- Some of the Thessalonian disciples were so expectant of Christ’s return that they quit being productive.
- If you comprehend the potential impact your life can make, you will change how you view your job.
- Anyone who knows God should not be surprised regarding His standard for how we ought to love one another (4:9).
- Disciples changed by the gospel will not be content to keep God’s love within the walls of one congregation (4:10).
- None of us have yet arrived at how loving we could be to others (4:10).
- If you focus on what God has called you to do, you won’t have time to meddle in other affairs (4:11).
- Don’t get sidetracked in nonessential issues that you lose the right to speak to the most important one (4:11).
- Steady, reliable workers can bring glory to God and good to others through any type of honest work (4:11).
- Your caliber of work says something about the God you serve to the coworkers around you (4:12).
- Being financially stable allows you and others to prioritize Kingdom generosity (4:12).
- Your job provides resources and relationships that can forever change lives.
- Our church’s love for others is so inspiring that it would be a shame if we kept it to ourselves.
- Our current challenges are not a lack of opportunities but an uncertainty regarding capacities.