The Restraint and Departure of the Church
After the Rapture, the "Man of Lawlessness" will be revealed
In the first century, in the generation after Jesus had been crucified and resurrected, the Apostle Paul traveled all over the area on his missionary journeys. He was planting churches and preaching and encouraging the growing movement of Christ-followers. One of those new Christian communities lived in Thessalonica, in northern Greece.
(This city is st…