A Word of Encouragement – “Closing Maxims”

“Closing Maxims” 1 Thessalonians 5:12-18 & 1 Thessalonians 5:19-28 Sermon Notes: A maxim is a short, pithy statement that expresses a general _______ or rule of __________. Work Hard… … for __________ good. … but be quick to embrace the __________ among you. Rejoice Always… … in the ongoing advancement of Jesus’ __________. … in…

A Word of Encouragement – “More and More”

SERMON NOTES Godly encouragement often comes through ___________ something already in someone and then calling it forth “more and ____________.”   Paul encourages us in this way in three ways. He calls us into… …more and more ________ from our relationship with Jesus. …more and more holistic holiness with our _______. …more and more love…