Having spoken of the first fruit of sanctification, assurance, I proceed to the second, viz., Peace, Peace be multiplied:' What are the several species or kinds of Peace? An error occurred while accessing favorites. 1 This letter is from Paul, Silas, a and Timothy. Please try again soon. If we are Christians, we know that he intends our salvation, and that victory will be ours; if we are willing to become Christians, we know that the Almighty arm will be stretched out to aid us, and that the “gates of hell” cannot prevent it. For this purpose they offered sacrifices, and consulted the flight of birds and the entrails of animals; and for this armies were accompanied by soothsayers and priests, that they might interpret any signs which might occur that would be favorable, or to propitiate the favor of the gods by sacrifice. Political, or peace in the state. When people are saying, “Everything is peaceful and secure,” then disaster will fall on them as suddenly as a pregnant woman’s labor pains begin. See a comparison chart of English Bible translations, each placed along a continuum from word-for-word to thought-for-thought to paraphrased. There is an external peace, and that is, (1.) Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. How much does the hope of victory animate the soldier in battle! Commentary. Who Are the Translators of the New Living Translation. He maketh peace in thy borders. 2 For you know quite well that the day of the Lord’s return will come unexpectedly, like a thief in the night. Having spoken of the first fruit of sanctification, assurance, I proceed to the second, viz., Peace, Peace be multiplied:' What are the several species or kinds of Peace? The words of this hymn express my condition from my first advent into the world. I Pet 1:1. Isa 66:12. 16 Be not wise in your own conceits. 1 Thessalonians 5 The Day of the Lord. 1 Thessalonians 5:1-28, NLT. We are writing to the church in Thessalonica, to you who belong to God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. By registering for an account, you agree to Faithlife’s. 1 Thessalonians 2:19 After all, what gives us hope and joy, and what will be our proud reward and crown as we stand before our Lord Jesus when he returns? 1 Thessalonians 5 :: New Living Translation (NLT) Strong's. Then God appointed them to wrath; and the cause of that appointment was their final and determined rejection of Christ and his Gospel. Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Copy Options. Red Letter. The apostle alludes to something of this kind here. Peace is the nurse of plenty. 5 Now concerning how and when all this will happen, dear brothers and sisters, [] we don’t really need to write you. 7 Night is the time when people sleep and drinkers get drunk. Learn more. 10 Christ died for us so that, whether we are dead or alive when he returns, we can live with him forever. 20 But if thine enemy hunger, feed him; if he thirst, give him to drink: for in so doing thou shalt heap coals of fire, That is not, however, the topic upon which I now desire to speak to you. Read more 17 Render to no man evil for evil. KJV (Narrated) NKJV (Narrated) NKJV (Dramatized) NLT (Dramatized) NIV (Narrated) NIV (Dramatized) NASB (Narrated) RVR60 (Español) Tools. 1 Thessalonians 5:1-28, NLT. Enter your credit card information to ensure uninterrupted service following your free trial. For God hath not appointed us to wrath - So then it appears that some were appointed to wrath, εις οργην, to punishment; on this subject there can be no dispute. The hour we may speak of at another time--the fact is our subject now. When the Jews were rejected, and appointed to wrath, then the Gentiles were elected, and appointed to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ, whose Gospel they gladly received, and continue to prize; while the remnant of the Jews continue, in all places of their dispersion, the same irreconcilable and blasphemous opponents of the Gospel of Christ. that what we said was true. For God hath not appointed us to wrath,.... To destruction and ruin, the effect of wrath; though there are some that are vessels of wrath, fitted for destruction, of old ordained to condemnation, and who are reserved for the day of evil; but there are others who are equally children of wrath, as deserving of the wrath of God in themselves as others, who are not appointed to it; which is an instance of wonderful and distinguishing grace to them: but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ; salvation is alone by Christ, he alone has wrought it out; it is in him, and in no other; he was appointed to this work, was called and sent, and came to do it, and has done it; and God's elect, who were chosen in him, are appointed in the counsel and purpose of God, to obtain, possess, and enjoy this salvation; and which, as this appointment may be known, as it was by these Thessalonians; the Gospel having come to them, not in word only, but in power, and in the Holy Ghost, and in much assurance; as it is an encouragement to faith and hope, so it excites to sobriety and watchfulness, and the discharge of every duty. Three easy steps to start your free trial subscription to Bible Gateway Plus. All rights reserved. Search by verses, keywords, books, and chapters. Get beautiful Bible art delivered to your inbox. Sorry, you don't have permission to view that book. See Homer, passim; Arrian‘s Expedition of Alexander, and the classic writers generally.

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