Book of 1 Thessalonians

1 Thessalonians Book Overview

The Book of 1 Thessalonians is the first of two letters written by the Apostle Paul, his companion Silvanus, and his disciple Timothy to the Church in Thessalonica, which consisted of a community of believers who had been Christians for only a short period of time. These men write to commend the Thessalonians for their steadfastness in persecution, instructing them on various matters of Christian living such as faith, hope, and love; and assuring them of Christ’s return.

Attributed Authors: Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy
Approximate Year Written: 49-51 A.D.
Genre: Epistle

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