Today we read Second Thessalonians 3 and two chapters of Isaiah.
September 10: 2 Thessalonians 3, Isaiah 64, Isaiah 65 (click on the chapter to begin reading).
2 Thessalonians 3. Paul requests prayer, then he warns against idleness. Finally the letter ends with a benediction.
Isaiah 64. A prayer of petition and penance: “All our righteousness are as filthy rags”
Isaiah 65 is rich. It tells of judgment and salvation, the new creation and the new Jerusalem.
Today we read Second Thessalonians 2 and two chapters of Isaiah.
September 9: 2 Thessalonians 2, Isaiah 62, Isaiah 63 (click on the chapter to begin reading).
2 Thessalonians 2 tells of the great apostasy, when the man of lawlessness is revealed and usher in the tribulation. People will believe “The Lie” and be destroyed. Stand fast, Jesus will destroy him at his return.
Isaiah 62. Zion’s new name will be called Hephzibah and the land will be called Beulah, salvation is coming.
Isaiah 63. The day of the Lord’s vengeance is coming where “the grapes of wrath are trod” and there was no one to help. Then God will show His mercy and provide salvation, but will people listen?
Today we read Second Thessalonians 1 and two chapters of Isaiah.
September 8: 2 Thessalonians 1, Isaiah 60, Isaiah 61 (click on the chapter to begin reading).
2 Thessalonians 1, After the customary greeting and prayer of thanksgiving, Paul dives in on God’s final judgment and God’s glory.
Isaiah 60. Arise, shine, for your light has come. Gross darkness covers the people. It tells of the glory of Zion and ends with a millennial prophecy of the New Jerusalem.
Isaiah 61. This is the year of the Lord’s favor. Jesus started his ministry finding this prophecy is the scroll of Isaiah. It gives “beauty for ashes” and proclaims the good news of salvation.
2 Thessalonians 3, Pray for Us, Warning against Idleness, Benediction.
2 Thessalonians 2, The Great Apostasy, The Lie, Stand Fast.
Check “On “The sin of the world” and “The lie”, what does that mean?”
2 Thessalonians 1, Greeting, God’s Final Judgment, God’s Glory.