Digging into Paul’s letters to the Thessalonians, John R. W. Stott addresses issues of vital importance today:
Originally published as The Gospel & the End of Time, Stott’s comments on 1 and 2 Thessalonians are now available in Logos as a new addition to the Bible Speaks Today series.
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“Perhaps, then, we should paraphrase the preposition ‘in’ as meaning ‘living in’, ‘rooted in’ or ‘drawing its life from’.” (Page 28)
“Faith, hope and love sound rather abstract qualities, but they have concrete, practical results. Faith works, love labours and hope endures. A true faith in God leads to good works, and without works faith is dead.” (Page 30)
“other words, Paul is issuing not an order to be happy but an invitation to worship, and to joyful worship at that.” (Page 125)
“The Christian hope, however, is more than the expectation that the King is coming; it is also the belief that when he comes, the Christian dead will come with him and the Christian living will join them.” (Page 97)
“But in Christian contexts a third idea is introduced, namely that death is only temporary. As sleep is followed by an awakening, so death will be followed by resurrection.” (Pages 95–96)