2 and pray that we may be preserved from bigoted and evil people, for not everyone has faith.. 3 You can rely on the Lord, who will give you strength and … Lord. doubt or distrust. Christ, on the other hand, teaches us to exercise contempt of the world, mortification of the flesh, and endurance of the cross. 2 Thessalonians 3:5 German Bible Alphabetical: and Christ Christ's direct God God's hearts into Lord love May of perseverance steadfastness the your NT Letters: 2 Thessalonians 3:5 May the Lord direct your hearts into (2 Thess. 2 Thessalonians 3:3-5 ESV. 2 Thessalonians 3:3-5 King James Version << 2 Thessalonians 2 | 2 Thessalonians 3 | 1 Timothy 1 >> 3 But the Lord is faithful, who shall stablish you, and keep you from evil. Waiting for 13Brothers and sisters, do not be weary in doing what is right. Here, accordingly, he marks out limits for himself as to enjoining, and for them as to obeying — that it should be only in the 3 But the Lord is faithful; he will strengthen you and guard you from the evil one. 1 Peter 5:10 But the God of all grace, who has called us to his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that you have suffered a while, make you perfect, establish, … 4 And we have confidence in the Lord touching you, that ye both do and will do the things which we command you. "BUT the Lord direct your hearts into the Love of God and into the Patience of Christ" (2 Thess. 2 Thessalonians 3:5 5 Now may g the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God and into the patience of Christ. 2 Thessalonians Chapters « Prev; 1; 2; 3; Next » 1 Finally, brothers, pray for us that the Lord's message may spread quickly, and be received with honour as it was among you;. They had received further news about the Thessalonians while they werestill in *Corinth city. The Lord be with all of you. 3 Let no man deceive you by any means: for … iii:5). 18The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with all of you. May the Lord direct your hearts to the love of God and to the steadfastness of Christ. He will never fail you but will always deliver you, if you trust him. By this preface he prepares the way for proceeding to give the instruction, which we shall find him immediately afterwards subjoining. In following up with prayer his may Christ, who is faithful (2 Thessalonians 3:3), direct. May the Lord direct, i.e. 2 Thess. 3But the Lord is faithful; he will strengthen you and guard you from the evil one. 3 But the Lord is faithful, who shall stablish you, and keep you from evil. he admonishes us that we must not relax in eagerness of prayer on the ground that we cherish good hope. of it fell upon him. 2 Thessalonians 3 - Working While Waiting - 7/24/16 Turn with me to the book of 2 Thessalonians, chapter 3. Finally, brothers and sisters, pray for us, so that the word of the Lord may spread rapidly and be glorified everywhere, just as it is among you,     “Quand apres auoir protesté de sa confiance, il ne laisse pas d’adiouster encore la priere auec la confiance;” — “When after having declared his confidence, he omits not to add besides, prayer along with confidence.” life, that we wait for the Redeemer; and farther, this waiting requires patient endurance amidst the continual exercises of the cross. To love God is to have in the heart the root of all activity and endurance, the spring of duty, and the fountain of all virtue. https://subspla.sh/e0eb665. Finally, brothers and sisters, pray for us, so that the word of the Lord may spread rapidly and be glorified everywhere, just as it is among you, 2 and that we may be rescued from wicked and evil people; for not all have faith. And into the stedfastness of Christ. Finally, brethren, pray for us: Paul constantly asked other Christians to pray for him (Romans 15:30, 2 Corinthians 1:11, Ephesians 6:18-19, Philippians 1:19, Colossians 4:3, 1 Thessalonians 5:25, and Philemon 1:22). These two letters to the Thessalonians may be the earliest of theletters of Paul that we have. They suffered persecutions and were troubled. All rights reserved. At the same time the expression might be explained as meaning, the patience of Christ — that which Christ’s doctrine begets in us; but I prefer to understand it as referring to the hope of ultimate redemption. And the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God, and into the patient waiting for Christ. As it was possible that their minds, influenced by unfavorable reports, might come to entertain some doubts as to Paul’s ministry, having taught them that faith is not always found in men, he now calls them back to God, and says that he is faithful, so as to confirm them against all contrivances of men, by which they will endeavor to shake them. 3. 