Sermons on 1 Thessalonians

Sermons on 1 Thessalonians

WAITING ON JESUS … TOGETHER

WAITING ON JESUS … TOGETHER1 Thessalonians 2.17-3.8Waiting for Jesus – Part 5 WAITING ON JESUS TOGETHER MEANS … WE See A Reward In EACH OTHER vv. 19–20 “For who is our hope or joy or crown of boasting in the presence of our Lord Jesus at his coming? … you are our glory and joy!” (csb) 2 Timothy 4.7 “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.” (esv) WE Speak Resolve Into…

CREATING CHRISTIAN COUNTER CULTURE

CREATING CHRISTIAN COUNTER CULTURE1 Thessalonians 2.13-16Waiting for Jesus – Part 4 CHRISTIAN COUNTERCULTURE REQUIRES US TO… EMBRACE THE SCRIPTURE AS OUR ULTIMATE GUIDE   v. 13 “… when you received the word of God … you accepted it not as the word of men but as what it really is, the word of God …” (esv) Acts 17.21 “… [they] would spend their time in nothing except telling or hearing something new.” (esv) The Bible Defends Itself: Through An Explanation…

GIVING SKEPTICS A HARD TIME

GIVING SKEPTICS A HARD TIME1 Thessalonians 2.1-12Waiting for Jesus – Part 3 WHAT WE ARE TRYING TO DEFEND: The Gospel   v. 2 “… we had boldness in our God to declare to you the gospel of God …” (esv) Declaration #1 – We belong to the God who created us. Declaration #2 – We have sinned against God and will be judged for it. Question #1 – How has God acted in JC to save us? Through His Death…

WHEN GOD GETS A HOLD OF YOU

WHEN GOD GETS A HOLD OF YOU1 Thessalonians 1.5a-10Waiting For Jesus – Part 2 vv. 8–9 “… your faith in God has gone out … they themselves report what kind of reception we had from you: how you turned to God …” (csb) FAITH IS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN GOD … MOVES US THROUGH Honesty TO Imitation  v. 5-6 “You know what kind of men we proved to be among you for your sake. And you became imitators of us …”…

THE CHURCH’S CLAIM TO FAME

THE CHURCH’S CLAIM TO FAME1 Thessalonians 1.1-5Waiting for Jesus – Part 1 v. 1 “To the church of the Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ …” (esv)  v. 3 “… remembering … your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.” (esv)  THE CHURCH IN GOD WILL HAVE … FAITH THAT KEEPS Sharing Jesus  v. 8 “… the word of the Lord sounded forth from you … your…