- Verses 5-12. When men suffer for Christ what two prospects of things which are to be fulfilled by Christ at his return should be a comfort to them?
What two complementary things will Christ then do?
- Notice the subjects of Paul’s thanksgiving and prayer for his fellow Christians at Thessalonica.
Is this how you pray for others?
Compare your aims in the Christian life with those implied here to be desirable.
- Verse 5. This evidence of the righteous judgment of God’: It affords proof- since God is righteous – that his day of judgment and just recompense will certainly come.
- Verse 7-10. Cf. Is. 66:15, 16; Matt. 13:40-43; Like 3:17.