Contributed on May 13, 2021
The dynamic Gospel message at its very core is faith in Jesus Christ that bears out in practical conviction that means our life aligns with God.
THE DYNAMIC GOSPEL 1 THESSALONIANS 1:1-10 #1Thessalonians1 INTRODUCTION… HOW MUCH TIME DOES IT TAKE TO PLAN A… (p) [wildapricot.com/blog/how-to-plan-an-event] What does it take to plan an event? One website I consulted said that there are 10 normal steps that need to be considered for any type ...read more
Contributed on May 20, 2021
I exhort, call, invite, encourage, charge, urge, summon, and am a witness to you today that we need to walk in a manner worthy of God. If you are a believer in Jesus, this is not an option. This is a way of life.
WALK THIS WAY 1 THESSALONIANS 2:1-20 #1Thessalonians2 INTRODUCTION… FAMOUS SONGS MADE FOR ‘WALKING’ (p) To start out this morning, we are going to have some fun and we are going to play a little ‘Name that Tune.’ I have 5 short snippets of the beginning of songs ranging from 10 seconds to 24 ...read more
Contributed on May 26, 2021
In this particular passage of 1 Thessalonians 3, Paul wants to encourage the Thessalonians in their faith in the midst of trials and doesn’t want them discouraged because he and his companions, including Timothy, suffer trials and hardships.
MOVED BY AFFLICTIONS 1 THESSALONIANS 3:1-13 #1Thessalonians3 READ 1 THESSALONIANS 3:1-13 Therefore, when we could bear it no longer, we were willing to be left behind at Athens alone, 2 and we sent Timothy, our brother and God's coworker in the gospel of Christ, to establish and exhort you in ...read more
Contributed on Jun 3, 2021
Choose paths inside God’s bounds that lead to purity. Choose to love one another and so reflect Christ. Choose hard work leading to character that honors Christ. Choose to grieve in hope because God has made death sure in Him.
4 SERMONS 1 THESSALONIANS 4:1-18 #1Thessalonians4 INTRODUCTION I am usually a very decisive person. Give me a choice and I will make it. I don’t usually live in gray areas. Kelly will ask me all the time for a decision and if I don’t know, I make the decision and she’ll ask why… I will either ...read more
Contributed on Jun 14, 2021
1 Thessalonians 5:19 says “Do not quench the Spirit.” How do we obey that? How do we stay hungry and thirsty for God? How do we feed the flame of the Holy Spirit in our lives?
QUENCH 1 Thessalonians 5:12-28 #1Thessalonians5 INTRODUCTION… The Word Quench (etymonline.com/search?q=quench) Some words in the English language are just weird or sound strange. “Nugget” is a weird word. “Fungus,” “kerfuffle,” “cattywampus,” are also weird words. Some words sound bad but ...read more
Contributed on Jun 23, 2021
The entrance described for Jesus Christ in the Bible at His Second coming will be bigger and grander than anything we have ever seen in a movie or imagined from a book or even speculated about and we should grow in faith while we wait.
FIRE INSURANCE 2 THESSALONIANS 1:1-12 #2Thessalonians1 INTRODUCTION/ILLUSTRATION… Grand Entrances denofgeek.com/movies/the-25-most-iconic-movie-entrances/ [adapted] Some entrances in movies are made to get your attention. The scene is a boat. Not just any boat, but a pirate ship. We see a ...read more
Contributed on Jul 6, 2021
Before the end Satan has a good plan to be bad. His plan centers on two points. The first point is ‘lawlessness.’ The second point is ‘believing what is false.’ We need to know this plan so we do not get caught in it, trapped, and end up coming to nothing ourselves.
SATAN’S TWO-PRONGED ATTACK 2 THESSALONIANS 2:1-17 #2Thessalonians2 INTRODUCTION… TWO-PRONGED TRAVEL PLAN (p) It is always a good idea to have a plan. When I went on a road trip at the end of April to Colorado for a funeral, I had a plan. I decided to take my time driving and stop at different ...read more
Contributed on Jul 6, 2021
The Apostle Paul does not want the Thessalonians to grow weary of doing good and serving and living faithfully to God while they wait for His second coming.
WEARY OF DOING GOOD 2 Thessalonians 3:1-18 #2Thessalonians3 INTRODUCTION This morning we are finishing up our series on 1 and 2 Thessalonians and we are focusing on 2 Thessalonians 3. REASON 1 I think one of the reasons that obeying the command that caught my eye in 2 Thessalonians 3 is difficult ...read more