Author: Stephen M. Miller
Publisher: Barbour Publishing
Release Date: 2013-11-04
Interesting to read and easy to consult, The Complete Guide to the Bible is a reliable, jargon-free handbook for average people who want to better understand the entire Bible. Captivating writing along with beautifully designed and illustrated pages entice readers into the book and keep them lingering throughout its 512 pages. This latest project from Steve Miller, author of the best-selling Who's Who and Where's Where in the Bible, provides both the big-picture view of the whole Bible and its individual books, as well as fascinating detail on particular passages and topics.
Author: Stephen M. Miller
Publisher: Barbour Pub Incorporated
Release Date: 2013-06-01
Give your favorite student The Complete Guide to the Bible—Student Edition, providing the two-in-one benefits of a traditional Bible handbook plus topical guidance on contemporary life issues. This powerful resource offers features such as “66 Bible Books: The Short Course,” “Who Wrote the Bible?”, and “Two Best Ways to Study the Bible,” along with quick topical guidance for more than 100 issues Christian high school and college students face—such as Appearance, Church, Dating, Lust, Partying, Tattoos, and Worship. The Complete Guide to the Bible—Student Edition promises information, insight, and inspiration for any student.
Author: Ron Rhodes
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
Release Date: 2009-03-01
Given the wealth of English translations of the Bible available today, how can anyone know which is the right one for them? The options seem overwhelming. Biblical scholar Ron Rhodes provides an easy-to-read guide that takes the guesswork out of choosing a Bible. He critiques the prominent theories of translation, lets readers in on the debate about gender-inclusive language, and thoroughly covers the major English translations from the King James Version to the New Living Translation and everything in between, including the two most recent Bibles for Catholics. His examination of each version includes the story behind the translation; the translation theory used; the intended readership; pluses and minuses; and comparisons with other translations. A unique feature is Rhodes' look at secondary factors to keep in mind when choosing a Bible, such as the type size, the quality of the paper, the existence and placement of cross references and other study helps, and the types of bindings. The result is an indispensable guide to help readers through the maze of choosing the translation best suited for them.
Author: James Bell Jr.
Release Date: 2005-08-02
This revised edition continues to walk both experienced Bible readers and those seeking it out for the first time through a chronological, story-by-story and person-by-person experience. Complete with maps of journeys and explanations of the acts and epistles, this book includes: The journeys of Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Joseph, and Moses, and the law from Joshua, Judges, Ruth, Samuel and Kings, including David and Goliath, Gideon and Samson, and King Solomon. The captives, the women, the poets, the prophets and more through the Old Testament. The story of Jesus as told in the four Gospels. The acts of the Apostles as they spread the word of the new church; the letters from Peter, Paul, James, John and Jude on a variety of topics, and John's apocalyptic Revelation; The Apocrypha including Maccabees 1 and 2 along with other books included for other practices. An all-new reference glossary featuring names and places with descriptions and cross-references to their discussion in the Bible.
Author: Stephen M. Miller
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Release Date: 2012-12-31
Journey through the greatest story of all time. How to Get Into the Bible is a fast-paced, action-packed look at the main characters, events, and meanings of the Old and New Testament. This is the perfect handbook of the Bible for people who love movies, comic books, television, and the Internet. Written with Bible texts from the reader-friendly Contemporary English Version, this book makes it even easier for adults who are unfamiliar with the Bible to get into the Scripture. Features include: Outlines Illustrations Coverage of the entire Bible story Fresh look for easy reading
The EditorsLeland Ryken Wheaton College (Illinois) Tremper Longman III Westminster Theological Seminary The Authors Fredrick Buechner Novelist John Sailhamer Trinity Evangelical Divinity School Wilson G. Baroody (deceased) Arizona State UniversityWilliam F. Gentrup Arizona State UniversityKenneth R.R. Gros Louis Indiana University Willard Van Antwerpen Indiana University Nancy Tischler The Pennsylvania State University V. Philips Long Covenant Theological Seminary Michael Hagan North American Baptist Seminary Richard L. Pratt, Jr. Reformed Theological Seminary Douglas Green Yale University Wilma McClarty Southern College Jerry A. Gladson First Christian Church, Garden Grove, California Raymond C. Van Leeouwen Calvin Theological Seminary G. Lloyd Carr Gordon College Richard Patterson Liberty University James H. Sims The University of Southern Mississippi Branson L. Woodard, Jr. Liberty University Amberys R. Whittle Georgia Southern University John H. Augustine Yale University Michael Travers Grand Rapids Baptist College Marianne Meye Thompson Fuller Theological Seminary John W. Sider Westmont College Carey C. Newman Palm Beach Atlantic CollegeWilliam G. Doty The University of Alabama/Tuscaloosa Chaim Potak Novelist Gene Warren Doty University of Missouri-Rolla Sidney Greidanus Calvin Theological Seminary
Author: Karen Long-Phd
Publisher: Hope Christian Church
Release Date: 2017-03-01
A concise, easy-to-understand guide to God's Word-giving you a helpful and memorable overview of all 66 books. Immerse yourself in the stories, prophecies, and messages of the Bible and discover anew the awe-inspiring force, mercy, and healing power of God and Jesus Christ. Graceful and inspiring, Bible Study for Beginners brings the reader back to the basics and opens the way to a direct relationship with the living Word of God. The Complete Guide to the Bible is a reliable, jargon-free handbook for average people who want to better understand the entire Bible. Captivating writing along with beautifully designed and illustrated pages entice readers into the book and keep them lingering throughout its pages.
