Author: Ron Graham
—Five topics in Paul’s letter
This is a verse by verse study of Paul’s second letter to the Thessalonians. The letter is divided into five topical sections. Tap any title next to an arrow in the list below.
➤ Seven Goals in Grace (2Thessalonians 1:1-5,11-12) —An inspirational lesson in 2nd Thessalonians chapter 1, joining the first five verses with the last last two.
➤ Seven Fears in Wrath (2Thessalonians 1:6-10) —Now we look at the flip side. Paul is very aware that, as well as the grace and mercy of God, there is the wrath and retribution of God.
➤ The Antichrist (2Thessalonians 2:1-12) —These verses describe the Antichrist. We note several characteristics.
➤ Called and Chosen (2Thessalonians 2:12-3:5) —Paul mentions seven very special blessings which make those who have come to God very special people.
➤ Christian Intolerance (2Thessalonians 3:6-18) —This passage reminds us that Christianity is a religion with rules and discipline. It has a stern and intolerant side to it.