SERMONS, OUTLINES, ILLUSTRATIONS, AND PREACHING IDEAS

SERMONS & MEDIA ON 1 THESSALONIANS

Our sermon ideas on 1st Thessalonians will help you prepare a powerful message on the benefits of being an imitator of Christ—in sacrifice, suffering and grace. Paul’s letter to Thessalonica reminds us that within our hardship that we experience vulnerability that leads others to healing. Prepare your messages on God's Word in 1 Thessalonians with sermon outlines or an entire sermon series.


1 THESSALONIANS SERMON OUTLINES

by Stan Coffey

BACKGROUND: The church at Thessalonica was founded by Paul on his second missionary journey (Acts 17:1-9). The church was made up in the majority by Gentiles, who were mostly slaves and members of the working class (4:11-12). Paul's brief but fruitful ministry there was abruptly terminated by...

by Marvin D. Patterson

God looks over the millions of people and says 'Welcome to Heaven. I want the women to go with Saint Peter, and the men to form two lines. Make one line of the men that dominated their women on earth, and the other of men who were dominated by their women.' There's much movement, but eventually the women are gone...

by Ernest Easley

If there was ever a church that experienced God's hand of favor, it was the church at Thessalonica. If you moved into Thessalonica back then and were looking for a church to join, you would have joined this church. It was an exciting, thriving, a loving church. It was a church with God's hand of favor. And it's that...

by Roger Thomas

Introduction: For several months we have closed our evening services with the benediction that ends 1 Thessalonians. Tonight I want to use that passage as the text for our overview of this next book in our on-going journey through the New Testament. Recite it with me: May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through...

by Ken Trivette

1. There is the old story of a church that caught on fire and everyone was rushing to the church to help put the fire out, even the town atheist. The pastor said to him, ''I have never seen you at church before.'' The atheist replied, ''I have never seen the church on fire before.'' 2. John Wesley said, ''Catch on fire with enthusiasm...

by John Barnett

Tonight as you turn to 1 Thessalonians 2:8 We loved you so much that we were delighted to share with you not only the gospel of God but our lives as well, because you had become so dear to us. (NIV). Let’s contrast that love with the world it came into: "I am entering upon the history of a period rich in disaster, gloomy with wars...

by Jerry Vines

Sometimes what we would like is to just hear something simple, easy to understand which can help us lead a joyful Christian life and help us experience the kind of life God promises to give us. Nothing deep. No heavy-duty theology. Just some simple, easy-to-understand instructions about how to make it on a daily basis. In these...

by Jeff Schreve

I want to speak to you tonight on this subject: ''Built for Success.'' Now, in the dictionary, success is defined this way: ''A favorable or desired outcome; the attainment of wealth, favor, or eminence.'' I don't know anybody who doesn't want success in whatever they're doing. If you're going to do a job, you want it to be successful. If you're going...

by Jeff Lynn

In 2001, author Jim Collins wrote the best-selling book, ''Good to Great'' where he and his team spent five years researching the history of 28 companies. His research revealed 11 companies that were considered great because of their great results that were sustained over a period of 15 years. In other words, they weren't ''flash in the pans.''...

by David Cook

Dr. Frank Page once stated, ''The Christian life is not a playground…it is a battleground.'' Have you had some bombs going off in your direction lately? Lost your job, Crushing Financial Problems, Fighting in the Home, Struggling with an addictive habit, Can't break out of depression. Spiritual warfare is...