Prev   S4 The Trumpet Call 1 Thessalonians 4   Next

Key: (H)ub (G)ateway (S)trong's New Defender's Other
1 Furthermore then we beseech you, brethren, and exhort you by the Lord Jesus, that as ye have received of us how ye ought to walk and to please God, so ye would abound more and more. H · G · S  
2 For ye know what commandments we gave you by the Lord Jesus. H · G · S  
3 For this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that ye should abstain from fornication: H · G · S  sanctification abstain from fornication
4 That every one of you should know how to possess his vessel in sanctification and honour; H · G · S  
5 Not in the lust of concupiscence, even as the Gentiles which know not God: H · G · S  concupiscence
6 That no man go beyond and defraud his brother in any matter: because that the Lord is the avenger of all such, as we also have forewarned you and testified. H · G · S  
7 For God hath not called us unto uncleanness, but unto holiness. H · G · S  
8 He therefore that despiseth, despiseth not man, but God, who hath also given unto us his holy Spirit. H · G · S  but God
9 But as touching brotherly love ye need not that I write unto you: for ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another. H · G · S  
10 And indeed ye do it toward all the brethren which are in all Macedonia: but we beseech you, brethren, that ye increase more and more; H · G · S  
11 And that ye study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you; H · G · S  study your own business your own hands
12 That ye may walk honestly toward them that are without, and that ye may have lack of nothing.

H · G · S  
Picture of 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18: The Rapture (Christians unexpectedly being caught up into the air)

The Rapture Described

13 But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope. H · G · S  asleep no hope
14 For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him. H · G · S  if in Jesus
15 For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we which are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not prevent them which are asleep. H · G · S  we prevent
16 For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: H · G · S  shout dead in Christ first
17 Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord. H · G · S  caught up together with them
18 Wherefore comfort one another with these words. H · G · S  comfort


Last Manual Update of this page: 2023/04/14

Last Auto-Update of this page: 2023/05/22

Yes! The Memory Page Bible is Public Domain in the United States and most countries and may be used and copied freely.