2 Thessalonians 2:1-12
Don’t be deceived by speculations about the future.
- The Source of Alarm (2 Thessalonians 2:1-2)
- The Signs of the Day of the Lord (2 Thessalonians 2:3-7)
- The apostasia must take place
- The man of lawlessness must be revealed
- The restrainer must be taken out of the way
- The Suppression of Antichrist (2 Thessalonians 2:8)
- The Sentence of the Unrighteous (2 Thessalonians 2:9-12)
Tools for Interpreting Prophecy:
- When plain sense makes good sense, seek no other sense.
- Strive to find the author’s intent:
a. Consider the audience
b. Observe the theme(s) of the book
c. Context. Context. Context.
- Numbers are not a secret code to crack