How is your eyesight? Have you made God too small in your own eyes? Do you need some details in your life enlarged? Is your God big enough to handle the details or do you need a magnifying glass?
The Book of First Timothy focuses on leadership. Paul is writing to his young apprentice, Timothy with excellent advice, encouragement, training and instructions that we can apply to our lives today.
A funny thing happened to me this week. I was totally unaware a hacker broke into my Twitter account and sent out a false message on “how to lose weight” to all of my followers on Twitter. I had no idea that it even happened until my daughter called and said, “Hey, Mom what’s the deal on the push for this Weight-Loss Program on Twitter?”
The author, Paul wrote this letter to the new believers in Thessalonica to help them learn, understand and live differently than the world around them even though they were under persecution and severe suffering.
First Thessalonians was written by the apostle Paul to encourage and strengthen the faith of the believers in Thessalonica. Paul was also writing to build their assurance and the knowledge of the return of Christ.