Pursuing Excellence (3/17/19)

Sermon text: 1 Thessalonians 4:1-8

Sermon outline:

I. LEARN WHAT IS EXCELLENT

  1. Pursuit of excellence begins with knowing what is excellent

  2. The excellent is that which honors God

II. PRACTICE WHAT YOU KNOW

  1. Walk it out!

  2. Don’t give up!

  3. Don’t let up!

III. AVOID ENTANGLEMENTS & BEWARE OF PITFALLS

  1. Excellence is measured in holiness

  2. So abstain from immorality

IV. REMEMBER WHOSE YOU ARE AND WHO YOU’VE BEEN GIVEN

  1. You are God’s possession

  2. You have been given the Holy Spirit

Kevin Rutledge