1–2 Thessalonians (New Covenant Commentary Series) by Nijay K. Gupta PDF

By Nijay K. Gupta

ISBN-10: 0718895053

ISBN-13: 9780718895051

ISBN-10: 1498286534

ISBN-13: 9781498286534

within the first century, the Thessalonian church grieved deaths of their neighborhood, persisted harsh persecution, and struggled with questions on the longer term. Paul provided them the comforts and reassurances of wish within the Messiah Jesus. yet he provided excess of wishful pondering or pie-in-the-sky convenience. Paul's emphasis on desire within the Messiah Jesus concerned taking pictures a imaginative and prescient of God's redeemed and simply destiny so one can see and dwell faithfully this day. Paul didn't think in a passive desire, yet an lively desire the place, if the Day of the Messiah is a beacon, believers set their direction and diligently circulation towards it. That diligence is mainly captured by means of love for Christian brothers and sisters, dedication to sincere and effective paintings, and obedience to the reality of the gospel of Lord Messiah Jesus.

"In dialog with the easiest interpreters of the Thessalonian letters around the centuries, Nijay Gupta bargains us a wealthy banquet of insights into those very early Christian Scriptures. concurrently obtainable and perceptive, aware of ancient context in addition to modern theological and non secular issues, this can be a observation for college kids, pastors, and all readers of Paul."
--Michael J. Gorman, Raymond E. Brown Professor of bible study and Theology, St. Mary's Seminary & University

"Nijay Gupta's observation on 1 and a couple of Thessalonians demonstrates trustworthy, even-handed scholarship, theological and pastoral sensitivity, and a masterful skill to put out the letters' substance and simple movement of concept in an attractive sort that may be a excitement to learn. those characteristics, in addition to its viable measurement, make it perfect to be used within the lecture room and for neighborhood church pastors and lecturers. hugely recommended!"
--Andy Johnson, Professor of latest testomony, Nazarene Theological Seminary

"Here is a statement that doesn't leave out the mark. It is exegetically sound, theologically astute, and ecclesially situated. Gupta turns out to thrill in displaying how those old texts make sleek feel. I learn few commentaries disguise to hide, yet Gupta's I did. It is definitely well worth the time and funding, for he conscientiously weighs the interpretive innovations and arrives at well-reasoned and well-supported readings. i need this one on my shelf."
--David B. Capes, educational Dean and Professor of latest testomony, Houston Graduate college of Theology

"Nijay okay. Gupta is a proficient interpreter of Scripture. Herein, you will discover incisive, insightful statement at the Apostle Paul's earliest extant letters. I warmly commend this relatively (and refreshingly!) compact therapy of the Thessalonian correspondence, no longer least the exegetical ability, theological engagement, and pastoral challenge glaringly obtrusive throughout."
--Todd D. nonetheless, DeLancey Dean and Hinson Professor, Baylor collage, Truett Seminary

Nijay okay. Gupta is Assistant Professor of recent testomony at George Fox Evangelical Seminary, Portland, OR. His fresh books comprise a remark on Colossians and Prepare, be successful, increase: Getting a PhD in religious study and Beyond (Wipf & Stock).

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