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  • Living To Please God Series

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on Mar 13, 2010
    based on 16 ratings
     | 13,467 views

    Message given on Girl Scout Sunday. Living a life that is pleasing to God is the most important thing you can do.

    Living to please God 1 Thessalonians 4:1-12 Introduction Good morning. This morning I want to talk for a moment about living a life that pleases God. A life that you are not ashamed for God to see. A life that is a model of Christ ...read more

  • Live The Life God Called Us To Live Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Jan 23, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,184 views

    We are called to live in a special way.

    INTRODUCTION • SLIDE #1 • How are we to live out our lives as we await the return of our Lord Jesus? • In have spent the first couple of messages talking about how we are called to reach out to people who do not know Jesus and how we are to then take those people and help them to become ...read more

  • Living To Please God

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Nov 17, 2008
    based on 29 ratings
     | 5,054 views

    The Bible is full of admonition on how to please God in life. We have three different admonitions in this text. 1- Avoid sexual lust 2- Adopt brotherly love 3- Ambitiously work hard

    INTRO.- ILL.- The American investment banker was at the pier of a small coastal Mexican village when a small boat with just one fisherman docked. Inside the small boat were several large yellow fin tuna. The American complimented the Mexican on the quality of his fish and asked how long it took to ...read more

  • A Plea For Purity

    Contributed by Neil Richardson on Mar 12, 2008
     | 579 views

    A plea for purity, a brotherly and orderly life, and the comfort of Christ’s coming.

    1 Thessalonians 4- B’gate, 16/10/97 Section 1: A Plea for Purity (vv. 1-8) 1. "Finally"- we see that, as in Paul’s other letters, the Apostle selects matters of behaviour to be the last things that ring in the Thessalonians minds. But ironically, the most ’final’ thing about these last two ...read more

  • Walk In Holiness, Love And Diligence

    Contributed by Neil Richardson on Mar 12, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 843 views

    This involves pleasing God, specifically with our sexuality, giving and attitude towards work.

    A. Intro & Conclusion First spoke on 16 Oct 1997 @ B’gate! George Harrison- ‘My sweet Lord…’ going to see him now? • What is the point of your life? Jesus- to bring glory to His Father and save sinners • Are you running slower, as fast or faster than when you began? Jesus -learned obedience, ...read more

  • Practicing The Blessed Hope

    Contributed by Larry Kettle on Dec 14, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 588 views

    This is a sermon that is meant to make the listener think about their biblical responsibility to actively look for Christ to come.

    “Practicing the Blessed Hope” 1 Thessalonians 4 Introduction A. What is the value of hope? 1. Hope cannot be imprisoned by maximum security. 2. Hope cannot be invalidated by propaganda. 3. Hope is only invigorated by persecution. 4. The value of hope has been measured in the eyes of martyrs, ...read more

  • A Life Worth Living Is A Life Worth Working At. Series

    Contributed by Darrin Fish on Dec 10, 2007
     | 987 views

    If the world, can’t see God’s demonstrated in our daily life, Through our behavior, then God hasn’t been seen.

    We are quickly coming to the end of the first of Paul’s Letters to the Thessalonians. • But there is still one message that He wants to make clear. • That message is to make sure that these new converts live a life that pleases God. • So Paul is giving them some final instructions. • Paul is ...read more

  • Living A Life Successful For God Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Nov 12, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 3,781 views

    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

  • Inside Outside Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Sep 4, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,680 views

    What impresses Christians is not necessary what impresses lost people; but both groups are impressed by genuineness.

    Inside Outside (I Thessalonians 4:9-12) 1. Sometimes it is difficult to impress people. 2. During a visit to the mental asylum, a visitor asked the Director what the criterion was which defined whether or not a patient should be institutionalized. "Well," said the Director, "we fill up a ...read more

  • Pleasing God

    Contributed by Ed Wood on May 31, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,612 views

    This message attempts to identify who man tries to please, God or man.

    PLEASING GOD 1 Thessalonians 4:1-12 INTRO: Man is always striving to please someone. The Christian will either please God or he will please man. There are certain things that man must do if he is going to please God. Likewise, there are certain things he must not do in order to please God. ...read more

  • Eulogy Edna White

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on May 30, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,542 views

    This is a eulogy for a believer in Christ who loved her family but was not heavily involved in the life of the church.

    Edna White Rick Gillespie-Mobley Edna White 5 While the powers that be had decided that the World was to go to war in 1914, 63 days after the nations declared war on each other, on October 6th, God had decided to send a gift of hope into the world. ...read more

  • How To Please Your Father Series

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Apr 6, 2007
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,759 views

    5th in series on 1 Thessalonians (5 of 8).

    HOW TO PLEASE YOUR FATHER 1 Thessalonians 4:1-12 INTRO: Along with jogging, walking has become a popular exercise and outdoor sport. You can see entire families out enjoying a walk together. The Christian life can be compared to a walk. It begins with a step of faith. But that step leads ...read more

  • A Call To Grow!

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Jul 13, 2006
     | 482 views

    God calls us to grow in our intimate relationship (if we are married), in our brotherly love, and in our attitude to work.

    We have just read from a portion of the Bible which could be seen as impossible for a ‘Priest’ to relate to. After all (you might think to yourself), what would a ‘Priest’ know about the intimate relationship between a man and a woman! After all (you might think to yourself), what would a ‘Priest’ ...read more

  • Responding To Responsibility

    Contributed by Colin Coombs on Mar 22, 2006
    based on 36 ratings
     | 1,683 views

    Encouraging responsibility towards God; Fellow Christians; and the unsaved.

    I Thessalonians 4:1 - 12 I. OUR RESPONSIBILITY TO PLEASE GOD I Thessalonians 4:1dear brothers and sisters, we urge you in the name of the Lord Jesus to live in a way that pleases God, as we have taught you. You are doing this already, and we encourage you to do so more and more. ...read more

  • Entire Sanctification

    Contributed by George Crumbly on Aug 10, 2005
    based on 29 ratings
     | 1,966 views

    God expects His people to be Holy

    “ENTIRE SANCTIFICATION” (I Thessalonians 4: 1-10) Sheridan Church of the Nazarene: Sunday Morning, November 11, 2001 George E. Crumbly TURN TO I THESSALONIANS 4 The meat of the Holiness message is Sanctification. We believe in the doctrine of Entire Sanctification. ...read more