THANKFUL FOR THEOLOGY- August 27, 2017

August 27, 2017

THANKFUL FOR THEOLOGY

2 Thessalonians 2:13-17

  1. Be Thankful for His Election (13)
  1. His Motive to Save Us (13a)
  2. His Means to Save Us (13b)
  3. His Method to Save Us (13c)
  1. Be Thankful for Our Glorification (14)
  1. You Can Have a Blessed Hope
  2. You Can Have a Beautiful Home
  1. Be Thankful for His Revelation (15)
  1. God’s Intentions for Us (15a)
  2. God’s Inspiration to Us (15b)
  1. Be Thankful for Our Sanctification (16-17)
  1. Our Covenant with God (16)
  2. Our Comfort from God (17a)
  3. Our Commission from God (17b)
  • Strength for Good Works
  • Strength for Gospel Words

*God is Sovereign and Believers are Secure

Press On! August 13, 2017

August 13, 2017

PRESS ON!

2 Thessalonians 1:3-12

  1. Press On toward Perfection (3-4)
  1. Evidence of Christian Growth (3)
  • Increasing Faith in the Savior (3a)
  • Increasing Love for the Saints (3b)
  1. Example of Christian Growth (4a)
  2. Endurance for Christian Growth (4b)
  1. Press On through Persecution (5-10)
  1. His Reason for Suffering (5)
  2. His Revelation and Suffering (7b)
  3. His Retribution for Suffering (6, 8-9)
  4. His Relief from Suffering (7a, 10)
  1. Press On by Petition (11-12)
  1. The Goal of Godliness (11a)
  2. The Goal of Goodness (11b)
  3. The Goal of Glory (12)
  • For Christ (12a)
  • For Christians (12b)

*Be Reenergized by His Return

Starting Points- August 6, 2017

August 6, 2017

STARTING POINTS
2 Thessalonians 1:1-2

1. The Author of the Letter (1a)
a. Paul’s Personal Compassion
b. Paul’s Pastoral Concern
c. Paul’s Practical Correction

2. The Audience of the Letter (1b)
a. Converted to the Faith
b. Committed to the Fellowship
c. Confused about the Future

3. The Agenda of the Letter (2)
a. Encourage the Church (1:3-12)
b. Educate the Church (2:1-17)
c. Exhort the Church (3:1-18)

*Start Strong and Stay Steadfast!