Sermon Series
  • 1. 1. Lesson 1: Salutation

    Contributed on Mar 29, 2018

    Paul probably wrote this epistle in A.D. 49–51 from Corinth during his second missionary journey (Acts 18:1–18). I Thessalonians is the earliest of Paul’s letters to the churches.

    1/20/18 Tom Lowe Lesson 1 Salutation (Thessalonians 1:1) Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 1:1 (NIV) 1 Paul, Silas and Timothy, to the church{A1.2] of the Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: grace and peace to you. Introduction: Paul wrote this letter to the church in more

  • 2. 2. Lesson 2: Thanksgiving For Their Faith, Hope, And Love

    Contributed on Apr 21, 2018
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    Paul’s thanksgiving becomes unconventional because of his insertion of “God”: he is giving a genuine thanks to the one true God, not making a casual reference to whatever the gods were in Thessalonica, at the time.

    4/8/18 Tom Lowe Lesson 2: THANKSGIVING FOR THEIR FAITH, HOPE, AND LOVE (1Th 1:2-4) Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 1:2-4 (NIV) 2 We always thank God for all of you and continually mention you in our prayers. 3 We remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor more

  • 3. 3. Lesson 3: Their Reception Of The Gospel

    Contributed on Apr 30, 2018

    Paul wants these fellow Christians to remember that he and his co-workers preached the Gospel to them, and they responded by believing and receiving that Gospel.

    4/21/18 Tom Lowe Lesson 3: THEIR RECEPTION OF THE GOSPEL (1Th 1:5-7) Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 1:5-7 (NIV) 5 because our gospel came to you not simply with words but also with power, with the Holy Spirit and deep conviction. You know how we lived among you for your sake. 6 You became more

  • 4. 4. Their Reputation In Every Place

    Contributed on May 28, 2018

    Their “works of faith and labor of love” expressed itself in their sharing of the Gospel with others. They were both “receivers” (the Word came to them) and “transmitters” (the Word went out from them.

    5/14/18 Tom Lowe Lesson 4: Their Reputation in Every Place (1 Th 1:8-10) Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 1:8-10 (NIV) 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 more

  • 5. 5. The Manner Of His Preaching

    Contributed on Jun 11, 2018

    The first section of Chapter 2 [v. 1-8] records Paul’s comments about his visit to Thessalonica. His words suggest that people outside the church were charging him with unworthy motives and improper conduct.

    5/28/18 Tom Lowe Lesson 5: The Manner of His Preaching (1Th 2:1-8) Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8 (NIV) 1 You know, brothers and sisters, that our visit to you was not without results. 2 We had previously suffered and been treated outrageously in Philippi, as you know, but with the help more