Author Archives: Shawn Thomas

About Shawn Thomas

My blog, shawnethomas.com, provides brief devotions from own personal daily Bible reading, as well as some of my sermons, book reviews, and family life experiences.

“The Most Miraculous Birth” (Matthew 1:18-23 sermon)

Our family is anxiously awaiting the birth of our fourth grand daughter, who is due in Wake Forest at any minute. If you have ever participated in a birth, or held a newborn baby, you know that EVERY birth — … Continue reading

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The Purpose of our Privilege

“But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God’s own possession, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.” (I Peter … Continue reading

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Take Your Love To The Next Level

“Since you have in obedience to the truth purified yourselves for a sincere love of the brethren, fervently love one another from the heart …”. (I Peter 1:22) Sometimes scripture points out weak areas in our lives on which we … Continue reading

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A Verse For Times Like These

“Therefore, gird your minds for action, keep sober in spirit, fix your hope completely on the grace to be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.” (I Peter 1:13) Here Peter encourages Christians in the midst of difficulty … Continue reading

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Do You Have This Kind of Faith?

“and though you have not seen Him, you love Him, and though you do not see Him now, but believe in Him, you greatly rejoice with joy inexpressible and full of glory, (:9) obtaining as the outcome of your faith … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Family Tree (Matthew 1:1-17 sermon)

Someone told me not long ago that they have a relative who is really into researching their family genealogy, but this person does not share that interest. They said, you know I hate to admit it, but whenever my relative … Continue reading

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It’s Not All About Us

“It was revealed to them that they were not serving themselves, but you, in these things which now have been announced to you through those who preached the gospel to you by the Holy Spirit sent from heaven — things … Continue reading

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