Dec 2, 2014
Some good teaching to pass on from Joel Rosenberg. He’s now living in Israel and thus had the opportunity to share these things with a large group of believers there. It’s such a joy to hear that this group of believers was made up of both Jews and Gentiles worshiping together, much like the days of the Apostles that we read about in this first chapter of 1 Thessalonians.
Last month, several pastors and Joshua Fund colleagues and I had the joy of teaching through I Thessalonians, verse by verse and chapter by chapter. We did so at a conference of Israeli pastors and ministry leaders their wives (both Jewish and Arab) in an Israeli city, and at a conference of Palestinian pastors and ministry leaders and their wives in a West Bank city.
Amidst all the tensions between Jews and Arabs right now, it was so special to see us all come together as brothers and sisters in Christ for fellowship, refreshment, prayer, and the study of God’s powerful Word.
At the first conference, I gave an overview of the Epistle and taught through chapter one.
Here are my personal study notes. I hope you find them helpful.
I THESSALONIANS CHAPTER ONE: VERSE…
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