By Andrew E. Hill
The Chronicles are greater than a historical past of old Israel less than the ascent and rule of the Davidic dynasty. they're a tale whose grand subject is wish. nice battles are fought, heroes and tyrants vie for energy, Israel splits into rival kingdoms, and the soul of God’s holy country oscillates among faithlessness and revival. but above this tossing sea of human occasions, God’s covenant can provide reign untroubled and ultimate. First and moment Chronicles are a story steeped within the most sensible and worst of the human heart—but also they are a revelation of Yahweh at paintings, forwarding his reasons in the course of fallible humans. God has a plan to which he's dedicated. this present day, as then, God redirects our imaginative and prescient from our situations during this turbulent global to the surety of his nation, and to himself as our resource of self belief and peace. Exploring the hyperlinks among the Bible and our personal instances, Andrew E. Hill stocks views on 1 and a pair of Chronicles that demonstrate ageless truths for our twenty-first-century lives. so much Bible commentaries take us on a one-way journey from our global to the realm of the Bible. yet they depart us there, assuming that we will by some means make the go back trip on our personal. They concentrate on the unique that means of the passage yet don’t talk about its modern software. the knowledge they provide is valuable—but the activity is simply part performed! The NIV program observation sequence is helping convey either halves of the interpretive activity jointly. This certain, award-winning sequence exhibits readers find out how to deliver an old message into our postmodern context. It explains not just what the Bible intended but additionally the way it speaks powerfully today.
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