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Sermons on “1 Thessalonians”

Living as the family of God

In his conclusion to this letter to the Thessalonian church, Paul leaves them, and us, reading the letter today, with instructions how to live in holiness as the family of God.

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Living in the Hope

As Christians we have hope in Christ’s resurrection and imminent return. How should we live in light of this hope, until the Day of the Lord arrives?

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Sanctification in Sex

Why is it significant that Paul is writing to the Thessalonian Christians about their sanctification and abstinence form sexual immorality? Why is this passage so relevant to Christians today? Listen to the talk.

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The Passion of Paul

From Paul’s letter to the Thessalonians it is clear that he is passionate about their growing in faith in light of Jesus’ return. Do we show the same passion in the relationships that we grow and maintain…and why, as Christians, is this important?

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Authentic Teachers

Through online platforms, many Christians today have no shortage in access to Bible teaching resources. Question is…how do we discern truth from false teaching? In this passage, Paul explains to the Thessalonian church how to recognise true teaching.

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Imitation Christians

In his opening words in the letter to the newly started church in Thessalonica, Paul indicates the reasons why it is evident that their faith in Jesus is real.
In a world of many cheap imitations, how can we tell today that our faith is real? Listen to this talk.

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What does a Christian in lockdown really value?

In his letter, Paul writes to the church in Thessalonica about three of their needs that he is aware of. Those needs are very similar to what Christians need today.

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Paul’s Priorities in Prayer

It isn’t always easy to keep our prayer priorities in the right order, especially during a pandemic. Using Paul’s letter to the Thessolonians, we learn how to prioritise and focus on aspects that align to God’s plan for His Kingdom.

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Prayer

In verses 16 and 25, Paul is asking the Thessalonian church for ongoing prayer.
If God is sovereign, why do we need to pray? How should we pray?
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A Gospel Resolution

As a church, what should our Gospel resolution be for this year, and for years to come? Listen to how the Gospel transformed the newly founded church of the Thessalonians. How should we apply that today?

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