By Jacob W. Elias
Jacob W. Elias invitations us to pay attention in whereas Paul and his missionary partners motivate and warn believers in historical Thessalonica. Elias exhibits Paul dealing pastorally with daily issues of church existence whereas reminding his converts concerning the great photo. What God has performed throughout the dying and resurrection of Jesus Christ will but be dropped at wonderful finishing touch. The church has an energetic position to play in God's redemptive venture on the planet. at the present time, apocalyptic biblical texts are frequently missed or misused. yet Elias tells how the gospel proclaimed to the Thessalonians undergirds the nurture of church buildings marked by means of religion, love, and desire.
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Swartley Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary Elkhart, Indiana Howard H. Charles (for Matthew) Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary Elkhart, Indiana Page 3 1 and 2 Thessalonians Jacob W. Elias. (Believers church Bible commentary) Includes bibliographical references and index. Title. Series. 48-1984. All translations of the text of 1 and 2 Thessalonians in the Preview and Explanatory Notes, including the sentence-flow charts, are provided by the author. Other quotations from the Bible and the Apocrypha are used by permission, all rights reserved, and unless otherwise noted are from the New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright 1989, by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA.
Title. Series. 48-1984. All translations of the text of 1 and 2 Thessalonians in the Preview and Explanatory Notes, including the sentence-flow charts, are provided by the author. Other quotations from the Bible and the Apocrypha are used by permission, all rights reserved, and unless otherwise noted are from the New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright 1989, by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA. Other versions are used briefly in making comparisons: JB, The Jerusalem Bible; KJV, King James Version; NEB, New English Bible; Phillips; NIV, New International Version; REB, Revised English Bible; RSV, Revised Standard Version; TEV, Today's English Version.
Miller 04 03 02 01 00 99 98 97 96 95 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Page 5 To Lillian, my companion in faith and life Page 6 BELIEVERS CHURCH BIBLE COMMENTARY (Volumes available to 1995) Old Testament Genesis, by Eugene F. Roop Jeremiah, by Elmer A. Martens Ezekiel, by Millard C. Lind Daniel, by Paul M. Lederach New Testament Matthew, by Richard B. Gardner Acts, by Chalmer E. Faw Colossians, Philemon, by Ernest D. Martin 1 and 2 Thessalonians, by Jacob W. Elias Page 7 CONTENTS Series Foreward 11 Author's Preface 13 Cross-References 16 Paul and the Thessalonians 17 Listening In 17 Some Background from Acts 18 Why Letters?