Live To Please God

2 Tim 3:16        Romans 15:4         Luke 8:18         John 6:29     Mark 12:29-31 Titus 3:3-5        1 Cor 1:30              Eph 6:17           Acts 4:12      1 Thes 5:9



1 Peter 1:3 … In God’s great mercy he has caused us to be born again into a living hope..    23, 25

Hebrews 12:2-3  Let us look only to Jesus, the One who began our faith and who makes it perfect.

2 Cor 4:16-5:1 Though our bodies are dying, our spirits are being renewed every day.  ….we fix our gaze on things that cannot be seen.   … when we die, … we will have a house in heaven, an eternal body made for us by God himself..

Col 3:2  Since you have been raised to new life with Christ, set your sights on the realities of heaven, where Christ sits …   ( 1-4) nlt

1 Thes 4                                                        Live to please God

          1 we taught you how to live in a way that will please God...

          4  learn to control your own body   

          5 Don’t use your body for sexual sin   

          6 do not wrong or cheat another Christian 

          9 God has already taught you to love each other. 

        11 Do all you can to live a peaceful life.

1 Thes 5 

          5 You are all people who belong to the light and to the day. 

          6 ..we should be alert and have self-control.  

          8-11 encourage each other …give each other strength   

         13 Live in peace with each other.  

         14 Encourage the people who are afraid.  Help those who are weak.  Be patient with everyone. 

         15 Be sure no one pays back wrong for wrong, 

         16 Always be joyful. 

         17 Pray continually,  

         18  and give thanks whatever happens.      That is what God wants for you in Christ Jesus.

         19 Do not hold back the work of the Holy Spirit. 

         20 Do not treat prophecy as if it were unimportant. 

         21 Test everything.  Keep what is good, stay away from everything evil

         24  You can trust the One who calls you to do that for you.  

         26 Greet all the brothers with a holy kiss.

         27  read this letter to all the believers.

Titus 2:11-15  … the grace of God… teaches us to say “NO” to ungodliness and worldly passions… to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives … while we wait for the blessed hope – the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior,  Jesus Christ,  who gave himself for us … redeemed us… These are the things you should teach  Encourage and rebuke with all authority.

Heb 3:13-14 encourage one another daily.… We share in Christ if we hold firmly till the end..

Heb 10:25 let us encourage one another all the more as you see the Day approaching.