Category Archives: 1 Thessalonians

Does God Want Us to Try to Please Him?

EVENING WORSHIP at NCPC-Selma, audio of the sermon, “Pleasing God: The Foundation of Our Conduct,” September 17, 2017. Sermon text: 1 Thessalonians 4:1-2 Sermon outline: 1. INTRO – should we try to please God? 2. exposition of verses 1-2. 3. … Continue reading

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Biblical Information is for Transformation

EVENING WORSHIP at NCPC-Selma, sermon audio from, “Belief & Behavior,” September 10, 2017. Evening Series: Ordinary Spirit-filled Churches. Sermon texts: 1 Thessalonians 1:2-5; 2:13; 3:11-4:3 Sermon outline: (1.) Why are we studying 1 Thessalonians? (2.) A brief word on the outline … Continue reading

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A Pastor Prays for the Church

SUNDAY EVENING WORSHIP at NCPC-Selma, audio from the evening sermon from the series in 1 Thessalonians, “The Minister’s Benediction for the Congregation,” September 3, 2017. Sermon text: 1 Thessalonians 3:11-13 Sermon outline: Their faith elicits the minister’s prayers… (1.) For … Continue reading

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Good News to Paul?

EVENING WORSHIP at NCPC-Selma, audio of the sermon, “The Congregation’s Faith Is the Minister’s Joy,” preached Sunday evening August 27, 2017 Sermon text: 1 Thessalonians 3:6-10 Sermon outline: (1.) Their faith and fellowship comforts Paul in his difficulties, (6-7). (2.) … Continue reading

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Tribulations of Ministry

EVENING WORSHIP at NCPC-Selma audio from the sermon, “The Minister’s Crown Is the Church” from the series in 1 Thessalonians. Sermon text: 1 Thessalonians 2:17-3:5 Sermon outline: (1.) The minister cares about your souls (2:17-18a). (2.) The devil is our … Continue reading

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The Minister and the Congregation

SUNDAY EVENING WORSHIP at NCPC-Selma, audio of the sermon, “The Minister Serves the Gospel of God and the Church,” August 6, 2017 Sermon text: 1 Thessalonians 2:1-16 Sermon outline: 1. A Genuine Ministry (1-6a). 2. A Gentle Ministry (6b-9). 3. … Continue reading

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Waiting For Jesus’ Return

EVENING WORSHIP at NCPC on July 30, 2017, audio from the sermon (a brief evening homily in this case), “The Converted Church, Part 2.” Sermon text: 1 Thessalonians 1:10 Sermon outline: Intro- “Hurry Up and Wait” – 1. What do … Continue reading

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