Item description for Commentary-Jonah Nahum Habakkuk Zephaniah(Niv Appl Com) by James Bruckner...
Overview Part of the NIV Application Commentary series. These four Old Testament prophets' messages are as powerful today as when first written.
Publishers Description The prophetic books Jonah, Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah are brief but powerful. They comfort us with the assurance that, when nothing in this life makes sense, God is still in control. They toughen our faith in the face of the world s ugly realities. And they reveal the complexities of humans in relation to God. Jonah ran from his divine commission. Habakkuk questioned God concerning his ways. Repenting under Jonah s message, the city of Ninevah ultimately backslid and reaped the doom prophesied by Nahum. And Zephaniah s remnant depicts a faith that remains faithful. We needn t look too hard to find our own world and concerns mirrored in these books. Exploring the links between the Bible and our own times, James Bruckner shares perspectives on four of the Minor Prophets that reveal their enduring relevance for our twenty-first-century lives. Most Bible commentaries take us on a one-way trip from our world to the world of the Bible. But they leave us there, assuming that we can somehow make the return journey on our own. They focus on the original meaning of the passage but don t discuss its contemporary application. The information they offer is valuable---but the job is only half done The NIV Application Commentary Series helps bring both halves of the interpretive task together. This unique, award-winning series shows readers how to bring an ancient message into our present-day context. It explains not only what the Bibles meant but also how it speaks powerfully today."
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.4" Width: 6.32" Height: 1.22" Weight: 1.4 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 2004
Publisher Zondervan Publishing
Series NIV Application Commentary
ISBN 0310206375 ISBN13 9780310206378 UPC 025986206376
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