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Understanding the Bible Commentary Series - Old Testament Set  (18 vols.)

Understanding the Bible Commentary Series - Old Testament Set (18 vols.)

by Tremper Longman III, John E. Hartley, Leslie C. Allen, James Bruckner, Gerald H. Wilson, Iain Provan, Mary J. Evans, Christopher J. H. Wright, Steven Tuell, Timothy S. Laniak, John Goldingay, Cheryl A. Brown, Michael S. Moore, W. H. Bellinger Jr., Elizabeth Achtemeier, Pamela Scalise, Craig C. Broyles, Roland Murphy, Elizabeth Huwiler and William Nelson

Each volume in the Understanding the Bible Commentary Series breaks down the barriers between the ancient and modern worlds so that the power and meaning of the biblical texts become transparent to contemporary readers. They present a careful section-by-section exposition of the biblical books with key terms and phrases highlighted and all Hebrew translitera… Read more…

Understanding the Bible Commentary Series - Deuteronomy

Understanding the Bible Commentary Series - Deuteronomy

by Christopher J. H. Wright

Each volume in the Understanding the Bible Commentary Series breaks down the barriers between the ancient and modern worlds so that the power and meaning of the biblical texts become transparent to contemporary readers. They present a careful section-by-section exposition of the biblical books with key terms and phrases highlighted and all Hebrew translitera… Read more…

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by Christopher J. H. Wright

If we are honest, we have to admit that there are many things we don’t understand about God. We do not have final answers to the deep problems of life, and those who say they do are probably living in some degree of delusion. There are areas of mystery in our Christian faith that lie beyond the keenest scholarship or even the most profound spiritual exerci… Read more…

Knowing Jesus Through the Old Testament

Knowing Jesus Through the Old Testament

by Christopher J. H. Wright

We cannot know Jesus without knowing his story. Today the debate over who Jesus is rages on. Has the Bible bound Christians to a narrow and mistaken notion of Jesus? Should we listen to other gospels, other sayings of Jesus, that enlarge and correct a mistaken story? Is the real Jesus entangled in a web of the church's Scripture, awaiting liberation from ou… Read more…

Portraits of a Radical Disciple: Recollections of John Stott

Portraits of a Radical Disciple: Recollections of John Stott's Life and Ministry

by Christopher J. H. Wright and John Stott

John Stott has been a giant on the landscape of the worldwide church for more than half a century. Here, however, are almost three dozen brief, very human-sized portraits of a man who has been a radical disciple of Jesus all those years. One of the outstanding gifts that God gave to John Stott was an incredible capacity for friendship. Never did the word si… Read more…

Great Commission, Great Compassion: Following Jesus and Loving the World

Great Commission, Great Compassion: Following Jesus and Loving the World

by Christopher J. H. Wright and Paul Borthwick

Go and do. Jesus commands it, and the world needs it. Word and deed go together. One without the other is not enough. We follow Jesus into all the world, and we follow his example in all we do. Mission mobilizer Paul Borthwick shows how proclamation and demonstration of the gospel go hand in hand. God gives us the Great Commission, Matthew 28's call to go w… Read more…

The Mission of God: Unlocking the Bible

The Mission of God: Unlocking the Bible's Grand Narrative

by Christopher J. H. Wright

Winner, 2007 Christianity Today Missions/Global Affairs Book Most Christians would agree that the Bible provides a basis for mission. But Christopher Wright boldly maintains that mission is bigger than that--there is in fact a missional basis for the Bible! The entire Bible is generated by and is all about God's mission. In order to understand the Bible, w… Read more…

Salvation Belongs to Our God: Celebrating the Bible

Salvation Belongs to Our God: Celebrating the Bible's Central Story

by Christopher J. H. Wright

A great multitude that no one could count . . . cried out in a loud voice: 'Salvation belongs to our God, who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb.' Every phrase in Revelation 7:10 resonates with significant themes in the Old and New Testaments. Christopher Wright views the story of God's salvation through the lens of this verse to show the great breadth of … Read more…