|Staying in the Word|
Chapter Three, Lesson One
SUFFERING AFFLICTION Page
** Why did Paul send Timothy to the Thessalonians?
** Should we be able to apply that same description to our own lives?
V. 3 ** What had happened in the life of Paul which might be used by Satan to "disturb" the new faith of these Thessalonians?
** What did they know about his suffering?
V. 4 ** How did the Thessalonians become aware of Paul's prediction for "Suffering Affliction"?
V. 5 ** We are very aware of Paul's propensity for rejoicing, even in the midst of trials. Here in verse five he goes way beyond merely rejoicing, what was Paul's major concern in life - his afflictions?
** Did Paul know their spiritual condition?
** What was at the heart of his concern? What did he think might have taken place?