A Pastor's Prayer
Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 3
The D.N.A. of H.S.B.C.
1 Thessalonians 3
Dr. Scott Hanberry
The prayer of this pastor is for the people to:
Grow in __________ & ____________
so that their lives would abound in
___________________ & __________.
(1) What does growing faith look like?
Faith is the ability to __________ the truth.
To trust the truth, you have to __________ the truth.
Knowing the truth should lead to __________ the truth.
- A deepening ___________ of the Word of God.
- Greater _______________ in God.
- Higher trust in the sovereignty of God.
(2) What does growing faith produce?
__________ & ____________!
- Love for the Lord
- Love for other believers
- Love for the lost
- Love that produces unblamable holiness
Selfless love is the opposite of selfish lust.
Humble love is the opposite of pride.
If you're living the way you ought to love, you're unselfish and humble. And if you're unselfish and humble, you will not fall to sins of pride and you will not fall to sins of lust which simply gratfiy your own flesh.