TITLE: A Whole Religion
TEXT: 1 Thessalonians 5:14-23
PROPOSITION: God is concerned about the whole man being sanctified.
KEY WORD: Parts
1. We often put parts of our lives in to compartments.
2. Work, play, religion, family, finances, health, etc.
3. God is concerned about the whole package - vs. 23
1. Elements of the body
A. Not evil for evil - vengeance 15
B. Return good
1. To fellow Christians
2. To all men
C. Avoid all forms of harm - evil 22
2. Eternal soul
A. Pray without ceasing 17
B. Obey the will of God 18
C. Quench not the Spirit 19
D. Despise not teachings 20
3. Emotions of the spirit
A. Comfort the feebleminded 14
B. Rejoice always 16
C. Be grateful in all things 18
D. Prove all things (be sure in your mind) 21
1. Sanctification involves all - soul, spirit and body.
Christianity is a "Whole" religion.
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