1 Thessalonians

[audio mp3="http://www.bridgechapel.co.uk/worship/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/081219BILLAM.mp3"][/audio] 1. Do not quench the Spirit! (v19) 2. Do not despise prophecies! (v20) 3. Test everything! (v21) 4. Hold fast what is good! (v21) 5. Abstain from every form of evil! (v23) 6. Be sanctified completely by the God of peace! (v23) 7. Be assured – He is faithful! (v24) 8....

[audio mp3="http://www.bridgechapel.co.uk/worship/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/01122019BILLAM.mp3"][/audio] 1. Respect your leaders! (v12-13) 2. Live in peace! (v13) 3. Admonish the idle! (v14) 4. Encourage the faint-hearted! (v14) 5. Help the weak! (v14) 6. Be patient with everyone! (v14) 7. Don’t retaliate! (v15) 8. Do good to everyone! (v15) 9. Rejoice always! (v16) 10. Pray without ceasing! (v17) 11. In everything give...

  1) BE AWARE! (v1-3) The coming of the Lord will be: Sudden, Unexpected, Painful. 2) BE AWAKE! (v4-8) a) In the light not the dark. b) Awake not asleep. c) Sober not drunk. d) On guard not off duty. 3) BE ASSURED! (v9-11) For believers it’s a day of Salvation and life! ...

[audio mp3="http://www.bridgechapel.co.uk/worship/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/17112019BILLAM.mp3"][/audio] 1) HURT! (v13) Christians grieve….but not without hope! 2) HOPE! (v14-17) The Risen Lord comes with and for His people! Personally, Visibly, Audibly, Gloriously, Transformationally! 3) HEAVEN! (v17) We will ALWAYS be with the Lord! What comfort! What encouragement! ...

[audio mp3="http://www.bridgechapel.co.uk/worship/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/10112019BILLAM.mp3"][/audio] 1) ITS INSTRUCTION! You have been taught by God 2) ITS ILLUSTRATION! Your example has spread throughout Macedonia 3) ITS INJUNCTION! Do this more and more ...

  1) BE DEVOTED! (v1-2) To walking in a way that pleases God more and more 2) BE DISTINCTIVE! (v3-5) a) Do the will of God b) Abstain from ‘pornea’ c) Be self-controlled d) Be holy 3) BE DECIDED! (v6-8) Obey God’s warnings & His calling 4) BE DEPENDENT! On the Holy Spirit...

1) ITS APPROACH! (v9-11) Thankfully, Joyfully, Consciously, Earnestly, Persistently, Specifically, Dependently. 2) ITS APPEAL! (v10-13) Lord, Add to their faith; Lord, Increase their love; Lord, Establish their hearts; Lord, Brighten their hope 3) ITS APPROVAL! (2 Thess 1:3, Acts 20:1-2) God answered Paul’s prayers 2 Tim 1:3,11, 1...

[audio mp3="http://www.bridgechapel.co.uk/worship/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/20102019BILLAM.mp3"][/audio] 1) A LONGING HEART! (v1 & 5) “We could bear it no longer” 2) A LOYAL FRIEND! (v2) Timothy: his quality, his ministry, his availability 3) A LOVING CHURCH! (v6-9) Timothy brought good news: Going on in the faith Loving the brethren Standing fast in the Lord ...

1. The Word of God Produces - New Life Through Faith (v13) Genesis 1 & John 1 – the Word of God brings… The Thessalonians: a) Received, believed, went on believing b) Trusted the words they heard were from God – true & authoritative, even though delivered by human heralds...

[audio mp3="http://www.bridgechapel.co.uk/worship/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/06102019BILLAM.mp3"][/audio] 1) CHARACTER! (v2-10) Tenacity (v2), Integrity (v3), Accountability (v4), Transparency (v5), Humility (v6), Purity (v10) 2) CARE! (v7,8,11) Gentleness, Tenderness, Affection, Example, Sacrifice, Intimacy 3) COMMITMENT! (v12) Making disciples of Jesus who walk in a manner worthy of God Lessons: 1) Godliness is everything. 2) People don’t care how much you know until...