By Craig S. Keener
By Craig S. Keener
By Sue Faris Raatjes
We are scholars in God’s lecture room. He teaches us the way to do lifestyles with him. The Bible is God’s textbook and has solutions and suggestion on no matter what a man or woman may need to understand. interpreting Scripture, it doesn't matter what model or medium used—e-book, pill, cellphone, wrist computing device, eye glasses desktop, or perhaps a booklet with genuine pages—enriches lives.
All varieties of scholars make up a school room. There are eager-beaver over-achievers, reluctant newcomers, at-riskers, and specifically challenged scholars. There are rebellious ones, emotionally needy ones, and plenty of front-row scholars. each one brings distinctive demanding situations and rewards, however the most popular trait is their teach-ability. Are they keen to profit? It’s an analogous for us. God accepts us and desires to coach us approximately himself and the way to belief him. Are we teachable? it doesn't matter what type of pupil we're, there’s a seat for us. he's the grasp Teacher.
By Richard A. Horsley
The Bible may appear just like the final position one might search for details and suggestions on economics, yet in truth the Bible offers with all points of lifestyles. Richard Horsley's Covenant Economics explores fiscal concerns within the Bible, providing pastors, scholars, and laity a clearer realizing of the Bible's clarion demand fiscal justice for all--an factor that's certain to resonate in the course of state-of-the-art attempting monetary times.
Questions for dialogue and proposals for additional examining are incorporated during this volume--a paintings that may spark energetic conversation.
By Michael Kayes
Most days there's some distance an excessive amount of heartache, sadness, if no longer headline grabbing catastrophe. the sorrowful fact is we are living in a damaged international. but there's wish in God’s note. we need to look for it actively and repeatedly. God’s note should be mysterious, however it should be very own, and that's the place the true pleasure begins. should you learn a verse as though God have been conversing on to you, the facility of the Holy Spirit comes alive, remodeling you to be all that God created you to be. The 27 verses during this devotional permit me, if just for short moments, to event a spirit-filled life. I pray that a few of the verses during this devotional publication will motivate you, as they do me, towards a deeper, extra interactive courting with our author.
If you're feeling spirit-filled after examining a selected bible verse, i urge you to list your innovations. in this procedure, everyday concerns that frequently eat us may be blocked, paving the best way for transformational religious progress. And isn’t that what conversation with God is all about?
To all my brothers in our Friday morning men’s biblical studies team: Our discussions and fellowship through the years were a real blessing to me, and that i are looking to thanks to your friendship and religious idea. i am hoping you will discover whatever during this devotional that would communicate for your center, and maybe encourage you to a better point of BOLDNESS.
By Chuck Smith
As you put this e-book subsequent for your Bible, you will discover keyword phrases that outline Hebrew and Greek phrases widespread, biblical maps, charts, diagrams and Calvary Chapel distinctives that will help you visualize the textual content. additionally integrated are introductions and learn questions for every booklet of the outdated Testament.
By Nancy L. deClaisse-Walford,Rolf A. Jacobson,Beth LaNeel Tanner
DeClaisse-Walford, Jacobson, and Tanner provide a succinct advent to the Psalter, a brand new translation of the entire psalms that takes designated account of the useless Sea Scrolls, and person entries on each one psalm unit. through the e-book they draw on state of the art examine at the canonical form and shaping of the Psalter and proof a nuanced cognizance to the poetic nature of the psalms.
By Thomas P. Scheck,Joseph T. Lienhard S.J.
By Gerd Theissen
By Garegin Hambardzumyan
The severe complexity of Sirach’s textual content every now and then makes it virtually most unlikely to return to at least one transparent end as regards sure matters. there are various adjustments among a number of translations of this deuterocanonical textual content. furthermore, the Armenian translation, being a textual witness not to one yet a number of mother or father texts, has its personal complications.
This study presents a sustained theological interpreting of the Armenian textual content of Sirach at the foundation of Yakob Nalean’s observation written within the 18th century. while it locations an excellent emphasis at the textual evaluate of many of the types of Sirach in Armenian. during this appreciate an try has been made to demonstrate the original positive aspects of the Armenian Sirach in the wider scope of the scholarship of this biblical textual content. via a complete linguistic and theological research of a few significant elements of Sirach in Armenian, this research assesses the level to which this e-book was once in use among Armenians through the centuries. particularly, the various references to Sirach in either Armenian and non-Armenian patristic literature are tested, with the purpose of courting the 1st translations into Armenian and tracing the improvement of the textual content within the Armenian medieval schools.
By JERRY N. UPTON