1 Thessalonians 4:1-8

This passage talks about the “Will of God”

Don't focus so much on where you ought to be until you FIRST FOCUS on what you ought to be







Notice how key sanctification is (vv. 3-6)

? As a Christian, do you exchange your will for God’s will?


Two truths for those pursuing sanctification

I. Sanctification (holy living) is NEVER satisfied (v. 1)


3 types/stages of sanctification

1. Positional

2. Progressive 1 John 3:1-3

3. Perfection


? Have you ever felt like you were growing as a Christian, but


II. Sanctification is ALWAYS Spirit led (v. 8)


As a Christian you can’t achieve sanctification w/o the work of the Holy Spirit


So there must be an activity of faith