Journey into God's Word: Your Guide to Understanding and Applying the Bible

Journey into God's Word: Your Guide to Understanding and Applying the Bible

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by J. Scott Duvall, Duvall, J. Daniel Hays
     
 

Life is a journey, and God’s Word is a roadmap. Like any map, we need to know how to read it in order to make sense of it. Journey Into God’s Word helps Bible readers acquire the skills necessary in order to successfully read, interpret, and apply the Bible to life.See more details below

Overview

Life is a journey, and God’s Word is a roadmap. Like any map, we need to know how to read it in order to make sense of it. Journey Into God’s Word helps Bible readers acquire the skills necessary in order to successfully read, interpret, and apply the Bible to life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780310275138
Publisher:
Zondervan
Publication date:
03/01/2008
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
144,551
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

J. Scott Duvall (Ph D. Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) is professor of New Testament at Ouachita Baptist University. He is the coauthor with George H. Guthrie of Biblical Greek Exegesis: A Graded Approach to Learning Intermediate and Advanced Greek and with Terry G. Carter and J. Daniel Hays of the textbook Preaching God's Word: A Hands on Approach to Preparing, Developing and Delivering the Sermon.

J. Daniel Hays (Th M, Dallas Theological Seminary; Ph D, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) is dean of the Pruet School of Christian Studies and professor of Old Testament at Ouachita Baptist University. He is the author of From Every People and Nation, and he has coauthored Grasping God's Word; Preaching God's Word; Journey into God’s Word; The Story of Israel: A Biblical Theology; Iraq: Babylon of the End Times?; Apocalypse; and The Dictionary of Biblical Prophecy. He teaches adult Sunday school at his local church in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, and preaches frequently throughout the nation.

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Table of Contents

Preface     9
The Interpretive Journey     11
Serious Reading     23
Keep Your Eye on the Horizon     32
What Do We Bring to the Text?     42
Discovering the Historical-Cultural Context     50
Discovering the Literary Context     62
Which Bible Translation Should I Use?     75
Meaning and Application     85
New Testament-Letters     97
New Testament-Gospels     105
New Testament-Acts     115
New Testament-Revelation     124
Old Testament-Law     130
Old Testament-Prophets     138
Old Testament-Psalms     147
Notes     155
Index     157

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