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Stand Firm and Hold On!

The church in Thessalonica was surrounded by opposition tempting them to give way. False teachers and cruel governments sought to loosen their grip on the gospel - to let go of the truth that Paul had given them from Christ in both writing and word. In the midst of such trials, Paul gives the exhortations to “stand firm”, and “hold on”.

Growing as a Christian - Publicly

God never intended the true believer to live the Christian life alone. After Christ’s ascension, the apostles went everywhere starting churches and ordaining elders in each (Acts 14:23). They did this so the young Christians could be strengthened, encouraged, guided, instructed, and above all worship God together.