Final highlights of 1 Thessalonians 5. If you want to be ready for the Second Coming of Christ, there needs to be a lifestyle that is consistent with His will, commands and truth. Be good followers as well as leaders. Pray throughout your day.
Summary of 1 Thessalonians 5. Live your life in a way that you are ready for Christ’s return. The hope of the Second Coming makes a difference in my attitude towards everything else in my life. The Holy Spirit makes the presence of Jesus real.
Summary of 1 Thessalonians 3. How we handle trials and affliction in light of Christ’s Second Coming. The purpose of trials is to intensify my love for others, purify my love for God and get me ready to meet Christ.
Summary of 1 Thessalonians 2. Relate to one another by being bold for God. Don’t use flattering words. Be gentle as a mother who will do anything for her children and give up her life for them. Relate to people based on their need for Jesus. Be the kind of person that can introduce them to Christ.
The start of recap of 1Thessalonians. Every chapter speaks of the Second Coming of Christ. Chapter 1 speaks of the effect of the gospel in light of the Second Coming. The gospel is to be preached in power and received with joy. The effect of the gospel involves a turning- turning towards God or away from him. The Christian life is doing all with the blessed hope of Christ’s return in mind.