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Encourage One Another

May 1, 2016 Series: One Another

Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 4:18–4:18, 1 Thessalonians 5:11–5:11

I. The meaning of encouragement
     A. Literally = "alongside" "to call"
     B. Entreat, exhort, comfort, encourage, appeal, urge, beg, plead
II. The messages of encouragement
     A. Acts 14:22 - to continue in the faith
     B. Acts 15:32 - with words
     C. Ephesians 6:22; Colossians 4:8 - personally
     D. Colossians 2:2 - unity
     E. 2 Thessalonians 3:12 - to prod
     F. 1 Timonthy 5:1,2 - to lovingly encourage
     G. Hebrews 10:24, 25 - to gather
III. The means of encouragement
     A. The people of God - Acts 4:36, 37
     B. The Word of God - Acts 15:31; Romans 15:4
     C. God, Father & Son - Romans 15:5
     D. God, the Holy Spirit - John 14:16, 26; 15:26; 16:7
Next Steps:
     > Encourage one another precisely
     > Encourage one another personally
     > Encourage one another passionately
     > Encourage one another provokingly
     > Encourage one another prophetically