Leon Morris on 1 Thessalonians 1:3…

…remembering without ceasing your work of faith, labor of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ in the sight of our God and Father…

“Once we see that God is like that, that God loves as part of his very nature, that God loves in a way that means Calvary, we must make a decision. Either we yield to the divine agapē to be transformed by it, to be remade in the divine image, to see people in a measure as God sees them, or we do not. And if we do not, in that lies our condemnation.”

Morris, L. (1984). 1 and 2 Thessalonians: An introduction and commentary (Vol. 13, p. 44). Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press.

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