Rest from Persecution AFTER the Tribulation 2 Thessalonians

Second Thessalonians was written soon after the first Epistle to correct further questions and misconceptions about the coming of Christ. In his previous Epistle, Paul tied the resurrection to the rapture, thereby comforting them concerning those who had died. In the 1 Thessalonians 5 he encouraged them to be expecting the coming of Christ. The … Continue reading Rest from Persecution AFTER the Tribulation 2 Thessalonians

The Antichrist Comes First – Contrary To Pre-Tribulation Theology

In 2 Thessalonians 2, Paul directly addressed the problem that precipitated his Epistle. Some believers had been told their relief from persecution was imminent, and that Jesus was about to return momentarily. This error was dealt with decisively by Paul.   2 Thessalonians 2:1-4  Now we beseech you, brethren, by the coming of our Lord … Continue reading The Antichrist Comes First – Contrary To Pre-Tribulation Theology