By John W. Miller
By John W. Miller
By Jeff Todd
The 5-Minute Sermons is an ongoing sequence of speedy lifestyles classes skilled via the author/illustrator, Jeff Todd, of A Redneck's consultant sequence in the course of a time while the economic climate was once at an rock bottom. He wrote down every thing he discovered as he struggled with the anxious difficulties of existence, whereas his religion in God grew. a few fogeys may name them devotionals. He calls them '5-Minute Sermons' simply because they're easy and straightforward to learn.
We desire you obtain whatever from them, too.
By Miguel A. De La Torre
The volumes in trust: A Theological remark at the Bible from Westminster John Knox Press supply a clean and invigorating method of all of the books of the Bible. development on quite a lot of assets from religious study, the historical past of theology, the church's liturgical and musical traditions, modern tradition, and the Christian culture, famous students concentration much less on conventional ancient and literary angles in want of a theologically targeted statement that considers the modern relevance of the texts. This sequence is a useful source if you are looking to probe past the backgrounds and phrases of biblical texts to their deep theological and moral meanings for the church today.
By M. David Litwa
But no longer all self-deifiers are saddled with delight and fated to fall. a few who claimed divinity said an easy and direct fact. even though reviled on the earth, misunderstood, or even killed, they bought vindication and rose to the stars.
This booklet tells the tales of six self-deifiers of their ancient, social, and ideological contexts. within the background of interpretation, the preliminary 3 figures were demonized as cosmic rebels: the 1st human Adam, Lucifer (later pointed out with Satan), and Yaldabaoth in gnostic mythology. in contrast, the ultimate 3 have served as confident versions for deification and divine want: Jesus within the gospel of John, Simon of Samaria, and Allogenes within the Nag Hammadi library.
In the top, the road setting apart demonization from deification is dangerously skinny, drawn because it is through the unsteady hand of human valuation.
By Tremper Longman III
Everyday we make offerings at the course of lifestyles. Proverbs are memorable tablets of knowledge, chiseled in phrases and polished via use by way of those that have traveled that direction prior to us. however the proverbs of the Bible make a better declare than "a penny stored is a penny earned." they're woven into the net of divine revelation, rooted within the "fear of the Lord" that's the starting of wisdom.
While many proverbs communicate to us without delay, we will be able to achieve a lot better perception by means of learning the booklet of Proverbs as a complete, figuring out its dating to historical non-Israelite knowledge and hearing its dialog with the opposite nice voices of knowledge in Scripture--Job and Ecclesiastes.
In How to learn Proverbs Tremper Longman III presents a welcome consultant to analyzing and learning, figuring out and savoring the Proverbs for all their knowledge. most crucial for Christian readers, we achieve perception into how Christ is the climax and embodiment of wisdom.
By David Platt
Exalting Jesus in James is written by means of David Platt.
By George van Popta
By Jack R. Lundbom
"Only an skilled expert like Jack Lundbom can current the tricky ebook of Jeremiah in the sort of succinct and fascinating demeanour, outlining the trajectory from God's promise and his strong note to the overseas orientation and lasting wish therein, and prepared opposed to the history of Israelite historical past and the biblical traditions. The e-book is definitely awarded to have interaction contemporary readers, with references to correct political and historic events, reflections, questions, and connections with the recent Testament."
--Georg Fischer, SJ, college of Innsbruck, Austria
"Jack Lundbom has contributed back on Jeremiah, this time aiming on the common reader. He properly selected twelve scriptural sayings on the subject of the prophet, and expounded the topics therein. examining this publication, humans can attend a holographic figuring out of the prophet and his booklet. It serves as a springboard to theologies within the previous testomony. The mirrored image on the finish of every bankruptcy additionally extends the message to the modern. a great work!"
--Jonathan Tsoi, affiliate Professor (OT), Lutheran Theological Seminary, Hong Kong
Jack R. Lundbom is a member of Clare corridor, college of Cambridge, and such a lot lately has been exceptional vacationing pupil at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, Illinois. He has written the three-volume Jeremiah for the Anchor Bible observation sequence (1999; 2004), a statement on Deuteronomy (2013), and so much lately for Cascade Books, Theology in Language, Rhetoric, and Beyond (2014).
By Scott W. Hahn
This statement provides 1-2 Chronicles as a liturgical and theological interpretation of Israel's heritage. Hahn emphasizes the liturgical constitution and content material of Chronicles and offers clean perception on salvation background: previous, current, and destiny. He additionally indicates how Chronicles offers very important insights into key New testomony suggestions. The publication provides professors, scholars, and pastors a greater figuring out of Chronicles, salvation heritage, and theological interpretation of the outdated Testament.
By Mark L. Strauss,Clinton E. Arnold
This sequence is designed if you be aware of biblical languages. it really is written essentially for the pastor and Bible instructor, no longer for the student. that's, the purpose isn't really to check and supply a critique of each attainable interpretation that has ever been given to a passage, yet to exegete each one passage of Scripture succinctly in its grammatical and old context. every one passage is interpreted within the gentle of its biblical environment, for you to grammatical aspect, literary context, stream of biblical argument, and old surroundings. whereas the point of interest usually are not on program, it really is anticipated that the authors will supply feedback as to the path within which program can flow.