We should live properly in view of the coming wrath of God. Our salvation from this coming wrath is assured by the blood of Christ, and we should encourage each other in view of it.
The Day of the LORD will come suddenly on the earth but the Thessalonians won't be surprised since they know the truth that they will be taken up before it begins.
The concept of the Day of the Lord is a crucial one with reference to the overall prophetic program of the Bible. I have read that some have observed that . To this end, before I have finished my study and exposition of 1 Thess. 5:1-11, I have been trying to work through some literature … Continue reading Resources on the Day of the Lord
1 Thessalonians tells us about the Rapture from the perspective of the relationship between the experience of those who have already died and the experience of those who are living when it happens. We learn based on the authority of God's Word that the dead rise from the dead first and then the living are caught up to be with Christ from then on forever. We are encouraged to exhort each other with comfort based on this truth.
This blog post is the second in a two-part post of studies in 1 Thessalonians 2:13-16. Last post, we learned about Bibliology from Paul's comments about the Thessalonian response to his message. Today, we will look at what Paul said regarding the Jews in this passage, and thus learn some lessons about Israeology, the study … Continue reading 1 Thessalonians 2:15-16: Israel’s Sins and God’s Wrath
Paul's description of the Thessalonian response to his message demonstrates that the words of God's messengers are truly the words of God even while being the words of the human messenger.