Chapter Three, Lesson Three
CHRIST HONORING ADMONITION Page
** Is that a request for part time peace?
No, ...continually grant you peace... cf.John 14:27
** Where could we expect to have this peace?
...in every circumstance...
** Why is that? Who is with us to ensure our peace?
...the Lord be with you all!
V.17 ** What three-fold statement does Paul make to verify the
authenticity of this letter?
1) I, Paul, write this greeting with my own hand
2) this is a distinguishing mark in every letter
3) this is the way I write
** Why is he being so careful? Why is this so important?
There were forgeries floating around and he wants these believers
reading, believing and obeying the truth! cf. 2Thessalonians 2:2 a
letter as if from us
V.18 ** What does the apostle add as a capstone to this masterpiece
of encouragement and instruction?
The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all!
** Why is that important?
Jesus said, ...apart from Me you can do nothing (John
All of our hope, all of our obedience and all of our lives are completely
the grace of God!
** What is possibly the most challenging and purist form of love for
the brethren within the body of Christ?
Christ Honoring Admonition - a willingness to faithfully
pursue a brother or sister who has become entangled in a sinful lifestyle
and to draw them back to obedience to the Word of God.
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