1 Thessalonians: A Jesus Shaped Community – Holiness (8-4-19)

In chapter four of 1 Thessalonians, Paul focuses on the call of holiness for the church of Thessonica. What does holiness mean and how do we pursue it as children of God? Scripture Used: 1 Thessalonians 4-6a NIV, 1 Thessalonians…

1 Thessalonians: A Jesus Shaped Community - Holiness (8-4-19)

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In chapter four of 1 Thessalonians, Paul focuses on the call of holiness for the church of Thessonica. What does holiness mean and how do we pursue it as children of God?

Scripture Used: 1 Thessalonians 4-6a NIV, 1 Thessalonians 4:11-12 NIV,

Quotes:
William Law, A Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life, “If this intention to please God in everything was amongst Christians, it would change the whole face of the world; true piety and exemplary holiness would be as common and visible as buying and selling or any trade in life … the first and most fundamental principle of Christianity is an intention to please God in all out actions.”
Stott, Message of 1&2 Thessalonians, “True freedom is not freedom from responsibility to God and others in order to live for ourselves, but freedom from ourselves in order to live for God and others.”

Notes:
A Call to Holiness:
– A Desire to Please God
– Self Control
Work
– Call to Growth
– Living to Please God
– Commit
– Practice of Prayer
– Accountability

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