Do Not Grow Weary - Message 6 - Comfort in His Coming - 1 Thess. 4:13-5:11.
Outline: Theme: The Church’s hope rests upon the promise of Christ’s return. Repeated reminders of what you already know.
We have reason to hope, and must encourage and edify one another regarding His Coming.
I. Who: The Living & the Dead – 4:13-18 A. A Concern for Believer’s Who Have Died (vs. 13) B. A Certainty for the Resurrection (vs. 14) – 2 Cor. 5:1-9 C. A Comfort for Us All (vs. 15-18)
II. When: The Times & Seasons – 5:1-5 A. The Day of the Lord (vs 1-3) – Yahweh/Kurios B. Sons of the Day (vs. 4-5) – Col. 1:13; John 8:12; 12:46
III. What: While We Wait – 5:6-11 A. Be Awake (vs. 6-7) – Rom. 13:11-12; Titus 2:11-12 B. Be Armored (vs. 8) – Isa. 59:17 C. We’ve Been Appointed (vs. 9-10) D. Be Admonished: For This Reason (to be with Him) (vs. 11)
Three Things all Christians Should Agree Upon: Christ’s coming is imminent, and will be visible and physical. Be Prepared for His Coming: Live Uprightly, not Uptightly. – Gordon Fee
Phillip was called to new life in Christ at age 9, called to preach at age 14, and ordained to the gospel ministry at age 20. He graduated from The Criswell College (Dallas, Texas) in 1993 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biblical Studies with a major in Evangelism. He...