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  • A Model Ministry Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Mar 5, 2012
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    In chapter 2 of 1 Thessalonians, Paul reminded them of the ministry he conducted among them. His description of his ministry provides us with an excellent model for our ministry.

    Introduction: A. Last week, in our sermon, we worked our way through 1 Thessalonians chapter one and noticed why the church at Thessalonica was a model church. 1. We discovered that they were a model church for at least three reasons: (1). Their Faithful Service. (2) Their Open Receptivity. (3) more

  • The Preacher God Wants Us To Be

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Apr 28, 2013
    based on 4 ratings

    How can we be the preachers God wants us to be? 1. We must have passion to share the gospel. 2. We must have pure hearts. 3. We must have a parent’s love.

    The Preacher God Wants Us to Be 1 Thessalonians 2:1-13 Charge to the Preacher - Luther Sanson Ordination Twin Oaks Baptist Church - April 21, 2013 *Luther and Trudy, I can’t tell you how blessed I am to be here with you today. The way the Lord has worked in and through you both is one of the more

  • Be Like A Father

    Contributed by William R. Nabaza on Jul 12, 2013

    To teach that we need to be like our FATHER GOD in all ways.

    I. EXORDIUM: Are you like a father to your members? II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers III. OBJECTIVES: To teach that we need to be like our FATHER GOD in all ways. IV. TEXT: 1 Thessalonians 2:11-12 (Amplified Bible) For you know how, as a father [dealing with] his children, we more

  • Super-Dads: Father's Day 2013

    Contributed by Scott Bayles on Sep 6, 2013
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    He might not have super strength or be able to leap tall buildings in a single bound, but dads are their kids first superheroes! This Father's Day sermon explores three characteristics of Super-Dads! PowerPoint is available.

    FATHER’S DAY: SUPER DADS Scott Bayles, pastor Blooming Grove Christian Church: 6/16/2013 Well, let me start out today by saying “Happy Father’s Day” to all of our Dads. One little boy, when asked to explain about Father’s Day, said, “It’s just like more

  • Called To Live The Gospel

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Oct 29, 2011
    based on 3 ratings

    If we want to see people come to Christ we need to be able to walk the talk. And that may mean SACRAFICIAL LIVING (no I didn’t saying GIVING!)

    I Thessalonians 2 :7-13 Story: In his book, The Life God Blesses, Gordon Macdonald describes his encounter with a black South African, a high-ranking member of the African National Congress. He was profoundly impressed by the man’s understanding of African history and politics and his more

  • On Being A Good Encourager Series

    Contributed by Sherm Nichols on Nov 20, 2011

    To show how we are good encouragers when, from pure motives we deliberately give the message that truly encourages

    I Thessalonians 2:1-12 Introduction - Story - Norman Vincent Peale - "Once walking through the twisted little streets of Kowloon in Hong Kong, I came upon a tattoo studio. In the window were displayed samples of the tattoos available. On the chest or arms you could have tattooed an anchor more

  • Pleasing God Instead Of Men Series

    Contributed by Rick Burdette on Oct 17, 2012

    Priorities, integrity, leadership

    PLEASING GOD INSTEAD OF MEN 1 THESS 2: 1-12 Oct. 14, 2012 INTRODUCTION: I honestly believe that we should not lower the expectations for following Christ because it’s costly…but we should expect…and encourage genuine followers of Christ to grow…reach new levels of more

  • Dynamics Of God’s Good News

    Contributed by Mark Opperman on Dec 5, 2012
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    Today we want to look at what made Paul and his team successful as they traveled around sharing the good news about Jesus. Several dynamics emerge from these verses in 1 Thess. 2 that will help us become more effective in sharing God’s grace with others.

    Dynamics of God’s Good News 1 Thessalonians 2:1-12 Intro: Have you ever felt like a failure in something you were trying to accomplish or be successful at? Sometimes we feel discouraged in our life roles (as a student, as an athlete, as a friend, as a parent, as a husband or wife, as a more

  • It's Not In Vain

    Contributed by Jonathan Powell on Dec 7, 2012
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    Sermon from I Thessalonians 2 - encouraging the church to keep pressing on.

    “It’s Not in Vain” 1 Thessalonians Series – Black Creek 1 Thessalonians 2:1-12 The first part of studying the book of 1 Thessalonians led us to seeing that Paul was encouraging and lifting up the members of the body of Christ in Thessalonica. He challenged the church more

  • Moms Who Love Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on May 11, 2012
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    A Mother’s 1) Gentleness (1 Thessalonians 2:7), 2) Intimate affection (1 Thessalonians 2:8a) and 3) Sacrificial love (1 Thessalonians 2:8b)

    Jamie Lynne Grumet has become the poster mom of attachment parenting. With her almost-four-year-old son, Aram, at her breast, the 26 year old Los Angeles mother’s turn as a Time cover model has given the world a lingering visual of what so-called extended breastfeeding looks like. Although the more

  • An Example Worth Following

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 27, 2010

    An example worth following (PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request - email:

    Reading: 1 Thessalonians chapter 2 verses 1-12. Ill: When architect Sir Christopher Wren; • Designed the interior of Windsor Town Hall near London in 1689, • He built a ceiling supported by pillars. • After city fathers had inspected the finished building, more

  • Dads That Make A Difference

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Jun 21, 2014

    God wants to help you be a dad who makes a difference. 1. He will take away your guilt (vs. 4&13). 2. He will give you the goodness you need (vs. 5-10). 3. He will give you the guidance you need (vs. 11-12). 4. He will give you a grateful heart (vs.13 ).

    Dads that Make a Difference 1 Thessalonians 2:4-13 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - June 15, 2014 (Revised and updated from a sermon preached at McClendon Baptist Church June 18, 2006) *To all of the dads here this morning: I hope you have a great Father's Day. We thank God more

  • Church: Where God Sets The Lonely In A Family Series

    Contributed by David Dykes on Oct 9, 2014
    based on 3 ratings

    The Bible teaches that the main reason we gather together as a church is to encourage one another.

    INTRODUCTION This is the fifth message in the series from 1 Thessalonians entitled, “Finding Hope in a Hopeless World.” This message is entitled, “Church: Where God Puts the Lonely in a Family.” Over the past few years I’ve been devoting a lot of attention to more

  • The Spreading Of The Gospel

    Contributed by Timothy Enns on Apr 12, 2016

    Paul's instructions to the Thessalonians on sharing the Gospel.

    I don’t know about you, but the spreading of the Gospel and the growth of the church from the day Jesus said: “You are Peter and on this rock I will build my church” amazes me. It amazes me because of how the Gospel and the church spread from that little area of the Mediterranean more

  • Pleasing God Instead Of Men Series

    Contributed by Rick Burdette on Aug 4, 2015

    Leadership, Humility, Teachability, Courage

    FOLLOW THE LEADER – Pleasing God Instead of Men 1 Thessalonians 2:1-12 (pg. 824) August 9, 2015 Introduction: Opposition can come in many forms...It can be an outright attack, violent and physical...and it can also come more subtly...through conversations that gather support more