2 Thessalonians 3:5
Good News Translation
May the Lord lead you into a greater understanding of God's love and the endurance that is given by Christ.

New Revised Standard Version
May the Lord direct your hearts to the love of God and to the steadfastness of Christ.

Contemporary English Version
I pray that the Lord will guide you to be as loving as God and as patient as Christ.

New American Bible
May the Lord direct your hearts to the love of God and to the endurance of Christ.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the Lord direct your hearts, in the charity of God and the patience of Christ.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And the Lord direct your hearts, in the charity of God and the patience of Christ.

the Lord.

1 Kings 8:58 But may he incline our hearts to himself, that we may walk in all his ways, and keep his commandments, and his ceremonies, and all his judgments, which he commanded our fathers.

1 Chronicles 29:18 O Lord God of Abraham, and of Isaac, and of Israel our fathers, keep for ever this will of their heart, and let this mind remain always for the worship of thee.

Psalm 119:5,36 O! that my ways may be directed to keep thy justifications. . . .

Proverbs 3:6 Be not wise in thy own conceit: fear God, and depart from evil:

Jeremiah 10:23 I know, O Lord, that the way of a man is not his: neither is it in a man to walk, and to direct his steps.

James 1:16-18 Do not err, therefore, my dearest brethren. . . .


Deuteronomy 30:6 The Lord thy God will circumcise thy heart, and the heart of thy seed: that thou mayst love the Lord thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul, that thou mayst live.

Jeremiah 31:33 But this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel, after those days, saith the Lord: I will give my law in their bowels, and I will write it in their heart: and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.

Romans 5:5 And hope confoundeth not: because the charity of God is poured forth in our hearts, by the Holy Ghost who is given to us.

Romans 8:28 And we know that to them that love God all things work together unto good: to such as, according to his purpose, are called to be saints.

1 Corinthians 8:3 But if any man love God, the same is known by him.

Galatians 5:22 But the fruit of the Spirit is, charity, joy, peace, patience, benignity, goodness, longanimity,

James 2:5 Hearken, my dearest brethren: Hath not God chosen the poor in this world, rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which God hath promised to them that love him?

1 John 4:19 Let us therefore love God: because God first hath loved us.

and into.

Psalm 40:1 Unto the end, a psalm for David himself. [2] With expectation I have waited for the Lord, and he was attentive to me.

Psalm 130:5,6 my soul hath hoped in the Lord. . . .

Lamentations 3:26 Teth. It is good to wait with silence for the salvation of God.

Luke 12:36,37 And you yourselves like to men who wait for their lord, when he shall return from the wedding; that when he cometh and knocketh, they may open to him immediately. . . .

Romans 8:25 But if we hope for that which we see not, we wait for it with patience.

Philippians 3:20,21 But our conversation is in heaven: from whence also we look for the Saviour, our Lord Jesus Christ, . . .

1 Thessalonians 1:3,10 Being mindful of the work of your faith and labour and charity: and of the enduring of the hope of our Lord Jesus Christ before God and our Father. . . .

2 Timothy 4:8 As to the rest, there is laid up for me a crown of justice which the Lord the just judge will render to me in that day: and not only to me, but to them also that love his coming. Make haste to come to me quickly.

Titus 2:13 Looking for the blessed hope and coming of the glory of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ.

Hebrews 9:28 So also Christ was offered once to exhaust the sins of many. The second time he shall appear without sin to them that expect him unto salvation.

2 Peter 3:12 Looking for and hasting unto the coming of the day of the Lord, by which the heavens being on fire shall be dissolved, and the elements shall melt with the burning heat?

Revelation 3:10,11 Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I will also keep thee from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon the whole world to try them that dwell upon the earth. . . .

Revelation 13:10 He that shall lead into captivity shall go into captivity: he that shall kill by the sword must be killed by the sword. Here is the patience and the faith of the saints.

the patient waiting for Christ.

Hebrews 12:2,3 Looking on Jesus, the author and finisher of faith, who, having joy set before him, endured the cross, despising the shame, and now sitteth on the right hand of the throne of God. . . .

1 Peter 4:1 Christ therefore having suffered in the flesh, be you also armed with the same thought: for he that hath suffered in the flesh hath ceased from sins:

Request for Prayer
4And we have confidence concerning you in the Lord that the things which we command, you both do and will do. 5And the Lord direct your hearts, in the charity of God and the patience of Christ. 6And we charge you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you withdraw yourselves from every brother walking disorderly and not according to the tradition which they have received of us.…
Cross References
1 Thessalonians 3:11
Now God himself and our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ, direct our way unto you.

Revelation 1:9
I, John, your brother and your partner in tribulation and in the kingdom and patience in Christ Jesus, was in the island which is called Patmos, for the word of God and for the testimony of Jesus.

2 Thessalonians 3:4
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