THESSALONIANS


Waiting for his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead, even Jesus, who is rescuing us from the coming wrath.”


FIRST THESSALONIANS

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

Beach Sunset - Photo by Dave Hoefler on Unsplash

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

Loom - Photo by Zuzana Kacerová on Unsplash

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

Appointed for Tribulation (Paul used his afflictions to remind the Thessalonians that believers are appointed for tribulation)

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

Sunrise on Clouds - Photo by Alexey Demidov on Unsplash

Sorrow Not – Resurrection Hope – (Believers have hope in the resurrection that will occur at the return of Jesus)

Cemetery Sunlight - Photo by Simeon Muller on Unsplash

Redemption, not Abandonment – (The heart of Christian hope is the resurrection and new creation)

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 - Photo by Joshua Earle on Unsplash

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


When he shall come to be glorified in his saints, and to be marveled at in all them that believed.”


SECOND THESSALONIANS

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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)

Schedule - Photo by Daria Nepriakhina on Unsplash

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

Dead Trees - Photo by Dikaseva on Unsplash

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

Storm Clouds - Photo by Dave Hoefler on Unsplash

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

Church Pews - Photo by Andrew Seaman on Unsplash

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

Bulldozer - Photo by Maria Lupan on Unsplash

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

Mystery Man - Photo by Marek Piwnicki on Unsplash

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

Pulpit - Photo by Mitchell Leach on Unsplash

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

Sunburst over sea - Photo by Mick Haupt on Unsplash

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

Half Dome - Photo by Jason Hogan on Unsplash

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


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