This Word file outline examines 1Thessalonians 5:12-22 in an effort to better understand what the Holy Spirit and the apostle Paul thought was of paramount importance to the Thessalonians, and us, in preparation for heaven.
This PowerPoint lesson takes a perhaps unusual approach. It highlights items (things, individuals, and groups of people) that both should and shouldn't be in the Lord's house, but are, nonetheless, found there.
The “living and abiding word of God” is that imperishable seed from which Christians are conceived, gestate, and born again, 1Peter 1:23. Thus, it is “obedience to the truth” through which one’s soul becomes “purified,” or cleansed from sin, 1Peter 1:22. But in chapter two, the metaphor changes from the seed of conception and birth to the pure milk from which the newborn babe in Christ continues to grow and mature. However…
What are the terms of enlistment and level of dedication involved? This PowerPoint lesson covers these things as well as taking a look what kind of soldier some might be- a "Reservist," "AWOL," or "MIA." The book of Ephesians is the primary text for the sermon.