by Michael Catt
1 Thessalonians 1:1-10
I. Key Characteristics of a Great Church
Attitudes: faith, hope, love
Actions, work, labor, steadfastness
1) In conduct (v. 6)
2) In their confession (v. 8)
II. The Necessity of a Working Faith
A) The first key is the object of faith.
B) The second key to understanding is the Word.
C) The third key is tangible evidence.
1- It will lead you to turn from sin.
2- It will lead to a deeper commitment to worship.
3- It will lead to viewing life with an eternal perspective.
(from the Three Marks of a Great Church series)
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