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Security of Believers

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Security of Believers: Ready for the day of the Lord
1 Thessalonians Chapter 5
By Wong

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Security of Believers

  1. 1. SECURITY OF BELIEVERS READY FOR THE DAY OF THE LORD 1 Thessalonians Chapter 5 Island Glades Gospel Centre 16th October 2016 1
  2. 2. Review: Thessalonians were Spiritually Well: Working in faith Laboring in love & Steadfast in Hope 2
  3. 3. 3 Introduction Chapter 5 The Return of Christ to Judge V.2 - for you know very well that The Day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night.
  4. 4. 4 THE DAY OF THE LORD A period at the end of time when God’s will & purpose for mankind & His world will be fulfilled. When Christ will reign the world.
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  6. 6. 6 The day would be a time of Judgment, Vengeance & Wrath But it will also be a time of Restoration
  7. 7. 7 V.1-3 - Suddenness of Jesus’ Coming 1Now, brothers & sisters, about times & dates we do not need to write to you, 2 for you know very well that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night. 3 While people are saying, “Peace & safety,” destruction will come on them suddenly, as labor pains on a pregnant woman, & they will not escape.
  8. 8. 8 Mat.16:3 ....You know how to interpret the appearance of the sky, but you cannot interpret the signs of the times
  9. 9. 9 Verse 3 While people are saying, “Peace & safety,” destruction will come on them suddenly, as labor pains on a pregnant woman, and they will not escape:
  10. 10. 10 Mat.24:15-31 19 dreadful 21 great distress 22 no one would survive 24 false messiahs 29 sun will be darkened 30 the Son of Man coming 31 gather his elect
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  12. 12. 12 Verses 4 - 5 4 But you, brothers & sisters, are not in darkness so that this day should surprise you like a thief. 5 You are all children of the light & children of the day. We do not belong to the night or to the darkness
  13. 13. 13 Verses 6 - 8 Paul’s exhortations: be awake, sober, and watchful put on faith & love as a breastplate, & the hope of salvation as a helmet.
  14. 14. 14 Verses 9 - 10 The security of our future 9 For God did not appoint us to suffer wrath but to receive salvation through Our Lord Jesus Christ. 10 He died for us so that, whether we are awake or asleep, we may live together with Him.
  15. 15. 15 V.11 - Our privilege to comfort one another 11 Therefore encourage one another & build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.
  16. 16. 16 The signs of the coming of the Day of the Lord  Mankind of this generation The church becoming corrupted  Man-made destruction  Nations of the world  Mark of the Beast  Plagues, Famine & Disasters
  17. 17. 17 2 Peter 3:10 10 But the day of the Lord will come like a thief. The heavens will disappear with a roar; the elements will be destroyed by fire, & the earth & everything done in it will be laid bare
  18. 18. 18 2 Peter 3:11 11 Since everything will be Destroyed in this way, what kind of people ought you to be? You ought to live holy & godly lives.
  19. 19. 19 God’s Blessings Be With You HisMerciesAreNewEveryMorning

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