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Visual Guide to Gospel Events

Visual Guide to Gospel Events

by James C. Martin, John A. Beck and David G. Hansen

Discover the fascinating connections between Gospel events and their locations in A Visual Guide to Gospel Events. Why was Jesus baptized in the Jordan River? Where did Jesus heal people? Where did he choose to reveal his authority, and why? What is the significance of the locations where he told parables or performed miracles? Where did J… Read more…

Zondervan Dictionary of Biblical Imagery

Zondervan Dictionary of Biblical Imagery

by John A. Beck

Biblical authors seized imagery drawn from everyday life and redeployed it in the service of divine revelation. But today’s readers are not familiar with many of these once-common illustrations. The distance in time, place, and culture between the Bible’s first recipients and people today often mutes the rhetorical impact of such images. Students of the … Read more…

The Baker Illustrated Guide to Everyday Life in Bible Times

The Baker Illustrated Guide to Everyday Life in Bible Times

by John A. Beck

What was life really like in Bible times? When we read the Bible, we encounter many manners and customs from the ancient world that the first readers of the Scriptures would have been familiar with. But being so far removed from that world, we modern readers often miss the full meaning--both literal and figurative--of biblical imagery. … Read more…

Visual Guide to Bible Events

Visual Guide to Bible Events

by James C. Martin, John A. Beck and David G. Hansen

Discover the fascinating connections between Bible events and Bible locations. Why did Jesus pick Samaria as the place to announce his messianic identity? Why did God lead Moses and the Israelites to Mount Horeb after they fled from Egypt? Why did the apostle John receive God's revelation on the island of Patmos? A V… Read more…

Baker Book of Bible Charts, Maps, and Time Lines

Baker Book of Bible Charts, Maps, and Time Lines

by John A. Beck

Bible charts, maps, and timelines for study and teaching Charts, maps, and timelines can enrich your understanding of God's Word and support effective Bible teaching, but reliable information is often difficult to find and share with a class. The Baker Book of Bible Charts, Maps, and Timelines provides material based on the most up-to-… Read more…

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Why Should I Believe the Bible?: An Easy-to-Understand Guide to Scripture's Trustworthiness

Why Should I Believe the Bible?: An Easy-to-Understand Guide to Scripture's Trustworthiness

by John A. Beck and Ed Strauss

Can you really trust the Bible? And if so, and you really understand it? The answer to both questions is yes—as this book makes plain. Here, under one cover, are two powerful titles that make God’s Word accessible to any reader: Answers to Your Bible Questions, providing clear, concise, encouraging responses to 75 questions skeptics raise about s… Read more…

Understand Your Bible

Understand Your Bible

by John A. Beck

Overwhelmed by God’s Word? Then read Understand Your Bible, and see how the historical, geographic, literary, and other contexts of scripture can clarify what you study. This brand-new guide from Barbour—following in the footsteps of the popular How to Study Your Bible and Know Your Bible—is designed to remove obstacles to understanding, gi… Read more…