Exploring the Scriptures: An Overview of the Bible from Genesis to Revelation

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Kregel Academic, Sep 1, 2001 - Religion - 256 pages
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Effective Bible study begins with a clear understanding of the Bible as an inspired whole instead of sixty-six disjointed books. Exploring the Scriptures gives the serious student a panoramic view of God's Word that provides a firm foundation for more detailed study of books, passages, and themes of the Bible.

Each book of Scripture is presented through a brief introduction, a concise outline, and a comprehensive summary of the book's content. Included also are special chapters dealing with the major divisions of Scripture and thirty-five maps and charts to help with visualization of important Bible content.

"This series has features that will make it a favorite of Bible students: detailed alliterative outline; notes about the authorship; straightforward interpretation of the text; practical application." --Bookstore Journal

"John Phillips writes with enthusiasm and clarity, . . . cutting through the confusion and heretical dangers associated with Bible interpretation." --Moody Magazine

"Well-outlined and illustrated. . . . Will hold the interest of lay readers and will provide Sunday School teachers and preachers much material." --John Kohlenberger III

"In the style that has commended him to numbers of Bible-loving people, [Dr.] Phillips deals with . . . biblical exposition in a Christ-honoring, easily-read style." --The Baptist Bulletin

John Phillips received his Doctor of Ministry degree from Luther Rice Seminary. He served as assistant director of the Moody Correspondence School as well as director of the Emmaus Correspondence School, one of the world's largest Bible correspondence ministries. He also taught in the Moody Evening School and on the institute's radio network. Now retired, Dr. Phillips remains active in his writing and preaching. He and his wife, Betty, live in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

  

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User Review  - Douglas Knight - Christianbook.com

This book had been a blessing to my personal devotions as well as an aid in my preparatory work for preaching and teaching. The author talks in very plain English and gives alot of insight to each book of the Bible. Read full review

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User Review  - Mark Morgan - Christianbook.com

I am absolutely a fan of the books and commentaries by John Phillips. Being a new pastor, his books have helped me in the preparation of sermons. I even used them extensively while in college. The ... Read full review

Contents

Foreword
7
Climbing the Heights
9
The Book of Beginnings
12
The Way Out
19
Provisions for Holy Living
25
The Book of Pilgrimage
33
The Book of Remembrance
39
From Victory to Victory
43
The Prophet of Edoms Doom
141
The Exile Prophet
144
The Prophet Greatly Beloved
149
First Things First
158
Looking Ahead
161
The Gathering Gloom
164
The Silent Years
166
The Four Gospels
170

The Folly of Forsaking God
48
The Virtuous Woman
53
Israel Comes of Age
56
Israel Faces the Sunset
61
The Powers That Be Are Ordained of God
69
Second Thoughts
74
Return of the Remnant
78
Music of the Heart
87
The Problem of Pain
91
Hymns of the Hebrews
94
Books of Learning and Love
99
Men Sent from God
106
The Prophet of the Plague
111
The Unwilling Prophet
113
The Evangelical Prophet
115
The Country Cousin
120
Prophet of the Broken Heart and Broken Home
123
A Tale of Two Cities
126
The Prophet of Ninevehs Doom
129
The Weeping Prophet
132
The Royal Prophet
137
The Prophet with a Problem
139
Behold Thy King
175
Behold My Servant
179
Behold the Man
182
Behold Your God
186
The Early Church in Action
190
Theology of the Gospel
196
Order in the Church
201
Magna Charta of Christian Liberty
206
Higher Ground
209
Continual Rejoicing
213
Christ Supreme
216
Jesus Is Coming Again
220
Pastoral Epistles
224
Letter to a Young Man
229
Brief Note from Paul
231
Outside the Camp
233
Belief That Behaves
237
Salvation and Behavior
240
Letters from a Very Old Man
244
Apostasy Unmasked
248
The Future Unveiled
251
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About the author (2001)

John Phillips served as assistant director of the Moody Correspondence School as well as director of the Emmaus Correspondence School, one of the world's largest Bible correspondence ministries. He also taught in the Moody Evening School and on the Moody Broadcasting radio network.

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