Includes bibliography and index.
|Other titles||Bible. N.T. Thessalonians, 1st. English. Authorized. 1960.|
|Statement||by John Lineberry.|
|LC Classifications||BS2725.3 .L5|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||131 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||131|
|LC Control Number||60004100|
Inductive Studies in 1 and 2 Thessalonians - Small Group Studies with Discussion Questions Paul ministered at the Thessalonians church in the book of Acts until he was forced to flea to Berea. While he was ministering at Corinth, he wrote these letters to encourage the . The Interpretation of St. Paul's Epistles to the Colossians. to the Thessalonians, to Timothy, to Titus, and to Philemon. Minneapolis: Augsburgh Publishmg House, Lineberry, John. Vital Word Studies in 2 Thessalonians: A Sound Scriptural Presentation Based upon the Greek Text. Author: 1 Thessalonians indicates that the Book of 1 Thessalonians was written by the apostle Paul, probably along with Silas and Timothy. Date of Writing: The Book of 1 Thessalonians was written in approximately A.D. Purpose of Writing: In the church of Thessalonica there were some misunderstandings about the return of Christ. Paul desired to clear them up in his letter. The Book of 1 Thessalonians calls believers to live in the Gospel and fulfill their calling in the joy of the Holy Spirit. Paul reminds the Thessalonians of Christ’s return—a tricky passage to interpret—but reminds them to simply follow Christ’s example in the meantime.
A Study of 1 & 2 Thessalonians Page 1 Lesson One “Introduction to 1 Thessalonians” (Reading—1 Thessalonians ) 1 Thessalonians is the first of Paul’s letters that we have any record of. It is unusual in that it was written only a short time after the Apostle had left the city—possibly not over six months in . 1 and 2 Thessalonians, written about 50 AD, are the earliest documents in the New Testament. They reveal the Apostle Paul's heart and passion as he seeks to guide this congregation towards health and balance. In 1 and 2 Thessalonians you'll learn important truths about Christ's coming -- specifically regarding the rapture and the Antichrist. The repetition of the word in 1 Thessalonians , and of in vain in 1 Thessalonians , may point to expressions in a letter of the Thessalonians. Unto you (πρὸς) The preposition combines with the sense of direction that of relation and intercourse. Comp. Matthew ; Mark ; John ; Acts ; Colossians ; Hebrews Book of 1 Thessalonians. Go to Index of Thessalonians. Author and Date: The Apostle Paul identified himself twice as the author of this letter (; ). Silvanus (Silas), and Timothy (, 6), Paul’s traveling companions on the second missionary journey when the church was founded (Acts ), were also mentioned in Paul’s greeting (1.
Knowing the basic historical context is vital to continue the journey of the proper exegesis of 1 Thessalonians Literary Context – Word Studies Moving along in the first step of the interpretive journey, another vital step to undergo when looking at the literary context is to perform word studies on carefully selected words (Duvall and. Book of 2 Thessalonians, explained scripture by scripture. Go to 2 Thessalonians Index. Title: In the Greek New Testament, 2 Thessalonians is listed as “To the Thessalonians”. This represents the Apostle Paul’s second canonical correspondence to the fellowship of . For you, brethren, became imitators of the churches of God in Christ Jesus which are in Judea. (1 Thessalonians a RSV) This is the service, the labor of love. Chapter three is an account of how Paul sent Timothy to them, and Timothy brought back word of the persecution they were undergoing, and yet of their steadfastness in the midst of it. The book of 1 st Thessalonians is a Pauline Epistle (letter from Paul). The Apostle Paul wrote it about A.D. and it was one of his earliest written letters. The key personalities in this book are the Apostle Paul, Timothy, and Silas. Paul wrote this letter to strengthen and encourage the church in Thessalonica.