Evidence of God's Righteous Judgment in 2 Thessalonians 1:3-10 According to Discourse Analysis Approach


  • Alexander Darmawan Limasaputra Program Studi Magister Teologi Sekolah Tinggi Teologi Amanat Agung, Jakarta, Indonesia https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3314-4388




Righteous God, Judgment, Persecution, Retribution, Reward, Discourse analysis


The theme of the righteous judgment of God is an important theme in 2 Thessalonians 1. This theme has a connection with the situation of the Thessalonians, who were currently undergoing persecution. This paper will explain how Paul developed the theme of God's righteous judgment in 2 Thessalonians 1:3-10 by using the discourse analysis approach. This paper will demonstrate that a righteous God will judge everyone by punishing the oppressors and rewarding the believers. Discourse analysis is used in this paper because it is an approach that can provide a stronger foundation when analyzing a text and provides objective criteria when investigating the problem of a text. The purpose of this paper is to encourage believers to have comfort and strength when experiencing persecution because a righteous God will judge every human being.


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Limasaputra, Alexander Darmawan. “Evidence of God’s Righteous Judgment in 2 Thessalonians 1:3-10 According to Discourse Analysis Approach”. Veritas: Jurnal Teologi dan Pelayanan 19, no. 1 (May 21, 2020): 69–84. Accessed August 20, 2022. https://ojs.seabs.ac.id/index.php/Veritas/article/view/349.