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Aug 18, 2019

To Grow You Must Go Against the Flow

To Grow You Must Go Against the Flow

Passage: 1 Thessalonians 4:1-12

Speaker: Michael Payne

Series: 1 & 2 Thessalonians

Category: Sunday AM

Maintenance inevitable becomes a synonym for retreat. Just trying to maintain in life. The flow of life is relentless and if we are not working at life daily, we find ourselves quickly downstream. Our spiritual life is no different. Paul has praised the Christians in Thessaloniki for their “Work of faith, labor of love, and patience of hope in Jesus” He now urges them not to slow down but to abound more and more in those things that have brought them this far. But his praise also includes a warning that can derail their sanctification and destroy the work of the Spirit in their lives.