Item description for Opening the Gospel of John by Philip W. Comfort & Wendell C. Hawley...
Opening the Gospel of John is a practical tool for the layman and pastor alike. It examines the Gospel of John chapter by chapter, verse by verse, pointing out preaching highlights and explaining the original Greek.
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Studio: 1st Books Library
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.16" Width: 6.04" Height: 0.72" Weight: 0.99 lbs.
Release Date Mar 4, 2002
Publisher 1st Books Library
ISBN 0759680949 ISBN13 9780759680944
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More About Philip W. Comfort & Wendell C. Hawley
Philip W. Comfort, Ph.D., has studied English literature, Greek, and New Testament at the Ohio State University and the University of South Africa. He has taught these classes at a number of colleges, including Wheaton College, Trinity Episcopal Seminary, Columbia International University, and Coastal Carolina University. He is currently senior editor of Bible reference at Tyndale and served as New Testament editor for the New Living Translation.
He has contributed a number of books to the Tyndale collection, both as author and editor. Among these are The New Greek-English Interlinear New Testament, The Origin of the Bible, The Tyndale Bible Dictionary, Essential Guide to Bible Versions, The Text of the Earliest New Testament Greek Manuscripts (with D. Barrett), and Who's Who in Christian Historyall of which are currently available at Tyndale.
Philip lives in Pawleys Island, South Carolina, with his wife, Georgia. His three children (Jeremy, John, and Peter) live nearby, as do his grandchildren. He enjoys the ocean, soccer, and writing poetry.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Opening the Gospel of John?
a highly practical teaching and preaching resource Jun 25, 2000
This is not your typical verse by verse exegetical commentary. While it goes deep enough to satisfy your intellectual appetite, it really is more focused on giving you a resource for teaching and preaching, rather than giving you ammunition for your next doctoral thesis. In other words, it is highly practical and written for the average reader. This does not mean that serious students have nothing to gain from it. Far from it. But the goal of most students is to eventually be able to better share their faith with others and this commentary could be a very useful tool in that respect.
Before many sections of the book there is a "Preaching Focus", and what would normally be called exegetical notes are called "Notes for Preaching and Teaching." There are introductions to important sections and there are also helpful notes at the end of several sections. All in all, a very practical teaching resource organized in verse by verse commentary form.
A practical tool for teaching the Gospel of John Oct 28, 1999
This book is great! It's very well-organized, and full of useful nuggets for teaching.