Paul and Silas move on from Phillipi and arrive in Thessalonica. From their actions, we see that:

  • No matter the opposition we should still move forward
  • When we push forward, we need to remember that we are not just to proclaim the Gospel; we need to be able to argue for it and to defend it also
  • As we press forward with the work, by God’s grace we will see His people coming to salvation but we must also expect to be in the midst of spiritual warfare, experiencing opposition and even persecution

These points are applied to us and we are encouraged to see that with the Lord on our side, no-one can be against us!


Shaun Bryant

Shaun has been Pastor at Grace Church in Modesto since late 1993. His journey to the fellowship took him through churches of various persuasions, during which time he became convinced of a call to the ministry and also of a Reformed view of the Scriptures. Shaun completed his studies for the ministry at Westminster Seminary in California. He is married with 3 children.

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