Vaughan Roberts finds direction for today's church in Paul's first letter to the Corinthians. Ancient Corinth was a similarly confusing cultural landscape to our own, but in Paul's vision Roberts finds a path of wisdom that will help you choose the true spirituality of the gospel of Christ and become the authentic church God intends for you to be. Each chapter includes a Bible study.
Carefully examining the text of Jesus' Sermon on the Mount, John Stott offers an inspiring and challenging description of the Christian counterculture. Its value system, ethical standard, religious devotion and network of relationships clearly distinguish it from both the nominal church and the secular world.
Paul's long, complicated history with the Corinthian church culminates in this ardent defense of Christian ministry in general and of his own ministry in particular. In this revised and expanded commentary, Colin Kruse illuminates Paul's contrast of the old and new covenants and his eloquent exposition of the ministry of reconciliation.
The genius of the letter of James lies in its powerfully simple call for repentance, for action, for a consistent Christian lifestyle. In this commentary Douglas Moo allows James's words to cut through our theological debates, our personal preconceptions, our spiritual malaise and return us to an invigorating, transforming Christianity.
The epistle of 2 Peter has had a very rough passage down the centuries. Its entry into the Canon was precarious in the extreme. And Jude makes two significant claims: He is a servant of Jesus Christ and he is a brother of Jesus’ brother James. Explore these ideas and much more by reading Green’s excellent commentary.
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