Preaching Outline

1 Thessalonians 5:12-13

3 Parts

1 Thessalonians 5:12

  • The roles church leaders perform
    • Theological principle: Church leaders should labor among the people, care for the church, and admonish the church with sound teaching.

    1 Thessalonians 5:13a

    • The church’s respect for their leaders
      • Theological Principle: Churches should respect and honor their leaders who are faithfully fulfilling these functions.


        1 Thessalonians 5:13b

        • Be at peace among yourselves
          • Theological Principle: Genuine peace in the church comes when the leaders fulfill their duties and churches properly honor their leaders.

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