Item description for Before Abraham: Creation, Sin, and the Nature of God [BEFORE ABRAHAM] (MacArthur Bible Studies) by John MacArthur...
Overview John MacArthur provides a 12-week, in-depth look at the Old Testament. Each of the guides examines the Old Testament in a new light: from historical, character, and thematic angles. Each is divided into 4 sections : one lesson sets the stage; 5 lessons overview the historical period; 4 lessons focus on a personality; and 2 lessons look at a special topic or doctrine.
MacArthur Old Testament Study Guide Series, Volume 1
A Study in Genesis 1-11
Where did we come from? Why is there pain and suffering? Who committed the first murder? Why are there so many languages in the world? The first eleven chapters of the book of Genesis have the answers to these questions and more―providing us with the history of the human race in its earliest years, prior to the time of Abraham.
Before Abraham takes an in-depth look at the creation story, continuing through Noah and the Flood, and concluding with the Tower of Babel and the dispersion of the nations. These studies include close-ups of Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel, Noah, and others, as well as careful considerations of doctrinal themes, such as "Sin and the Nature of God" and "Heritage and the Family of God."
This twelve-volume MacArthur Old Testament Study Guide series provides intriguing twelve-week examinations of the entire Old Testament. Each guide looks at a portion of Scripture from three perspectives―historical studies, character studies, and thematic studies―and incorporates extensive commentary, detailed observations on overriding themes, and probing questions to help you study the Old Testament with guidance from John MacArthur.
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Studio: Thomas Nelson
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.86" Width: 6.16" Height: 0.35" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Jul 15, 2008
Publisher Thomas Nelson
Edition Student/Stdy Gde
Series MacArthur Bible Studies
ISBN 141853322X ISBN13 9781418533229
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More About John MacArthur
John MacArthur is pastor-teacher of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California, as well as author, conference speaker, president of The Master's College and featured teacher with Grace to You, an international radio broadcast. His more than six dozen books have sold millions of copies worldwide and include more than two dozen volumes of The MacArthur New Testament Commentary series.
The son of Jack MacArthur and fifth cousin of U.S. General Douglas MacArthur, John MacArthur attended Bob Jones University before transferring to Los Angeles Pacific College (now Azusa Pacific University). He later obtained his Masters of Divinity from Biola University's Talbot Theological Seminary, in La Mirada, California. He graduated with honors. From 1964 to 1966, he served as an associate pastor at Calvary Bible Church, in Burbank, California and, from 1966 to 1969, as a faculty representative for Talbot Theological Seminary. Then, in 1969, he became the third pastor in the then-short history of the nondenominational Grace Community Church of Sun Valley, California.
His daily radio program, Grace to You, which is now broadcast throughout much of the world, began as an audio recording ministry to provide cassettes of his sermons to listeners. They were first broadcast in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1977.
In 1985, MacArthur became the president of The Master's College (formerly Los Angeles Baptist College), an accredited, four-year, liberal arts Christian college; and, in 1986, he founded The Master's Seminary. MacArthur also received an honorary doctorate from Talbot Theological Seminary[ and an honorary doctorate from Grace Graduate School.
Nearly 43 years after beginning in the pulpit of Grace Community, MacArthur completed one his own life goals of preaching through the entire New Testament on June 5, 2011, at the end of his projected target window, stated the previous January, to finish "some time in the summer." During the same interview, MacArthur projected he would complete his commentary series within another five years, some 35 years after beginning.
MacArthur is married to Patricia and they have four children and fifteen grandchildren.
John MacArthur, es el pastor-maestro de la Grace Community Church en Sun Valley, California. Ademas, es presidente de The Master's College and Seminary. Es un prolifico autor con muchos exitos de ventas. Su estilo popular de exposicion y ensenanza de la Biblia puede escucharse a diario en su programa radial de difusion internacional "Gracia a vosotros."
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