The Complete Topical Guide to the Bible provides Scripture references, definitions, and cross-references for the study of the Bible by topic. The topical approach differs significantly from the lexical approach of a concordance, and a topical guide is an essential supplement to a concordance. While a concordance is limited to the connection of biblical passages in which the same word appears, the topical approach identifies and connects all of the underlying concepts related to a topic. A concordance would not yield John 3:16 for a study of grace because the word grace does not appear in the verse, but The Complete Topical Guide to the Bible includes John 3:16 for grace because it's an essential verse on the topic. The topics in this resource include biblical, doctrinal, and historical subjects, and they are organized into nine major categories: God, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit, creation, humanity, sin and salvation, God's people, the life of the believer, and the last things. In addition to the great themes of the biblical message, practical issues of Christian living are also included.
Author: Ronald F. Youngblood
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Release Date: 2005-11-13
Nelson's Student Bible Dictionary presents nearly 2,000 definitions, representing the best in biblical scholarship, in a convenient and colorful package. Photographs, illustrations, charts, maps, and topical entries invite browsing and make Bible study fun. You will want to take Nelson's Student Bible Dictionary wherever you take your Bible. Quotations are from the NKJV, but the dictionary includes references specific to the KJV, NIV, and NRSV. It can be used with any modern English translation of the Bible.
Discover a powerful and popular new way to engage with Scripture through art, as the world s leading Bible Journaling artists share their personal faith journeys. Includes hundreds of bonus stickers, index tabs, vellum overlays, and traceable illustrations. "
The perfect how-to for easy, quick Scripture reference and comprehension! Using straightforward, accessible language, Scripture expert Scott Hahn explains the "nuts and bolts" of the Bible -- how it came to be, the types of literature found within it, and the thrust of each book -- in a handy, yet thorough, way that demystifies the Bible and simplifies understanding.
Author: H. L. Willmington
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Release Date: 1981
WILLMINGTON'S GUIDE TO THE BIBLE is a treasury of Bible knowledge written in layman's language. Dr. Willmington's goal has been to publish a concise, all-inclusive summary of basic Bible information in one volume, to make available in abbreviated form "a complete Bible education in a single book.
Author: James S. Bell Jr.
Release Date: 2001-12-01
You're no idiot, of course. You're familiar with the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse and Judgement Day, especially in the wake of the new millennium. However, the Book of Revelation has existed for almost 2,000 years and is open to countless interpretations. Don't get confused by scholarly analysis and religious dogma! 'The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Book of Revelation' shows you how so many meanings are derived from the books' text. In this 'Complete Idiot's Guide', you getL -Various ways to interpret Revelation and its symbols. -A detailed examination of the key elements, including the Seven Seals and the Antichrist. -A look at how the Jewish Old Testament and prophecies related to Revelation.
This book is a popular introduction to each of the 73 books of the Bible designed to help the reader grow in the knowledge and love of God's Word. The introduction to each book includes the time frame and author, the theme, a summary of the contents and some comments about the context in which it was written, the theology of the book, an outline, and a prayer taken from the book. Fr. Baker provides quick access to essential information the daily or occasional reader of sacred scripture should find helpful. The book may also be of help to more advanced students who wish to refresh their memory of a particular book of the Bible. By carefully reading Inside the Bible one can have a thumbnail summary of each book of the Bible at his fingertips. "Many Catholics revere the Bible without reading it. They find themselves paralyzed, not knowing where to start reading. Fr. Kenneth Baker comes to the rescue. In brief synopses of the 73 books he guides new readers through the threshold and shows them how they can move forward on their own.