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Resources on 1 Thessalonians

Chapter 3

Living in Light of Jesus' Return

Sermon on Jun 17, 2012

1 Thessalonians 3:6-13

The Lord's Day Morning

June 17, 2012

“Living Life in Light of Jesus’ Return: A Good Report of Faith and Love”

1 Thessalonians 3:6-13

The Reverend Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles I'd invite you to turn with me to 1 Thessalonians chapter 3 as we continue our way through this the first letter of the apostle Paul. As you’re turning there to 1...

Chapter 4

Living in Light of Jesus' Return

The Lord's Day Morning

June 24, 2012

“Living Life in Light of Jesus’ Return: A Call to Christian Living”

1 Thessalonians 4:1-2

The Reverend Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to 1 Thessalonians chapter 4. We’re going to be looking at the first two verses of this chapter. As we've worked through this letter together we've said...

How to Live in the Last Days

Sermon on Feb 1, 2016

1 Thessalonians 4:1-8

As you’re being seated, please turn with me in your Bibles to Paul’s first letter to the Thessalonians. We’ll be studying chapter 4, verses 1 through 8, of 1 Thessalonians this evening, and that’s found on page 987 if you’re using a pew Bible. Before we read this together, let’s pray and ask the Lord’s blessing.

Our great God, Father, Son, and...

Living in Light of Jesus' Return

The Lord's Day Morning

June 24, 2012

“Living Life in Light of Jesus’ Return: A Call to Christian Living”

1 Thessalonians 4:1-2

The Reverend Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to 1 Thessalonians chapter 4. We’re going to be looking at the first two verses of this chapter. As we've worked through this letter together we've said...

Men and Women After God's Own Heart: The Fellowship of the Ring

Sermon on Aug 4, 2002

1 Thessalonians 4:3-6

1 Thessalonians 4:3-6 Waiting Until I Get Married

In our series on marriage and the family, we come to a somewhat delicate issue that is appropriate and timely and must be considered in the pulpit of the church. I want to say, there are some aspects of this subject that are probably best dealt with in a different setting, and a more intimate setting, but let me try...

Living in Light of Jesus' Return

Sermon on Jul 1, 2012

1 Thessalonians 4:3-8

The Lord's Day Morning

July 1, 2012

“Living Life in Light of Jesus’ Return: A Call to Sexual Purity”

1 Thessalonians 4:3-8

The Reverend Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to 1 Thessalonians chapter 4. We’re going to be looking at verses 3 to 8. A number of years ago when Phil Ryken was beginning to write...

Living in Light of Jesus' Return

Sermon on Jul 1, 2012

1 Thessalonians 4:3-8

The Lord's Day Morning

July 1, 2012

“Living Life in Light of Jesus’ Return: A Call to Sexual Purity”

1 Thessalonians 4:3-8

The Reverend Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to 1 Thessalonians chapter 4. We’re going to be looking at verses 3 to 8. A number of years ago when Phil Ryken was beginning to write...

How to Live in the Last Days

Sermon on Feb 8, 2016

1 Thessalonians 4:9-12

As you’re being seated, please turn in your Bibles to Paul’s first letter to the Thessalonians; 1 Thessalonians chapter 4, and we’ll be studying verses 9 through 12 this evening. You’ll find that on page 987 if you’re using a pew Bible. 1 Thessalonians 4:9-12. Before I read that passage, let’s go to the Lord in prayer.

Father, truer words were never...

Living in Light of Jesus' Return

The Lord's Day Morning

July 8, 2012

“Living Life in Light of Jesus’ Return: A Call to Brotherly Love and Neighborly Witness”

1 Thessalonians 4:9-12

The Reverend Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to 1 Thessalonians chapter 4 verse 9. You remember last Lord's Day the apostle Paul gave us a sober but timely word about sexual...

