WE ARE COMFORTED 1THESSALONIANS 3:1-13 (10/16/18)

WE WERE COMFORTED


1 Thessalonians 3:1-13

I.  TIMOTHY’S VISIT (Verse 1-5)

a. What prompted Paul’s actions in verse 1? ______________________
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b. Why would Paul send Timothy? ______________________________ __________________________________________________________
c. What was happening that concerned Paul? _____________________

d. What was one of Paul’s primary concerns? _____________________
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II. A GOOD REPORT (verses 6-10)

a.   Did Timothy return to Paul with a good report? ________________
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b.   What about the report encouraged Paul? ______________________ ___________________________________________________________
c.   Who does Paul credit with preserving the Thessalonian believers? __
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    d. Having been encouraged what is Paul’s desire? ________________
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III. BLESSING (11-13)

a. What is Paul’s prayer for himself in verse 11? ____________________ ___________________________________________________________ 
b. What is Paul’s prayer for the church in verse 12? __________________ 
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c. What glorious event does Paul desire the church to be ready for? ____

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IV. Application:  When god keeps someone on our heart is it always

because of what that person needs? _______________________________
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Has God ever placed someone on your heart who when you contacted

them really didn’t need anything specifically from you but were used by God

to encourage you? ______________________________________________
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Why do we mostly assume that God desires to wring us out instead of filling

us? ___________________________________________________________
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