Gospel Work Under Pressure | 1 Thessalonians 2:1-12 |
In this message from 1 Thessalonians, we are encouraged to follow the example of those who keep going with gospel work even under pressure. Outline Down but not out (vv1-2) Motives Matter (vv3-4) Actions Matter (vv5-8) Examples Matter (vv9-12)

Knowing Genuine Faith | 1 Thessalonians 1 |
What does genuine Christian faith look like? In this message from 1 Thessalonians 1, we see the marks of genuine faith which were shown by the believers in Thessalonica. Outline Genuine Thanksgiving (vv1-3) Genuine Reception of the Gospel (vv4-8) Genuine Conversion (vv9-10) Genuine Christianity

Overseeing God’s Family | Titus 1 |
How does Christ oversee his family, his church? In this message from Titus 1 we hear God’s requirements for elders in his church. Outline Elders are Examples Elders Manage God’s Household Elders Protect the Truth

Dealing with Disruption | 2 Thessalonians 3:6-18 |
One of the things God is doing in churches is forming a community shaped by peace, grace, and love. So how does a church deal with disruptive and destructive behaviour? Outline What’s the problem? (vv6, 11, 16-18) Be an Example (vv7-9) Teach How to Live (vv10-13) Discipline to Disciple (vv6, 14-15)

Strength Under Pressure | 2 Thessalonians 2:13-3:5 |
How do you cope with the pressures of life? If you’re a Christian, how do you sometimes feel pressure to give up on trusting in Jesus? In this message from 2 Thessalonians, we hear God’s promise to strengthen the people he loves in Christ. Outline Know who you are (2:13-14) Pray to stand firm (2:15-17) Pray for Gospel Progress (3:1-2) Rest in the God who strengthens (3:3-5)

Standing Firm Under Pressure | 2 Thessalonians 2 |
The rebellion. The Man of Lawlessness. Is the end near? In this message from 2 Thessalonians 2, we hear how the Bible’s teaching about the Day of the Lord is given to comfort and strengthen those who belong to Jesus. Outline Don’t be shaken (vv1-2) The End of Lawlessness (vv2-12) So stand firm (vv13-16)

Prayer Under Pressure | 2 Thessalonians 1 |
What do you say to someone suffering for following Jesus? What do you pray for them? In this message from 2 Thessalonians 1, we hear how Paul, through his prayers, encourages a church facing persecution. Outline A Church Born in a Hurry (2 Thess 1:1-2; Acts 17) What do you pray for (part 1)? (vv3-4) Is God’s judgment right? (vv5-10) What do you pray for (part 2)? (vv11-12)

When the King Comes | Zechariah 14 |
Will history always keep repeating? In this message from Zechariah 14 we hear the great, but stern, promise of the end of history—which is all about Jesus. Outline From War to Worship, Hostility to Holiness War (vv1-2) Rescue (vv3-5) New Creation (vv6-11) Judgment (vv12-15) Worship (v16) and Judgment (vv17-19) Holiness (vv20-21) The Day God Stood on the Mountain John 7:37-39; 8:12 Mark 11:22-25 Revelation 22:1-5

Good News Day? | Zechariah 12-13 |
Do you want the good news or the bad news? In this message from the final prophecy in Zechariah we hear the good news of God’s salvation coming through suffering. Outline The Day of Suffering and Salvation The Day of Piercing and Striking (12:9-13:1; 13:7-9) Looking on the one who was pierced (Mark 14:27; John 19:37; Revelation 1:7)

Rejecting God’s Shepherd | Zechariah 11 |
Can you imagine rejecting good leaders and following bad? It’s actually not all that uncommon. In this message from Zechariah 11, we hear the danger of rejecting Jesus, God’s good shepherd. Outline The abused flock (10:2; 11:4-5) … who detest the good shepherd (11:6-14) The foolish shepherd (11:15-17) The rejected Shepherd (Matthew 26:14-16; 27:3-10)