Expositions in 1st Thessalonians

Expositions in 1st Thessalonians

1 Thessalonians Ch 5 (43 min)

Michael Penfold expounds 1 Thessalonians Chapter 5. The chapter introduces us to the great subject of “the day of the Lord” which will come upon a world proclaiming “Peace and safety!” The believers of this present dispensation will not be overtaken by the day of the Lord, but will be raptured to heaven before its commencement (Message preached 10th Apr 2014)

1 Thessalonians Ch 4 (42 min)

Joshua Jacob expounds 1 Thessalonians Chapter 5. He emphasises the “call to holiness” in the first 12 verses, while also bringing to bear the teaching relative to the “comfort of His coming” in the last 6 verses. 1 Thess 4 is a pivotal passage about the rapture of the church to heaven prior to the day of the Lord (Message preached 3rd Apr 2014)

1 Thessalonians Ch 2 & 3 (47 min)

David Castles expounds 1 Thessalonians Chapters 2 and 3, chapters which highlight the apostle Paul’s concern for the assembly at Thessalonica. David draws lessons for his audience from Paul’s exemplary affection, direction and prayers for protection for the saints (Message preached 27th Mar 2014)

1 Thessalonians Ch 1 (42 min)

Thomas West expounds 1 Thessalonians Chapter 1 and emphasises the character of the assembly to which Paul wrote – a working assembly, a watching assembly, a witnessing assembly, a worshipping assembly and a waiting assembly. A relevant practical message (Message preached 20th Mar 2014)

An Overview of the 1st Epistle to the Thessalonians (44 min)

Mervyn Hall gives an introductory overview to Paul’s first epistle to the Thessalonians. He gives the background of the epistle, explains its structure and outlines its purpose and relevance for 21st century readers. The central theme of the second coming of Christ is also highlighted (Message preached 13th Mar 2014)