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    Parousia and I Thessalonians

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    Hello all our discussion group is discussing the following I'm interested in hearing opinions related to the following.

    1 Thessalonians 4:13-5:28.

    Identify one problem experienced by the Thessalonian Christians that relates to the parousia. Why was this a problem? What, if anything, surprises you about Paul's response to the problem?

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    I Thess. 4:13- 5:28, Parousia

    i) Considering one problem experienced by the Thessalonian Church- parousia: Questions to ask yourself- why would Paul write extensively on this topic in I Thess.? The word appears more than five times in the epistle , is this the main theme?

    - In my opinion, Parousia seems to be the main theme of I Thess. Paul probably wanted to address this issue of the Second coming of Christ to ...

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    284 words to discuss how Paul encourages the Thessalonians regarding death and Second coming of Christ.

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