1&2 Thessalonians

1&2 Thessalonians for the Practical Messianic

21 April, 2017 messianicapologetics 0

It is very easy for today’s Messianic Believers to overlook the content of the Pauline Epistles, due to their complexities about issues pertaining to the Torah, First Century Judaism, and the inclusion of the nations in God’s plan of salvation. Among all of the Pauline letters, though, 1&2 Thessalonians get almost totally ignored by contemporary Messianic readers. Yet, 1&2 Thessalonians were some of the earliest of Paul’s letters written, depicting some of the early conflicts that the Body of Messiah experienced, as the good news was being proclaimed in the Mediterranean world. 1&2 Thessalonians are quoted in bits and pieces […]

1&2 Thessalonians

The Message of 1&2 Thessalonians

21 April, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

POSTED 20 MARCH, 2017 reproduced from 1&2 Thessalonians for the Practical Messianic a summary for Messianic teaching and preaching Daniel, Ezekiel, Revelation, Matthew 24, Zechariah: these are all the parts of Scripture that people commonly consider to be related to the phenomenon known as “Bible prophecy.”[1] Most of the attention that is given to those who examine the end-time themes of Scripture are often focused around these texts. But how many of you are aware that there are other books of the Bible that likewise have a prophetic message? How many of you consciously think about how the blessed hope […]

1&2 Thessalonians

Second Epistle of Paul to the Thessalonicans

21 April, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

POSTED 27 NOVEMBER, 2016 reproduced from A Survey of the Apostolic Scriptures for the Practical Messianic Approximate date: 51-52 C.E. (maximum of six months after 1 Thessalonians) Time period: season of severe misunderstanding about the end-times Author: the Apostle Paul Location of author: Corinth Target audience and their location: Jewish and non-Jewish Believers in Thessalonica Theological Summary: The Apostle Paul claims to be the author of 2 Thessalonians, along with Silvanus and Timothy as co-senders (1:1). Genuine Pauline authorship of 2 Thessalonians tends to not be questioned by conservative examiners, but is often questioned by many liberals. The text of […]

1&2 Thessalonians

First Epistle of Paul to the Thessalonicans

21 April, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

POSTED 27 NOVEMBER, 2016 reproduced from A Survey of the Apostolic Scriptures for the Practical Messianic Approximate date: 50-52 C.E. Time period: season of severe difficulty for a young assembly of Believers, with misunderstandings about the end-times Author: the Apostle Paul Location of author: Corinth Target audience and their location: Jewish and non-Jewish Believers in Thessalonica Theological Summary: The authorship of 1 Thessalonians is most certainly Pauline, indicated by the personal characteristics we see interspersed throughout the letter,[1] and comparison with other passages (3:1-2, 8-11; cf. Acts 15:36; 2 Corinthians 11:28). Pauline authorship of 1 Thessalonians is not severely challenged, […]

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