They knew they’d been saved or rescued from the wrath to come back. How usually today will we hear any mention of the wrath or anger of Almighty God? Sin in man can convey this to pass and it’s never a great thing to look at or experience but it is real and it’s a reality, no matter how some men might overlook it or ignore it! They endured, and that endurance was inspired by hope in the residing God.
When we come to verse eight on this opening Chapter of the Thessalonian letter, we are reading of what they’d been experiencing from the outset and it had been sore and painful as well as gracious and joyful. Only in Christ Jesus can these two obvious contradictions can go alongside one another. The information of how they reacted spread, and travelled far and wide. Do we not tremendously …Continue Reading