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June 20, 2021

Illustrated Bible Life

A Thief in the Night

In 1 Thessalonians 5:2, Paul uses the image of a thief to illustrate the manner in which "the day of the Lord" will come. Although the comparison of God's activity to thieving is confusing to some, it is not meant to equate God's justice with a sinful practice. This week's article explores this perplexing imagery and helps us to understand its meaning.

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