2 Thessalonians


Lesson Number

Class Date

Subject

2 Thessalonians 9

Dec 8, 19

Review of dispensations—including the Rapture vs. the Second Coming—and the “prophetic panorama” regarding end times (1 Thes 4:13-18; Jn 14:2-3; 1 Cor 15:50-53; Rev 19:11-15). Includes discussion of what is meant by “the Kingdom.”

2 Thessalonians 8

Dec 1, 19

(Eph 1:7, 2:8-9) Communion: The gift of redemption. Update on Pastor Inghram's health. (2 Thes 2:1-4) The Rapture vs. the Second Coming (1 Cor 15:51, 1:7; Matt 24:29-31; James 5:8; 1 Thes 4:13-18, 1:10; Rev 19:11-15; Zech 14:4).

2 Thessalonians 7

Nov 17, 19

Update on Pastor Inghram’s health. (2 Thes 1:1-12) Study of verses 9-12. Verses 9-10 compare the fates that await unbelievers (v. 9, Matt 25: 41-46) vs believers (2 Thes 1:10, Matt 8:27). Paul then closes the chapter with the plan and purpose for prayer (2 Thes 1:11-12). Includes study of the shared glory of God with believers (Eph 1:19, 6:10, Rom 8:18).

2 Thessalonians 6

Nov 10, 19

Veterans Day remembrance. (2 Thes 1:1-8) Study of verses 7-8. The Lord is Supreme Judge and brings perfect judgment (v. 6, Gal 6:7). Believers who endure persecution will be rewarded during the Lord’s second coming (2 Thes 1:7, 2 Tim 2:12, Rev 1:7, Dan 7:13, Mt 24:30, 2 Cor 4:16). Unbelievers will also receive their due (2 Thes 1:8). Lesson concludes with observance of 1st Lt. John R. Fox and WW2 nurses.

2 Thessalonians 5

Nov 3, 19

(Rom 5:1-10) Communion: Peace and harmony with God through Jesus Christ. (2 Thes 1:1-7) Study of verses 5-6. While there is more persecution today of Christians than in the past, we are comforted in knowing we will be rewarded for our persecution (v. 5). We need not worry about the wicked, because God will repay with affliction those unbelievers whom afflict believers (v. 6, Gen 18:25).  Video about Christian Missionary:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oGqEgxkF7I8

2 Thessalonians 4

Oct 27, 19

Comments on Halloween/Reformation Day. Update on Pastor Inghram's health. (2 Thes 1:1-4) Study of verses 3-4, focusing on expressions of gratitude (v. 3, 1 Thes 1:2, 2:13, 3:9, 5:18) to our spiritual advocates (Rom 8:26, 34). This results in spiritual growth, love for others (1 Thes 1:3, 3:12, Gal 5:22), and endurance in tribulations (2 Thes 1:4).

2 Thessalonians 3

Oct 20, 19

Biblical perspective towards Halloween/Reformation Day. Reaffirming the foundation of faith. (2 Thes 1:1-3) Study of verse 2, including grace (1 Cor 15:10), peace (Rom 5:8), and the connection between the Father and Son. Remainder of lesson dedicated to principles of prayer (Lk 5:16, 9:28, 3:21, 18:1; Mk 1:35, Acts 6:4, 12:5; 1 Thes 5:17, Heb 4:16, Phil 4:6-7).

2 Thessalonians 2

Oct 13, 19

Remembrance of Columbus Day (Job 22:14, Prov 8:27, Is 40:22). (2 Thes 1:1-2) Study of the New Testament church (v. 1), including the members/non-members (1 Cor 10:32), purpose (Eph 4:11-16), universal (Eph 1:22) and local (1 Thes 1:1, 2 Thes 1:1) church, and unique features (1 Cor 12:12-14, Rom 6:3-4, Gal 5:16-23). Lesson concludes with review of Trinity and essence of God (2 Thes 1:2).

2 Thessalonians 1

Oct 6, 19

(Luke 24:46, Acts 17:2-3) Communion: Understanding the Lord Jesus Christ and His ultimate sacrifice. Update on Pastor Inghram's health. (2 Thes 1:1) Introduction to 2 Thessalonians, including outline. Brief review of the Apostle Paul, Silas, and Timothy