In Thessalonica

Rescuing us from Wrath – (The coming of Jesus will mean rescue for the righteous but wrath for their persecutors)

Crown of Boasting – (Paul looks forward to when he and the Thessalonians will receive the “crown of boasting” at his return)

Blameless in Holiness – (Paul used his own afflictions to remind the Thessalonians that believers are appointed for tribulation)

Meeting Jesus – (Paul reassured believers concerning those who die in Christ and their participation in the future resurrection)

Times and Seasons – (The Day of the Lord will arrive like a thief in the night)

Tribulation vs Wrath – (Disciples escape God’s wrath, but they endure tribulation. And according to Paul, the church has been appointed to tribulation – 1 Thessalonians 3:1-4)

At the Revelation of Jesus – (The arrival of Jesus will mean vindication and rest for the righteous, but everlasting loss for the wicked – 2 Thessalonians 1:5-10)

End Times Disinformation – (Disinformation about the return of Jesus troubled mean in Thessalonica)

Two Missing Events – (Two events must occur before the Day of the Lord can occur)

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

Son of Destruction – (Many will apostatize when the Lawless One seats himself in the sanctuary)

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

The Mystery of Lawlessness – (The mystery of lawlessness prepares the way for the unveiling of the Lawless One who causes many believers to apostatize)

Lawless One Destroyed – (Jesus will destroy the works of the Lawless One and paralyze him at his arrival)

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

Little Horn – Son of Destruction – (Daniel’s “little horn” is the model for Paul’s “man of lawlessness“)

The Lawless One – (Before the Day of the Lord arrives, the lawless one will be revealed who will deceive many)