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  • A Call To Holy Living Series

    Contributed by Bishop Lalachan Abraham on Feb 26, 2014
    based on 12 ratings
     | 25,893 views

    “For God did not call us to be impure, but to live a holy life.” I Thessalonians 4:7

    A Call to Holy Living I Thessalonians 4:7- says “For God did not call us to be impure, but to live a holy life. 8 Therefore, anyone who rejects this instruction does not reject a human being but God, the very God who gives you his Holy Spirit.” God desires that every believer lead a ...read more

  • Take Pleasure In Pleasing God

    Contributed by Christopher Nerreau on Mar 15, 2009
    based on 13 ratings
     | 3,664 views

    Seeking personal pleasure is seen as the highest priority of modern culture. In our passage today Paul affirms the opposite to be true: humanity’s chief goal ought to be to take pleasure in pleasing God. The question we are going to address today is ho

    TITLE : TAKE PLEASURE IN PLEASING GOD TEXT: 1 Thessalonians 4:1-8 INTRODUCTION: Background to the Letter: Chapters 1-3 o The oldest letter in the NT (50 AD) o Written to a Church Paul established himself o The Church was heavily persecuted and many were martyred. First by the Jews and ...read more

  • "Sanctification"

    Contributed by Andy Grossman on Nov 12, 2008
    based on 15 ratings
     | 6,022 views

    Shares the process of sanctification

    “Sanctification” November 14, 2008 “Finally, brothers, we instructed you how to live in order to please God, as in fact you are living. Now we ask you and urge you in the Lord Jesus to do this more and more. For you know what instructions we gave you by the authority of the Lord Jesus. It ...read more

  • Living A Life Successful For God Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Nov 12, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 3,851 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

  • The Landmine Of Sexual Sins Series

    Contributed by Charles Stanley on Sep 20, 2007
    based on 178 ratings
     | 20,296 views

    The Bible teaches us a basic truth: Sinful activity carries serious consequences. Sexual sin is no exception. No matter what the world may want us to believe, God’s Word is clear that we are to live in purity of mind and body. Sexual sin is a devastating

    Landmines in the Path of the Believer Part 5: The Landmine of Sexual Sins Summary: The Bible teaches us a basic truth: Sinful activity carries serious consequences. Sexual sin is no exception. No matter what the world may want us to believe, God’s Word is clear that we are to live in ...read more

  • Pleasing God

    Contributed by Ed Wood on May 31, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,660 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
     | 2,592 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

  • Avoiding The Mistake Of Sexual Immorality Series

    Contributed by David Owens on May 8, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 4,432 views

    Samson made many mistakes with regard to sexual immorality. Let’s learn from his mistakes, not our own.

    Introduction: A. The story is told of a church secretary who would typically answer the phone saying, “Jesus loves you. Karen speaking. How may I help you?” 1. One day she was distracted when the phone rang, and she answered, “Karen loves you. Jesus speaking. How may I help you?” 2. There ...read more

  • How To Please Your Father Series

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Apr 6, 2007
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,843 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

  • Responding To Responsibility

    Contributed by Colin Coombs on Mar 22, 2006
    based on 36 ratings
     | 1,713 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

  • Holiness And Purity Series

    Contributed by Kerry Bauman on Feb 9, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 6,679 views

    Holiness has everything to do with exercising self-control over our sexual desires.

    Holiness and Purity Text: 1 Thessalonians 4:3-8 Introduction: The Illinois Department of Resources reports that more than 17,000 deer die each year after being struck by motorists on state highways. I’m sure that a number of us have helped some of these beautiful animals commit suicide in the ...read more

  • Training For Reigning

    Contributed by Doug Morrell on Dec 6, 2005
    based on 17 ratings
     | 2,713 views

    We are never to feign happiness in pain, but if we are growing in Christ-likeness, we should be demonstrating a more eternal, positive perspective (considering it pure joy), because we are realizing that we are training for reigning.

    Depth of character is realized under pressure. Anyone can be a Christian when things go well, but how do you do when a little pressure, a little pain, a little discomfort, criticism or gossip, a sick child, loss of income, are applied? When your fruit is squeezed, what kind of juice comes forth? We ...read more

  • Santos Sexuales Series

    Contributed by Felix Ramirez on Nov 17, 2005
    based on 30 ratings
     | 3,437 views

    El llamado de Dios a mantener la pureza sexual

    SANTOS SEXUALES 1 Tesalonicenses 4:1-8 INTRODUCCIÓN * Hay dos palabras que en cualquier lugar que las menciones lograrás llamar la atención del público: Fuego, Gratis y Sexo. * La sexualidad es uno de los temas siempre relevantes. Todos somos o hemos sido tentados. * Hoy vamos a meditar en ...read more

  • Lust Series

    Contributed by Joseph Rodgers on Nov 9, 2005
    based on 84 ratings
     | 15,435 views

    The second message in a series on the seven deadly sins.

    Virus – Hidden Infections in the Spiritual Life Lust – 1 Th. 4:1-8 Intro: Video Clip – It’s Just Sex Trans: Last week we started a new series on the (7) deadly sins – Virus. Our goal is to place these deadly sins under the microscope of God’s Word to understand their infectious ...read more

  • Final Instructions - How To Be A Gospel Church Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Nov 8, 2005
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,204 views

    How to be a gospel church; how to live lives that are appropriate for people who are waiting for Christ to return to take us to be with him forever.

    We’re going to be thinking today about how to be a gospel church; how to live lives that are appropriate for people who are waiting for Christ to return to take us to be with him forever. Last week you were reminded that even if we don’t know exactly when Jesus will return, he is coming and that ...read more