Call To Glorify Christ!
Pastor Jerry Ghirardo
2 Thessalonians 1:11-12
August 11th, 2019
Verse of the Week
12 “We pray this so that the name of our Lord Jesus May be glorified in you, and you in him, according to the grace of our God and the Lord Jesus Christ.”
~ 2 Thessalonians 1:12
1. Paul prays that each of us would fulfill our CALLING in Christ.
2 Thessalonians 1:11 – “With this in mind, we constantly pray for you, that our God may make you worthy of your calling, and that by his power he may bring to fruition your every desire for goodness and your every deed prompted by faith.”
Ephesians 4:1 – “As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received.”
2 Thessalonians 2:14 – “He called you to this through our gospel, that you might share in the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.”
1 John 5:10 – “And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast.”
2. Our main purpose in life is to bring GLORY to Christ.
2 Thessalonians 1:12 – “We pray this so that the name of our Lord Jesus may be glorified in you, and you in him, according to the grace of our God and the Lord Jesus Christ.”
Matthew 5:16 – “In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.”
John 15:8 – “This is to my Father’s glory that you bear much fruit, showing yourselves to be my disciples.”
John 13:31 – “…Now is the Son of Man glorified and God is glorified in him.”