Sermon Series
  • 1. Growing Pains

    Contributed on May 9, 2008
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    Suffering for the Kingdom of God.

    1. Paul was the kind of guy that didn’t quit. a. His heart LARGE, his energy levels HIGH, his love DEEP. b. His first calling was to GO INTO ALL THE WORLD and share the gospel. When speaking to Ananias Jesus says… Acts 9.15-16 But the Lord said to him, "Go, for he is a chosen vessel of Mine to more

  • 2. Comforted & Established In Him

    Contributed on May 9, 2008
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    What could be more comforting than the promise of Jesus being fulfilled - that Jesus could come at any moment, even today to take us to heaven.

    1. DOUBTS & DISCOURAGEMENT, … They’re making their way through the church in Thessalonica. a. Soon after Paul’s departure, the false teachers were so quick and so thorough in shaking their faith. b. DOUBT: Lacking confidence, Distrusting, to consider unlikely. c. DISCOURAGEMENT: disheartened, more

  • 3. Order In The Church

    Contributed on May 9, 2008
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    When confusion comes - turn to God’s Word.

    1. What can wash away our sins? Nothing but the blood of Jesus. a. I love that hymn, and I especially love that line. b. It’s the precious blood of Jesus that washes us, and cleanses us from all our sins. What can wash away my sin? Nothing but the blood of Jesus; What can make me whole again? more

  • 4. Makings Of A Mature Church

    Contributed on May 9, 2008
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    A healthy church will have a deepening faith which produces wonderful works!

    1. It’s sad to think of what Thessalonica was like without a church… without a light… without the hope of the gospel. • What would they do about their sin? What would be their standard for right behaviors, for spiritual things? • How would their homes stay strong? Their kids? • Where would they more