Read This Letter Before Your Congregation

1 Thessalonians 5

Read This Letter Before Your Congregation* Pray always.
* Give thanks in all circumstances.
Repeat. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-17

* Do not put out the Spirit’s fire. 
* Do not treat prophecies with contempt. 
* Do not tolerate any wickedness. 
* Test everything, every spirit.
* Hold on to whatever is good. 1 Thessalonians 5:1-22

May God himself change you through and through into the likeness of his son. 1 Thessalonians 5:23

Keep your spirit, soul, and body blameless. 1 Thessalonians 5:23

Pray for your brothers and sisters in Christ. 1 Thessalonians 5:25

Read this letter before your congregation. 1 Thessalonians 5:27

The missionary’s message is the limitless importance of Jesus Christ as the propitiation for our sins, and a missionary is someone who is immersed in the truth of that revelation. A missionary is someone who is bound by marriage to the stated mission and purpose of his Lord and Master. He is not to proclaim his own point of view, but is only to proclaim that Christ takes away the sin of the world!” Oswald Chambers

Repentance and remission of sins should be preached . . . to all nations.” (Luke 24:47).


Dealing With Conflict Within the Body of Christ

1 Thessalonians 5

Guidelines for Those Who Are In the Body of ChristRespect those who are over you in the Lord. 1 Thessalonians 5:12

Respect those who correct and admonish you. 1 Thessalonians 5:12

Respect those who work hard among you. 1 Thessalonians 5:12

Hold them in the highest regard in love because of their work. 1 Thessalonians 5:13

Live at peace with each other. 1 Thessalonians 5:13

Warn the idol. Encourage the timid. Help the weak. Be patient with everyone. See that no one pays wrong for wrong. Always try to be kind. 1 Thessalonians 5:14-15

Individual effort for God shows disrespect for him. Oswald Chambers

The Lord Will Come Like a Thief In the Night

1 Thessalonians 5

The Lord Will Come Like a Thief In the NightThe day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night. But that day should not surprise you like a thief. We do not belong to the night or the darkness. So then let us be alert. 1 Thessalonians 5:2-6

Put on faith and love as a breastplate. Put on hope of salvation as a helmet. 1 Thessalonians 5:8

God did not appoint us to suffer wrath but to receive salvation through Christ. 1 Thessalonians 5:9

Therefore, encourage one another and built each other up! 1 Thessalonians 5:11

Christ will not fail nor be discouraged. Isaiah 42:4

God’s spirit changes the atmosphere of our way of looking at things. When this happens, then the things we thought impossible begin to be possible. Oswald Chambers