Paul and silas in thessalonica acts 17 1 now when they had passed through amphipolis and apollonia, they came to a thessalonica, where there was a synagogue of the jews 2 then paul, as his custom was, b went in to them, and for three sabbaths c reasoned with them from the scriptures, 3 explaining and demonstrating d that the christ had to suffer and rise again from the dead, and saying. First thessalonians it is generally supposed that paul's first epistle to the thessalonians is the first book of the new testament that was ever written1 the epistle, therefore, provides us with an insight into the spirit of the. St paul, the apostle: saint paul, the apostle, one of the early christian leaders, often considered to be the most important person after jesus in the history of christianity of the 27 books of the new testament, 13 are traditionally attributed to st paul, though several may have been written by his disciples. Thessalonica was a bustling seaport city at the head of the thermaic gulf (see map, p 2280) it was an important communication and trade center, located at the junction of the great egnatian way and the road leading north to the danube. Paul's ministry in thessalonica 2 for you yourselves know, brothers and sisters, about our coming to you—it has not proven to be purposeless 2 but although we suffered earlier and were mistreated in philippi, as you know, we had the courage in our god to declare to you the gospel of god in spite of much opposition.
Paul's ministry in corinth apostle paul of tarsus has been described as a one who gave his heart and strength as he ministered to each flock (moore 115. When the ministry of god's men is successful—advancing the kingdom of god and causing the kingdom of darkness to retreat—the devil always initiates a counter attack. Paul couldn't go back to thessalonica or berea now, because his enemies in those cities were determined to disrupt any ministry he did so those who conducted paul brought him to athens and receiving a command for silas and timothy to come to him with all speed, they departed (v 15. A review of paul's ministry in thessalonica i thessalonians 2:1-12 chapter 2 is paul's defense showing that the slander his enemies had against him must be answered.
Lesson 4: discipleship in the ministry of paul thessalonica i background a in i thessalonians 1:1-2:16, paul provides a good model for ministry the model of. The advantage of reading paul's first letter to the thessalonians, the earliest new testament book, is that it was written soon after his missionary visit in 49 paul was a busy man: his daily preoccupation was 'his anxiety for all the churches' (2 corinthians 11:28. Accompanying paul on his second journey, he observed the apostle's manner in making disciples at philippi, thessalonica and berea he also learned first hand the price to be paid, as he witnessed the beating of paul and silas at philippi and the envy and persecution at thessalonica and berea. Paul planted many churches in greece, including those in philippi and thessalonica in the north eventually, he moved southward, visiting athens and planting a church in corinth paul then went to ephesus, and after a period of time there, he made his way back to palestine. Paul's actions in thessalonica and afterward had been brought into question by certain opponents in an attempt to discredit paul's ministry and gain a following.
(a) ii thessalonians the strongest external evidence in favour of the authenticity of i thessalonians is ii thessalonians which, whatsoever be its date of composition, is the very earliest document that clearly presupposes i thessalonians to have been written by paul baur, the prime mover of neo. Paul's travel companions the roman epistle names eight of paul's companions, while the acts lists only seventhe name of timothy and titus are prominent in both acts and paul's letters, while trophimus, aristarchus, and tychicus appear in letters. Paul's journey to rome - read the story of paul's journey then help paul's ship find its way to rome paul's qualities - circle the words that describe paul's qualities paul's words - trace the words from paul's speech to the athenians. Conflict with jews in thessalonica (17:1 - 9) synagogue: as was paul's custom, he began preaching in the synagogues when he reached thessalonica as a result, several jews and non-jews began to believe that jesus was in fact the promised messiah from the hebrew scriptures (17:4. The three men eventually continued their travels and ministry and, paul wrote two letters to the new church at thessaloniki, probably between 51 and 53, the first epistle to the thessalonians and the second epistle to the thessalonians.
Unit i student lesson 6 81 • berea again, many converts jews from thessalonica came and stirred up opposition paul then sailed for athens, while silas and timothy remained at berea. Timeline of paul's ministry key dates in the ministry of the apostle paul with thanks to for these notes. Essay / theology what happened in thessalonica by fred sanders on february 9, 2011 the new testament gives two different accounts of what happened when paul and silas preached the gospel in thessalonica. This is a continuation of the journey through acts this lesson covers paul's visit to thessalonica, berea and athens the lesson reveals the different responses of people as the message of the good news is shared this part of paul's activity is often called the second missionary journey.
Thessalonica was a major port, and like philippi, located on the east-west egnatian highway, and thus an important centre of trade by land and by sea: (the teaching of paul and silas converts a large number of the people, but also infuriates many jews. The three stations in macedonia, which st paul selected for his missionary labours, are philippi, thessalonica and beroea a glance at any good map of this country will show at once the reasons which may have influenced this choice. Written by st paul-one of his earliest written letters -written to strengthen and encourage the church of thessalonica thessalonians of the church in thessalonica who were getting persecuted by the romans.