Paul and the Thessalonians (vv1-2) Acts 17 A Church Growing in Faith and Love (v3) A Church that is Persecuted (vv4-10) Isaiah 2:19 Romans 12:9 A Church Working for Jesus’ Glory (vv11-22) What is Jesus doing?
The Eternal Covenant Hebrews 13:20-21 Hebrews 8:6-13 John 6:37 What is a Covenant? Covenant Representatives Romans 5:12-21 What is Sanctification? The cure for lawlessness (2 Corinthians 5:17) Sanctification (Philippians 2:12-13; Romans 13:8-10; Romans 5:5) Summary Holiness or Sanctification makes what God did in Justification real in the heart of the believer. Read more
United with Christ, the Head United in One Body Growing and Building in Unity Living in Unity
Why do we need to be adopted? How can we be adopted? What comes from our adoption? Calling God Father ‘What is a Christian? […] The richest answer I know is that a Christian is one who has God for his Father.’ (J.I. Packer, Knowing God) Disciplined as children (Hebrews 12:7-8) Heirs of God Secure in God’s love Join the family! Read more
What is Justification? (Romans 3:23-24) What is Union with Christ? (Ephesians 1:3-14) How are we Justified in Christ? ( 2 Corinthians 5:21 Philippians 3:7-11 Justification, Union, and You
The Word who …is with God and who is God (John 1:1-3) …became flesh (John 1:14) …ascended and intercedes (Hebrews 4:14-16) Knowing the God who’s one with us
The garden wedding that started it all (Genesis 2) Marriage: A picture of union with Christ (Ephesians 5:25-33) The wedding of eternity (Revelation 21:1-3)
Looking among the dead The women The disciples and Peter What if it’s true? Jesus is the king Jesus brings life
The death of a righteous man (vv44-47) The sun turns dark The temple curtain splits Jesus cries his last words Why this unjust death is ‘good’ (1 Peter 3:18) Three responses to Jesus (vv48-56) Recognise Respect Repent How will you respond to Jesus?
The end of Act 1 It is written and must be fulfilled (vv44-49) … to suffer … to rise to preach Preaching to the Nations