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The First and Second Epistles to the Thessalonians (New International Commentary on the New Testament) Hardcover – June 18, 1991


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  • Series: New International Commentary on the New Testament
  • Hardcover: 296 pages
  • Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company; Revised edition (June 18, 1991)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0802825125
  • ISBN-13: 978-0802825124
  • Product Dimensions: 9.6 x 6.6 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,816,318 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Election proceeds from God’s great love.
Jim Rohrer
It is written from the reformed theological view, and is very readable.
RT Alice
I have found all of the nicnt series very good.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Jim Rohrer on February 10, 2013
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The author provides a solid paragraph-by-paragraph review of the text, if somewhat onesided. Morris’ discussion of election is very Calvinistic. He allows no room for prevenient grace. Election proceeds from God’s great love. It is not arbitrary and not a device for sending some people to eternal punishment. Instead, it is a mechanism for rescuing some people.

The author also addresses eschatology from a reformed perspective. God calls the Thessalonians into the kingdom and into glory. This call is effectual, meaning it cannot be resisted. Interestingly, Paul does not often preach about the kingdom, but he does to the Thessalonians. God’s rule is operative in believers both in the present and in the glorious future. Despite a lot of attention being devoted to the second coming in these letters, Paul still makes realized eschatology part of his teaching.

I enjoyed the book because it covers the basics but also employs a perspective I have not previously seen applied to the Thessalonian epistles.
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16 of 21 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on March 27, 2000
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Morris' exegetical work is phenomenal! He paints vivid pictures of not only the Thessalonians themselves, but also the extent of Paul's thoughts and devotion toward these young and dynamic believers. This commentary proved not only useful and thought provoking, but accessible and lucid. Every serious student of the scriptures must attain a copy. Morris has once again hit a grand-slam.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By RT Alice on March 27, 2010
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If you are a serious Bible student wanting a detailed scholar's commentary on the Thessalonians this is the book. It is written from the reformed theological view, and is very readable. For teaching an adult Biblical studies class it was an invaluable tool.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Steven H. Propp TOP 100 REVIEWER on July 31, 2014
Format: Hardcover
Leon Lamb Morris (1914-2006) was an Australian New Testament scholar, who was ordained to the Anglican ministry, served as Warden of Tyndale House, Cambridge (1960-64); Principal of Ridley College in Melbourne (1964-1979), and was a Visiting Professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He also wrote the commentary on The First and Second Epistles to the Thessalonians The Gospel According to John in this series.

He writes in the Introduction to this 1959 book about the authenticity of I Thessalonians, “This letter claims to be from Paul (1:1, 2:18), and it is Pauline both in language and in ideas… The letter must be early for various reasons… It is difficult to think of anyone writing after Paul’s death putting forth in Paul’s name a statement that might be understood as meaning that the Parousia would take place during the Apostle’s lifetime (I Thess 4:15)… it is impossible to think of anyone but Paul putting it out in early times. How could it possibly gain a circulation while the Apostle was still engaged in vigorous work, travelling among the churches and well able to denounce it? (Yet we must bear in mind that the possibility of forgery seems to be implied by II Thess 2:2, and the explanation of the autograph in II Thess 3:17. Moreover, the letter is as well attested as we could reasonably ask. It is not the kind of letter which would be quoted often. This explains its absence from the few sub-apostolic writings that have come down to us.” (Pg.
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