Choose Wisely

Outline for sermon preached on November 25, 2018 entitled “Choose Wisely” as part of the series “Just One More Thing.”


  1. Paul’s comments are like final instructions.
  2. TEXT: 1 Thessalonians 5:21.
  3. Our faith should be tested.
  4. Don’t be gullible.
  5. Don’t be cynical.


  1. There is still good and bad.
    1. What is wrong with right and wrong?
    2. We test to see if we can trust.
    3. Everything is not good. Everything is not bad.
    4. Hebrews 5:14.
    5. We need discernment, wisdom to make correct decisions.
  2. Everything.
    1. An unexamined life is not worth living.
    2. We should have every area of our lives under the Lordship of Jesus Christ.
  3. Hold fast.
    1. The current culture is trying to change our values.
    2. You will walk through the gauntlet of this world’s ideology.
    3. We need more Christians with backbone!
    4. Do not let truth slip out of your life.
  4. Choose wisely.
    1. You must choose.
    2. You cannot be a bystander.


  1. PRAYER.