As for other matters, brothers and sisters, we instructed you how to live in order to please God, as in fact you are living. Now we ask you and urge you in the Lord Jesus to do this more and more. 2 For you know what instructions we gave you by the authority of the Lord Jesus. 1 Thessalonians 4:1-2
Many teachers tell us that the Bible is a Road Map for Life. This chapter is a great example of what they mean by it, for in it is God’s will now, how to love one another, and hope for the future regarding the Second Coming of Christ.
Read and study its words well, Paul was urging us. Hide these words in your heart for they contain life-giving and life-sustaining truth. This may very well be the first chapter to memorize as you join with me in memorizing Scripture.
The prayer from the previous chapter combined with these words could help us over the next 10 weeks. At the very least, we should probably read this through several times.
Pray through them.
Give them over to God.