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These letters were written on the second missionary journey when Paul was forced by persecution to leave Thessalonica in Macedonia before he wanted to.
Read the following from 1 & 2 Thessalonians:
1:6-10 the gospel in Thessalonica vv. 9-10--the content of the gospel 2:18 Paul wanted to see them 3:1-2, 6 Paul sent Timothy to them 4:1-12 ethical exhortations vv. 3-6--possess his vessel in holiness, not in passion vv. 11-12--work with hands and be dependent on no one 4:13-5:11 second coming vv. 15-17--Lord's parousia, resurrection, caught up in the air to meet the Lord vv. 2-4--day of the Lord like a thief in the night 5:12-22 concluding admonitions v. 12--respect those who direct you v. 19--do not quench the Spirit
1:5-10 second coming vv. 7-8--Lord Jesus revealed with angels in flaming fire v. 9-10--punishment of eternal destruction when glorified 2:1-11 before the day of the Lord vv. 3-4--rebellion and man of lawlessness come first v. 8--Lord Jesus kill the lawless one v. 11--strong delusion to make them believe the lie 3:6-15 keep working v. 6--avoid those not living according to the tradition v. 10--if anyone will not work, let him not eat