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The sanctifying work of the Spirit finds its expression in rejoicing, prayer and thanksgiving. We must not quench the Spirit.

The sanctifying work of the Spirit finds its expression in rejoicing, prayer and thanksgiving. We must not quench the Spirit.

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  • 1. Wind beneath my Wings the sanctifying life in the Spirit 1 Thessalonians 5:16-23
  • 2. Israel " IZ " Ka’ano’i Kamakawiwo’ole
  • 3. 1 Thessalonians Adapted Rick Griffith, New Testament Survey Vol 2, Singapore Bible College, 203 “ live holy” “ Be comforted but watchful” “ Please God” “ I care for you” “ I’m innocent” “ you’re great’ Church life 5:12-28 Eschatology 4:13-5:11 Love 4:1-12 Concern 2:17-3:13 Conduct 2:1-16 Commendation 1:1-10 Looking forward Looking back Strengthen stand Silence slanders Practical Personal Chapters 4-5 Chapter 1-3 Principles for growth Innocence of greed Preparation for the Rapture
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  • 5. How do we live our life while waiting for Jesus’ coming?
  • 6. 16 Be joyful always; 17 pray continually; 18 give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus. 19 Do not put out the Spirit's fire; 20 do not treat prophecies with contempt. 21 Test everything. Hold on to the good. 22 Avoid every kind of evil. 23 May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through. May your whole spirit, soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. 24 The one who calls you is faithful and he will do it.
  • 7. 16 Be joyful always; 17 pray continually; 18 give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus. 20 do not treat prophecies with contempt. 21 Test everything. Hold on to the good. 22 Avoid every kind of evil. 19 Do not put out the Spirit 's fire 23 May God himself, the God of peace , sanctify you through and through.. May your whole spirit, soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. 24 The one who calls you is faithful and he will do it
  • 8. 16 Be joyful always; 17 pray continually; 18 give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus. 1. God’s will for us in Jesus Christ
    • Be joyful always
    • Pray continually
    • Give thanks in all circumstance
  • 9.  
  • 10. “ an unsatisfied desire which in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction” (p.17-18) “ And at once I knew (with fatal knowledge) that to ‘have it again’ was the supreme and only important object of desire” (p.73) “ I had hoped that the heart of reality might be of such a kind that we can best symbolize it as a place; instead, I found it to be a Person” (p. 230)
  • 11. Pray continually
    • Petitionary prayers
  • 12. Pray continually
    • Petitionary prayers
    • Prayer books
    www.facebook.com/pages/The-Valley-Of-Vision/
  • 13. Pray continually
    • Petitionary prayers
    • Prayer books
    • Praying in tongues
  • 14. Pray continually
    • Petitionary prayers
    • Prayer books
    • Praying in tongues
    • The Jesus Prayer
    Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me a sinner
  • 15. Pray continually
    • Petitionary prayers
    • Prayer books
    • Praying in tongues
    • The Jesus Prayer
    • Contemplative prayer
  • 16. thankfulness
  • 17. Be joyful always Pray continually Give thanks in all circumstances for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus.
  • 18. 16 Be joyful always; 17 pray continually; 18 give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus. 20 do not treat prophecies with contempt. 21 Test everything. Hold on to the good. 22 Avoid every kind of evil. 19 Do not put out the Spirit 's fire 23 May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through.. May your whole spirit, soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. 24 The one who calls you is faithful and he will do it
  • 19. 20 do not treat prophecies with contempt. 21 Test everything. Hold on to the good. 22 Avoid every kind of evil. 19 Do not put out the Spirit 's fire 2. The working of the Holy Spirit
    • Do not quench the Spirit
  • 20. “ Do not put out the Spirit’s fire” (NIV) “ Do not quench the Spirit” (NASB, KJV) “ Quench not the Spirit” (21st Century KJB) “ Do not stifle the Spirit” (Holman Christian Standard Bible) “ Do not suppress the Spirit” (The Message)
  • 21. The work of the Holy Spirit
    • illuminates the Word of God (1 Cor. 2:10; 2 Tim. 3:16; 2 Peter 1:20-21: 1 John 2:27)
    • brings believers into intimacy with God : as children of God (Rom.8:15-16), into deeper knowledge of God (1 Cor.2:2)
    • glorifies Christ to believers and make them like him (2 Cor. 3:18; John 16;14-15; Gal. 4:19)
    • helps believers to know God’s will (Eph.5:17; James 1:5; 1 John 5:14-15)
    • grants believers inner strength for their progressive sanctification (Eph.3;16; Zech.4:6; 2 Cor.12:9)
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  • 23.  
  • 24. We quench the Spirit by
    • not accepting God’s purpose in life’s difficulties (Rom.5:3; James 1:2-3,12)
    • not being prayerful and worshipful (John 4:24; Col.4:2; 1 thess.5;17)
    • not casting our cares upon God (1 Peter 5:7)
    • not trusting God’s supply (2 Cor. 9:8; Phil.4:19)
    • not trusting God’s love (Eph. 2:4-5; 1 John 3:1; 4:19)
    • operating by the flesh than trusting God’s strength (Prov. 3:5-6)
  • 25. 20 do not treat prophecies with contempt. 21 Test everything. Hold on to the good. 22 Avoid every kind of evil. 19 Do not put out the Spirit 's fire 2. The working of the Holy Spirit
    • Do not quench the Spirit
    • Read the Bible
    prophecies
  • 26. Holy Spirit helps us to read the Bible Karl Barth Logos/Word Word of God Bible
  • 27. 20 do not treat prophecies with contempt. 21 Test everything. Hold on to the good. 22 Avoid every kind of evil. 19 Do not put out the Spirit 's fire 2. The working of the Holy Spirit
    • Do not quench the Spirit
    • Read the Bible
    • Discernment
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  • 30. 16 Be joyful always; 17 pray continually; 18 give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus. 20 do not treat prophecies with contempt. 21 Test everything. Hold on to the good. 22 Avoid every kind of evil. 19 Do not put out the Spirit 's fire 23 May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through.. May your whole spirit, soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. 24 The one who calls you is faithful and he will do it
  • 31. 23 May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through.. May your whole spirit, soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. 24 The one who calls you is faithful and he will do it 3. The promise of sanctification
  • 32. While these terms may describe different aspects of a human’s nature, in the present context the apostle’s appeal to God is simply that his sanctification may extend to the entirety of their being . Paul’s prayer is that God would sanctify the Thessalonians so that their whole being, everything that they were as humans, would be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ , a prayer they previously offered in almost identical terms in 3.13 Green, G. L. (2002). The letters to the Thessalonians . The Pillar New Testament commentary (269). Grand Rapids, Mich.; Leicester, England: W.B. Eerdmans Pub.; Apollos.
  • 33. How do we live our life while waiting for Jesus’ coming?
  • 34. How do we live our life while waiting for Jesus’ coming? We live a joyful life, full of prayers and thankfulness which is made possible by allowing the Holy Spirit to work in us (and not quenching her) thus fulfilling God’s will for us in Christ Jesus which is to sanctify us at the coming of our Lord, Jesus Christ.
  • 35. Work of the Holy Spirit