Nevertheless, the Thessalonian believers had lost hope because of bad doctrine.
When scripture informs our hearts, we will experience a narrower wavelength of emotional highs and lows.
Revelation was written to encourage believers, rather than to cause them/us to fear.
When the uncertainty about the future gives us anxiety, we need the comfort that only the gospel can give.
1. False information distorts reality, v.1-3, 5
2. We should not be surprise by evil, v.3-4, 6-10
3. God control our destiny, v.8b, 10b-12