Sermon Archives

2 Thessalonians
March 22, 2015

Do Not Grow Weary

Do Not Grow Weary

Having thanked God for his work in the Thessalonian believers and addressed their concerns about the Day of the Lord, Paul confronts a problem in the church. He shows himself a model of spiritual diligence (3:1–5) as well as working hard physically (3:6–12), and he encourages the believers to do the same.

March 15, 2015

Stand Firm and Wait

Stand Firm and Wait

The second chapter addresses specific questions the Thessalonian believers had for Paul (2:1). These questions involved the timing of Jesus’ second coming and the gathering of believers to be with the Lord. In spite of present persecution and impending evil, Paul encourages the believers with God’s election and calling, and commands them to persevere through […]

March 8, 2015

Perseverance and Prayer

Perseverance and Prayer

As Paul opens this letter to the Thessalonian church (1:1–2), he thanks God for working through persecution to make the believers more like Jesus Christ (1:3–12).

March 1, 2015

Christian Living in Light of Christ’s Return

Christian Living in Light of Christ's Return

Paul’s second letter to the Thessalonians encourages these Christians to follow Christ in spite of persecution, looking forward to Jesus’ return to judge the wicked.