Posts Tagged ‘1 Thessalonians 4:1-8’

A. Receiving teaching: Finally, then, brothers and sisters, we ask and urge you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us how you ought to live and to please God, just as you are doing, that you do so more and more. [2] For you know what instructions we gave you through the Lord Jesus.

B. God’s will is holiness: For this is the will of God, your sanctification:

C. Three statements on sexual immorality

  • that you abstain from sexual immorality;
  • [4] that each one of you know how to control his/her own body in holiness and honor, [5] not in the passion of lust like the Gentiles who do not know God;
  • [6] that no one transgress and wrong his brother in this matter, because the Lord is an avenger in all these things, as we told you beforehand and solemnly warned you.

B. God’s will is holiness: [7] For God has not called us for impurity, but in holiness.

A. Rejecting  teaching: [8] Therefore whoever rejects this, rejects not man but God, who gives his Holy Spirit to you.

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