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  • Are You Ready For The Rapture?

    Contributed by David Rigg on Nov 12, 2012

    Here's a sermon about the Rapture. It includes a story that should hold the attention of your congregation as you preach it.

    ARE YOU READY FOR THE RAPTURE? 1 Thessalonians 4: 9-18 9 But concerning brotherly love you have no need that I should write to you, for you yourselves are taught by God to love one another; 10and indeed you do so toward all the brethren who are in all Macedonia. But we urge you, brethren, more

  • A Life Of Influence Series

    Contributed by Rick Burdette on Nov 12, 2012

    Influence, purity, integrity, witness

    A LIFE OF INFLUENCE 1 Thess. 4: 1-12 (Veterans’ Day) November 11, 2012 INTRODUCTION: I have a really good friend named Junior that lives in Lawrenceburg, but works for Toyota in Georgetown…when I knew him he was a deacon at our church…he now serves as an Elder. more

  • Sloth & Diligence Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Dec 13, 2012

    We can be complacent or strive toward quality work, for excellence.

    Sloths are mammals who move only when necessary and even then very slowly. They’re known to dig their curved claws into a tree branch and hang without effort for hours-on-end; they are as unmotivated as they look! Sloth Sloth is something we make jokes about, but few think of it as sin. more

  • Always Evaluate Your Spirtual Growth Series

    Contributed by Paul Clemente on Nov 11, 2013

    Until Jesus returns, the Christian must continue to grow in faith.

    We continue to learn from the First Letter to the Thessalonians; please open your Bibles there… What have we noted so far? In Chapter 1 we noted what the right motives are for the Christian life! In Chapter 2 we noted 2 things, how to effectively share the Gospel and the importance of more

  • Live His Image Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Oct 23, 2012

    To be imitators of Jesus and to do God's will means we lead moral and holy lives. To be imitators of Jesus and to do God’s will means we love each other. To be imitators of Jesus and to do God’s will means we work hard and keep ourselves from drowning in

    Opening Video: I am Sin by ignitermedia Series: Imitators Summary of first 3 messages using power points Sermon: Live His Image Scripture Text: 1 Thessalonians 4:1-18 1Finally, brothers, we instructed you how to live in order to please God, as in fact you are living. Now we ask you and more

  • My 3 Fold Ambition

    Contributed by William R. Nabaza on Jul 19, 2013

    To show that even our ambition must be Word-based.

    I. EXORDIUM: What is your ambition in life? II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers III. OBJECTIVES: To show that even our ambition must be Word-based. IV. TEXT: 1 Thessalonians 4:11 (Amplified Bible) To make it your ambition and definitely endeavor to live quietly and peacefully, more

  • Sexual Holiness Series

    Contributed by Ken Henson on Jul 21, 2013

    God calls us to be holy with our bodies.

    3 for it is God’s will that you should be sanctified: that you should avoid sexual immorality; 4 that each of you should learn to control his own body in a way that is holy and honorable, 5 not in passionate lust like the heathen, who do not know God; 6 and that in this matter no one should more

  • I Am Created To Work Series

    Contributed by David Lange on Sep 20, 2013

    God created us with responsibilities. We are responsible to work and earn the bread that we eat.

    I AM CREATED TO WORK We are told in the Scriptures that we cannot work to earn our salvation. Ephesians 2:8-9 (NIV) 8 For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith--and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God-- 9 not by works, so that no one can boast. We cannot do enough works more

  • Our Ambition

    Contributed by William R. Nabaza on Jul 30, 2012

    I. EXORDIUM: Do you have any ambition in life? Do you know these ambitions need to be align with GOD's Words? II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers III. OBJECTIVES: To enumerate the ambitions according to the will of GOD. IV. TEXT: 1 Thess

    I. EXORDIUM: Do you have any ambition in life? Do you know these ambitions need to be align with GOD's Words? II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers III. OBJECTIVES: To enumerate the ambitions according to the will of GOD. IV. TEXT: 1 Thessalonians 4:11-12 (New Living Translation, more

  • Taking Out The Trash

    Contributed by Larry Sopchak on Sep 20, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    A Message on Holy Living that admonishes believers to 1) Watch Our Thoughts 2) Watch Our Words 3) Watch Our Actions 4) Watch Our Habits 5) Watch Our Relationships

    "Taking Out The Trash" by Pastor Larry Sopchak Sunday, July 17, 2011 TEXT: 1 Thessalonians 4:7 1 Peter 1:13-16 INTRODUCTION We need a revival of HOLY LIVING in our time today... God's people need to return to our HOLY CALLING... 2 Timothy 1:9, tells us that God "has saved us and more

  • Brotherly Love

    Contributed by Chuck Sligh on Oct 14, 2012
    based on 3 ratings

    Paul teaches in 1 Thessalonians 4:9-10 that brotherly love is God-taught to the true believer, but must be manifested practically and is capable of growth. That is the subject of this sermon.

    Brotherly Love Chuck Sligh October 14, 2012 TEXT: 1 Thessalonians 4:9-10 – “But as touching brotherly love ye need not that I write unto you: for ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another. 10 And indeed ye do it toward all the brethren which are in all Macedonia: but we more

  • Jesus Gives Us Hope Series

    Contributed by Jesse Alexander on Mar 30, 2013

    Encouragement to a congregation of reluctant inviters to take invite cards and invite friends and neighbors to worship.

    We’re continuing with the E100 series, and we have two weeks left. We’re actually extending the series one week due to Ash Wednesday and the 25th anniversary. But I’ll be preaching three sermons from the last two weeks of the E100 series. You can still grab a book mark it more

  • Be Holy Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Powell on Mar 26, 2013
    based on 1 rating

    Continuation of 1 Thessalonians series, "Be Holy"

    Be Holy 1 Thessalonians Series 1 Thessalonians 4:1-12 – February 20, 2011 Throughout the book of 1 Thessalonians – up to this point – we’ve seen Paul challenge the church to be strong and continue the work of the ministry of the gospel. We’ve seen Paul challenge more

  • Conduct That Pleases God

    Contributed by Clarence Clough on May 15, 2013

    This portion of Scripture strongly encourages Christians to live lives of unceasing prayer, praise, and practical sanctification. God pleasing, Bible based conduct draws us closer to God and to each other.

    CONDUCT THAT PLEASES GOD TEXT: 1 Thessalonians 4:1-12 (KJV), “1 Furthermore then we beseech you, brethren, and exhort you by the Lord Jesus, that as ye have received of us how ye ought to walk and to please God, so ye would abound more and more. 2 For ye know what commandments we gave you more

  • Living To Please God (Part 1) Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Apr 16, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    In this sermon, we learn what God's will is - that we are sanctified, which includes avoiding sexual immorality.

    A. It always disturbs me to see road kill along the highway (maybe except for opossums), how about you? 1. It is sad when the lives of beautiful, innocent animals are unintentionally extinguished by passing cars and trucks. 2. The consequences of these collisions can be severe for both the more