1 Thessalonians 2-3 Message

1 Thessalonians 2-3 Message

MAKE YOUR LOVE INCREASE AND OVERFLOW 1 Thessalonian 2:17-3:13 Key Verse: 3:12 “May the Lord make your love increase and overflow for each other and for everyone else, just as our does for you.” 1Thesselonians0312m-2016.pdf 1Thesselonians0312m-2016.docx 1Thesselonians0312m-2016.doc 1Thesselonians0312m-2016.odt 1Thesselonians0312m-2016.txt Today’s passage is mainly Apostle Paul’s concern, thanks and prayers for Thessalonian Christians who were going through times of trials and persecutions. Paul had three prayer topics; 1) to see them face to face, 2) for their love to increase and…

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1 Thessalonians 2-3 Questions

1 Thessalonians 2-3 Questions

MAKE YOUR LOVE INCREASE AND OVERFLOW 1 Thessalonians 2:17-3:13 Key Verse: 3:12 “May the Lord make your love increase and overflow for each other and for everyone else, just as our does for you.” 1Thessalonians0312qa-2016.docx 1Thessalonians0312q-2016.pdf 1Thessalonians0312q-2016.txt 1Thessalonians0418q-2016.doc 1Thessalonians0312q-2016.odt 1. Read 2:17-20. How were they separated in person (2:17, Acts 17:10)? Why did they want to come and see them (2:19-20; 3:10)? How did they try to come but could not? 2. Read 3:1-5. Why did he go to Athens…

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1 Thessalonians 2 Message

1 Thessalonians 2 Message

MOTHER AND FATHER LIKE SHEPHERD 1 Thessalonians 2:1-16 Key Verse: 11 “For you know that we dealt with each of you as a father deals with his own children.” 1Thesselonians0211m-2016.doc 1Thesselonians0211m-2016.docx 1Thesselonians0211m-2016.odt 1Thesselonians0211m-2016.pdf 1Thesselonians0211m-2016.txt In chapter 1, Paul, Silas and Timothy gave thanks for the faith of Thessalonian Christians and their faith in action. The gospel was not just words but came to them with power, with the Holy Spirit and deep conviction as they welcomed the message. Thus they…

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1 Thessalonians 2 Questions

1 Thessalonians 2 Questions

MOTHER AND FATHER LIKE SHEPHERD 1 Thessalonians 2:1-16 Key Verse: 11 “For you know that we dealt with each of you as a father deals with his own children.” 1Thessalonians0211q-2016.pdf 1Thessalonians0211q-2016.docx 1Thessalonians0211q-2016.odt 1Thessalonians0211q-2016.txt 1Thessalonians0211q-2016.doc 1. What was the result of God’s work in Thessalonica? (Acts 17:1-4) How hard it was to continue to preach the gospel in Philippi? (Acts 17:5-9) How did they overcome the test? (3-6) 2. How did Paul and Silas care for Christians in Thessalonica? (7) What…

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1 Thessalonians 1 Message

1 Thessalonians 1 Message

Faith, Hope and Love in Action 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10, Key Verse: 1:3 “We remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.” 1Thesselonians0103m-2016.doc 1Thesselonians0103m-2016.docx 1Thesselonians0103m-2016.odt 1Thesselonians0103m-2016.pdf 1Thesselonians0103m-2016.txt Today we begin to study the New Testament book of 1 Thessalonians. Like Philippians, this is a letter written by Paul and his coworkers to the church that they had pioneered. Thessalonica is a Greek…

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1 Thessalonians 1 Questions

1 Thessalonians 1 Questions

Faith That Shows 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10, Key Verse: 1:3 “We remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.” 1Thessalonians0103q-2016.pdf 1Thessalonians0103q-2016.odt 1Thessalonians0103q-2016.docx 1Thessalonians0103q-2016.doc 1Thessalonians0103q-2016.txt 1. What visible fruits of the Thessalonians’ faith did Paul praise in verse 3? What were the underlying graces that motivated them? Discuss how each of these graces can produce the visible result mentioned. 2. Read verses 4-5….

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Genesis 40-41 Questions

Genesis 40-41 Questions

GOD REVEALS HIS SOVEREIGN WILL Genesis 40-41 Key verse: 41:51, 52 1. Read 40:1-8. What was Joseph’s situation when he met the king’s cupbearer and baker? What was their situation? How did Joseph show a shepherd’s concern for them? How could he help them? What did he teach them about God? 2. Read 40:9-22. What was the cupbearer’s dream? How did Joseph interpret it? How was the baker’s dream similar to the cupbearer’s? How did Joseph show himself to be…

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Genesis 48-50 Questions

Genesis 48-50 Questions

JOSEPH’S FAITH AND STEWARDSHIP Genesis 48:1‑50:26 Key Verse: 50:20 “You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives.” 1. How did Jacob bless Joseph’s sons? (48:1-21) What is the significance of this blessing in Israel’s history? Joseph is not in genealogy of Jesus but his sons. In what way does he point to Jesus? 2. How did Jacob bless his children one by one (49:1-28)? Any…

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Genesis 42-44 Questions

Genesis 42-44 Questions

JOSEPH’S BROTHERS REPENT Genesis 42:1‑44:34 Key Verse: 44:33 “Now then, please let your servant remain here as my lord’s slave in place of the boy, and let the boy return with his brothers.” 1. How wide did the famine extend? Why didn’t Jacob send Benjamin with them? What did Joseph think of when they bowed down before him? (9a) What does this show about his faith? 2. Why did he accuse them of being spies? What information about themselves and…

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Genesis 37-39 Questions

Genesis 37-39 Questions

GOD WAS WITH JOSEPH Genesis 37-39 Key verse: 39:2 “The Lord was with Joseph so that he prospered, and he lived in the house of his Egyptian master.” 1. Read 37:1-11.Why did Joseph’s brothers hate him? What was his home atmosphere probably like? How did God reveal to Joseph a larger purpose for his life? How was Joseph’s inner life different from that of his brothers? 2. Read 37:12-17. What errand did Jacob give Joseph? How did Joseph carry out…

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