Gods Pay Back (2 Thessalonians 6-10)

“God’s Pay-Back”

(II Thessalonians 1:6-10)

 

Christ is Coming!            Refreshment or Retribution?

 

Retribution

“Pay back trouble”

 

Why?     God is J __________/ F _________.

 

Isaiah 45:20-25/55:6-7/Ezekiel 33:17-20

 

Who?   Genesis 12:3/Zechariah 2:8/Ezekiel 33:17-20

 

  1. Don’t K _________God. (Romans 1:18-21)

 

 

  1. Don’t O ____________ Gospel. (Hebrews 10:26-31)

 

 

How?

“Everlasting Destruction” —


How Bad
??

 

 

Relief

“Relief” =

 

2 kinds of relief for God’s people:

 

  1. ____________ (Matthew 11:28-29)

 

  1. ____________ (Hebrews 4:9-11/Revelation 21:4)

 

Why? God is J ________/ F _________

 

I John 1:9/ I Peter 2:24/ II Corinthians 5:21

 

Justice satisfied in C _________!

 

Who?

II Timothy 3:12/ Acts 14:22/ I Peter 4:12-19

 

Faith not real — will not S _______(Matthew 13:20-23)

 

How? (vs.10)

 

  1. Christ G _________ in us.

Now? Matthew 5:16

Then?

 

  1. Christ M __________ at.

 

  1. This includes ________?

 

“SKILL, TALENT, PRACTICE”

Skill, Talent, Practice

 

 

 

#1

Genesis 6:3

 

Hebrews 11:7

 

II Peter 2:5

 

 

 

#2

 

I Peter 3:5-9

 

 

 

#3

I Corinthians 3:5-9

 

 

 

 

#4

 

I Corinthians 6:19-20

 

Acts 20:28

 

I Peter 1:18-25

 

“God’s Pay-Back” (II Thessalonians 1:6-10)

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“God’s Pay-Back”
(II Thessalonians 1:6-10)
Christ is Coming! “Refreshment or Retribution”

Parousia —

Revealed —
From H ______________ (Acts 1:9-11)
Not a ______________.
In ___________ fire.

(Matthew 13:40-42)

RETRIBUTION

“Pay back trouble”

Let God do it — Romans 12:19
Why? God is J__________/ F _________.

Isaiah 45:20-25/55:6-7/Ezekiel 33:17-20

Who? Genesis 12:3/Zechariah 2:8/Matthew 18:6-10
1. Don’t K _________God. (Romans 1:18-21)
2. Don’t O ____________ Gospel. (Hebrews 10:26-31)
How?
“Everlasting Destruction” —

How Bad??

So Do?? 1. Make S ________.

2. _________ others.

Looking for a Good Church Part 2 (2 Thes 1:-5)

“Looking for a Good Church”

(II Thessalonians 1:1-5)

 

 

If looking for a church — What look for?

 

What God look for?

 

 

G ________________ Conversion

 

“In Christ”

 

 

I ____________________ Faith

 

I Peter 1:6-7 James 2:2-4

 

 

G___________________ Love (Sacrificial Service)

 

 

 

P ________________ Hope

Titus 2:11-14

 

 

K_________________ Attitude

 

“ME, ,ME, ME!”

or Matthew 6:33???

 

“Is Evidence” =

 

Philippians 1:27-30 Acts 5:41       Hebrews 12:7-10

Acts 14:21-22 I Thessalonians 2:11-12; 3:2-5

I Peter 5:10

 

“As result — Counted Worthy”

 

L _________ as though in God’s Kingdom.

 

God looks at the _________!

 

(I Samuel 16:7)


 

DON’T LOOK! BE!

 

Looking for a Good Church (2 Thes 1:1-5)

“Looking for a Good Church”

(II Thessalonians 1:1-5)

 

 

If looking for a church — What look for?

 

What God look for?

 

 

G ________________ Conversion.

 

“In”

Grace —

 

Peace —

 

I ____________________ Faith

 

“Growing more & more”

 

I Peter 1:6-7 Romans 8:35-39

Psalm 119:67, 71

James 1:2-4 I Peter 5:10

 

 

G___________________ Love

 

John 13:34-35 Romans 5:8

 

Love — not sentimentality/emotional — But:

 

S ____________ S____________.

 

Galatians 5:6

 

 

P ________________ Hope

 

“Persecutions” —

 

“Trials” —

 

Who should boast about us?

( Proverbs 27:2)

 

“Perseverance”—

Not grim — but joyful!

Titus 2:11-14


 

DON’T LOOK FOR SUCH A CHURCH —

                                         BE SUCH A CHURCH!

 

Singing the Lord’s Song in a Foreign Land

“Singing the Lord’s Songs-

   In a Foreign Land”

(Psalm 137)

 

When happy, it is easy to sing!

When not?

 

 

“Zion” — Not just a __________ — But G _______!

 

 

What do I do? Remember…

 

  1. P ___________. ( I Timothy 2:1-4)

 

  1. God is still G __________.

 

  1. Not a _________. (Philippians 4:21-22)

 

  1. Our job is to S _________. Be F ___________.

(Ezekiel 33:1-9; 17-20)

 

(Not responsible for the R___________. But to sing!)

 

 

So How do I Sing?

 

  1. The strangeness of the ___________ is no excuse

for not singing.

 

  1. Learn to sing without w ________________.

 

Daniel 6:3-5 I Peter 2:11-12

 

  1. Allow set backs & challenges to provide opportunity

for __________.

Philippians 3:7-10     II Timothy 3:10-19

Matthew 5:11-12        Acts 16:16-40

 

  1. Gain strength from God’s S ____________.

(Psalm 1, 2, 100, 121, 122, 127)

 

 

Matthew 6:25-34

 

“I sing because I’m happy.”

“I sing because I’m free.”