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1 Thessalonians 5 – Encourage Each Other

Date: September 9th, 2018

Scripture:  1 Thessalonians 5:1-11

9 For God hath not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ, 10 Who died for us, that, whether we wake or sleep, we should live together with him.  11 Wherefore comfort yourselves together, and edify one another, even as also ye do.

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1 Thessalonians 4 – We Grieve Differently

Date: August 26th, 2018

Scripture:  1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

13 Brothers, we do not want you to be ignorant about those who fall asleep, or to grieve like the rest of men, who have no hope.  14 We believe that Jesus died and rose again and so we believe that God will bring with Jesus those who have fallen asleep in him.  

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1 Thessalonians 4 – Living to Please the Lord

Date: August 19th, 2018

Scripture:  1 Thessalonians 4:1-12

Finally, brothers, we instructed you how to live in order to please God, as in fact you are living. Now we ask you and urge you in the Lord Jesus to do this more and more.  2 For you know what instructions we gave you by the authority of the Lord Jesus.

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1 Thessalonians 3 – Passing the Test

Date: August 12th, 2018

Scripture:  1 Thessalonians 3

7 Therefore, brothers, in all our distress and persecution we were encouraged about you because of your faith.  8 For now we really live, since you are standing firm in the Lord.  9 How can we thank God enough for you in return for all the joy we have in the presence of our God because of you?  10 Night and day we pray most earnestly that we may see you again and supply what is lacking in your faith.

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1 Thessalonians 2 – Facing the Tough Times

Date: August 5th, 2018

Scripture:  1 Thessalonians 2:13-20

13 And we also thank God continually because, when you received the word of God, which you heard from us, you accepted it not as a human word, but as it actually is, the word of God, which is indeed at work in you who believe.

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1 Thessalonians 2 – Speaking to Please God

Date: July 29th, 2018

Scripture:  1 Thessalonians 2:1-12

 3 For the appeal we make does not spring from error or impure motives, nor are we trying to trick you.  4 On the contrary, we speak as men approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel. We are not trying to please men but God, who tests our hearts.

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1 Thessalonians 1 – Turning the World Upside Down

Date: July 22nd, 2018

Scripture:  1 Thessalonians 1:1-10

9 for they themselves report what kind of reception you gave us. They tell how you turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God,  10 and to wait for his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead—Jesus, who rescues us from the coming wrath.

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Game On 2 – Reaching for the Prize

Date: July 15th, 2018

Scripture:  Philippians 3:12-21

12 Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already been made perfect, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me.

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Hebrews 11 – Longing for a Country

Date: July 1st, 2018

Scripture:  Hebrews 11:13-16

13 All these people were still living by faith when they died. They did not receive the things promised; they only saw them and welcomed them from a distance, admitting that they were foreigners and strangers on earth.

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