Sermon Series
  • 1. Things To Do In Order To Be A Highly Effective Christian

    Contributed on Oct 28, 2007
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    5 Things we need to do i order to be a highly effective Christian

    THINGS TO DO IN ORDER TO BE A HIGHLY EFFECTIVE CHRISTIAN 1 Thessalonians 1:1-4 INTRODUCTION: We are always searching for something more effective, something to do the job better. Magazines, shows, radio stations, etc. are full of contests, trials, and surveys seeking to find the best of ...read more

  • 2. Things To Know In Order To Be A Highly Effective Christian

    Contributed on Oct 28, 2007
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    This message looks at what we need to know in order to be highly effective on our Christian Walk. Effectiveness is important to us, and it is important to God. We are looking for the most effective way of doing things, the most effective treatment,

    Things To Know In Order To Be A Highly Effective Christian How many of you read the article I had in the bulletin last week? 1 Thessalonians 1:5-8 5 because our gospel came to you not simply with words, but also with power, with the Holy Spirit and with deep conviction. You know how we lived ...read more

  • 3. Things To Be In Order To Be A Highly Effective Christian

    Contributed on Oct 28, 2007
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    This message looks at our effectiveness as believers. It is most enriching when we are Christians not by knowledge, or by activity, but by our very nature!

    Things To Be In Order To Be A Highly Effective Christian 1 Thessalonians 1:8-10 8 The Lord’s message rang out from you not only in Macedonia and Achaia--your faith in God has become known everywhere. Therefore we do not need to say anything about it, 9 for they themselves report what kind of ...read more

  • 4. 5 Ways To Frustrate Failure

    Contributed on Oct 30, 2007
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    Paul, here in his letter to the Thessalonian Church gives us five ways to frustrate failure, to keep ourselves from being overwhelmed by it, and to give us a gauge by which we can judge our own spiritual success – ie: our success before God!

    5 WAYS TO FRUSTRATE FAILURE 1 Thessalonians 2:1-6a INTRODUCTION: Failure is something we all want to avoid. No one likes to be known as a failure. No one likes to be associated with a failed anything. We all tend to look at people who have failed with a little cynicism. What’s wrong with ...read more

  • 5. How To Be A Blessing Instead Of A Burden

    Contributed on Oct 30, 2007
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    in these verses, Paul looks at ways we can either be a blessing or a burden in our churches. The challange is to see which characteristics we possess and which we need to change.

    HOW TO BE A BLESSING INSTEAD OF A BURDEN 1 Thessalonians 2:6-12 We were not looking for praise from men, not from you or anyone else. As apostles of Christ we could have been a burden to you, 7 but we were gentle among you, like a mother caring for her little children. 8 We loved you so much ...read more

  • 6. Transformed In The Shadow Of Opposition

    Contributed on Oct 30, 2007
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    This message looks at what is necessary for our lives as believers in order to grow and transform, while at the same time being aware of those forces evident that, when permitted and ignored will hinder our growingin Christ

    TRANSFORMED IN THE SHADOW OF OPPOSITION 1 Thessalonians 2:13-16 I OUR TRANSFORMATION INTO A BELIEVER 1 Thessalonians 2:13 And we also thank God continually because, when you received the word of God, which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men, but as it actually is, ...read more

  • 7. Don't Let Satan Stop You

    Contributed on Oct 30, 2007
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    Paul identifies three ways Satan tried to stop Paul from returnign to the Thessalonias. Satan will try and stop us too. This message looks at how he will try and what we can do about it.

    DON’T LET SATAN STOP YOU 1 THESS 2:17-3:7 1 Thessalonians 2:17-3:7 But, brothers, when we were torn away from you for a short time (in person, not in thought), out of our intense longing we made every effort to see you. 18 For we wanted to come to you--certainly I, Paul, did, again and ...read more

  • 8. When You Wish

    Contributed on Oct 30, 2007
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    In this passage, Paul expands on his statement of chapter 3 and verse 10. He makes a wish to God for himself and the church. In essence a prayer. So when we wish to God, here is what we sould wish for: Fellowship, Love, and Closeness to God

    WHEN YOU WISH 1 THESSALONIANS 3:11-13 INTRODUCTION: What we come to in this passage is the close of a very personal section by the Apostle Paul. These final verses contain a wish. A wish of Paul’s for himself and for the church. We might be able to say that this is Paul’s wish for OUR ...read more

  • 9. Living The Life Of A Believer

    Contributed on Nov 5, 2007
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    For the believer, life is not obtaining the good life, BUT about living the life God ordained for us.

    LIVING THE LIFE OF A BELIEVER 1 THESS 4:1-8 INTRODUCTION: I am sure that we have all heard about the good life. Living the good life, or having the good life, or getting the good life. Problem with the good life is that good does not necessarily mean the same thing to everyone. For one the ...read more

  • 10. Living A Life Successful For God

    Contributed on Nov 11, 2007
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    Last week with looked at what it would take to live a life pleasing to or towards God. What we discovered was that this life was accomplished through sanctification and pursuing God’s desires. The foundation for accomplishing this was to value our worth

    LIVING A LIFE SUCCESSFUL FOR GOD 1 Thess 4:9-12 INTRODUCTION: Last week with looked at what it would take to live a life pleasing to or towards God. What we discovered was that this life was accomplished through sanctification and pursuing God’s desires. The foundation for accomplishing this ...read more

  • 11. What You Know Will Comfort You

    Contributed on Dec 4, 2007
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    ..., Today’s message is especially significant, for it reminds us at this time of great loss; a loss visibly seen and deeply felt, and, that the believer in Christ has a different ending to tragedy such as this. Little did he know that I would be preachi

    WHAT YOU KNOW WILL COMFORT YOU 1 Thess 4:13-18 This past Wednesday morning between 3:30am and 4:30am our brother Elbridge Hollimon was killed in a traffic accident and placed in the hands of God Almighty. Today’s message is especially significant, for it reminds us at this time of great loss; ...read more