Posts in 1 Thessalonians
Praying for the Church

Our prayer for the people of God must be driven by a love that first knows the love that God has shown us in Christ. We look at Paul's prayer for the Thessalonians and how we as a community can grow in both love and holiness.

1 Thessalonians 3:6-13

18 Jun 2017

Jacob Abraham

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The Church As The Fruit Of, And Base For Missions

The church is central to missions because it is both the fruit of the Gospel, as well as displayer and proclaimer of the Gospel.Whereas in the Old Testament God’s people Israel were to be a light to the nations around them, the church is God’s people who live for His glory and proclaim the Gospel.

1 Thessalonians 1:1-10

7 Sep 2014

Simon Murphy

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Living in Light of Christ's Return

Because we are not ignorant of Christ's certain return and judgment of the earth, we should live our lives in the light of that, with lives of faith, acts of love, and hope in his return because He has destined us for salvation through Christ.

1 Thessalonians 5:1-11

25 Aug 2013

Simon Murphy

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Now We Really Live

Because Paul see's people's faith in Christ as being the most important thing in the world, he prays that they may be strengthened in their faith and grow in their practical outworking of that faith (love and holiness).

1 Thessalonians 3:6-13

4 Aug 2013

Simon Murphy

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The Ground of Our Gratitude

Because God has definitively and irreversibly acted to give us earth's greatest treasure (Himself) by saving us through the gospel, we should live with unending gratitude towards Him.

1 Thessalonians 1:1-6

7 Jul 2013

Simon Murphy

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