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Paul and the Thessalonians

the philosophic tradition of pastoral care

by Abraham J. Malherbe

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Published by Fortress Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Paul, the Apostle, Saint.,
  • Bible. N.T. Thessalonians, 1st -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.,
  • Pastoral theology -- Biblical teaching.,
  • Church development, New -- History.,
  • Philosophy, Ancient.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    StatementAbraham J. Malherbe.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS2725.2 .M35 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 120 p. ;
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2740940M
    ISBN 100800619633
    LC Control Number86045918

      2 Thessalonians’ role in the Bible. Second Thessalonians is the ninth of Paul’s letters. Of the 27 New Testament books, Paul wrote Nine of these book are letters to local churches (like the one in Thessalonica). Paul needed to address the three troubles the church in Thessalonica faced: Persecution from outside. In 1 Thessalonians, Paul celebrates the Church's holiness, love and future hope as they remain faithful to Jesus. Despite persecution, they flourish in their faith and stand strong. Stay connected amidst social distancing — receive weekly Bible studies to share with family and friends.

    The advantage of reading Paul’s First Letter to the Thessalonians, the earliest New Testament book, is that it was written soon after his missionary visit in Paul was a busy man: his daily preoccupation was ‘his anxiety for all the churches’ (2 Corinthians ). The Book of 1 Thessalonians: Paul’s First Letter to the Thessalonians is a Daily Bible Reading Study of the book of 1 Thessalonians by Deborah H. Bateman. The Book of 1 Thessalonians is from the New Testament of the Bible. It’s a letter from Paul, Silas, and Timothy to the church of the Thessalonians.5/5(1).

      Paul is the author of the Book of 1st Thessalonians as he begins “Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy, To the church of the Thessalonians in God the Father and .   Author: 2 Thessalonians indicates that the Book of 2 Thessalonians was written by the apostle Paul, probably along with Silas and Timothy. Date of Writing: The Book of 2 Thessalonians was likely written in AD Purpose of Writing: The church in Thessalonica still had some misconceptions about the Day of the Lord. They thought it had come already so they stopped with .


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Paul and the Thessalonians by Abraham J. Malherbe Download PDF EPUB FB2

In Actswhile on his second missionary journey, the Apostle Paul and his companions established the church in Thessalonica. After only a brief time in the city, dangerous opposition arose from those who thought Paul's message was a threat to Judaism.

Author: 1 Thessalonians indicates that the Book of 1 Thessalonians was written by the apostle Paul, probably along with Silas and Timothy. Date of Writing: The Book of 1 Thessalonians was written in approximately A.D. Purpose of Writing: In the church of Thessalonica there were some misunderstandings about the return of Christ.

Paul desired to clear them up in his letter. In all of his advice and teaching, Paulʼs basic message is, “Keep up the good Paul and the Thessalonians book Even though he addresses the Thessalonians as his brothers and sisters, Paul also says that he, Silas and Timothy treated them the way a mother or father would.

This shows the pride and affection they had for these first European followers of Jesus, their dear offspring in the faith. The letters (called epistles) from Paul to Thessalonica, which included I Thessalonians and II Thessalonians were probably two of the earliest letters Paul had written which was around A.D.

50 or Check out this summary and commentary and the book of I Thessalonians. Letters of Paul to the Thessalonians, two New Testament letters written by Paul from Corinth, Greece, about ad 50 and addressed to the Christian community he had founded in Macedonia.

The first letter was written after Timothy, his co-worker, returned from Thessalonia to report that the new. The apostle Paul wrote this letter to the people of Thessalonica, where he founded a church during his second missionary journey. This letter is his first epistle to the Thessalonians.

Purpose. Paul wrote the Book of 1 Thessalonians to restore relations with the Thessalonian Christians after persecution drove Paul out of the congregation.

From Paul, Silas, and Timothy. To the church in Thessalonica, the people of God the Father and of the Lord Jesus Christ. I pray that God will be kind to you and will bless you with peace.

We thank God for you and always mention you in our prayers. Each time we pray, we tell God our Father about your faith and loving work and about your firm hope in our Lord Jesus Christ. The Thessalonians&# 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.

