|Statement||by the reverend and learned Mr. James Fergusson ..|
|Series||Early English books, 1641-1700 -- 938:22|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||, 456 p|
|Number of Pages||456|
The Epistle of Paul to the Colossians, (or simply Colossians), is the twelfth book of the New was written, according to the text, by Paul the Apostle and Timothy to the Church in Colossae, a small Phrygian city near Laodicea and approximately miles ( km) from Ephesus in Asia Minor.. Scholars have increasingly questioned Paul's authorship and attributed the letter to an. First and second Thessalonians comprise some of the earliest New Testament writings. The first epistle was penned at Corinth by the apostle Paul in response to Timothy’s report on the progress of the church they had recently established there (). Paul's Second Epistle to the Thessalonians is in one sense a follow-up to the first letter. Evidently, the first letter was well received. People were satisfied with Paul's explanation concerning those who died and were ready and willing to suffer persecution if need be in order to remain true to the gospel that Paul . 3. Second comparing 2 Corinthians ; 2 Corinthians ,13; and 2 Corinthians of the epistle, with \\#Ac \\, we learn the place and the circumstances of the apostle when this epistle was written. He had heard through Titus, who is here mentioned for the first time, the effects of his first epistle to the same church, and this information led to the writing.
1 and 2 Thessalonians Writing with gratitude and affection to a church that he had visited only briefly, Paul’s first and second epistles to the Thessalonians offer words of encouragement to a faithful but struggling church, and they focus particularly on the encouragement offered by the return of Christ. John MacArthur - Background and Setting - For the history of Thessalonica, see Introduction to 1 Thessalonians: Background and Setting. Some have suggested that Paul penned this letter from Ephesus (Acts –21), but his 18 month stay in Corinth provided ample time both for the Thessalonian epistles to be authored (Acts ). 1. This was the beginning of spreading the Gospel from the continent of Asia to the continent of Europe. 2. Going to Thessalonica transferred the ministry of the Gospel to Western civilization. 3. Macedonia was the former kingdom of Alexander the Great (he wanted one world domination and enlightenment with the culture of Greece. He wanted to marry east and west.). The First and Second Epistles to the Thessalonians By Leon Morris The two letters to the Thessalonians dwell richly on the Christian hope and emphasize the significance of the Christian calling in the here and now. In this commentary Leon Morris offers a solid exegetical discussion of.
The Second Letter of Paul to the Thessalonians - Θεσσαλονικεῖς Β - is preceded by First Thessalonians, and followed by his First Letter to Timothy in the New Testament of the Bible. Second Thessalonians is important because of its apocalyptic nature, for it describes the events that will take place before the Parousia, the Second Coming of the Lord. Paul had founded the church in Galatia (modern day Turkey) around 51 A.D., then continued his missionary journeys. During his absence, however, groups of false teachers had corrupted the Galatians by claiming that Christians must continue to observe the different laws from the Old Testament in order to remain clean before God. Therefore, much of Paul's epistle to the Galatians is . Get this from a library! A brief exposition of the first and second Epistles of Paul to the Thessalonians. [James Fergusson]. The Epistles of Paul to the Thessalonians: an introduction and commentary / by: Morris, Leon, Published: () A commentary on the First and Second Epistles to the Thessalonians. by: Best, Ernest. Published: () First and Second Thessalonians / by: Gaventa, Beverly Roberts.