Thessalonians 2:7-3:5 & 5:12-22
behavior and conduct of church leaders should be an example to believers
so that all may live a life in attitude and actions that are pleasing
to the Lord. Our passion should be for the good of
others. Sometimes it is gentleness, at others times it is
protection; always with love.
for leaders comes from an intimate knowledge of what they are
trying to do.
conflicts arise they should be faced until they are resolved.
Face them early rather than let them fester.
should be encouragers. We know what it is to need/have
needed encouragement. Encouragement is often more powerful
should be an essential part of our daily life. Sometimes
it is time set aside for with a single task. At other
times it is a multi-tasking activity where we are open to the
leading of the Spirit while doing daily or routine activities.
Holy Spirit will be a fire in our life. Do NOT quench or
douse the Spirit.
discernment in everything. Clasp to that which is
beautiful and jettison that which is detestable.
the twin ditches of legalism and individualism.