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NIV Application Commentary New Testament Set (20 Vols.)

NIV Application Commentary New Testament Set (20 Vols.)

by Craig Keener, Darrell L. Bock, David E. Garland, Ajith Fernando, George H. Guthrie, Douglas J. Moo, Scot McKnight, Walter L. Liefeld, Michael J. Wilkins, Gary M. Burge, Craig L. Blomberg, Scott J. Hafemann, Klyne Snodgrass, Frank Thielman, Michael W. Holmes and David P. Nystrom

Many Bible commentaries offer us an exciting tour through the ancient world of Biblical times. They give us cultural backdrop and add new, wonderful layers of meaning to familiar stories and passages. But when the time comes to return to normal, everyday life, we are left disconnected from the memories of our trip—without the knowledge of practical, real-… Read more…

NIV Application Commentary Acts

NIV Application Commentary Acts

by Ajith Fernando

The early church was incredibly active in its mission to bring God’s word to the world. What started as a small, Jewish cultic movement erupted into a dominant world religion—and all because of God’s absolute love for His people. Acts is a prime example of what active faith looks like, and guards against the incorrect tendency of relying on knowledge f… Read more…

Preaching the Word - Deuteronomy

Preaching the Word - Deuteronomy

by Ajith Fernando

The book of Deuteronomy is a call to obedience—the proper response to God’s faithfulness and love. Consisting primarily of speeches that Moses gave to the Israelites shortly before they entered the Promised Land, Moses’ words proclaimed God’s covenant faithfulness in hopes of motivating the Israelites to obey God despite the coming temptation to conf… Read more…

Heaven

Heaven

by Ajith Fernando, Christopher W. Morgan, Robert A. Peterson, Gerald Bray, Andreas J. Köstenberger, Raymond C. OrtlundJr., Gerald Bray, Christopher W. Morgan, Robert A. Peterson, Jonathan Pennington, Stephen J. Wellum, Jon Laansma, Stephen Noll, Ajith Fernando and David B. Calhoun

Our culture has a lot to say about heaven. But too much of it is based more on imaginative speculation or “supernatural” experiences than on the Bible itself. In the latest addition to the Theology in Community series, Christopher Morgan and Robert Peterson have assembled an interdisciplinary team of evangelical scholars to explore the doctrine … Read more…

The Bible Study Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide to an Essential Practice

The Bible Study Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide to an Essential Practice

by Ajith Fernando and Lindsay Olesberg

There are Bibles literally all over the place. You can find them in the drawer of the end table in your hotel room, under the pews at your local church, on the shelves of your local library or bookstore, posted in full and in multiple versions on any number of websites. You can find them in every corner of the earth, even (if you look carefully enough) in pl… Read more…

Problems of Christian Leadership

Problems of Christian Leadership

by Ajith Fernando and John Stott

Christian leaders face challenges. But God works with us and through us to accomplish his purposes. Available here for the first time in English is John Stott's practical wisdom for younger leaders. Speaking personally from his own experience, Stott addresses issues of discouragement, self-discipline, relationships and youth. Also includes reflections on Jo… Read more…

The Call to Joy and Pain Embracing Suffering in Your Ministry

The Call to Joy and Pain Embracing Suffering in Your Ministry

by Ajith Fernando and Ajith Fernando

2008 Christianity Today Book Award Winner Joy and pain are both aspects of the call of God for the Christian. The Bible even presents pain as a trigger for joy. The Call to Joy and Pain explores how this is so, showing the connection between rejoicing and suffering, how suffering draws us nearer to God, and how suffering makes us more effective in service. … Read more…