• Spiritual Thirst

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  • A Strong Delusion from God

    2 Thessalonians 2:11–12

    Since the fall, none of us by nature—except Christ—can love the truth. Only if the Lord gives us a new heart and mind in His sovereign act of regeneration will we love the truth (John 3:1–8). And once we have ...Read More

  • The Coming of the Lawless One

    2 Thessalonians 2:8–10

    Satan loves to disguise himself as an angel of light (2 Cor. 11:14), so we should expect him to present himself as a counterfeit savior and even as one who can do signs and wonders. The true messenger of God ...Read More

  • The Restrainer

    2 Thessalonians 2:5–7

    Over the centuries, many people have sought to identify the Antichrist and have developed theories as to who he is and when he will come. It is worthwhile to try to figure out who Paul might be thinking of when ...Read More

  • The Son of Destruction

    2 Thessalonians 2:3–4

    It is important to note that regardless of whether there is one final Antichrist who comes before Jesus returns, the “spirit of antichrist” has been in the church since the first century. We are warned about this in 1 John ...Read More

  • Confusion about the End

    2 Thessalonians 2:1–2

    The false teaching that troubled the Thessalonians apparently came to them in a letter purporting to be from Paul and from a supposed “spoken word” of prophecy (2 Thess. 2:1–2). This reminds us that many people will try to speak ...Read More

  • The Bidding of the Evil One

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  • The Bliss for the Righteous

    2 Thessalonians 1:11–12

    What God has in store for all His servants is far better than we can describe or conceive of in our present state. Even the best that this world can offer cannot be compared to what the Lord has for ...Read More

  • What Happens at Jesus’ Return

    2 Thessalonians 1:9–10

    Hell is real, and its horror is far greater than we can imagine. All those who do not believe the gospel will suffer eternal punishment there. This is an impetus for us to believe the gospel and for us to ...Read More

  • The Righteous Judgment of God

    2 Thessalonians 1:5–8

    At times in the Christian life, believers may question whether they have genuine faith in Christ and thus whether they have salvation. One test of the authenticity of our faith is our willingness to suffer for Jesus. If we are ...Read More

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