• The Blessing of Peace

    2 Thessalonians 3:16

    People look to achieve peace in many different ways. Some people merely avoid conflict, hoping that it will go away. Others pursue peace in the accumulation of possessions or in the teachings of false religions. None of these things can ...Read More

  • Loudly and Quietly

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  • Warning the Disobedient

    2 Thessalonians 3:14–15

    Excommunication is not the loveless shunning that we see in many cults when former cult members leave their false religion. We are to make the impenitent sinner aware that his life invalidates his profession of faith, but we are to ...Read More

  • Never Give Up

    2 Thessalonians 3:13

    Are you growing weary of doing the right thing, of laboring diligently without receiving a reward? If so, you should know that this experience is common. At such times, we need to remember Paul’s words in 2 Thessalonians 3:13 that ...Read More

  • The Sins of Idle People

    2 Thessalonians 3:11–12

    We do not have to become respected preachers, notable heads of state, or scientists who make history-changing discoveries in order to live noble lives that honor God. Instead, we need only to engage in lawful work no matter what vocation ...Read More

  • Working and Eating

    2 Thessalonians 3:10

    Christians are to be kind and compassionate, helping those who are truly in need. At the same time, the church is no place of charity for the idle. We must seek to wisely assist those who cannot support themselves, especially ...Read More

  • A Warning against Idleness

    2 Thessalonians 3:6–9

    Many people want to work but are unable to do so because of illness, disability, or other things outside their control. Others are unable to work because they cannot find employment even though they are trying. Still others are able-bodied ...Read More

  • God Is Infinite

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  • The Faithfulness of the Lord

    2 Thessalonians 3:3–5

    One of the most precious truths about the Lord is that even if others are unfaithful, He is always faithful to us. We never need to doubt that He is working out His good purposes for us, and we must ...Read More

  • Paul Asks for Prayer

    2 Thessalonians 3:1–2

    Do you pray regularly for the success of the gospel among the unbelievers you know? It is easy for us to forget to pray for the gospel’s advance, but the Lord uses our prayers to make the gospel effective in ...Read More

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