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The Message of 1 & 2 Thessalonians

Item Number: 083-081-2370
Manufacturer SKU: 978-0-8308-1237-0

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Digging into Paul's letters to the Thessalonians, John R. W. Stott addresses issues of vital importance today:

  • how the church spreads the gospel
  • how Christians live according to the gospel
  • how the gospel offers hope in the midst of trouble

Originally published as The Gospel the End of Time, Stott's comments on 1 and 2 Thessalonians are now available in paperback as a new addition to the Bible Speaks Today series.


Author's Preface

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A. The Message of 1 Thessalonians: The Gospel and the Church
1. Christian Evangelism: How the Church Spreads the Gospel - 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10
2. Christian Ministry: How Pastors Serve Both the Gospel and the Church - 1 Thessalonians 2:1--3:13
3. Christian Behaviour: How the Church Must Live According to the Gospel - 1 Thessalonians 4:1-12
4. Christian Hope: How the Gospel Should Inspire the Church - 1 Thessalonians 4:13--5:11
5. Christian Community: How to Be a Gospel Church - 1 Thessalonians 5:12-28

The Message of 2 Thessalonians: A Christian Perspective on History
Introduction to 2 Thessalonians
6. The Revelation of Christ - 2 Thessalonians 1:1-12
7. The Rebellion of Antichrist - 2 Thessalonians 2:1-17
8. The Responsiblity of Christians - 2 Thessalonians 3:1-18

Study Guide

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  • Publisher: InterVarsity Press
  • Author: John Stott
  • Pages: 218
  • Format: Paperback
  • Publication Date: March 1994

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