The Gospel at Work
To get the context read Acts 17:1-9 AND now focus on 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10.
Discuss some or all of the following questions.
1. Re-read 1 Thessalonians 1:2-3 (Focus on v.3). What’s the difference between the work that strives for God’s acceptance and the “work of faith” that strives from God’s acceptance? (Compare with Ephesians 2:8-10)
2. Can you identify at least one way that you could “labor in love” for someone in the believing community at RMCC this week? Will you commit to putting that idea into action this week?
4. Re-read 1 Thess. 1:8. What needs to change in your heart and in your life for this verse to be true of you personally?
5. Re-read 1 Thessalonians 1:9. Did the Holy Spirit reveal any false hopes/saviors through Sunday’s sermon? Explain. Consider some of the following false saviors common to all people:
PRAY OVER YOUR OIKOS DOCUMENT