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May 10, 2015

The Distinctive Ingredients of a Divine Invitation

The Distinctive Ingredients of a Divine Invitation

Jesus invites us to come to him, to take his yoke, and to learn from him, and in turn promises us rest.

May 10, 2015

Authentic Ministry (part 3)

Authentic Ministry (part 3)

In the verses we study this morning we see Paul’s ministry and we see things that should mark our ministry today. Part 1 Part 2

May 3, 2015

Have We Left Our First Love?

Have We Left Our First Love?

He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches.

May 3, 2015

Authentic Ministry (part 2)

Authentic Ministry (part 2)

In the verses we study this morning we see Paul’s ministry and we see things that should mark our ministry today. Part 1

April 26, 2015

Authentic Ministry (part one)

Authentic Ministry (part one)

In the verses we study this morning we see Paul’s ministry and we see things that should mark our ministry today. Paul wasn’t “empire building.” His travels and struggles were all for one reason—promote growth in Christ.    

April 12, 2015

When We Pray

When We Pray

These first fourteen verses give practical teaching about the ministry of prayer. Want to pray like Paul for the body of Christ?

March 29, 2015

Him We Proclaim

Him We Proclaim

As a local church we must not only guard against doctrinal error, but we must exalt Christ and live in a manner worthy of our calling.

March 22, 2015

Do Not Grow Weary

Do Not Grow Weary

Having thanked God for his work in the Thessalonian believers and addressed their concerns about the Day of the Lord, Paul confronts a problem in the church. He shows himself a model of spiritual diligence (3:1–5) as well as working hard physically (3:6–12), and he encourages the believers to do the same.

March 17, 2015

Titus 3

Titus 3

When God’s grace appears in our lives, it not only brings salvation, but it teaches us how to live and how to wait eagerly for Jesus’ return (2:11–15). God’s grace demands a change in how we interact with unbelievers (3:1–7). God’s grace to us will result in God’s grace through us (3:8). Professing Christians who do not display […]

March 15, 2015

Stand Firm and Wait

Stand Firm and Wait

The second chapter addresses specific questions the Thessalonian believers had for Paul (2:1). These questions involved the timing of Jesus’ second coming and the gathering of believers to be with the Lord. In spite of present persecution and impending evil, Paul encourages the believers with God’s election and calling, and commands them to persevere through […]

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