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 Pastoral Epistles have played an important part in the history of the Christian church. Their appeal lies in their blend of sound practical advice and theological statement, which has proved invaluable to Christians both personally and collectively. This Tyndale commentary tackles theological topics in these books, including objections over authenticity and linguistic issues.
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.
With awareness of scholarly discussions and attentiveness to both the text and the reader, Leon Morris places the themes of Luke's Gospel within the context of God's plan for all people.
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