Dr. Hiebert presents insights from two highly reliable and skilled sources to help believers unravel the perplexities and mysteries of II Peter and Jude—the authors themselves. Straightforward and unembellished, thorough and profound, Second Peter and Jude follows the inspired penmen of these two great books in explaining the intricacies and practicality of their content. With commentary that sheds light on but never eclipses the original teaching, Dr. Hiebert explores important topics such as the nature of the Christian life, false teaching, the Second Coming of Christ, and the rise and fall of the Apostasy.
"All too often," says Irving L. Jensen, "students of New Testament surveys read the instruction of others regarding the content of Bible books, but fail to spend time reading the Bible text for themselves. This book has been written to start readers onto the path of studying, searching and discovering for themselves the great themes of each book." The main purpose of this New Testament survey is to involve readers personally in a first-hand study of the Bible text and to lead readers into a time of personal reflection as they consider practical spiritual application of the Bible books studied. Replete with helpful charts and maps, this useful survey of the New Testament is sure to open up your understanding of the Old Testament whether you are a seminary professor or a beginning student of the Bible.
What do you think of when you think of the Old Testament? Do you recall individual stories like David and Goliath, or Daniel in the lion’s den? Or are you able to see the Old Testament as a panoramic view of God’s redemptive work? Here is a book that will help you see the Old Testament as a unified whole. Replete with helpful charts and maps, this useful survey of the Old Testament by Irving L. Jensen is sure to open up your understanding of the Old Testament whether you are a seminary professor or a beginning student of the Bible. The method of Jensen’s Survey of the Old Testament is to motivate students to discover new truths on their own. There is none of the all too common spoon-feeding found in many Bible helps. Consequently, the usefulness of this guide is virtually inexhaustible. Written in Irving Jensen’s usual precise, clear, and understandable style, Jensen’s Survey of the Old Testament is the only survey guide of its kind and a must for every student of the Bible.
This expositional commentary on one of the Bible's most popular books combines careful scholarship and clear communication in a verse-by-verse and section by section reading of various biblical texts. Combining thoughtful interpretation with contemporary insight for daily living, James Montgomery Boice explains the meaning of the text and relates the text's concerns to the church, Christianity, and the world in which we live. Whether used for devotions, preaching, or teaching, this authoritative and thought-provoking series will appeal to a wide range of readers, from serious Bible students to interested laypersons.