In Thessalonica


To the Assembly – (The Thessalonians received the gospel in tribulation but remained faithful while waiting for Jesus)

Rescuing us from Wrath – (Jesus is “rescuing” his people from the coming “wrath”)

Blameless Conduct – (If the Thessalonians emulate the apostolic example, they will receive the “crown of glory” at Christ’s return)

The Dead in Christ – (Paul reassured the Thessalonians that both living and dead saints will participate in the arrival of Jesus)

Sorrow Not – (Foundational to the church’s future hope is the bodily resurrection of believers when Jesus arrives in glory)

Concerning Times and Seasons(The Day of the Lord will come “like a thief in the night” – 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11)

Sons of LIght – (The Day of the Lord will mean salvation for those who are prepared for it )

Sanctified Wholly – (Paul summoned believers to become sanctified completely by that day)


Just Judgment of God – (His arrival will mean vindication for some but everlasting loss for others)

Disinformation – (Someone fed disinformation to the church about the imminence of the day to the Lord)

Missing Events – (Two events must occur before Jesus returns, the apostasy and the Lawlessness)

The Apostasy – (The Man of Lawlessness will cause many to depart from the faith)

Son of Destruction – (Many Christians will apostatize when the Son of Destruction sits in the sanctuary)

Seated in the Sanctuary – (The man of lawlessness will be revealed when he seats himself in the sanctuary of God)

Until Revealed – (The mystery of lawlessness is at work preparing the way for the Lawlessness One)

Mystery of Lawlessness – (The mystery of lawlessness is preparing the way for the appearance of the lawless one)

Lying Signs and Wonders – (The final deceiver will use “lying signs and wonders” to deceive saints)

Lawless One Destroyed – (Jesus will destroy the works of the Lawless One at his arrival in glory)

Stand Fast – (Believers prepare for the apostasy by standing firm in the apostolic tradition)