A Busy Body vs. Busybodies

Followers of Jesus are called to work hard to support themselves and be diligent in good works, and to warn lazy freeloaders who meddle in the affairs of others. In part 13 of 1 & 2 Thessalonians: Hope In Trying Times, Pastor Dan Cox reads from 2 Thessalonians 3:1-18.

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Study Notes

Some Context First…

Understanding the Text

  • Prayer (3:1-5)
    • God’s Word
    • Deliverance
    • Protection
    • Confidence
    • Love and Steadfastness
  • Commands (3:6-15)
    • Work hard
    • Don’t grow weary of doing good
    • Warn the lazy
  • Benediction (3:16-18)
    • Peace
    • Authenticity
    • Grace

Applying the Text

  • Be a busy body
  • Don’t be a busybody!