Category Archives: 1 Thessalonions

Advent – 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24 Advent Joy

1 THESSALONIANS 5:16-24 16Rejoice always, 17pray without ceasing, 18give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. 19Do not quench the Spirit. 20Do not despise the words of prophets, 21but test everything; hold fast to what is … Continue reading

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1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 Put on the breastplate of faith and love and the helmet of hope

1 THESSALONIANS 5:1-11 1Now concerning the times and the seasons, brothers and sisters, you do not need to have anything written to you. 2For you yourselves know very well that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in … Continue reading

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Advent: 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13 – May God strengthen your hearts in holiness

1 Thessalonians 3:9-13 9How can we thank God enough for you in return for all the joy that we feel before our God because of you? 10Night and day we pray most earnestly that we may see you face to … Continue reading

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Advent – Praying Joy

  Joy is prayer. Joy is strength. Joy is love. Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. Mother Teresa   Light a candle to remember Christ’s presence with you. Spend five to fifteen minutes in silent … Continue reading

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Advent – 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24 Advent Joy

1 THESSALONIANS 5:16-24 16Rejoice always, 17pray without ceasing, 18give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. 19Do not quench the Spirit. 20Do not despise the words of prophets, 21but test everything; hold fast to what is … Continue reading

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Praying with Art: Last Judgment

Light a candle to remember Christ’s presence with you. Sit three to five minutes in silent meditation, paying attention to the breath. Consider this painting of “Last Judgment”.  Spend three to five minutes opening yourself to this image.  What image … Continue reading

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Veterans’ Day Prayer

O God, our help in ages our hope for years to come, our shelter from the stormy blast and our eternal home. You, O God, are our God. You are with us in all the times of life to offer … Continue reading

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1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 Put on the breastplate of faith and love and the helmet of hope

1 THESSALONIANS 5:1-11 1Now concerning the times and the seasons, brothers and sisters, you do not need to have anything written to you. 2For you yourselves know very well that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in … Continue reading

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Grieving with Hope – 1 Thessalonians 4

http://uts.cc.utexas.edu/%7Ejanknegt/0020.html Light a candle to remember Christ’s presence with you. Spend 3 to 5 minutes in silent meditation, paying attention to the breath as you pray with this artistic creation. What word, phrase or image captures your attention in this … Continue reading

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1 Thessalonians 4: Grieving with hope…

1 THESSALONIANS 4:13-18 13But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers and sisters, about those who have died, so that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope. 14For since we believe that Jesus died and … Continue reading

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