He also goes on to cite 1Timothy: 5, 'where Paul makes it clear that we are not to muzzle the ox who treads the corn, that the labourer (the one who labours in teaching the word) is worthy of his hire, but that Paul himself did not make the ministry his sole source of support for his lifestyle (1 Corinthians 4:12; 1 Thessalonians
2:9; 2 Thessalonians 3:8), therefore the best approach would be for ministers/pastors where possible to support themselves through other labour though scripture does not require this.
South African and American scholars discuss such topics as hospitality in 3 John, Malherbe's work, abominable symbolic animal imagery as apocalyptic enemies of God in Revelations, the social apology of Luke-Acts, a pragmatic-linguistic reading of Romans 12, worshipping and honoring angels in Colossians, the empire in Biblical studies, the relationship between slave-owner and slave in Paul's Letter to Philemon, 1 Thessalonians
, and the function of Mark 13 in the early church.
Her cover photo was a quote from 1 Thessalonians
5:17, Never stop praying.
Some of these verses are John 14:1-3, Acts 1:9-11, 1 Corinthians 15:51-52, 1 Thessalonians
4:16:17, Philippians 3:20-21, 2 and Thessalonians 2:1-12.
The other readings were from Zephaniah 1 v 7, 12-18 and 1 Thessalonians
5 v 1-11 were by Jean Pennington.
We hear in 1 Thessalonians
that we not to quench the Spirit and a prayer that our spirit and soul and body might be kept sound and blameless.
The remaining essays examine specific sections of the NT: Romans and 1 Thessalonians
(Andries van Aarde), Galatians (Franqois Tolmie), the Pastoral Letters (Rob van Houwelingen), Mark and the Gospel of Thomas (Ernest van Eck), the pericope adulterae (Wim Weren), and John in general (Jan van der Watt and Jacobus Kok).
En route he will speak on 1 Thessalonians
in Lichfield on November 1, II Thessalonians in Wolverhampton on November 2 and I Timothy in Birmingham on November 3.
4:17,18 There's snow on the hills these days - but more: It's blowing a wintry chill in many a heart.
Jeremiah 33:14-16; Psalm 25:1-10; 1 Thessalonians
3:9-13; Luke 21:25-36
Note Hebrews 10:25 as well as 1 Corinthians 16:19; Acts 8:1; Romans 16:1; 1 Thessalonians
1:1, and many other references to local churches (more than forty).
Surely Hughes knows that patristic and early medieval exegetes treated Antichrist copiously elsewhere: preeminently in commentaries on Daniel, 1 Thessalonians
, 1 John, and Revelation.