Sending Help

October 24, 2021 Speaker: Mike Sciarra Series: Beloved

Topic: Sending Help Passage: 1 Thessalonians 3:1–5

Sermon Application Questions:

  1. Jesus said his people would be persecuted. Matt. 10:17-23; 24:4-13; John 16:1-4. Why does God allow persecution? Why do unbelievers persecute Christians?
  2. The devil hinders the gospel subtly. What does the Bible tells us to do when under spiritual attack? Read Job 1-2. What temptations did Job have to resist?
  3. How does 1 Cor. 10:13 encourage you? When have you most experienced the reality of this verse?
  4. Why would Paul be indicating in 1 Thess. 3:1-5 that the Christian life preeminently a life of faith?
  5. How do these verses reveal Paul’s heart for Jesus and the local church?
  6. What sacrifices did Paul make for fellow believers?
  7. What hinders you from sacrificing to help others in need?
  8. How can we prepare for the reality of persecution and discouragement?
  9. How does 2 Cor. 12:9-10 give solace to believers? How does it make your faith more vibrant?
  10. What present needs, burdens, or prayer requests do you have that you could/should/would share with others? Why wouldn’t you share them?