Pr Darren Burnett has served as pastor at Grace Presbyterian Church Morayfield for two years. Before that Darren worked as a journalist for two decades. Darren is married to Leona and is the father of three children. Darren lives at Woombye with his wife and youngest child. Grace Presbyterian Church Morayfield is part of the Westminster Presbyterian Church (WPC) of Australia. WPC churches are committed to the Reformed faith, as expressed in the Westminster Confession of Faith.
Title - ‘Portrait of a faithful church’
Text - 1 Thessalonians 1 v 1 ‐ 10
Paul wrote to the young church at Thessalonica to encourage them in their faith,Paul wrote to the young church at Thessalonica to encourage them in their faith,to assure them about the eternal state of believers who had died, and to defendhis ministry among them. In the first chapter, Paul praises God for this faithfulchurch at Thessalonica. We learn from this passage that a faithful church is …
1. An elect people who bear spiritual fruit… (vv1‐4)
2. Who model their leaders and the Lord Jesus… (vv5‐6)
3. Whose faith is an example to other believers… (vv7‐9)
4. And who live in expectation of Jesus’ return (v10)