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I Thessalonians 3:6-13 A Good Report

Timothy’s report brought joy with it.

Paul is very pleased to relate what a glowing report he received from Timothy. His fears have been put to rest and he is rejoicing instead.

It had not been a long time since Paul and company left Thessalonica but it still nerve wracking to Paul. They had such a short time there to plant this church. What kind of soil were they from Jesus’ parable? Were they rocky soil that sprang up quickly but also died in the heat of the day? Were they thorny soil that the cares of the day choked out the word? Or were they good soil that would yield an abundance of fruit? Paul could take the uncertainty no longer so he sent Timothy to check it out. Read more »