2 Thessalonians 3:3-5 King James Version (KJV) 3 But the Lord is faithful, who shall stablish you, and keep you from evil. Jim Gallagher Share Facebook Twitter Link. 4And we have confidence in the Lord concerning you, that you are doing and will go on doing the things that we command. All, therefore, that do not observe this limitation, do to no purpose resort to Paul’s example, with the view of binding the Church and subjecting it to their laws. May the Lord direct your hearts to the love of God and to the steadfastness of Christ. Verse 1. The apostle expresses confidence in the Thessalonians, and prays for them. This is the mark in every letter of mine; it is the way I write. 1 Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may have free course, and be glorified, even as it is with you: 2 And that we may be delivered from unreasonable and wicked men: for all men have not faith. But we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you withdraw from every brother who walks disorderly and not according to the tradition which he received from us.a. 2 THESS. 2 Thessalonians 3 - Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may have [free] course, and be glorified, even as [it is] with you: And, unquestionably, the love of God cannot reign in us unless brotherly love is also exercised. permission. But we command you: The strength of this statement is plain. Follow us and stay up to date 3:3: “But the Lord is faithful, and He will strengthen and protect you from the evil one.” In 1 Thessalonians 5:24, Paul reminded these new believers who were enduring persecution, “Faithful is He who calls you, and He also will bring it to pass.” Here, he again reminds them of this comforting truth, “the Lord is faithful.” He will establish you and guard you against the evil one. 4 And we have confidence in the Lord touching you, that ye both do and will do the things which we command you. For it were a small thing to be delivered from the cunning or violence of men, if the Lord did not protect us from all spiritual injury. 2 Thessalonians 3:5, NIV: "May the Lord direct your hearts into God's love and Christ's perseverance." Thanksgiving and prayer 2:13-17 A. Thanksgiving for calling 2:13-15 B. Read more Share Copy Also the apostle knew the Thessalonians well enough to know that they would make the choices that would release the power of God, by their obedience. Into the love of God. 1 Thessalonians 5:24 Faithful is he that calls you, who also will do it. Paul, Silas and Timothy wrote this letter soon after the firstletter. 2 Thessalonians 3:3-5. Used by 7For you yourselves know how you ought to imitate us; we were not idle when we were with you, 697697 2and that we may be rescued from wicked and evil people; for not all have faith. It was not only a command, but it was also made in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.b. The book of 2 Thessalonians was written shortly after the book of 1 Thessalonians, probably within a few months. 2 Thessalonians 3:5. 3 But the Lord is faithful, who shall stablish you, and keep you from evil. 698698 they received from us. New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright 1989, Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. He says, however, that this hope, which he cherished in reference to them, was founded upon the Lord, inasmuch as it is his to bind their hearts to obedience, and to keep them in it; or by this expression, (as appears to me more probable,) he meant to testify, that it is not his intention to enjoin anything but by the commandment of the Lord. you to be tried above that ye are able to bear. 12Now such persons we command and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ to do their work quietly and to earn their own living. As, however, he states here in a summary manner the things that he knew to be most necessary for Christians, let every one make it his endeavor to make proficiency in these two things, in so far as he desires to make progress towards perfection. Finally, brothers and sisters, pray for us, so that the word of the Lord may spread rapidly and be glorified everywhere, just as it is among you, Voyci donc les bournes qu’il limite, et pour soy et pour eux: pour soy, de ne commander rien que par le Seigneur: a eux, de ne rendre obeissance sinon au Seigneur, Quand apres auoir protesté de sa confiance, il ne laisse pas d’adiouster encore la priere auec la confiance, “Toute la violence et impetuosite;” — “The whole violence and impetuosity.”, “Voyci donc les bournes qu’il limite, et pour soy et pour eux: pour soy, de ne commander rien que par le Seigneur: a eux, de ne rendre obeissance sinon au Seigneur;” — “Mark then the limits which he prescribes both for himself and for them: for himself, not to command anything but by the Lord: for them, not to render obedience except to the Lord.”, “Quand apres auoir protesté de sa confiance, il ne laisse pas d’adiouster encore la priere auec la confiance;” — “When after having declared his confidence, he omits not to add besides, prayer along with confidence.”. 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