Sermon Topic: Building

For from you sounded out the word of the Lord not only in the Roman province of Macedonia, where they live, but also in Achaia - the capital of it was Athens - and in every place, your faith to God-ward is spread abroad....

The text is in 1 Thessalonians 1:8. This is the first letter of the apostle Paul, and he compliments the church at Thessalonica. First Thessalonians 1:8: "For from you sounded out the word of the Lord not only in Macedonia and Achaia," two of the...

And when they were come, and had gathered the church together, they rehearsed all that God had done with them, and how he had opened the door of faith unto the Gentiles....

Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect: but I follow after, if that I may apprehend that for which also I am apprehended of Christ Jesus. Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do,...

And when they were come, and had gathered the church together, they rehearsed all that God had done with them, and how he had opened the door of faith unto the Gentiles....

The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them...

The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them...

These all continued with one accord in prayer and supplication, with the women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brethren....

Then I told them of the hand of my God which was good upon me; as also the king's words that he had spoken unto me. And they said, Let us rise up and build. So they strengthened their hands for this good work....