- By Who do you chose to FOLLOW ? (1 Thes 1:5-6a)
- Are they preaching the WORD ? (1 Thes 1:5a)
- Is the HOLY SPIRIT at work? (1 Thes 1:5b)
- Are the leaders AUTHENTIC followers of Christ? (1 Thes 1:5c)
- By how you RECEIVE the Word. (1 Thes 1:6)
- By how you SHARE Jesus. (1 Thes 1:8)
- By how you REPENT from sin. (1 Thes 1:9)
- By how you WAIT for Jesus. (1 Thes 1:10)
How do you evaluate who to "imitate"?
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Small Group Questions (Whole Group):
Read 1 Thessalonians 1:4-10
- List more evidences, from this passage, that the Thessalonians are authentic.
- In which of these areas do you struggle most to be a good example? How can you grow in this area?
- Name a struggle you are going through right now. How does the return of Jesus change the way you think about that struggle?
Pray for the example you are setting for your kids (moms and dads) and others who are watching!