Cruelty and Violence
Intolerance in 1 Thessalonians
- God is planning a messy, mass murder in "the wrath to come" and only Jesus can save you from it.
- Paul accuses "the Jews" of killing Jesus, persecuting the prophets, displeasing God, and being "contrary to
all men." He concludes that the wrath of God will "come upon them to the uttermost.