1 Thessalonians

Rely Completely on the Holy Spirit

Application Questions ​ Look Back Share anything that God was doing in your life or teaching you through His word.Share any results from your “I will” statements from last week.  We’re you able to share with another person this past week?  Look Up Reread today’s passage: 1 Thessalonians 5:19-22 What stood out to you most today?   Did anything bother you from this passage?  Why? What does this passage teach us about God?   What does this passage teach us about man?      What does this…

Look Out

Application Questions ​ Look Back Share any results from your “I will” statements from last week.  We’re you able to share with another person this past week?  Look Up Reread today’s passage: 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 What stood out to you most today?   Did anything bother you from this passage?  Why? What does this passage teach us about God?   What does this passage teach us about man?      What does this passage teach us about living to please God?   Look Ahead Take a moment in quiet…

Patient Love

Look Back  Share any results from your “I will” statements from last week.  We’re you able to share with another person this past week?  Look Up Reread today’s passage: 1 Thessalonians 5:12-15 What stood out to you most today?   Did anything bother you from this passage?  Why? What does this passage teach us about God?   What does this passage teach us about man?      What does this passage teach us about living to please God?   Look Ahead Take a moment in quiet prayer…

Always Live Ready for Jesus Return

Application Questions ​ Look Back Share any results from your “I will” statements from last week.  We’re you able to share with another person this past week?  Look Up Reread today’s passage: 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 What stood out to you most today?   Did anything bother you from this passage?  Why? What does this passage teach us about God?   What does this passage teach us about man?      What does this passage teach us about living to please God?   Look Ahead Take a moment in quiet…

In Christ We Rise

Application Questions ​ In Christ We Rise Look Back Share any results from your “I will” statements from last week.  We’re you able to share with another person this past week?  Look Up Reread today’s passage: 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 What stood out to you most today?   Did anything bother you from this passage?  Why? What does this passage teach us about God?   What does this passage teach us about man?      What does this passage teach us about living to please God?   Look Ahead Take…

Loving Folks

Application Questions ​ Reread today’s passage: 1 Thessalonians 4:9-12 What stood out to you most today?   Did anything bother you from this passage?  Why? What does this passage teach us about God?   What does this passage teach us about man?      What does this passage teach us about living to please God?   Look Ahead Take a moment in quiet prayer and ask God what he is specifically leading you to do in response to this passage.  Write it down in the form…

What God Wants for Us

Application Questions ​ Look Back Share any results from reaching out in love to others this past week. Look Up Reread today’s passage: 1 Thessalonians 4:1-8.  What stood out to you most today?  What does this passage teach us about God?   What does this passage teach us about man?      What does this passage teach us about living to please God?   Look Ahead Take a moment in quiet prayer and ask God what he is specifically leading you to do in response to this passage. …

Overflowing Love

Application Questions ​ Share any results from last weeks focus on making disciples in the midst of opposition.  What stood out to you most from today’s message?  Read 1 John 4:7-12.  How have you experienced love from others in the church?  What did that do for you?  Why is loving others so important?    Reread 1 Thessalonians 3:12-13.  How does love help us stay holy?  What makes this so challenging?  Why is Paul praying this for them?     How does focusing on the return of Christ…

Playing the Right Game

Application Questions ​ Share any results from last weeks recipe for Gospel growth PAG; Pure Motives, Authentic Lives, God’s Power.  What stood out to you most from today’s message?  How are you experiencing opposition and affliction for your faith?  What is your typical response to it?    Reread 1 Thessalonians 3:1-5.  What is really at stake in affliction?  Have you experienced people falling away?  How can we apply verse 2 to the situation?    Read Ephesians 6:10-18.  What is the real source of our struggle?  What…

Recipe for Gospel Growth

Application Questions ​ Share any results from last weeks message about living as passionate leaders and passionate disciples.   What stood out to you most from today’s message?  How do we assess our true motives for serving God?  Read 2 Corinthians 5:17-20; how does this direct our motivations?   What was the difference between ulterior motives and ultimate motives?  How do we apply this to our relationships as we reach out?    Reread 1 Thessalonians 2:10-11. What do our lives need to look like?  Why is this so critical to our…

All In for Jesus​ ​

Application Questions ​ August 9, 2020​ Share any results from reflecting on the Psalms that Pastor Jon shared last week.   What stood out to you most from today’s message?   Have you ever had someone invest in your life and faith?  Have you ever invested in others? Share your experiences   Reread 1 Thessalonians 1:4-5.  How does Paul describe the gospel presentation to the Thessalonians?  Describe any experiences you have had like this.    Reread 1 Thessalonians 1:6.  Have you experienced affliction in response to faith?  What is the source of our…