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How to Read (and Understand) the Bible

How to Read (and Understand) the Bible

by Larry Richards

Have you ever felt intimidated by the Bible? Would you like to get to know it better, but worry you might find it difficult or daunting? How to Read (and Understand) the Bible is the book you need. It’s a fascinating, accessible approach to Scripture that will help you go deeper into the heart of what it’s all about: the timeless true story of God’s lo… Read more…

Your Life in Christ

Your Life in Christ

Your Life in Christ, the first topical Bible study in the revised Design for Discipleship (DFD) series by The Navigators, shows what it means to accept God’s love for you. Its 4 sessions will help you to keep Christ at the center of your life and learn to live in the power of the Spirit. If using in a group, personal study is needed between meetings.… Read more…

The Old Testament: Text and Context

The Old Testament: Text and Context

by Victor H. Matthews and James C. Moyer

This substantially updated edition of a classroom standard provides students with an accessible introduction to the literature, history, and social context of the Old Testament. Written by two seasoned Old Testament professors, the book pays attention to methodology, archaeology, history, and literary genre and includes illustrations, sidebars, maps, and stu… Read more…

Believers

Believers

by Gien Karssen

Believers: Lessons from Women of Powerful Faith explores the lives of Hannah, Ruth, Mary, and nine other women from the Bible who believed God, no matter what. Each of these women held on to God, and He took them each down a unique path—just as He is doing for you.Through Gien Karssen’s vivid storytelling and deep insights, the lives of these biblical wo… Read more…

Scripture An Ecumenical Introduction to the Bible and Its Interpretation

Scripture An Ecumenical Introduction to the Bible and Its Interpretation

by Michael J. Gorman

Most Bible introductions are the product of a single person or present only one perspective. Written by and for people from a variety of faith traditions, this distinctive introduction represents the work of fifteen Protestant and Catholic scholars--all members of the same theological faculty, but representing a diversity of backgrounds and approaches.Part I… Read more…

Exploring the Old Testament: A Guide to the Pentateuch

Exploring the Old Testament: A Guide to the Pentateuch

by Gordon J. Wenham

Exploring the Old Testament: A Guide to the Pentateuch offers a clear overview of the 'five books of Moses,' as well as an introduction to the historical and textual questions that modern scholarship has posed and the answers it has proposed. This critically informed, textually sensitive introduction to the Pentateuch introduces students to&… Read more…

Taking Jesus at His Word: What Jesus Really Said in the Sermon on the Mount

Taking Jesus at His Word: What Jesus Really Said in the Sermon on the Mount

by Addison H. Hart

Blessed are the poor in spirit. A city set on a hill cannot be hid. You cannot serve God and mammon. Judge not, that you be not judged. Though such sayings from Jesus' Sermon on the Mount are very familiar, many people -- including Christians! -- struggle to fully understand and follow them. For those who are brave enough to reconsider what Jesus really … Read more…

The Temple and the Tabernacle A Study of God's Dwelling Places from Genesis to Revelation

The Temple and the Tabernacle A Study of God's Dwelling Places from Genesis to Revelation

by J. Daniel Hays

Grasp the Majesty, Beauty, and Significance of God's Dwelling PlacesAt various points in Israel's history, God dwelt in specific, significant places, most notably in the tabernacle and the temple. These structures, meticulously planned, extravagantly furnished, and regularly frequented by the devout, were more than just places of worship and sacrific… Read more…

Reformation Readings of Paul Explorations in History and Exegesis

Reformation Readings of Paul Explorations in History and Exegesis

by Michael Allen and Jonathan A. Linebaugh

Did the Protestant Reformers understand Paul correctly? Has the church today been unduly influenced by Reformation-era misreadings of the Pauline epistles? These questions—especially as they pertain to Martin Luther's interpretation of the Pauline doctrine of justification—have been at the forefront of much discussion within biblical studies and theo… Read more…

Jensen's Survey of the New Testament

Jensen's Survey of the New Testament

by Irving L. Jensen

Leads the reader to study and personal reflection, considering the practical implications of Scripture. This one volume contains all of Irving Jensen's Bible self-study guides to the New Testament.… Read more…

ESV and the English Bible Legacy

ESV and the English Bible Legacy

by Leland Ryken and Leland Ryken

Modern Bible translations are at a crossroads as multiple translation philosophies argue that Bible translations ought to be done a certain way. So who’s right? And what has been the historic view of English Bible translators?Leland Ryken, an expert on the literature of the Bible, brings clarity to questions of how modern Bible translations should be v… Read more…

The Bible Brief: A Concise and Powerful Guide for Understanding God's Word

The Bible Brief: A Concise and Powerful Guide for Understanding God's Word

by Ed Strauss, Tracy M. Sumner and Jean Fischer

Want a guide to what’s really important in scripture? Try The Bible Brief, a three-in-one collection of books that highlight the vital details of God’s Word. Here, under one cover, are helpful titles that make God’s Word accessible to any reader: The Bible Brief, spotlighting the most important passages of scripture; 150 Need-to-Know Bible … Read more…


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