Getting Started - 1 Thessalonians Verse-By-Verse


During his second missionary journey, Paul visited Thessalonica, in Greece. And while some people were open to the Gospel, others were not. And Paul had to leave in a hurry, wondering if God’s Word would take hold.


In this verse-by-verse study, we’ll read of Paul’s joy when he first received word of the flourishing community of believers in Thessalonica. We’ll also hear his encouragement to stand strong against those who deny the Gospel and be reminded that God is always faithful to those who stand with Him.


In this study of 1 Thessalonians, we'll cover in detail all 5 chapters of Paul’s letter.


Dr. Harold J. Berry is a former professor of Bible and Greek at Grace University of Omaha. He served for many years as personal assistant to Theodore H. Epp, founder of Back to the Bible. Dr. Berry holds a Master of Theology degree from Dallas Theological Seminary and a Doctor of Divinity from Grace University.


This study was adapted from Harold Berry, “Study in 1 Thessalonians” (Lincoln, Neb.: Back to the Bible, 2020).

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6 months ago
Starting my study today. May the Holy Spirit give me eyes to see and hears to hear.
10 months ago
I completed the first 1-5 chapters today, I will do chapter 2 tomorrow. God bless.