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Living In Light of Christ's Return

  • May 2021 Issue
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Our gospel came to you not simply with words but also with power.—1 Thessalonians 1:5

There are times in our lives that we’d rather forget. For many, that list might include the year 2020 with all of its challenges. But honestly, I won’t be sad to put my entire life on earth in the rearview mirror, because I’m looking forward to eternity with Christ—come, Lord Jesus! Until that day, as I’ve learned from Paul’s epistles to the Thessalonians, we must walk as children of light, living witnesses to the transforming power of the gospel.

My prayer is that through this study we will:

  • Understand the background, purposes, and themes of 1 and 2 Thessalonians
  • Rejoice in the person- and world-transforming power of the gospel
  • Be spurred to live God-pleasing lives in light of Christ’s return

Your devotional writer,
Bradley Baurain

Bradley Baurain is Associate Professor and Program Head of TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) at Moody Bible Institute. He is the author of On Waiting Well (Moody Publishers). He has taught in China, Vietnam, the United States, and Canada. Bradley and his wife, Julia, have four children and reside in Northwest Indiana.


Managing Editor: Jamie Janosz, Senior Editor: Elena Mafter, Contributing Editor: John Koessler, Writer: Bradley Baurain, Art Director: Lynn Gabalec, Graphic Designer: Rachel Hutcheson, Marketing & Production: Paul B. Currie

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