SERMON NOTES


1 Thessalonians 5:12-13 NLT

12 Dear brothers and sisters, honor those who are your leaders in the Lord’s work. They work hard among you and give you spiritual guidance.13 Show them great respect and wholehearted love because of their work. And live peacefully with each other.

Honor, respect, love

1 Thessalonians 5:14 NLT

14 Brothers and sisters, we urge you to warn those who are lazy. Encourage those who are timid. Take tender care of those who are weak. Be patient with everyone.

Be patient with everyone.

1 Thessalonians 5:15 NLT

15 See that no one pays back evil for evil, but always try to do good to each other and to all people.

Be good to each other and all people.

1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 NLT

16 Always be joyful.17 Never stop praying.18 Be thankful in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you who belong to Christ Jesus.

Always be joyful.

Never stop praying.

Be thankful.

1 Thessalonians 5:19-22 NLT

19 Do not stifle the Holy Spirit.20 Do not scoff at prophecies21 but test everything that is said. Hold on to what is good.22 Stay away from every kind of evil.

Do not stifle the Holy Spirit.

Do not scoff at prophecies.

Stay away from every kind of evil.