Unformatted text preview: for their continued faithfulness (1:1112). The DeuteroPauline Epistles
2 Thessalonians: Theological Emphases (1) Persecution (1:312) (2) Parousia (2:13:5) The author warns against error (2:12) and then provides an eschatological "plan" of events that must happen prior to the Parousia (2:212). He follows these with exhortations and prayers for faithfulness (2:133:5) The DeuteroPauline Epistles
2 Thessalonians: Theological Emphases (1) Persecution (1:312) (2) Parousia (2:13:5) (3) Idleness (3:615) The author concludes his theological discussion by exhorting the Thessalonians to avoid idleness. He appeals to the apostolic example as the basis for his exhortation (3:610) and offers a plan for dealing with the idle people in their midst (3:11 14)...
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