Standing Fast in the Lord While We Joyfully Await His Return
reformation21 writer and Philadelphia Conference on Reformed Theology chairman Richard Phillips has a new book we would like to bring to your attention. 1 & 2 Thessalonians, the latest edition to the Reformed Expository Series, is published by P&R Publishing. As with other books in the series, 1 & 2 Thessalonians is an excellent exposition of the Scriptures that is helpful to Christians possessing various levels of biblical and theological training.
Years before writing Romans or Ephesians, Paul sent a pair of letters to a new church in Thessalonica. Three concerns governed Paul’s teaching in these letters: What makes a healthy church? How should we view God’s Word? What does a Christian life look like? Richard Phillips’s commentary considers these foundational issues in a scholarly, pastoral, and practical manner and also explores Paul’s end-times teaching—the clearest found in the New Testament. Through these studies, readers will find a refreshingly clear biblical summary of what will happen before, during, and after the Second Coming. Just as importantly, by touring Paul’s singular teaching in 1 and 2 Thessalonians, readers will recover a joyful anticipation of Christ’s return and receive hope for life in a challenging world.
“The author of this worthy volume is conversant with the extensive literature on 1 and 2 Thessalonians and has given us a commentary informed by his long commitment to Christ-centered reformational theology. But this is not a trudging tome; it was preached viva voce by a busy, caring pastor-scholar to his own flock week by week and is lively, engaging, and wholly relevant. 1 & 2 Thessalonians is sure to be a grace to the church and her shepherds.”
—R. Kent Hughes, Professor of Practical Theology, Westminster Theological Seminary
Our drawing for Why Everything Matters: The Gospel in Ecclesiastes by Every Last Word Bible teacher Philip Ryken is now closed.
The following people have received a copy:
Michael R., Hanford, CA
Ken W., Mobile, AL
Beth C., Downington, PA
Richard P., Lawrence, KS
Barry W., Sikeston, MO
Randy M., Mullica Hill, NJ
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