1 Thessalonians 5:15 - Pursue Good - 7/5/20

“See that no one repays anyone evil for evil, but always seek to do good to one another and to everyone.” — 1 Thessalonians 5:15 What does it mean to “do good”? That’s the big question we explored this past Sunday as…

1 Thessalonians 5:13 -Live Peaceably - 6/21/20

This Sunday we continued to look at 10 principles from our passage in 1 Thessalonians 5:12-22. We started off our journey the previous week with a discussion about authority — verses 12 and 13 — which is one of the foundations of the Christian…

1 Thessalonians: 5 12-22 -How to Live Well Under Authority - 6/14/20

We’ve come upon an incredible passage of Scripture in our study of 1 Thessalonians. In fact, verses 12 through 22 of the book’s fifth chapter are so rich with meaning and power that we need to look at them over the next several weeks bit…

1 Thessalonians 4: 13-18 - The Rapture - Could It Happen Today? - 5/31/20

This past Sunday we talked about the rapture. One of the first things we covered is the fact that the word rapture doesn’t appear in the Bible. But that’s OK. The word trinity doesn’t appear in Scripture, either, but that doesn’t…

Thessalonians 4: 9 -12 - What is Normal Anyway? - 5/24/20

What does “normal” look like in the Christian life? In the Christian life, it’s normal to be loving, to be gracious. But are we loving all the time? Unfortunately, no. There are times when we can be grouchy and irritable. And then…

1 Thessalonians 4: 1-8 - How you should walk as a Christian - 5/17/20

In our continuing study through Paul’s first letter to the Thessalonian church, we find the apostle in chapter 4 getting down to the nitty gritty of what it means to live the Christian life — particularly for those who are brand-new believers,…