|Staying in the Word|
Chapter Three, Lesson Three
CHRIST HONORING ADMONITION Page 2
Christ Honoring Admonition
V.11 ** Lets begin here in verse eleven by delineating the problem which existed there in Thessalonica. What three things does Paul say is wrong?
** As we began our look at this problem last week, we noted how dangerous these bad examples can become, because of the principle found in 1Corinthians 15:33 (Do not be deceived:Bad company corrupts good morals). But what does Paul say here in verse eleven which points to the proximity of the problem?
** There is an amazing progression contained in these elements of the problem which existed in the Thessalonian church. Lets look closer at what Paul is saying to gain the insight needed to avoid this error.
** This was a very dangerous problem there in the church and is one we must avoid as well. For a closer look, please turn with me to 1Timothy 5:9-16.