Living in Light of Jesus' Return

Sermon on Jul 8, 2012

1 Thessalonians 4:9-12

The Lord's Day Morning

July 8, 2012

“Living Life in Light of Jesus’ Return: A Call to Brotherly Love and Neighborly Witness”

1 Thessalonians 4:9-12

The Reverend Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to 1 Thessalonians chapter 4 verse 9. You remember last Lord's Day the apostle Paul gave us a sober but timely word about sexual...

Living in Light of Jesus' Return

Sermon on Jul 15, 2012

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

The Lord's Day Morning

July 15, 2012

“Living Life in Light of Jesus’ Return: A Reason for Hope”

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

The Reverend Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to 1 Thessalonians chapter 4. We’re going to begin in verse 13 today. In this passage, Paul is speaking about the second coming of the Lord Jesus Christ....

How to Live in the Last Days

Sermon on Feb 15, 2016

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

As you’re being seated, please turn in your Bibles to 1 Thessalonians chapter 4, and that’s found on page 987 in our pew Bibles; 987. We’ll be studying verses 13 to 18 this evening. Before we hear God’s Word, let us go to Him in prayer.

Father, we’re just sung about the King of Glory and here in the land of the...

Living in Light of Jesus' Return

Sermon on Jul 15, 2012

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

The Lord's Day Morning

July 15, 2012

“Living Life in Light of Jesus’ Return: A Reason for Hope”

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

The Reverend Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to 1 Thessalonians chapter 4. We’re going to begin in verse 13 today. In this passage, Paul is speaking about the second coming of the Lord Jesus Christ....

Chapter 5

Living in Light of Jesus' Return

The Lord's Day Morning

July 22, 2012

“Living Life in Light of Jesus’ Return: A Thief in the Night”

1 Thessalonians 5:1-11

The Reverend Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to 1 Thessalonians chapter 5 as we continue our way through this letter of the apostle Paul. As you’re turning there, let me remind you that at...

How to Live in the Last Days

Sermon on Feb 22, 2016

1 Thessalonians 5:1-11

It became known later as New England’s “Dark Day,” and it appears that on May 19, 1780, a forest fire, a thick fog, and an unusual cloud cover converged over most of New England to create a darkness that began right after sun-up and continued the whole day. The house of representatives was meeting in Hartford, Connecticut, and many of the representatives began glancing out the windows because...

Living in Light of Jesus' Return

The Lord's Day Morning

July 22, 2012

“Living Life in Light of Jesus’ Return: A Thief in the Night”

1 Thessalonians 5:1-11

The Reverend Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to 1 Thessalonians chapter 5 as we continue our way through this letter of the apostle Paul. As you’re turning there, let me remind you that at...

Pilgrim's Progress

The Hill Difficulty

Where Is the Joy I Once Knew?

Sermon on Jul 17, 2005

1 Thessalonians 5:5-8

Now turn with me if you have your Bible with you, and if you don't, there’ll be one somewhere in the chair to your left or right. Please turn with me to I Thessalonians, chapter five, and verses seven through nine. First Thessalonians five, and verses seven through nine.

If you’re visiting with us this evening — and welcome, if you are — we're in the...

Living in Light of Jesus' Return

Sermon on Aug 5, 2012

1 Thessalonians 5:12-15

The Lord's Day Morning

August 5, 2012

“Living Life in Light of Jesus’ Return: A Pastor's Exhortations”

1 Thessalonians 5:12-15

The Reverend Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to 1 Thessalonians chapter 5. We’re going to be looking at four brief verses today, from verse 12 to 15, of this passage. John Stott, in his wonderful commentary...

Living in Light of Jesus' Return

The Lord's Day Morning

August 5, 2012

“Living Life in Light of Jesus’ Return: A Pastor's Exhortations”

1 Thessalonians 5:12-15

The Reverend Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to 1 Thessalonians chapter 5. We’re going to be looking at four brief verses today, from verse 12 to 15, of this passage. John Stott, in his wonderful commentary...

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