Building One Another Up

Followers of Jesus are called to encourage and edify one another because they are destined to obtain salvation. In part 9 of 1 & 2 Thessalonians: Hope In Trying Times, Pastor Dan Cox reads from 1 Thessalonians 5:11-28.

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Study Notes

Some Context First…

Encourage and Edify One Another…

  • Respect and love spiritual leaders (5:12-13a)
  • Be at peace with one another (5:13b)
  • Admonish the idle (5:14a)
  • Encourage the fainthearted (5:14b)
  • Help the weak (5:14c)
  • Be patient with all (5:14d)
  • Do not repay evil with evil (5:15a)
  • Seek to do good to all (5:15b)
  • Rejoice always (5:16)
  • Pray without ceasing (5:17)
  • Give thanks in all circumstances (5:18)
  • Do not quench the Spirit (5:19)
  • Do not despise prophecies (5:20-21a)
  • Hold fast to what is good (5:21b)
  • Abstain from evil (5:22)
  • Rest in God’s faithfulness and grace (5:23-28)

Applying the Text

  • Just do it…. Encourage and edify one another!