II Thessalonians 1-3: Eschatology.

August 16, 2015. Daily Reading: II Thessalonians 1-3. Background: This epistle is the second letter that we have addressed to the church in Thessalonica from Paul (with Timothy and Silvanus). The church in Thessalonica was founded in Acts 17:1-19 on Paul’s second missionary journey. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 1 The second return of Christ: Paul opens the letter…

I Thessalonians 4-5: The day of the Lord

July 19, 2015. Daily Reading: I Thessalonians 4-5. Background: I Thessalonians 1-3. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 4 1. A life pleasing to God: As Paul begins to finish his letter to the Thessalonians, he calls them here to live a life that is pleasing to God, noting two things in particular that the Thessalonians should pay…