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.

“His Marvelous Love In A Besieged City”

“Blessed be the LORD, for He has made marvelous His lovingkindness to me in a besieged city.” (Psalm 31:21) Here David praises God for ministering to him, even in an extremely difficult time in his life. He said he was … Continue reading

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What’s The Report About YOU?

“For I was very glad when brethren came and testified to your truth, that is, how you are walking in truth.” (III John 3) Evidently some “brethren” left the presence of the church that John was addressing here, and brought … Continue reading

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Does Your Soul Prosper?

“Beloved, I pray that in all respects you may prosper and be in good health, just as your soul prospers.” (III John 2) Controversy surrounds this little verse, as proponents of the prosperity gospel attempt to use it to promote … Continue reading

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Praying For Health & Prosperity?

“Beloved, I pray that in all respects you may prosper and be in good health, just as your soul prospers.” (III John 2) From John’s prayer here which opens his third letter, it is evidently not WRONG to pray for … Continue reading

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“The Servant & The Savior” (Matthew 3:11 sermon)

Several years ago, one of my sisters was attending a missions banquet, and she heard that the President of our Southern Baptist International Mission Board was going to be in attendance, so she was looking forward to meeting him. She … Continue reading

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Loving In Truth

“The elder to the beloved Gaius, whom I love in truth.” (III John 1) It was for no light reason that the Spirit of God inspired John to add these words, “in truth” to this opening verse of his third … Continue reading

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When It’s Good To Be Intolerant

“If anyone comes to you and does not bring this teaching, do not receive him into your house, and do not give him a greeting, for the one who gives him a greeting participates in his evil deeds.” (II John … Continue reading

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