09.00 & 18.30

Truth, Church & Life!

1 Thess. 1:1 -10 & Acts 17:1 - 9

Loots Lamprechts

17 October 2020


1 Thessalonians


Sunday Morning

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00:00 / 48:35

1 Thess. 1:1-10 (and Acts 17:1-9)

Truth, church and life… in a post-modern world…

Background to 1 Thessalonians:

To the church of the Thessalonians…

A group persuaded by the gospel…

A group that faced persecutions and trials… God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ!

1.  A True Gospel Church has faith, love and hope in the
 Lord Jesus Christ (2-3)

Paul thanked God for their:

●Work of faith

●Labour of love

●Endurance of hope

2.  A True Gospel Church is chosen by God (4-8)

What were the signs of them being chosen by God?

●The gospel message came to them with the power of the Holy Spirit and with deep conviction

●The gospel message was received by them with joy amidst persecution

●The gospel message rang out from them

-> They turnedto the true and living God!

-> To servicethe true and living God!

-> To waitfor his Son Jesus Christ!