Evidence of Gospel Belief
Passage: 1 Thessalonians 1:2–1:5
Faith, Hope, and Love as Evidence of Gospel Belief
- 2, 3a We give thanks to God always for all of you, constantly mentioning you in our prayers, remembering before our God and Father your work of faith
- Hebrews 11:1
- James 2:14, 18
- 3b and labor of love
- 1 Thessalonians 4:9–12
- 3c and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.
- Galatians 6:9
- James 1:2–4
Gospel Belief as Evidence of God’s Loving Election
- 4 For we know, brothers loved by God, that he has chosen you,
- 2 Thessalonians 2:13–15
- Romans 5:7-8
- Ephesians 1:3–6
- 5a because our gospel came to you not only in word, but also in power and in the Holy Spirit and with full conviction.
- 5b You know what kind of men we proved to be among you for your sake.
- 1 Thessalonians 2:7- 8
- Is there evidence of gospel belief in my life?
- Romans 8:29-30
- 2 Corinthians 13:5-6
- How do I see faith, hope, and love displayed in my life?
- Have I based my hope for salvation on something I’ve done or something God has done for me?
- Do I demonstrate Christian character to others so that they might be drawn to the gospel?
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