) We are to rejoice in creature-comforts, as if we rejoiced not, and must not expect to live many years, and rejoice in them all; but if we do rejoice in God, we may do that evermore. And be at peace among yourselves. 12 And we beseech you, brethren, to know them which labour among you, and are over you in the Lord, and admonish you; 13 And to esteem them very highly in love for their work's sake. 16 Let pthe word ofChrist … Christ did not reveal this to the apostles. 23 And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. The apostle exhorts to be always ready for the coming of Christ to judgment, which will be with suddenness and surprise. 3 For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall not escape. 3 For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall not escape. True and fervent love to God, and the things of God, will keep us watchful and sober. We need the spiritual armour, or the three Christian graces, faith, love, and hope. Are you an early bi 1 But of the times and the seasons, brethren, ye have no need that I write unto you. By prophesyings, here understand the preaching of the word, the interpreting and applying the Scriptures. To manage your subscription, visit your Bible Gateway account settings. 4:18 and 5:11. 1 Now concerning how and when all this will happen, dear brothers and sisters, # 5:1 Greek brothers; also in 5:4, 12, 14, 25, 26, 27. we don’t really need to write you. You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. Commentary for 1 Thessalonians 5 . They are not in darkness; they are the children of the light. 9 For God hath not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ. This day will be a happy day to the righteous. Try it for 30 days FREE. Amen. The phrase really means "Warn the quitters." KJV, Deluxe Reference Bible, Super Giant Print, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Reference Bible, Center-Column Giant Print, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Second Edition, KJV, Reference Bible, Personal Size Giant Print, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version. And as we must fall, if God did not carry on his good work in the soul, we should pray to God to perfect his work, till we are presented faultless before the throne of his glory. In these wonderfully reassuring words, the Lord prompts Christians to a similar constancy. 27 I charge you by the Lord that this epistle be read unto all the holy brethren. 2 For you know quite well that the day of the Lord’s return will come unexpectedly, like a thief in the night. (23-28)1-5 It is needless or useless to ask about the particular time of Christ's coming. And we should rejoice more, if we prayed more. 3 While people are saying, “Peace and safety,” destruction will come on them suddenly, as labor pains on a pregnant woman, and they will not escape. It started with the spread of a new virus originating in Wuhan China which spread rapidly throughout the Earth. The apostle exhorts to be always ready for the coming of Christ to judgment, which will be with suddenness and surprise. A.D. 49-50), this was his second piece of canonical correspondence. Take notes, highlights, and favorites to share or document personal thoughts. Therefore we must watch and be sober, unlike those who sleep and get drunk (6-7) 3. OBJECT: Small wooden birdhouse. The First Epistle to the Thessalonians, commonly referred to as First Thessalonians or 1 Thessalonians, is a Pauline epistle of the New Testament of the Christian Bible.The epistle is attributed to Paul the Apostle, and is addressed to the church in Thessalonica, in modern-day Greece.It is likely the first of Paul's letters, probably written by the end of AD 52. Believers often hinder their growth in grace, by not giving themselves up to the spiritual affections raised in their hearts by the Holy Spirit. (NASB: Lockman)Greek: ara oun me katheudomen os oi loipoi, alla gregoromen kai nephomen. 7 For they that sleep sleep in the night; and they that be drunken are drunken in the night. 1 Thessalonians 5:6 Context. 18 In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. It is the happy condition of all true Christians. He worketh as fire, by enlightening, enlivening, and purifying the souls of men. And we should rejoice more, if we prayed more. 1 But of the times and the seasons, brethren, ye have no need that I write unto you. 5 But of the times and the seasons, brethren, ye have no need that I write unto you. He is an ever-flowing and an over-flowing fountain of grace to supply all our wants.Commentary by Matthew Henry, 1710. We need no more to make us happy, than to know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ. 1 Thessalonians 5. If we pray without ceasing, we shall not want matter for thanksgiving in every thing. SERMON: Paul’s Ministry to the Thessalonians. These passages are primarily pastoral. Faith; if we believe that the eye of God is always upon us, that there is another world to prepare for, we shall see reason to watch and be sober. 3:6), the date can easily be fixed. Christ's coming will be terrible to the ungodly. Creating an account allows you to access more features and content such as: Reading the Bible is rewarding, and these plans make it easy! Mary Erickson 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11; Matthew 25:14-30 Walk as Children of Light Friends, may grace and peace be yours in abundance in the knowledge of God and Christ Jesus our Lord. 1 Thessalonians 4. 24 Faithful is he that calleth you, who also will do it. 1 Thessalonians 5 New International Version (NIV) The Day of the Lord. As fire is put out by taking away fuel, and as it is quenched by pouring water, or putting a great deal of earth upon it; so we must be careful not to quench the Holy Spirit, by indulging carnal lusts and affections, minding only earthly things. 7 For they that sleep sleep in the night; and they that be drunken are drunken in the night. ()Amplified: Accordingly then, let us not sleep, as the rest do, but let us keep wide awake (alert, watchful, cautious, and on our guard) and let us be sober (calm, collected, and circumspect). And be at peace among yourselves. 