The Chronicler wrote as a pastoral theologian. The congregation he addressed was an Israel separated from its former days of blessing by a season of judgment. Along with a passage-by-passage interpretation of the text, Martin Selman offers a complete introduction which surveys the Chronicler's method and summarizes key theological themes.
1 and 2 Chronicles bring a divine word of healing and reaffirm the hope of restoration to a nation that needed to regain its footing in God's promises and to reshape its life before God. This Tyndale Old Testament Commentary explains that the promises of God revealed in the Davidic covenant are as trustworthy and as effective as the God who first uttered them.
Michael Wilcock takes a pastoral look at the book of Chronicles , seeing it primarily as a sermon that calls God's people to right relationship with him. Drawing us past the sometimes daunting features of this historical book, he helps us experience anew its great stories and powerful lessons about how God wants us to be his people.
Editors Bill T. Arnold and Hugh G. M. Williamson present more than 160 in-depth articles on the essential historical, literary, theological, interpretive and background topics for studying the historical books of the Old Testament (Joshua, Judges, 1-2 Samuel, 1-2 Kings, 1-2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah).
This latest volume in the Reformation Commentary on Scripture (RCS) series offers biblical commentary from numerous Reformation-era theologians, pastors, and preachers from a variety of theological traditions—Lutheran, Reformed, Anglican, Radical, and Roman Catholic—on six Old Testament books: 1-2 Samuel, 1-2 Kings, and 1-2 Chronicles.
Marco Conti edits this excellent collection of commentary from the church fathers on 1-2 Kings, 1-2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah and Esther. Includes Greek and Syriac commentators who set before you a table of delights and theological insights, some in English for the very first time.
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