He hath called you to holiness (chap. This complex act of knowledge and affection is faith. For he does not promise to be a Father to us merely for one day, but adopts us with this understanding, that he is to cherish us ever afterwards. Faithful is he that calleth you. There is no solitary place to which we can go, nor a single state in which we find ourselves, that is able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord. 2 # Mt 24.43; Lk 12.39; 2 P 3.10 For you yourselves know very well that the Day of the Lord will come as a thief comes at night. God is the heart: we have insulated ourselves from God, and deadened the nerve that conducted his influences. 1,488 1 1 gold badge 12 12 silver badges 17 17 bronze badges. Johann Albrecht Bengel's Gnomon of the New Testament. Is your heart busy in pleading with God His own eternal faithfulness in behalf of your sanctification and spiritual safety? New York. That voice does, I believe, sound about us in our lanes and cities; but it is often lost in the confused cries of the conflict in which we are engaged. 1 Thessalonians 5:24 NIV. 1905. 24 The one who calls you is faithful and he will do it." App-150. Bible. The entire, if feeble humanity, is sheltered under this canopy of Divine protection. "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged". “Janet,” said the minister, “what would you say, if after all He has done for you, God should let you drop into hell?” E’en’s (even as) He likes,” answered Janet. Elsewhere the Apostle points to the σφραγίς, or the ἀῤῥαβών, or the ἀπαρχή, “of the Spirit” as warranting the same certainty: see 2 Corinthians 1:22; Ephesians 1:13 f., Ephesians 4:30; Romans 8:14-17; Romans 8:23. Do it - preserve and present you blameless at Christ's coming (1 Thessalonians 5:23; Romans 8:30; 1 Peter 5:10). 1 Thessalonians 5:24 Commentary. Ver. And an effectual calling is nothing else but a right declaring and true setting forth of God's will: and therefore the salvation of the elect, is safe and sure. The God to whom Paul prays is not a God who is inactive or ineffective (Numbers 23:19” (Morris p. 183). Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible. What does 1 Thessalonians 5:24 mean? 1Th 5:25Brothers, pray also for us. ‘Faithful is He that calleth you, Who also will do it.’ Grand words! share | improve this question | follow | edited May 1 at 22:42. 1 Thessalonians 5:23. Psalm 25 David; Psalm 25 Acrostic; Psalm 25 4-5; Psalm 26 Meaning; Psalm 27 Commentary. ὃς καὶ ποιήσει] who also will perform it, sc. “He who calls you is faithful, who will also do it“ (v. 24). ‘Called to be apostles … saints … with a holy calling … to peace … to His kingdom and glory … to glory and virtue … to the fellowship of His Son Jesus Christ our Lord … the calling without repentance … the heavenly calling.’. "Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 5:24". It is by the length of the dark shadow that you compute the height of the elevation beyond it. 1 Thess. Copyright StatementThese files are public domain. Greek Testament Critical Exegetical Commentary. Thus faith in man and faithfulness in God are the two members of our spiritual harmony. Of this union with God the first great characteristic must be one which concerns both intellect and heart. We had in the former verse the apostle’s prayer, here his faith; and he speaks it by way of consolation to them, that what he had prayed for God would effect. God, he means, who calls and will carry through (Philemon 1:6). See 1 Corinthians 1:9; Philippians 1:6; Romans 11:29; 2 Timothy 2:13; Psalms 57:2; Psalms 138:8, for similar assumptions and tacit arguments. This shows the English words related to the source biblical texts along with brief definitions. Yea, so faithful is this His profound compassion, that He represents Himself as bound to the impulses of His own unconstrained mercy. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/1-thessalonians-5.html. which, as always in St Paul, can only refer to God cf. To get what 1 Thessalonians 5:26 means based on its source text, scroll down or follow these links for the original scriptural meaning , biblical context and relative popularity. "Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 5:24". BibliographyConstable, Thomas. Philippians 1:6), which is the divine side of the human endeavour outlined in the preceding verse. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/dcc/1-thessalonians-5.html. 1999. B. "Sermon Bible Commentary". See Winer, p. 316 [E. T. 444]. Faithful is he that calleth you, who also will do it. ὑμ. 4. W. Archer Butler, Sermons Doctrinal and Practical, 1st series, p. 207. He without destroying human freedom or responsibility, of His free grace commences, continues and ends the whole Christian work. What is the meaning of 1 Thessalonians 5:22? Gourav Singla Gourav Singla. III. This is not the least wondrous circumstance in the unalterable faithfulness of God, that it is a fidelity to His own gracious engagement. Hebrews 10:23; Hebrews 11:11. = the caller. Thessalonians definition is - either of two letters written by St. Paul to the Christians of Thessalonica and included as books in the New Testament. God is denim, strong enough to solve our problems. Hence our calling ought to be held by us as an evidence of everlasting grace, for he will not leave the work of his hands incomplete. What Does 1 Thessalonians 5:10 Mean? For you yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so comes as a thief in the night. The name Almighty used for God is a compound of El (Elohim-God) or Jehovah (LORD), plus an attribute. "Expository Notes of Dr. Thomas Constable". https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jtc/1-thessalonians-5.html. God is lace, tender in His care for us. Cancel. 