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Our Unshakeable Hope

April 6, 2014 Series: He Saved Us!

Passage: 1 Thessalonians 5:9–5:11

OUR UNSHAKEABLE HOPE

(1 Thessalonians 5:9-11)

I. WE ARE SAVED FROM THE ________ OF GOD (v. 9).
A. RESCUED FROM DIVINE WRATH
1. The wrath of God is his indignation and _________ displayed in his punishment of sinners.

2. The wrath of God is clearly seen in the ________.
• Isa. 13:13; Jer. 20:23-24; Isa. 30:27-33

3. The wrath of God is clearly seen in the _________.
• Matt. 3:7; 3:36; Rom. 1:18; 2:5; Col. 3:5

4. Followers of Christ are not __________ for wrath.

II. WE ARE SAVED THROUGH THE ________OF GOD
(vv. 9-10).
A. REJOICING IN OUR SAVIOR
1. God has destined us to ______________ salvation.

2. Salvation in four words: ___________ ____________ _______ ________.
• He is our _________________________ (Heb. 9:26; 2 Cor. 5:21).

• He is our _________________________ (Col. 1:20-22; 2 Cor. 5:18-19).

• He is our _______________________ (Col. 1:13; Eph. 1:7).

• He is the ________________________ for our sins (1 John 4:10; Rom. 3:25; 1 John 2:2; Heb. 2:17).

III. WE ARE SAVED FOR THE ______________OF GOD
A. REFRESHED BY OUR DESTINY
1. Our goal is to live for ___________ (Isa. 43:7).

TRUTH POINT
We are saved from the ____________ of God, through the ___________________ to live for the glory of God!

 

OUR UNSHAKEBALE HOPE

(1 Thessalonians 5:9-11)

Discussion Questions

1. Why are so many people (including Christians) so reluctant to believe in the wrath of God?

2. When you heard the words, “he saved us” what immediately springs to mind? Have you been saved? How do you know?

3. What have we been saved from?

4. Are believers destined for wrath? Explain your answer.

5. On what basis are we saved?

6. What has Christ accomplished that we can rejoice about?

7. What is your response to the work of Christ on the cross?

8. Why were we saved? How are you refreshed by your destiny?

9. How can you live for the glory of God this week?