First Baptist Church of Columbiana
Stay Pure
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Sun, Mar 05, 2017
Series:Living to Please God   Passages: 1 Thessalonians 3:4    Teacher: Dr. Michael Miller
Stay Pure
Living to Please God — Part 4
1 Thessalonians 4:3-8
 Avoid sexual immorality.  1 Thes. 4:3b NIV
Let us behave decently…not in sexual immorality.  Rom. 13:13 NIV
The body is not meant for sexual immorality but for the Lord…Flee from sexual immorality.  
1 Cor. 6:13, 18 NIV
1.  It is _______________________________________________________________________
It is God’s will that you should be sanctified: that you should avoid sexual immorality. 
1 Thes. 4:3 NIV
2.  It demonstrates __________________________________________________________
That each of you should learn to control your own body in a way that is holy and honorable, not in 
passionate lust like the pagans, who do not know God.  1 Thes. 4:4-5 NIV
3.  It shows __________________________________________________________________
And that in this matter no one should wrong or take advantage of a brother or sister. 
1 Thes. 4:6a NIV
  4.  It avoids __________________________________________________________________
The Lord will punish all those who commit such sins, as we told you and warned you before. 
1 Thes. 4:6b NIV
 5.  It leads ___________________________________________________________________
For God did not call us to be impure, but to live a holy life. Therefore, anyone who rejects this
instruction does not reject a human being but God, the very God who gives you his Holy Spirit.
1 Thes. 4:7-8 NIV
Practical Steps:
 * Control ___________________________
* Avoid _____________________________
* Build _____________________________
* Develop ___________________________
* Think _____________________________

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