Call To Die

Then [Jesus] said to them all, "If anyone wants to come with Me, he must deny himself, take up his cross daily, and follow Me. For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life because of Me will save it. (Luke 9:23-24, HCSB)

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Sunday, July 24, 2011

Sermon Notes from 1 Thessalonians 4:13-5:11. Sermon by Tray Earnhart.

[The following notes were taken at the 10:45AM service this morning at Kosmosdale Baptist Church. The sermon should soon be available to hear on-line HERE.]

I. Introduction: Review of 1 Thessalonians 4:1-12
A. Paul's challenge to grow in sanctification.
B. Paul's challenge to grow in brotherly love.

1 Thessalonians 4:13-5:11

II. Christ's Return
A. What Christ's return means for those who die: security in Christ.
B. Christ's return is certain.
C. Christ's return will be glorious.
D. Christians will be raptured and will always be with Him.

III. The Day of the Lord (=God's wrath poured out on the world)
A. The Day of the Lord will come as a thief: Christians should not "dabble in the darkness" but should be vigilant.
B. Christians will not face God's wrath; our hope is in Christ.

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