The Book of 2nd Thessalonians - Narrated by David Suchet
Updated: Dec 17, 2022
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Summary of the Book of 2nd Thessalonians
Author: 2 Thessalonians 1:1 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 51-52.
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 their work. They were being persecuted badly. Paul wrote to clear up misconceptions and to comfort them.
2 Thessalonians 1:6-7, “God is just: He will pay back trouble to those who trouble you and give relief to you who are troubled, and to us as well. This will happen when the Lord Jesus is revealed from heaven in blazing fire with powerful angels.”
2 Thessalonians 2:13, “But we ought always thank God for you, brothers loved by the Lord, because from the beginning God chose you to be saved through the sanctifying work of the Spirit and through belief in the truth.”
2 Thessalonians 3:3, “But the Lord is faithful, and he will strengthen and protect you from the evil one.”
2 Thessalonians 3:10, “For even when we were with you we gave you this rule: If a man will not work, he shall not eat.” from the article: Summary of the Book of 2nd Thessalonians