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Author Osborne, Grant R.

Title 1 and 2 Thessalonians Verse by Verse
Published Ashland : Lexham Press, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (200 pages)
Series Osborne New Testament Commentaries
Osborne New Testament Commentaries
Contents Intro; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Series Preface; Introduction to 1 and 2 Thessalonians; Author; Date of Writing and Situation behind the Letters; The City of Thessalonica; Purpose; Outlines; Theological Themes of the Thessalonian Letters; 1 Thessalonians; Introduction: Thanksgiving for the Thessalonians (1:1-10); Paul Greets the Thessalonian Believers (1:1); Paul Gives thanks to God for the Thessalonian Church (1:2-10); The Prayer and Thanksgiving Given for Them (1:2); The Basis of the Thanksgiving (1:3-5); Three Reasons for Being Thankful (1:3)
Choosing the Path of Caring and Sharing (2:7b-8)The past Care the Team Bestowed on Them (2:9-12); Their Intense Labor (2:9); Their Fatherly Care for the Thessalonians (2:10-12); The Thessalonians Receive the Word and Imitate the Judean Christians (2:13-16); Accepting the Words as the Word of God (2:13); Imitating the Suffering Churches of Judea (2:14); Identifying the Persecutors (2:15-16); Their Evil Actions (2:15a); The Kind of People They Are (2:15b-16a); The Divine Judgment They Are Facing (2:16b); Paul's Desire to See the Thessalonians Again (2:17-3:13)
Paul Longs to Be with Them (2:17-20)Efforts to See Them (2:17); Satan's Obstacles (2:18); Paul's Glory and Joy (2:19-20); Paul Sends Timothy on a Mission to Help Them (3:1-5); Timothy Sent to Strengthen Them (3:1-2); The Danger that Persecution Brings (3:3-4); The Reason for Sending Timothy (3:5); Timothy Returns with Good News (3:6-10); Good News about Their Continued Affection (3:6); Good News about Their Firm Stance in Christ (3:7-8); His Great Joy and Desire to See Them (3:9-10); Paul Prays to Return and Strengthen Their Faith (3:11-13); Prayer for Their Return to the Thessalonians (3:11)
Prayer for the Strengthening of Their Love and Their Hearts (3:12-13)The Holy Lifestyle that Pleases God (4:1-12); Paul Discusses Living so as to Please God (4:1-2); Sanctification Means Avoiding Sexual Immorality (4:3-8); Thesis: God Demands Holiness in Sexual Practices (4:3); Three Attendant Commands (4:4-6A); The Coming Judgment of Christ (4:6B); Concluding Thoughts (4:7-8); Paul Teaches about Love and Solitude (4:9-12); Love for One Another in the Church (4:9-10); The Need for Self-Sufficient Christians in the Church (4:11-12)
The Heart of the Matter: Chosen by God (1:4)The Means of Their Call: The Gospel (1:5); Further Things for Which to Be Thankful (1:6-10); The Model Behavior of the Thessalonians (1:6-7); The Evangelization of the Region (1:8); The Story of Their Conversion (1:9-10); The Defense of Proper Christian Ministry (2:1-16); Paul's Team Exemplified Proper Ministry during Their Initial Visit (2:1-12); The Proper Method for Ministry (2:1-2); The Proper Motive for Ministry (2:3-4); Distancing Themselves from Popular Speakers (2:5-8); Three Disclaimers (2:5-6a); Choosing the Path of Humility (2:6b-7a)
Notes Confusion over the Future of the Dead at Christ's Return (4:13-18)
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Subject Bible. Thessalonians -- Commentaries.
Bible. Thessalonians.
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- New Testament.
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Paul's Letters.
Genre/Form Commentaries.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1683590783