One of the concerns of the Thessalonians dealt with the return of Christ. Paul reminds the church that they know the truth of the Gospel and that the Christian has a hope that comforts. The rapture is not a doctrine that scares, but a doctrine that comforts.
About the Series
Paul’s First Epistle to the Thessalonians stands out from among the rest for his tender praise of the congregation and a detailed excursus on eschatology. This summer miniseries takes Paul’s ancient teaching to the church in pandemic.