1 Thessalonians 5: 1-11

The Day of the Lord

Now, brothers and sisters, about times and dates we do not need to write to you, for you know very well that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night. While people are saying, “Peace and safety,” destruction will come on them suddenly, as labor pains on a pregnant woman, and they will not escape.

But you, brothers and sisters, are not in darkness so that this day should surprise you like a thief. You are all children of the light and children of the day. We do not belong to the night or to the darkness. So then, let us not be like others, who are asleep, but let us be awake and sober. For those who sleep, sleep at night, and those who get drunk, get drunk at night. But since we belong to the day, let us be sober, putting on faith and love as a breastplate, and the hope of salvation as a helmet. For God did not appoint us to suffer wrath but to receive salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ. 10 He died for us so that, whether we are awake or asleep, we may live together with him. 11 Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.

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Bonnie

Today’s Scriptures were rich!! I felt very encouraged in reading it!!
I part that spoke the deepest to me was verse 11
Reminding us to build each other up and encourage one another in the Lord!! We need to love each other and encourage one another and build each other up in the Lord!!! I like that!!
Hope You are both doing well!! Tomorrow is Sunday and I Pray you will have a very Blessed day!! I Love You!!!

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Oh goodness… I read first thing yesterday morning and got so excited with how much it correlated to the Armor of Light, that I copied it and shared it in text with them and didn’t even respond here!

5 You are all children of the light and children of the day. We do not belong to the night or to the darkness.

Yes!!! Live in the light!!! Yes!!! We all need to encourage one another in THAT! I love that we saw the same thing!

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