With a scholar's mind and a pastor's heart, N. T. Wright guides us through the New Testament book of Luke, showing how we can particpate in Luke?s story by making it real in our own world. Twenty-six sessions for group or personal study.
"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."
Getting the Most Out of Luke
Suggestions for Individual Study
Suggestions for Group Members
1 Luke 1:1-38: Announcing the Births
2 Luke 1:39-80: Songs of Praise
3 Luke 2: The Birth of Jesus
4 Luke 3: John the Baptist
5 Luke 4: Jesus' Ministry Begins
6 Luke 5: Miracles, Healings and Parties
7 Luke 6: True Obedience
8 Luke 7: True Faith
9 Luke 8:1-25: A Sower and a Storm
10 Luke 8:26--9:17: Wholeness and Hope
11 Luke 9:18-62: The Nature of Discipleship
12 Luke 10: Breaking Boundaries, Bringing Peace
13 Luke 11: Warnings and Woes
14 Luke 12: Jesus' Call to Watchfulness
15 Luke 13: Entering Through the Narrow Door
16 Luke 14: The Great Banquet
17 Luke 15: The Parables of the Lost
18 Luke 16: Faithfulness and Stewardship
19 Luke 17: Faith and the Kingdom
20 Luke 18: Humility and Trust
21 Luke 19: The Triumphal Entry
22 Luke 20:1--21:4: Debates with Jesus
23 Luke 21:5-38: Watching for the Son of Man
24 Luke 22: Celebration and Betrayal
25 Luke 23: The Crucifixion
26 Luke 24: The Resurrection
Guidelines for Leaders
A prolific writer of both scholarly and popular books, N. T. Wright has written over thirty books, including Simply Christian, The Original Jesus, What Saint Paul Really Said, The Challenge of Jesus, The Meaning of Jesus, Jesus and the Victory of God, and the magisterial Paul and the Faithfulness of God. His N. T. Wright For Everyone Series includes commentaries covering the entire New Testament. Formerly bishop of Durham in England, Wright is research professor of New Testament and early Christianity at the University of St Andrews in Scotland. He was formerly canon theologian of Westminster Abbey and dean of Lichfield Cathedral. He also taught New Testament studies for twenty years at Cambridge, McGill, and Oxford Universities. He has been a visiting professor at Harvard Divinity School, Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Gregorian University in Rome, and many other institutions around the world. In addition to his many books, Wright reaches a broad audience through his frequent media appearances. A sought-after commentator, Wright writes frequently for newspapers in England, including the Times, the Independent, and the Guardian. He has been interviewed numerous times by radio and television broadcasters on both sides of the Atlantic, including ABC, NBC, CNN, PBS, and NPR.
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