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Twenty-First Century Biblical Commentary Series: 1 & 2 Thessalonians: Living for Christ's Return

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, 2009
ISBN: 9780899578279

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How do we find hope when our world is falling apart? Every human being on earth is unique, and every person has their own struggles and trials. When trials are at their worst, when hope seems unimaginable, believers may be tempted to question the hand of providence. In the deepest of trials, they must keep walking a righteous path, and take comfort in the fact that God will make all things right. It was on in the history of the Church, just twenty years or so after the death and resurrection of Christ, when persecution ripped Paul from his young gathering of believers in Thessalonica. Filled with anxiety and undergoing strong persecution, these believers were certainly feeling like everything was caving in around them. Paul wrote 1 Thessalonians to encourage them in their suffering and to draw their attention to the comfort that can be found in the second coming of Christ. With 2 Thessalonians Paul continues to remind them that Christ's return will vindicate their place as rightful children of the living God. He corrects the false teachings of some who said that the seven year Tribulation had already begun and the Lord's return was so imminent that people should quit their jobs. In this commentary, Mike Stallard's sound biblical teaching and compassionate heart combine to encourage readers to walk in righteousness and find hope in the second coming of Christ. About the Author Dr. Mike Stallard s currently serving as Professor of Systematic Theology and Director of Ph.D.Studies at baptist Bible Seminary in Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania. he is the founder and director of Mission Scranton , a ministry established to foster church planting and inner city outreach in the Scranton, PA area. He is the founding pastor of New Life baptist Church in Scranton where he currently serves as Interim Pastor and assistance worship leader. Dr.Stallard has authored articles for publications like The Conservative Theological Journal, The Journal of Ministry and Theology, and Bibliotheca Sacra and is a speaker at the Conservative Theological Society, Pre-Trib Study Group and the Evangelical Theological Society. He assisted in work on Wilmington's Bible Handbook, and has published the Early Twentieth-Century Dispensationalism of Arno C.Gaebelein.

  • Title: 1 & 2 Thessalonians: Living for Christ's Return
  • Author: Michael Stallard
  • Series: Twenty-First Century Biblical Commentary Series
  • Publisher: AMG
  • Print Publication Date: 2009
  • Logos Release Date: 2020
  • Era: era:contemporary
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subject: Bible › Commentaries
  • ISBNs: 9780899578279, 0899578276
  • Resource ID: LLS:WS_69445A009A52483B864CBE834F828F77
  • Resource Type: Bible Commentary
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2022-09-30T04:12:14Z

Dr. Michael Stallard’s main areas of teaching are dispensational premillennialism, ecclesiology, Baptist distinctives, and theological method. He has authored several articles for publications such as The Journal of Ministry and Theology, The Baptist Bulletin, The Conservative Theological Journal, Bibliotheca Sacra, and The Dictionary of Premillennial Theology. He has also written a commentary on 1 and 2 Thessalonians that is soon to be published by AMG Publishers. Dr. Stallard is a frequent speaker at the Conservative Theological Society, the Evangelical Theological Society, and Pre-Trib study group. Dr. Stallard has several years of experience as a senior pastor, including involvement in inner-city church planting. He is the founder and director of Mission Scranton and the founding pastor at New Life Baptist Church in Scranton, PA.

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    $14.99

    Digital list price: $19.99
    Save $5.00 (25%)