“Prophetic & Pastoral”: Study notes on I Thessalonians (as prepared for recent conferences for Israeli & Palestinian pastors)

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The church of the Thessalonians was planted during the Apostle Paul's 2nd Missionary Journey. The church of the Thessalonians was planted during the Apostle Paul’s 2nd Missionary Journey.

Last month, several pastors and Joshua Fund colleagues and I had the joy of teaching through I Thessalonians, verse by verse and chapter by chapter. We did so at a conference of Israeli pastors and ministry leaders their wives (both Jewish and Arab) in an Israeli city, and at a conference of Palestinian pastors and ministry leaders and their wives in a West Bank city.

Amidst all the tensions between Jews and Arabs right now, it was so special to see us all come together as brothers and sisters in Christ for fellowship, refreshment, prayer, and the study of God’s powerful Word.

At the first conference, I gave an overview of the Epistle and taught through chapter one.

Here are my personal study notes. I hope you find them helpful.

I THESSALONIANS CHAPTER ONE: VERSE…

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