03/06/2022 One Valuable Body!

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One Valuable Body! 1 Thessalonians 2:17-20   1. Separation From God’s Church Should Bring Great Distress. (Vs. 17, Heb 10:25, 2 Tim 1:4, John 13:34-35) a. Hebrews 12:25, “And let us consider one another in order to provoke love and good works, not neglecting to gather together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging each other, and …

02/27/2022 Paying it Forward

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Paying it Forward 1 Thessalonians 2:13-17   1. The Word of God is To Be Wholeheartedly Welcomed! (Vs. 13, 1 Pet 1:23, John 8:31-32) a. 1 Peter 1:23, “because you have been born again—not of perishable seed but of imperishable—through the living and enduring word of God.” b. John 8:31-32, “Then Jesus said to the Jews who had believed him, …

02/20/2022 The House’s Foundation – Part 2

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The House’s Foundation 1 Thessalonians 2:1-10   1. Good Results Come from Good Ministry. (Vs. 1, Isa 55:11) a. Isaiah 55:11, “so my word that comes from my mouth will not return to me empty, but it will accomplish what I please and will prosper in what I send it to do.”   2. Good Ministry is Not: a. Cowardly. …

02/13/2022 The House’s Foundation

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The House’s Foundation 1 Thessalonians 2:1-10   1. Good Results Come from Good Ministry. (Vs. 1, Isa 55:11) a. Isaiah 55:11, “so my word that comes from my mouth will not return to me empty, but it will accomplish what I please and will prosper in what I send it to do.”   2. Good Ministry is Not: a. Cowardly. …

02/06/2022 Let’s Be That Church

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Let’s Be That Church 1 Thessalonians 1:6-10   1. The Example of the Church is Worth Following When: a. She Imitates the Lord. (Vs. 6 a, 1 Cor 11:1) i. 1 Corinthians 11:1, “Imitate me, as I also imitate Christ.” b. She is Not Deterred by Persecution. (Vs. 6 b, Psa 9:9-10) i. Psalm 9:9-10, “The Lord is a refuge …

01/30/2022 God’s Church is Alive

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God’s Church is Alive 1 Thessalonians 1:1-5   1. The Church is of the Father and the Lord Jesus. (Vs. 1, 3b, Col 1:17-18) a. Colossians 1:17-18, “He is before all things, and by him all things hold together. He is also the head of the body, the church; he is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, so that …

01/16/2022 Praying Like Jesus

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Praying Like Jesus Matthew 26:36-46   1. Jesus Prayed Honestly. (Vs. 36-39, Psa 62:8, Matt 6:7-8) a. Psalm 62:8, “Trust in him at all times, you people; pour out your hearts before him. God is our refuge.” b. Matthew 6:7-8, “When you pray, don’t babble like the Gentiles, since they imagine they’ll be heard for their many words. Don’t be …

01/09/2022 A Different Life

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A Different Life 2 Timothy 3:10-17   1. The Church of God Must Live Differently in Christ… (Vs. 10-13, 2 Cor 6:15-18) a. 2 Corinthians 6:15-18, “What agreement does Christ have with Belial? Or what does a believer have in common with an unbeliever? And what agreement does the temple of God have with idols? For we are the temple …

12/19/2021 Confirmation, Celebration, and Contemplation

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Confirmation, Celebration, and Contemplation Luke 2:1-20   1. The Birth of Jesus Brings Great Confirmation: a. Jesus Fulfills the Prophecies of God! (Vs. 1-12, Isaiah 7:14, Micah 5:2) i. Isaiah 7:14, “Therefore, the Lord himself will give you a sign: See, the virgin will conceive, have a son, and name him Immanuel.” ii. Micah 5:2, “Bethlehem Ephrathah, you are small …