Table of contents for 1 Thessalonians, 2 Thessalonians / Victor Paul Furnish.

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Contents
Foreword
Preface
List of Abbreviations
Introduction: 1 Thessalonians
Epistolary Character and Aims
Historical Occasion and Context
Theological and Ethical Orientation
Commentary: 1 Thessalonians
Prescript (1:1)
Thanksgivings, Reminders, and Assurances (1:2¿3:13)
First Thanksgiving (1:2-10)
Thanksgiving Proper (1:2-5)
The Thessalonians' Faith (1:6-10)
Reminders and Assurances (2:1-12)
The Divine Origin of Paul's Mission (2:1-4)
The Apostle's Upright Conduct (2:5-12)
Second Thanksgiving (2:13-16)
Thanksgiving Proper (2:13-14)
Jewish Opposition (2:15-16)
Further Assurances (2:17¿3:10)
Paul's Longing for the Thessalonians (2:17-20)
Timothy's Mission (3:1-10)
Benedictory Prayer (3:11-13)
Pastoral Instruction and Encouragement (4:1¿5:24)
Matters of Special Concern (4:1¿5:11)
Sanctification (4:1-8)
Love (4:9-12)
Those Who Have Fallen Asleep (4:13-18)
The Times and the Seasons (5:1-11)
Counsels about the Congregation's Life (5:12-22)
Respect Those Who Provide Leadership (5:12-13)
Contribute to the Well-Being of Others (5:14)
Strive Mightily to Do Good (5:15)
Rejoice, Pray, Give Thanks (5:16-18)
Be Attentive to the Spirit (5:19-22)
Benedictory Prayer (5:23-24)
Letter-Closing (5:25-28)
Introduction: 2 Thessalonians
Epistolary Character and Aims
Historical Occasion and Context
Theological and Ethical Orientation
Commentary: 2 Thessalonians
Prescript (1:1-2)
Thanksgivings, Warning, and Instruction (1:3¿2:14)
First Thanksgiving (1:3-12)
Thanksgiving Proper (1:3-4)
Instruction: God's Righteous Judgment (1:5-10)
Prayer-Pledge (1:11-12)
Warning and Instruction (2:1-12)
Warning (2:1-3a)
The Mystery of Lawlessness (2:3b-7)
The Revealing of the Lawless One (2:8-12)
Second Thanksgiving (2:13-14)
Appeals, Commands, and Prayers (2:15¿3:16) 
Appeal to Adhere to the Traditions (2:15-17)
Request for Prayer (3:1-5)
Commands Regarding the Disorderly (3:6-12)
Initial Command (3:6)
Mandate to Follow Paul's Example (3:7-9)
Second Command (3:10)
Third Command (3:11-12)
Final Advisories (3:13-16)
Letter-Closing (3:17-18)
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Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Bible. N.T. Thessalonians -- Commentaries.