By David R. Helm
Neither Peter nor Jude minced phrases concerning the realities that will confront each Christian and that have been confronting the church at large-suffering and persecution, contradictory perspectives of the gospel, consistent demanding situations to the religion by the hands of fake lecturers. but even within the face of those harsh realities, either biblical writers unswervingly declared that there's no reason for melancholy so long as one's origin and id are in Christ.
With the truths of 1-2 Peter and Jude echoing around the a while, commentator David Helm beckons us to hear in his stirring exposition. but it's not sufficient to pay attention, he says. Peter's and Jude's phrases needs to compel us to do exactly what the early Christians did: carry speedy to their identification in Christ, floor themselves within the fact, stay lives helpful in their calling, and vigorously contend for the faith.
Part of the Preaching the Word series.
Read or Download 1 and 2 Peter and Jude: Sharing Christ's Sufferings (Preaching the Word) PDF
Best christian reference books
Full of interdisciplinary knowledge, 'Virtue and the Voice of God' is a well timed restoration of the fundamental dialog among theological schooling, advantage, and scriptual interpretation.
An research of the intertwining stories of Elijah and Ahab—mercurial prophet and Machiavellian king—this e-book is an available therapy of 1 of the main dramatic and famous episodes within the Bible. unlike the preferred photo of Elijah as a brave wonder-worker who calls down hearth from heaven and ascends to heaven in a fiery chariot, this e-book contends that the prophet used to be a deeply conflicted guy, torn among a burning idealism and a deep disillusionment over his failure to accomplish his beliefs.
Observe: ·How the springs at Hierapolis aid us comprehend why Jesus defined the church at Laodicea as “lukewarm” ·The historical past and conditions of certificate of divorce in Judaism ·How Jewish nutritional legislation supplied a strong metaphor for God’s popularity of the Gentiles Brimming with images and snap shots, the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds observation walks you verse by way of verse via all of the books of the recent testomony.
This booklet considers a number twentieth-century novelists who coaching an inventive mode of examining the Bible, exploring features of the e-book of Genesis which extra traditional biblical feedback occasionally ignores. every one bankruptcy considers the various interpretive demanding situations of the suitable tale in Genesis, specially these famous via rabbinic midrash, which serves as a version for such inventive rewriting of the biblical textual content.
- COUNSELING AND SPIRITUALITY: Christian Biblical Principles Within Daily Meditations/Reflections For The Journey/Adventure
- The Women Jesus Loved (Stories of the Master Book 1)
- Threshing Floors…Ancient Israel: Their Ritual and Symbolic Significance (Emerging Scholars)
- Interpreting the Book of Acts (Guides to New Testament Exegesis)
- Exodus Through the Centuries (Wiley Blackwell Bible Commentaries)
Extra info for 1 and 2 Peter and Jude: Sharing Christ's Sufferings (Preaching the Word)
1 and 2 Peter and Jude: Sharing Christ's Sufferings (Preaching the Word) by David R. Helm