1 & 2 Thessalonians, By N. T. Wright

1 & 2 Thessalonians

N. T. Wright for Everyone Bible Study Guides

by N. T. Wright
With Patty Pell

1 & 2 Thessalonians
  • Length: 64 pages
  • Dimensions: 5.5 × 8.25 in
  • Number of Studies: 8
  • Published: June 09, 2009
  • Imprint: IVP Bible Studies
  • Item Code: 2193
  • ISBN: 9780830821938

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First impressions stick with us. Paul's first impression of the Thessalonian Christians was an especially powerful one: The gospel message he preached grasped their hearts and minds, and transformed their lives. That memory moves Paul to write to the young church that's bubbling with a sense of the power of the living God. These studies seek to open our lives to that God who leaves a lasting impression also on us.

This guide by Tom Wright can be used on its own or alongside his New Testament for Everyone commentary on 1 2 Thessalonians. It is designed to help you understand Scripture in fresh ways under the guidance of one of the world's leading New Testament scholars. Thoughtful questions, prayer suggestions, and useful background and cultural information all guide you or a group more deeply into God's Word. Discover how you can participate more fully in God's kingdom.

"Tom Wright is a gift to the church today. In this series, Christians who are just learning about their faith will experience new discoveries and fresh views on life, and seasoned Bible readers will find themselves challenged to reconsider old perspectives. It deserves to be in the homes of all Christians."

Scot McKnight, author of The King Jesus Gospel


Getting the Most Out of Thessalonians

Suggestions for Individual Study

Suggestions for Group Members

1 1 Thessalonians 1
The Faith of the Thessalonians

2 1 Thessalonians 2
Paul's Ministry to the Thessalonians

3 1 Thessalonians 3
Paul's Prayer for the Thessalonians

4 1 Thessalonians 4
Instructions on Holy Living

5 1 Thessalonians 5
Children of Light

6 2 Thessalonians 1
The Coming of Jesus

7 2 Thessalonians 2
The Lawless One

8 2 Thessalonians 3
Exhortation and Steadfastness

Guidelines for Leaders


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N. T. Wright

N. T. Wright is a prolific author and respected theologian. Formerly bishop of Durham in England, he is research professor of New Testament and early Christianity at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. His books include Simply Christian, Jesus and the Victory of God, and the magisterial Paul and the Faithfulness of God.