1 Thessalonians – A Model Church

1 Thessalonians – A Model Church

  • 1 Thessalonians 1 | The Work of the Gospel
    1Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy,To the church of the Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace to you and peace. 2We give thanks to God always for all of you, constantly mentioning you in our prayers, We get to see the real heart of Paul here for other believers, and especially to…
  • 1 Thessalonians 2:1-16 – Gospel Workers
    1For you yourselves know, brothers, that our coming to you was not in vain. 2But though we had already suffered and been shamefully treated at Philippi, as you know, we had boldness in our God to declare to you the gospel of God in the midst of much conflict. BOLDNESS One of the qualities of…
  • 1 Thessalonians 2:17-3:13 | Our Glory & Joy
    17But since we were torn away from you, brothers, for a short time, in person not in heart, we endeavoured the more eagerly and with great desire to see you face to face, 18because we wanted to come to you—I, Paul, again and again—but Satan hindered us. We see here such a personal sense of…
  • 1 Thessalonians 4:1-12 | Attractive Holiness
    1Finally, then, brothers, we ask and urge you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us how you ought to walk and to please God, just as you are doing, that you do so more and more. 2For you know what instructions we gave you through the Lord Jesus. ‘More and more’ indicates…
  • 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 | Resurrection Reality
    13But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope. The Thessalonians must have expressed some concern and uncertainty about friends and family who had died, and the uncertainty of their souls We need not grieve brothers and…
  • 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 | Children of the Day
    1Now concerning the times and the seasons, brothers, you have no need to have anything written to you. God will bring about the day of the Lord in the right ‘season’ (proper/opportune time). It will not be random but come at the right time God is waiting for all things to come to a head…
  • 1 Thessalonians 5:12-28 | Sanctified Through & Through
    12We ask you, brothers, to respect those who labor among you and are over you in the Lord and admonish you, 13and to esteem them very highly in love because of their work. Be at peace among yourselves. Sanctified through leaders This is about acknowledging and appreciating leaders who labor, labouring to teach the word,…
  • 1 Thessalonians – A Model Church