Never be satisfied with your level of love

1 Thessalonians Bible Background

10.16.2015 New Testament: 1Th 4.9–10

To read the Bible in a year, read First Thessalonians 4 on October 16, In the year of our Lord 2015

By Don Ruhl

If you love, praise the Lord. If you want to praise the Lord more, love more, as it is written,

But concerning brotherly love you have no need that I should write to you, for you yourselves are taught by God to love one another; and indeed you do so toward all the brethren who are in all Macedonia. But we urge you, brethren, that you increase more and more… (1 Thessalonians 4.9–10). 

Paul gave them credit for the love they had, but he also urged them to increase that love without ceasing.

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