The Essence of the New Testament: A Survey

The Essence of the New Testament: A Survey

by Elmer L. Towns
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1433677059

ISBN-13: 9781433677052

Pub. Date: 09/01/2012

Publisher: B&H Publishing Group

The Essence of the New Testament surveys the books from Matthew to Revelation. Based on decades of scholarly research and classroom teaching, a team of biblical scholars from Liberty University provides a practical, readable, and insightful introduction to the second major division of the Christian biblical canon.

This uniquely illustrated, full-color

Overview

The Essence of the New Testament surveys the books from Matthew to Revelation. Based on decades of scholarly research and classroom teaching, a team of biblical scholars from Liberty University provides a practical, readable, and insightful introduction to the second major division of the Christian biblical canon.

This uniquely illustrated, full-color volume features book introductions, background studies, outlines, surveys, theological concepts, practical applications, study questions, and helpful word studies.

Editors Elmer Towns and Ben Gutierrez draw from their lives as teachers to provide a well tested and proven New Testament overview written at the collegiate level, yet appropriate for pastors, scholars, and laymen alike. They represent the finest evangelical scholarship along with a passion to open windows of spiritual and practical insight into the biblical text.

This exciting new survey of the Scriptures highlights the key elements of the New Testament. The history, archaeology, and wisdom of the biblical world are revealed with an eye on the application of their moral principles, theological insights, and practical application to today’s world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781433677052
Publisher:
B&H Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/01/2012
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
304,930
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


Preface
Chapter 1: How We Got the New Testament
Chapter 2: Interpreting the New Testament
Chapter 3: The History between the Testaments
Chapter 4: The Essence of the Synoptic Problem
Chapter 5: Matthew: The Kingdom of Heaven
Chapter 6: Mark: The Divine Servant
Chapter 7: Luke: The Son of Man
Chapter 8: John: Believe and Live
Chapter 9: Acts: Taking the Message to the World
Chapter 10: Romans: Righteousness by Faith
Chapter 11: 1 Corinthians: The Supremacy of Love
Chapter 12: 2 Corinthians: Power in Weakness
Chapter 13: Galatians: By Grace through Faith
Chapter 14: Ephesians: Wealth, Walk, and Warfare
Chapter 15: Philippians: The Mind of Christ
Chapter 16: Colossians: Preeminence of Christ
Chapter 17: I Thessalonians: The Return of Christ
Chapter 18: II Thessalonians: The Day of the Lord
Chapter 19: I Timothy: Pastoral Principles
Chapter 20: II Timothy: Final Words
Chapter 21: Titus: Good Works
Chapter 22: Philemon: Social Dynamics of the Gospel
Chapter 23: Hebrews: Jesus our Great High Priest
Chapter 24: James: Faith that Works
Chapter 25: I Peter: Holy Living
Chapter 26: II Peter: Growing in Grace
Chapter 27: I John: Blessed Assurance
Chapter 28: II John: Avoid False Teachers
Chapter 29: III John: Accept True Teachers
Chapter 30: Jude: Final Warnings
Chapter 31: Revelation: The King is Coming

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