"The Gospel Is Powerful" from 1 Thessalonians 1-10
Happy 14th Church Anniversary!And Zion Tariman baby Dedication.
chapter 1 focus in the Gospel.
Our church is preserve by God's grace.
Grace is something given to us that we do not deserve.
We have many offenses to God - He doesn't only forgives us but also saved us.
He surpasses all understanding when we experience God's Grace.
One Week Prayer Schedule on:
- Sunday for immediate family.
- Monday for your friends
- Tuesday for ministry
- Wednesday for the leaders.
- Thursday for classmates and co-workers.
- Friday for your neighbors.
- Saturday for your relatives.
We need to thank God for everything.
1 Thessalonians 1:2 We always thank God for all of you, mentioning you in our prayers.
Work - toil - effort.
Remember the story of Jacob and Rachel. he Work more than 7 years for her because of her love for her.
Ephesians 2:8-10 For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith--and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God-- 9 not by works, so that no one can boast. 10 For we are God's workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.
Endurance inspired by hope of our Lord Jesusn Christ.
Romans 1:16 I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile.
acronym of GOSPEL:
1 Thessalonians 1:5 because our gospel came to you not simply with words, but also with power, with the Holy Spirit and with deep conviction. You know how we lived among you for your sake.
We can't brag our number of years being a Christians. It is not just coming to church or just to listen only worship songs during Sunday but rock and roll from Monday to Saturday.
We need to inspect ourselves and our relationship with God.
God is the one who transform us to serve Him.