Session 2 – Real Ministry
Session 2 – Real Ministry

Bible Passages

1 Thessalonians 2:1-16

Aim of the Study

A clearer grasp of the marks* of true gospel ministry
A greater commitment to the practice*of true gospel ministry

* in terms of :
a) Dependence on God
b) Integrity before God
c) Self-denying love for others
d) Readiness to suffer for the gospel

Structure of the Study

Discussion Questions


After reading the passage together, remind the group of the historical context of the letter, ie Timothy’s report on his return from Thessalonica…


Verses 3-6a

Verses 6b-12

Mother (v6b-9)

Father (v10-12)

Verses 13-16