Thessalonica

"You turned from idols to serve a living and true God, and to await His Son from heaven, Jesus, who is rescuing us from the coming wrath."

{TO THE THESSALONIANS}
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  1. To the Assembly - {PDF Copy} - (The Thessalonians received the faith in tribulation, remaining faithful while anticipating the arrival of Jesus from heaven  –  1 Thessalonians 1:1-10)
  2. Rescuing us from Wrath - {PDF Copy} - (Already, Jesus is “rescuing” his people from the coming “wrath” that will befall the unrighteous when he arrives)
  3. Behaving Blamelessly - {PDF Copy} - (If the Thessalonians emulate the apostolic example, they will receive the “crown of glory” at Christ's return – 1 Thessalonians 2:1-20)
  4. Appointed for Tribulation - {PDF Copy} - (Paul prayed for the Thessalonians to be found blameless on the day when Jesus arrives in glory – 1 Thessalonians 3:1-13)
  5. Meeting Jesus in the Air - {PDF Copy} - (Both living and dead Christians will participate fully in the glories of the day when Jesus arrives from heaven   -   1 Thessalonians 4:13-18)
  6. Sorrow Not - {PDF Copy} - (Foundational to the hope of the church is the bodily resurrection of believers that will take place when Jesus arrives from heaven)
  7. Times and Seasons - {PDF Copy} - (Paul did not detail “times and seasons” since the Thessalonians knew well that the Lord will come “like a thief in the night)
  8. Sons of Light - {PDF Copy} - (The Day of the Lord will mean salvation to the “sons of light” who remain ever vigilant and prepared for it)
  9. Sanctified Wholly - {PDF Copy} - (Considering the future arrival of Jesus, Paul summons believers to become sanctified completely by that day)
  10. Just Judgment of God - {PDF Copy} - (The coming of Jesus means vindication for the righteous, but everlasting loss for the wicked  -  2 Thessalonians 1:5-10)
  11. Disinformation - {PDF Copy} - (Disinformation about the “day of the Lord” fed to the Thessalonians alarmed many in the congregation – 2 Thessalonians 2:1-2)
  12. Two Missing Events - {PDF Copy} - (Two events must occur before the Day of the Lord: the apostasy, and the unveiling of the Man of Lawlessness – 2 Thessalonians 2:3-4)
  13. The Final Apostasy - {PDF Copy} - (Repeatedly, the New Testament warns of the coming apostasy that it links to the future man of lawlessness)
  14. The Son of Destruction - {PDF Copy} - (Many Christians will apostatize when the Lawless One, the Son of Destruction, seats himself in the sanctuary)
  15. Seated in the Sanctuary - {PDF Copy} - (Prior to the return of Jesus, the man of lawlessness will be revealed when he seats himself in the sanctuary of God)
  16. Until Revealed - {PDF Copy} - (Already, the mystery of lawlessness is at work preparing for the unleashing of the Man of Lawlessness  –  2 Thessalonians 2:5-8)
  17. Mystery of Lawlessness - {PDF Copy} - (The mystery of lawlessness is preparing the way for the appearance of the lawless one)
  18. Lying Signs and Wonders - {PDF Copy} - (The final deceiver will use “lying signs and wonders” to deceive and cause many saints to depart from the faith)
  19. The Lawless One Destroyed - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus will destroy the “man of lawlessness” at his “arrival” or parousia  –  2 Thessalonians 2:8-12)
  20. Standing Fast - {PDF Copy} - (Believers prepare for the “apostasy” and the “man of lawlessness” by “standing firm” in what Paul had taught them  –  2 Thessalonians 2:13-17)
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