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Sermons in 1 Thessalonians


The God of Peace

by Joe Boot

November 24, 2019 | 1 Thessalonians 5:19-28

The closing of this letter is no more a light dessert than the opening is simply an appetizer; it ties together the theme of the letter and would have been written with Paul's own hand.


Singing in the Storm

by Russ Hiebert

November 17, 2019 | 1 Thessalonians 5:12-18

Paul knows that he is leaving the Thessalonians in a situation where there is conflict and persecution and he wants to show them how to have peace amidst such stormy circumstances.


The Day of the Lord

by David Robinson

November 10, 2019 | 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11

Here the apostle Paul reminds the Thessalonians of the return of Christ and the coming judgment; giving them a word of warning, of comfort, and command.


Grieving in Hope

by David Robinson

November 3, 2019 | 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

Paul speaks to the Thessalonians about death so that rather than grieving about it they will be encouraged about their future and encourage others with what he tells them.


Concerning Brotherly Love

by Russ Hiebert

October 27, 2019 | 1 Thessalonians 4:9-12

Paul commends the Thessalonians for their great brotherly love which was becoming well known even beyond their own city; and yet he still exhorts them to love each other more and more.


Walking in Holiness

by David Robinson

October 20, 2019 | 1 Thessalonians 4:1-8

Paul addresses the issue of sexual immorality in the Thessalonian church, calling them out of impurity and into holiness.


Stand Firm in the Lord

by Joe Boot

October 13, 2019 | 1 Thessalonians 3:6-13

Paul's worries about the difficulties the young church in Thessalonica faced are relieved by Timothy's report of their great faith and love which gives Paul himself great encouragement amidst his own difficulties.


The Labour of Love

by David Robinson

October 6, 2019 | 1 Thessalonians 2:17-3:5

Paul longs to see the Thessalonians face to face because he loves them and wants to be with them in person and not merely in spirit. It is this love that drives him to send Timothy so they will not be alone.


The Saving Word of God

by David Robinson

September 29, 2019 | 1 Thessalonians 2:13-16

The Apostle Paul invites us to consider the significance of the Word of God which the Thessalonians recognized immediately in Paul's preaching of the Gospel.


Entrusted with the Gospel

by Russ Hiebert

September 22, 2019 | 1 Thessalonians 2:1-12

When it comes to spreading the message of the Gospel, how that message is lived out in the lives of God's people and presented to the world is as important as the message itself.


The Transforming Power of the Gospel

by David Robinson

September 15, 2019 | 1 Thessalonians 1:4-10

Among the Thessalonians, Paul observed the same transforming power of God's love and grace that he had experienced himself, and which propelled the Thessalonians to become imitators of Christ.


Faith, Love and Hope in Our Lord Jesus Christ

by David Robinson

September 8, 2019 | 1 Thessalonians 1:1-3

1 Thessalonians is particularly relevant to the Church today as Paul wrote this letter to encourage and exort a church in the midst of temptation and tribulation in a major city.