11 Wherefore comfort yourselves together, and edify one another, even as also ye do. We must not despise preaching, though it is plain, and we are told no more than what we knew before. Shall Christians, who have the light of the blessed gospel shining in their faces, be careless about their souls, and unmindful of another world? We do not know the day or the hour. By DELL SMITH KLEIN. 15 See that none render evil for evil unto any man; but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men. You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. They work hard among you and give you spiritual guidance." November 15, 2020 Hope Lutheran Church Rev. Upgrade, and get the most out of your new account. 5. 1 Thessalonians 5:18 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] 1 Thessalonians 5:18, NIV: "give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus." Learn more. We shall see cause to give thanks for sparing and preventing, for common and uncommon, past and present, temporal and spiritual mercies. And proving all things must be to hold fast that which is good. 1 Thessalonians 5. 27 I charge you by the Lord that this epistle be read unto all the holy brethren. Copy Options. Where the King James version has "election," versions translated more recently (like in the past one or two centuries) have "choice" (NASB) or "chosen" (NIV). Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. There are times and seasons for us to work in, and these are our duty and interest to know and observe; but as to the time when we must give up our account, we know it not, nor is it needful that we should. There will be no means to escape the terror or the punishment of that day. Their destruction will overtake them while they dream of happiness, and please themselves with vain amusements. 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 is closely linked to 1 Thess. Christians are said to be baptized with the Holy Ghost and with fire. 4 But ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that that day should overtake you as a thief. And the people should be at peace among themselves, doing all they can to guard against any differences. Our moderation as to all earthly things should be known to all men. God's Absolute Faithfulness. The fearful and sorrowful spirits, should be encouraged, and a kind word may do much good. The Scriptures should be read in all public congregations, for the benefit of the unlearned especially. Their contextual purpose is to comfort, not give doctrine, although surely Paul does. (The first epistle to the Thessalonians was written from Athens.). KEY VERSE: 1 Thessalonians 5:11 WEB Therefore exhort one another, and build each other up, even as you also do. Don't have an account? “Day” is here not a mere synonym for “light” in general; it takes up again the “day of the Lord” of 1 Thessalonians 5:2; 1 Thessalonians 5:4. We should set a good example one before another, and this is the best means to answer the end of society. 2 For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night. You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. Now receiving the light of Christ’s truth and assimilated to it, the sons of light will be ready for “that day.” Christ’s advent will be to them like sunrise after long twilight. 4 But ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that that day should overtake you as a thief. 1 Thessalonians 5 King James Version (KJV). * [5:19–21] Paul’s buoyant encouragement of charismatic freedom sometimes occasioned excesses that he or others had to remedy (see 1 Cor 14; 2 Thes 2:1–15; 2 Pt 3:1–16). Since Paul’s letter to the churches of Galatia was probably written in (ca. $3.99 a month puts a library of commentaries, study notes, and Greek & Hebrew language tools right in your pocket. We should join in prayer and praise one with another. Enter your credit card information to ensure uninterrupted service following your free trial. 9 For God hath not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ. 1 Thessalonians 5:18, ESV: "give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you." Read more Share Copy 10 Who died for us, that, whether we wake or sleep, we should live together with him. Not only are the common people allowed to read the Scriptures, but it is their duty, and what they should be persuaded to do. Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. 1 Thessalonians Commentary. We must be long-suffering, and keep down anger, and this to all men. In summing up his first epistle to the believers in Thessalonica, Paul admonishes them (and us) to live a life that is pleasing in the sight of the Lord - a life that glorifies our Father in heaven. Amen. The word used for lazy originally described a soldier who had left the ranks. Carpenter’s tools: a few pieces of scrap wood, hammer, hand saw, square, nails, pencil. Create or log in to your Bible Gateway account. FOR WE ARE TO BE SONS OF LIGHT AND SONS OF THE DAY (5-8) 1. 23 And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. Advance your knowledge of Scripture with this resource library of over 40 reference books, including commentaries and Study Bible notes. 4 But ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that that day should overtake you as a thief. 1 Thessalonians 5:18(NASB) Verse Thoughts. 2 For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night. 5 Ye are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate, click the button below. 8 But let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for an helmet, the hope of salvation. 10 Who died for us, that, whether we wake or sleep, we should live together with him. 21 Prove all things; hold fast that which is good. 14 Now we exhort you, brethren, warn them that are unruly, comfort the feebleminded, support the weak, be patient toward all men. (12-22) And concludes with prayer, greetings, and a blessing. 6 Therefore let us not sleep, as do others; but let us watch and be sober. Our Lord himself said so. 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