First Thessalonians


Persistence In The Faith

Key Verse:

4.1 = Finally, then, brethren, we request and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that, as you received from us instruction as to how you ought to walk and please God (just as you actually do walk), that you may excel still more.


Paul, Silas, and Timothy


50 A.D.

Quotable Quote:

1.2-3 = We give thanks to God always for all of you, making mention of you in our prayers; constantly bearing in mind your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ in the presence of our God and Father.

Chapter Summary:

[1]The Thessalonians received the gospel accompanied by God's power.
[2]The Thessalonians accepted the gospel for what it really was.
[3]The Thessalonians sent Timothy with a good report concerning their progress.
[4]The Thessalonians had areas in which they could progress even more.
[5]The Thessalonians needed to be ready for the second coming of Christ.

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