2 Timothy 2:13, and see on 1 John 1:9; see on Revelation 1:5; see on Revelation 3:14. Who also will do it — Unless you quench the Spirit. Assurance from God’s faithfulness, that it will be so. God will certainly and wholly sanctify and save all who truly believe in Christ and continue to serve him. Copyright StatementThe New John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible Modernised and adapted for the computer by Larry Pierce of Online Bible. The person who puts their complete trust in God, will not be disappointed. ... 1 Thessalonians 5:24(NASB) Verse Thoughts. God is lace, tender in His care for us. God has truly blessed Life Church since it was inaugurated on 20 October 1950. B. The Complutensian edition reads, "who also will make your hope firm"; that is, with respect to the above things. 2012. ‘The calling’—what is it?—Every ‘call’ of God, when rightly interpreted, means either ‘Come to Me!’ or,’ Come nearer to Me!’ or, ‘Come back to Me!’ And every one of us has one or another of these ‘calls’ at this moment. The faith of man and the faithfulness of God. As we contemplate it, however, its sublimity grows upon us. 1 Thessalonians 5:24. Compare 1 Corinthians 1:9; 1 Corinthians 10:13. 24. Psalms 22:31; Isaiah 44:23; Isaiah 55:11; Luke 1:37, &c. Bibliography"Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 5:24". This verse does not define man as a trinity. (c) The gracious persisting patience of Him Who calls. You must not look at the foes before and behind, on the right and the left, but to God's faithfulness to His promises, God's zeal for His honour, and God's love for those whom He calleth. To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient, John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament, I. The absolute use of ποιήσει is very striking, and sets in bold relief the doing with which God accompanies His calling: cf. BibliographyBarnes, Albert. Abilene Christian University Press, Abilene, Texas, USA. “He who calls you is faithful, who also will do it“. But that could never be. 1 Thessalonians 5:24 Translation & Meaning. 1Th 5:24Faithful is He who calls you, who also will do it. Who also will do it. In his final greeting to the Church at Thessalonica, Paul gives various warnings and exhortations to the body of Christ on how to live a godly life, that is worthy of our position in Christ. God will certainly do his part in and towards the work of sanctification and preservation; but in a way of concurrence with our care and industry; he will do nothing without us, as we can do nothing without him; God's faithfulness is a pledge to us of the performance of all his promises, and will most certainly put him upon the performance of them; but his promise to us always supposes, yea, exacts from us, the use of all means, and particularly the exerting of our own endeavours, in order to our preservation in grace, and perseverance in holiness; Faithful is he that called you, who also will do it. This is what Cromwell’s ironsides said when they saw the great general riding along the ranks, “‘Tis he!” they said, “‘tis he!” they felt the victory was sure where Cromwell was, and like thunderbolts they dashed upon their enemies, until as thin clouds before the tempest the foemen flew apace. Faithful is he that calleth you, who will also do it. It is a ‘call’ to some specific work. God does not "go back" on his word. We all long to hear a good word: a word that brings good news, a word that can sustain us, a word that can give us the vision and courage to make it through another day, a word that tells us God is with us. God's Keeping Power (5:24) Look at this verse again: " 23 May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tbi/1-thessalonians-5.html. 1 Thessalonians 5:24 “Faithful is He that calleth you, who will also do it”. A. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/whe/1-thessalonians-5.html. "Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 5:24". II. The kingdom of God was to Paul an inward and spiritual kingdom, even at the time that he looked forward to the presence of the Lord, and the glory of His power, when He shall come to be "glorified in His saints." Ministry In Person: Ministry in Absentia (Thru Timothy) Ministry by Epistle: Word and Power of the Spirit: Establishing & Comforting: Calling & Conduct: 1Th 4:13ff Comfort: 1Th 5:12ff Commands: 1 Salvation: … 2 Thessalonians 3:3. 1 A Brief Exposition of 1 Thessalonians 5 verse 12-13, under the Title: “Recognize Leadership” 1 Thess. The name Almighty used for God is a compound of El (Elohim-God) or Jehovah (LORD), plus an attribute. Sanctification means both being set apart, and also being made holy. And he grounds his confidence partly upon God’s calling them. Copyright StatementThe Robertson's Word Pictures of the New Testament. The great achievement must ever remain the work of God. We look upon all that God has done, in spite of our wilfulness and weakness, and we cry, ‘From strength to strength.’ We look upon all that rises before us incomplete and unattempted, and, in spite of our misgivings and failures, our cry comes back to us, changed and yet the same, ‘Faithful is He that calleth.’. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/fam/1-thessalonians-5.html. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/cpc/1-thessalonians-5.html. God is faithful to his word, his covenant and promises; he has promised to sanctify and cleanse his people from all their sins, and to preserve them safe to his kingdom and glory; agreeably the Arabic version renders this last clause, "and will execute his promise": and the effectual calling is a sure pledge of glorification; whom God calls he justifies and glorifies; as sure as he gives grace, he will give glory; and whom he calls to his eternal glory, he will make perfect, stablish, strengthen, and settle. 1700-1703. (a) His faithfulness does not alter its own purpose. 1Th 5:27I adjure you by the Lord to have this letter read to all the brothers. 