q

Connecting in-person and virtually

q

October 21

1 Timothy 6:3-21 Paul writes to encourage Timothy to continue teaching what Jesus had taught. This wholesome truth will help us live as we should, in a healthy relationship with God and others. Finding peace in this way is more valuable than money or possessions. It...

read more

October 20

1 Timothy 5; 6:1-2 Within the church (and with all people), we should speak to each other with love and respect. It should be the way that a healthy family communicates. We should find ways to help those who have no one to care for them. Paul gives Timothy...

read more

October 19

1 Timothy 4 False teaching, bringing legalism and deception, may continue. Such teachers will confuse right from wrong. As we follow Jesus, let us prioritize our becoming more like Jesus above “arguing godless ideas”. Our hope in Jesus, should be what we are focused...

read more

October 18

1 Timothy 3 Paul gives Timothy clear qualifications for elders and deacons, which should be upheld today. Hospitality, self-control, faithfulness, and integrity are notable among the list. Here we read qualifications, priorities, and term limits. Each local church...

read more

October 17

1 Timothy 2 Paul gives us relevant guidance for anyone who would serve people, anyone who would lead people. We should pray for people (in intercession and with gratitude). We should pray for civil leaders. We must keep in mind that our God “wants everyone to be saved...

read more

October 16

1 Timothy 1 Paul writes a personal letter to Timothy, who became a Jesus follower most likely in the Lystra story found in Acts 14. Seven years later Timothy traveled with Paul. After Paul’s first imprisonment in Rome, he writes a letter of encouragement and guidance...

read more

October 15

2 Thessalonians 3 From Paul’s letter to the Thessalonians, we learn to pray that the Good News of Jesus be received by an increasing number of people. Let us pray that this year we will see more and more people come into a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. The...

read more

October 14

2 Thessalonians 2 Paul writes to the Thessalonians an encouragement to believe that Christ will return. He writes about events that will occur before that day. He warns them about false teachers and deceptive miracle workers who are presenting themselves as spiritual...

read more

October 13

2 Thessalonians 1 The church in Thessalonica had found “hardship as a pathway to peace” in following Jesus. They were growing in their faith and their agape love for each other. Paul, Silas, and Timothy celebrated their faithfulness, endurance, and spiritual growth....

read more

October 12

1 Thessalonians 5 The return of Jesus to earth will be unexpected. No one knows when it will happen. Our responsibility is to live, full of hope, alert, and clear-headed. We must encourage each other, be joyful, pray constantly, and be thankful regardless of our...

read more