From Pastor Perry

03/02/2018 1 Thessalonians 2:17-20

1 Thessalonians 2:17–20 (ESV)

Paul’s Longing to See Them Again

17 But since we were torn away from you, brothers, for a short time, in person not in heart, we endeavored the more eagerly and with great desire to see you face to face, 18 because we wanted to come to you—I, Paul, again and again—but Satan hindered us. 19 For what is our hope or joy or crown of boasting before our Lord Jesus at his coming? Is it not you? 20 For you are our glory and joy.

 

What does Paul mean when he says “Satan hindered us?  The Lutheran Study Bible states: “Satan uses human agents to bring obstacles before God’s people. This may refer to the governing authorities of Thessalonica who sought to imprison Paul and Silas so they would not preach the Word. However, the ultimate authority belongs to the Lord Jesus Christ and not to Satan (Mt 28:18).”[1]

 

I pray: O Lord, lead me not into temptation, but deliver me from evil.  Amen.



[1] Edward A. Engelbrecht, The Lutheran Study Bible (St. Louis, MO: Concordia Publishing House, 2009), 2054.

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