DO YOUR WORK
2Thessalonians 3:1 Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may have free course, and be glorified, even as it is with you:
2Thessalonians 3:2 And that we may be delivered from unreasonable and wicked men: for all men have not faith.
2Thessalonians 3:3 But the Lord is faithful, who shall stablish you, and keep you from evil.
2Thessalonians 3:4 And we have confidence in the Lord touching you, that ye both do and will do the things which we command you.
2Thessalonians 3:5 And the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God, and into the patient waiting for Christ.
2Thessalonians 3:6 Now we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye withdraw yourselves from every brother that walketh disorderly, and not after the tradition which he received of us.
2Thessalonians 3:7 For yourselves know how ye ought to follow us: for we behaved not ourselves disorderly among you;
2Thessalonians 3:8 Neither did we eat any man's bread for nought; but wrought with labour and travail night and day, that we might not be chargeable to any of you:
2Thessalonians 3:9 Not because we have not power, but to make ourselves an ensample unto you to follow us.
2Thessalonians 3:10 For even when we were with you, this we commanded you, that if any would not work, neither should he eat.
2Thessalonians 3:11 For we hear that there are some which walk among you disorderly, working not at all, but are busybodies.
2Thessalonians 3:12 Now them that are such we command and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they work, and eat their own bread.
2Thessalonians 3:13 But ye, brethren, be not weary in well doing.
2Thessalonians 3:14 And if any man obey not our word by this epistle, note that man, and have no company with him, that he may be ashamed.
2Thessalonians 3:15 Yet count him not as an enemy, but admonish him as a brother.
2Thessalonians 3:16 Now the Lord of peace himself give you peace always by all means. The Lord be with you all.
Brothers, Here the Apostle Paul is teaching his brothers in Christ that they are to go about doing God's work. That they are to work for what they receive and that those who are not working should be admonished by you.
But, that you are not to count them as an enemy, but rather as a brother whom you should both admonish and teach to do God's work. We should, note that man, and have no company with him, that he may be ashamed. verse 14.
With quietness we are to go about doing God's work, and to be an example to those who are not.
Paul says that they pray for you, that the word of the Lord may have free course, and be glorified in you
We are to work while patiently waiting for Christ Jesus. But the Lord is faithful and He will establish you, and keep you from evil while you go about doing his work. For all men have not faith. verse 1 & 2.
God Bless you my brothers,
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