Effect of the Gospel – 1 Thessalonians 2

Read the Passage: 1 Thessalonians 2

Sharing the Gospel (2:1–12)

Thus far in his epistle, Paul’s approach to encouraging the believers in Thessalonica has been two-fold. First, Paul reminded the church of their identity in Christ, as he noted that they were “in . . . the Lord Jesus Christ” (1 Thess. 1:1), that they were “elect by God” (1 Thess. 1:4), and that they had believed the message of the gospel (cf. 1 Thess. 1:6). Continue reading Effect of the Gospel – 1 Thessalonians 2