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"But Their Faces Were All Looking Up"

Author and Reader in the Protevangelium of James

by Eric M. Vanden Eykel

This study of the Protevangelium of James explores the interrelationship of authors, readers, texts, and meaning. Its central aim is to better understand how the process of repetition gave rise to the narratives of the early Christian movement, ...

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'And He Will Take Your Daughters...'

Woman Story and the Ethical Evaluation of Monarchy in the David Narrative

by Dr April D. Westbrook

April Westbrook explores the intentional inclusion of woman stories (those displaying significant female presence) within the David narrative in the books of Samuel. These stories are made prominent by the surprisingly high number of their ...

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‘Now I Know’: Five Centuries of Aqedah Exegesis

by Albert van der Heide

<p>This book describes how medieval Jewish Bible scholars sought to answer the question of what is meant by the Angel’s message from God to Abraham: ‘Now I Know’, as written in Genesis 22 verse 12. It examines these scholars’ comments on the ...

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1 & 2 Kings: An Introduction and Study Guide

History and Story in Ancient Israel

by Dr. Lester L. Grabbe

Lester L. Grabbe provides a concise and up-to-date introduction to the books of Kings, covering all the historical and interpretative issues. Grabbe pays particular attention to how the history of ancient Israel can be reconstructed (or not as ...

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1 & 2 Samuel: An Introduction and Study Guide

A Kingdom Comes

by David Firth

Scholarly study of Samuel continues to wrestle with how we interpret this pivotal text. Even such basic matters as the question of what kind of literature it is remain unresolved while older questions such as the nature of its text and sources ...

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1 & 2 Thessalonians: An Introduction and Study Guide

Encountering the Christ Group at Thessalonike

by Richard S. Ascough

1 Thessalonians provides a fascinating glimpse into the origins and social life of the Christ group in the ancient Roman city of Thessalonike, while 2 Thessalonians reveals how the community developed at a somewhat later time. This guide ...

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1 and 2 Peter

Courage in Times of Trouble

by John F. MacArthur

<p>Believers in the early church scattered across the Roman Empire were facing the threat of increased persecution. Peter, the most outspoken of the disciples and leader among the apostles, wrote two practical and encouraging letters to ...

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1 and 2 Thessalonians and Titus

Living Faithfully in View of Christ's Coming

by John F. MacArthur

<p>Like a tender shepherd, Paul wrote the letters of 1 & 2 Thessalonians to the church he founded in Thessalonica, a huge city in Macedonia. These were friends he knew, loved, and missed. His purpose in writing was to thank them for their work ...

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1 and 2 Timothy

Encouragement for Church Leaders

by John F. MacArthur

<p>Timothy was a close associate of Paul who was facing problems within the church that he was leading in Ephesus. In these personal letters, Paul gives practical pastoral instruction to his protégé, highlighting godliness and holy living to ...

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1 Corinthians

Godly Solutions for Church Problems

by John F. MacArthur

<p>As the gospel spreads to the far corners of the earth, the apostle Paul is under mounting pressure to provide doctrinal direction to maturing churches before they go astray. The Corinthian church in particular refused to separate themselves ...

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1 Kings 1 to 11, Proverbs, and Ecclesiastes

The Rise and Fall of Solomon

by John F. MacArthur

<p>Solomon is known as the wisest man who ever lived. His writings in the Old Testament range from practical, pithy proverbs to beautiful romantic poetry—and all are filled with his knowledge and insights. Yet behind those writings stood a ...

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1 Peter

by Dennis R. Edwards

A new commentary for today&amp;rsquo;s world, The Story of God Bible Commentary explains and illuminates each passage of Scripture in light of the Bible&amp;rsquo;s grand story. The first commentary series to do so, SGBC offers a clear and ...

ISBN: 9780310327301

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1 Peter: An Introduction and Study Guide

by Elisabeth Sch&#252;ssler Fiorenza

The New Testament writing known as First Peter was probably written at the end of the 1st century CE; it is addressed to 'resident aliens' who live as colonial subjects in the Roman Province of Asia Minor. They are portrayed as a marginalized ...

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1 Peter: An Introduction and Study Guide

Reading against the Grain

by Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza

The New Testament writing known as First Peter was probably written at the end of the 1st century CE; it is addressed to 'resident aliens' who live as colonial subjects in the Roman Province of Asia Minor. They are portrayed as a marginalized ...

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1 Samuel

The Lives of Samuel and Saul

by John F. MacArthur

<p>The time of the judges were turbulent days in Israel’s history, marked by a continuing cycle of sin, oppression, repentance, and deliverance. In time, the people decided they would do better under the leadership of a king, and they arrogantly

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1, 2, 3 John and Jude

Established in Truth ... Marked by Love

by John F. MacArthur

<p>In the face of false teachings about Jesus, the apostle John took a direct approach. “I heard Jesus speak,” he wrote. “I saw him . . . I even touched him.” Just as we would write about someone we knew and loved, John told the early believers ...

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100 Stand-Alone Bible Studies

To grow healthy home groups

by Penelope Wilcock

Inspirational and practical, these stand-alone Bible studies provide a bridge that allows people to find their place in the Bible story, and to see the outworking of the gospel in their daily lives. They are designed to be used individually, but

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2 Corinthians

Words from a Caring Shepherd

by John F. MacArthur

<p>After spending eighteen months in Corinth helping to establish a church, the apostle Paul moved on in his mission to build more churches in Asia Minor. But back in Corinth, false teachers began to infiltrate the church, and they were intent ...

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2 Corinthians: An Introduction and Study Guide

Crisis and Conflict

by Jay Twomey

This guide considers the historical contexts, the literary forms, the social and rhetorical backgrounds, the politics, the theologies, and the reception of 2 Corinthians. Each chapter surveys recent scholarly approaches to the text, focussing ...

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2 Kings

The Fall of Judah and Israel

by John F. MacArthur

<p>During the time of the divided kingdom, both the nation of Israel in the north and Judah in the south witnessed great miracles and great failures as their kings vacillated between serving God and following pagan practices. As God led the ...

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