1. 1 Thessalonians 1:2–3 (ESV)
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Sermon Outline on 1 Thessalonians 1:2–3

1 Thessalonians 1:2–3 (ESV)

2 We give thanks to God always for all of you, constantly mentioning you in our prayers,

(Depending on the time available, and level of understanding and maturity of the congregation, point 4 may be omitted).

  1. Introduction

  2. Thanksgiving must be a prominent part of our prayers (v. 2)

    1. Paul’s example

    2. Application

  3. Our lives should be characterized by the Christian virtues in action (v. 3)

    1. The example of the Thessalonians

    2. Application

  4. Our thinking must be dominated by the reality of God (vv. 2–3)

    1. The example of Paul and the Thessalonians

    2. Application

  5. Conclusion