Go to Index of Thessalonians. Author and Date: The Apostle Paul identified himself twice as the author of this letter (; ). Silvanus (Silas), and Timothy (, 6), Paul’s traveling companions on the second missionary journey when the church was founded (Acts ), were also mentioned in.

Paul the apostle wrote both letters to the Thessalonians. Date. Paul's letters to the Thessalonians were written from Corinth around 50 AD, just after he was with the church in Thessalonica. These 1 and 2 Thessalonians are considered by many scholars to be the earliest of Paul's epistles.

Outline of the Book of 1 Thessalonians. Paul's Greetings. Paul probably penned it (see ; ) c. a.d. 51 or 52 in Corinth, after Silas and Timothy had returned from delivering 1 Thessalonians; see also Introduction to 1 Thessalonians).

Purpose Inasmuch as the situation in the Thessalonian church has not changed substantially, Paul's purpose in writing is very much the same as in his first letter.

Paul for Everyone: Galatians and Thessalonians (New Testament for Everyone Book 0) - Kindle edition by Wright, Tom. Religion & Spirituality Kindle eBooks @ (65). Letters of Paul to the Thessalonians, the Book of Thessalonians, “were two New Testament letters written by Paul from Corinth, Greece, about AD and addressed to the Christian community he had founded in Macedonia.” Many scholars believe that.

The book of 1 st Thessalonians is a Pauline Epistle (letter from Paul). The Apostle Paul wrote it about A.D. and it was one of his earliest written letters. The key personalities in this book are the Apostle Paul, Timothy, and Silas.

Paul wrote this letter to strengthen and encourage the church in Thessalonica. THESSALONIANS-1 TOTAL CHAPTERS: 5 THESSALONIANS-1 TOTAL VERSES: 89 TOTAL WORDS: 1, DATE WRITTEN: 51 AD AUTHOR: Paul THESSALONIANS-1 THEME: Persistence In The Faith.

Concern for the Church. Teachings about Resurrection and end of the world. MAJOR CHARACTERS: Paul, Thessalonians. BOOK OF THESSALONIANS-1 KEY VERSES. Author: Paul, with Silvanus and Timothy Audience: Christians in Thessalonica Subjects/Main Teachings: Continue to serve the living and true God, The will of God is for us to be holy, God didn't call us to impurity but holiness, Whoever rejects that God calls us to be holy is rejecting God, Jesus will come like a thief in the night, etc.

Chapters: 5 Summary of 1 Thessalonians 1. I believe that 1 Thessalonians was written to reiterate the instructions that Paul had for the Thessalonians. In the book “Thinking Through Paul: A Survey of His Life, Letters, and Theology,” the author states that “In Paul reiterates that God’s will for the Thessalonicans is sexual sanctification” (Longenecker, 69).

Abraham Malherbes book, Paul and the Thessalonians, is an expanded version of the Haskell Lectures that he originally delivered to Oberlin College in Malherbes intent in writing is to illuminate Pauls method of founding and nurturing churches (vii)/5.

Watch our overview video on 1 Thessalonians, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. In 1 Thessalonians, Paul directs the persecuted Thessalonian Christians to. Book of 2 Thessalonians, explained scripture by scripture. Go to 2 Thessalonians Index.

Title: In the Greek New Testament, 2 Thessalonians is listed as “To the Thessalonians”. This represents the Apostle Paul’s second canonical correspondence to the fellowship of believers in.

The Second Epistle to the Thessalonians, commonly referred to as Second Thessalonians or 2 Thessalonians is a book from the New Testament of the Christian is traditionally attributed to Paul the Apostle, with Timothy as a co-author. Modern biblical scholarship is divided on whether the epistle was written by Paul; many scholars reject its authenticity based on what they see as.

Then, in the second half of verse 7, Paul picks up a new image: the apostles were like a nurse cherishing her children. The shift from “infants” to nursing mother is somewhat abrupt, but this is not unusual for Paul (see Gal ). Eubank, Thessalonians, p.

The Book: The Thessalonian church was still plagued by persecution and misunderstanding at this time, hence this second letter is written just shortly after the first. Again Paul concentrates on clearing up the events leading up to the ‘ Second Coming, ’ and instructs the believers on what must happen before such events can come to pass.