23 And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jab/1-thessalonians-5.html. Who also will do it. “Hath He said, and shall He not do?” Numbers 23:19; cf. Too grand for the faithless one to ask; but not too grand for the Faithful One to do. (b) The next is the following the impulses of grace in our action, in our heart, in our affections; the allowing our heart to play upon those things which God’s grace points out as fit subjects for our regard, our love, our devotion. You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. They are two distinct things; sometimes the gift of perseverance has been spoken of as passive perseverance; while the result in us is spoken of as active perseverance. Read Introduction to 1 Thessalonians “He who calls you is faithful, who also will do it “ In verse 23, Paul prays for the Thessalonians that God would sanctify them. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/cal/1-thessalonians-5.html. 1Th 5:28The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you. 1 Thessalonians 5:1 "But of the times and the seasons, brethren, ye have no need that I write unto you." Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 5:12-15 (Read 1 Thessalonians 5:12-15) The ministers of the gospel are described by the work of their office, which is to serve and honour the Lord. "Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 5:24". Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. Faithful is he that calleth you Into the fellowship of his Son, and to his kingdom and glory, and who continues to do so, not only externally by his word, but internally by his Spirit and grace. Version. xv., p. 289; Spurgeon, Morning by Morning, p. 189. And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. 14:1. ὁ καλῶν ὑμᾶς] not equivalent to ὁ καλέσας ὑμᾶς (Koppe and others), but the present participle used as a substantive, and therefore without regard to time: your Caller. A. On this occasion of our Church’s 64th anniversary we want to give thanks to God for His faithfulness. 2 Thessalonians 3:3, 1 Corinthians 1:9; 1 Corinthians 10:13, 2 Corinthians 1:18, 2 Timothy 2:13, Hebrews 10:23; Hebrews 11:11, Deuteronomy 7:9, Isaiah 49:7, Pss. “Calleth”: “The calling to which Paul referred is not something difficult to comprehend. BibliographyJamieson, Robert, D.D. If we believe that these things are true where is the earnest active faith, and where the life that answers to it? "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". So that His calling of you may attain its designed end, Philippians 1:6; 1 Peter 5:10; Romans 8:30. 1 Thessalonians 5:24 NLT. ASV. God can be depended upon (1 Peter 2:6). "Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 5:24". ... 1 Thessalonians 5:10(NASB) Verse Thoughts. Copyright StatementThese files are a derivative of an electronic edition prepared from text scanned by Woodside Bible Fellowship.This expanded edition of the Jameison-Faussett-Brown Commentary is in the public domain and may be freely used and distributed. 1897-1910. Faithful is he that calleth you - That is, your sanctification after all depends on him, and as he has begun a work of grace in your hearts, you may depend on his faithfulness to complete it; see the 1 Thessalonians 4:3 note; Philemon 1:6 note; 1 Corinthians 1:9 note. 1 Thessalonians 5:5, KJV: "Ye are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness." In this verse, he asserts that God will faithfully do this. To get what 1 Thessalonians 5:27 means based on its source text, scroll down or follow these links for the original scriptural meaning , biblical context and relative popularity. KJ21. Comp. What Does 1 Thessalonians 5:24 Mean? "The Adam Clarke Commentary". ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. I. And the God of peace himself sanctify you wholly; and may your spirit and soul and body be preserved entire, without blame at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ice/1-thessalonians-5.html. Looking to help your church and family stay connected to the Word while social distancing? 1 Thessalonians 5: 1-Thessalonians 5:24. Clarke's 1-thessalonians 5:24 Bible Commentary Faithful is he that calleth you - In a great variety of places in his word God has promised to sanctify his followers, and his faithfulness binds him to fulfill his promises; therefore he will do it. California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/wen/1-thessalonians-5.html. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/vnt/1-thessalonians-5.html. 2. He will be to you the very God of peace. "Vincent's Word Studies in the New Testament". 1 Thessalonians 5:23 . They chose to become New Testament Christians rather than remain lost and dead in sin” (Denton Lectureship p. 214). 24 Faithful is he that calleth you, who also will do it. (C. H. pistos. We are as a limb of the body separated by paralysis, or any other internal cause, from the benefits of the general circulation. How does Paul choose to end his first letter to … Continue reading "Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24" The Christians in Thessalonica chose to hear, believe, accept and obey the Gospel. Don't believe everything you hear. 23 And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. "The 1599 Geneva Study Bible". Because he is faithful. Church Pulpit Commentary. 1 Thessalonians 5:24. Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your free trial. 1832. And the conquest of Asia seems to offer the near vision of the consummation of the Kingdom of God. He does not mock you; He is in earnest. He calls, and He is faithful to His own merciful calling; He summons the heart to Himself, and He adheres to His own voluntary summons; He, without destroying human freedom or human responsibility, of His free grace, commences, continues, and ends, the whole Christian work. ‘We must meditate frequently on the follies of those who began so well and ended so badly. 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