GPW Minute for 9/9 – Baptismal Encouragement from 1 Thessalonians (Part 1)! 1 Thessalonians and God’s Chosen A WORD FROM THE LORD “For we know, brothers and sisters loved by God, that he has chosen you, because our gospel came to you not simply with words but also with power, with the Holy Spirit and deep conviction.“ 1 Thessalonians 1:4-5 A WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT Chosen by God. Loved by God. Sealed in the faith by the blessing of baptism. Let these promises carry you through your day today! WE’RE PRAYING FOR YOU “Father in heaven, when everything else unravels today, lead me back to the rock solid foundation on which I stand, that I am Your chosen one. Amen.” RENEWAL MOMENT Take a deep breath. Exhale Slowly. “Lord, have mercy.” Thanksgiving for the title, “Chosen by God”! MARKER OF WELLBEING: Baptismal As I grow in God’s grace of Baptismal LOVE, I am finding joy in my IDENTITY as His new creation in Christ.