Posts tagged '1 and 2 thessalonians'

  • 1 Thessalonians: Chapter 4 (Part 2)

    Having covered the topic of sexual immorality in verses 3–8,1 Paul moved on to address another problem that had arisen in the Thessalonian church.

    Now concerning brotherly love you have no need for anyone to write to you, ...

    by Peter Amsterdam

  • 1 Thessalonians: Chapter 4 (Part 1)

    In the fourth chapter of Paul’s first letter to the Thessalonians, he begins the first sentence with the word “finally”—an indicator that he’s transitioning to a different subject.

    Finally, then, brothers, we ask and urge you in the Lord Jesus, ...

    by Peter Amsterdam

  • 1 Thessalonians: Chapter 3

    Having fled Thessalonica due to persecution, the apostle Paul wrote to the Thessalonian church and told them that he had made more than one attempt to return to them, but Satan hindered us.1 Paul and his companions, ...

    by Peter Amsterdam

  • 1 Thessalonians: Chapter 2 (Part 2)

    In the first part of chapter 2 of 1 Thessalonians, Paul had reminded the Thessalonian Christians that he and his companions did not seek glory and they didn’t make any demands of these new Christians. ...

    by Peter Amsterdam

  • 1 Thessalonians: Chapter 2 (Part 1)

    After the apostle Paul, Silvanus (also called Silas), and Timothy departed Thessalonica due to persecution, they went to Achaia, a Roman province in the south of Macedonia.1 After spending some time in Achaia, ...

    by Peter Amsterdam

  • 1 Thessalonians: Chapter 1

    The first of Paul’s and his partners’ letters to the Thessalonians is divided into five parts. The first part, the introduction (in 1 Thessalonians 1:1–10), is the shortest, containing ten verses. ...

    by Peter Amsterdam

  • 1 Thessalonians: Introduction

    The New Testament Epistles 1 and 2 Thessalonians were written by the apostle Paul, probably sometime between AD 49–51. They are considered to be among Paul’s earliest letters. The book of Acts also touches on the events ...

    by Peter Amsterdam