Living and Speaking the Gospel
1 Thessalonians 2:13-16
Being imitators of the Gospel is proof the Word of God is working in us...Woe to those who hinder us from speaking the Gospel.
Shared July 6th, 2016; Updated July 7th, 2016
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1 Thessalonians 2:13-16
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And we also thank God constantly for this,
when you received the word of God,
Temporal
which you heard from us,
that you accepted (the word of God)
Content
not as the word of men
Negative Manner
but as what it really is,
Positive Manner
the word of God,
Explanation
which is at work in you
For you, ... became imitators
Ground
brothers,
of the churches of God
in Christ Jesus
Context
that are in Judea.
Locative
For you suffered
the same things from your own countrymen
as they did from the Jews,
Comparison
who killed
both the Lord Jesus
and
the prophets,
and (who) drove us out,
and (who) displease God
and (who) oppose all mankind
by hindering us
Manner
from speaking to the Gentiles
Means
that they might be saved—
Purpose
so as always to fill up the measure of their sins.
Result
But wrath has come
upon them
Destination
at last!
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