Laid into Suffering

In 1 Thessalonians 2:17 and 18, Paul remembers being forced to leave Thessalonica‚ÄĒtheir time cut short by a mob that attacked, abused, and jailed some of them (Acts 17:5-9). ¬†Paul talks affectionately of their desire to return but says satan hindered them. Acts 17:13-15 tells the full story: Paul and co. went to Berea after…