The Thessalonian church held a tender place in the heart of the Apostle Paul. In this expositional study of Paul’s letter to the Thessalonians, we see a paradigm for pastoral ministry, emphasizing the life-changing content of the gospel and concerns of Paul’s heart for their healthy spiritual growth.
Having established the believers in good Biblical theology, Paul clearly addresses issues of practical Christian behavior -- sexual morality, work, honest living. The doctrinal foundations of the believers’ hope, namely, the resurrection and return of Christ are established. And finally, the principles of healthy corporate life and worship within the local church ...
When the Apostle Paul traveled to 1st century cities to spread the Gospel, he was met with intense opposition and criticism. In his 1st letter to his friends in Thessalonica, we read his touching words about this season of his life. That’s our subject when Alistair Begg presents a message called “No Clever Tricks.”
Series: Belief And Behavior, Volume 1
As we see in this passage, the reaction of the people from the instruction of Paul are an occasion for genuine thankfulness. Alistair explores the three aspects of this passage concerning the Word of God; The Word of God received, how it was applied and the Word of God displayed.