Chapter Three, Lesson Three
CHRIST HONORING ADMONITION 2Thessalonians 3:11-18 Print this Bible Study
** The apostle Paul said much last week in 2Thessalonians, chapter 3,
verses 6-10, regarding the importance of examples. Lets review the
ones he has portrayed before us.
1) unruly life (V.6)
2) doing no work (V.11)
3) acting like busybodies (V.11)
1) did not act in an undisciplined manner (V.7)
2) worked hard night and day (V.8)
3) was not a burden to others (V.8)
4) offer ourselves as a model (V.9)
** If we were to closely follow the examples of Paul and other godly
people which the Lord brings across our path, what would we become to
others around us?
We too would become an example or model to be followed. Ours would
be a Christ Honoring Fellowship in which the Lord
is truly glorified.
Remember that Paul used his life as a teaching tool, model or pattern
to be copied. May we spend our time preoccupied with the desire to be
a good example for others to follow to Christ.
** Today we will draw to a close our two month study of Pauls
second letter to the Thessalonians.
If we were to ask the question, How can I show love?, we could
easily come up with a number of good answers. As Paul finishes this letter
he gives them, and us as well, one of the most challenging yet purist
forms of love we find in Scripture. It can be described as Christ
Honoring Admonition. To better understand what is on the heart
of Paul and to enhance our own walk with the Lord, lets read through
our passage together.
Read passage (V.11-13) (V.14-15) (V.16-18)
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