1 Thessalonians

Be Thankful In All Things

Broadcast #: 7116
Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 5

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.

Be Ready

Broadcast #: 7115
Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 5

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.

A Holy Life

Broadcast #: 7114
Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 4

Summary of 1 Thessalonians 4. Holy living in light of the Second Coming. Holy living means a pure heart, a loving heart and a practical heart.

How Trials Shape Us

Broadcast #: 7113
Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 3

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.

Relating To Others

Broadcast #: 7112
Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 2

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 Effectiveness Of The Gospel

Broadcast #: 7111
Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 1

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.

The Mystery Of Faith

Broadcast #: 7110
Scripture: 1 Thessalonians

The mystery of faith is that Christ lives in the believer through his Holy Spirit. Live an honest life. Living a life of sincerity and honesty is rooted in our commitment to Jesus and the Word of God.

Keeping Short Accounts

Broadcast #: 7109
Scripture: 1 Thessalonians

Any time your conscience is outraged and you don’t settle things, you are weakened, hindered, and deterred from doing that which is effective in the Will of God.

Cut To The Truth

Broadcast #: 7108
Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 5:25

Being honest with God involves stopping manipulative behavior – trying to manipulate people. It involves stopping the idea of explaining away what God’s word is plainly saying.

Intentional Acts = Clean Conscience

Broadcast #: 7107
Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 5:25

Thoughtless and selfish words and actions may indeed be something that you think you’re getting away with. Of course that’s doubtful. You never get away with anything do you, in this life?