Sermons on 1 Thessalonians
The Second Coming (Part 1)
1 Thessalonians 4.13-18
Comfort One-Another with Parousia Words!
1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 Christ’s Second Coming comforts believers with the blessed hope of the resurrection.
God Will Use Us
1 Thessalonians 5:14 We must trust the Lord’s desire and ability to use us.
Encourage One Another
1 Thessalonians 5:11 The Lord wants us to encourage and build each other up in Christ.
Why We Don’t Grieve As Others
1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 We don’t grieve as others when we lose those we love because of the hope of the Gospel.
1 Thessalonians 5:12-28 Scripture commands us to give thanks in all things, both good and bad. We are challenged to examine ourselves to see whether we are thankful towards God and our neighbor.
Grieving The Holy Spirit?
1 Thessalonians 5:12-28 We were encouraged by learning about the Holy Spirit and His work in our lives, and examined what grieving the Holy Spirit means and ways in which we can avoid doing so.
The Second Coming
1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 As King, Jesus will come again to judge all men at the end of history.
Why We Believe in the Second Coming
1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 To help us distinguish between Scriptures that deal with the judgment of God on Israel in 70 AD and those that have to do with the Second Coming of Christ and the ushering in of the eternal state, we consider these four questions:
Pray without Ceasing
1 Thessalonians 5:17 If we’re seeking to be like Jesus and to put off our sins, we see that we must pray: *Constantly. *Fervently. *From a holy heart. *Humbly. *In faith. *Expectantly. *Sincerely and secretly. *Corporately. *With the Spirit’s help.
In Everything Give Thanks
1 Thessalonians 5:18 We consider another godly characteristic that will make us more useful to the Lord: thankfulness.
Thankfulness in Prosperity
1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 We look at how to walk with God during times of blessing, and during the particular difficulties that can come our way at those times.