1 & 2 Peter, Jude: Believers Church Bible Commentary

1 & 2 Peter, Jude: Believers Church Bible Commentary

by Erland Waltner, J Daryl Charles

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Overview

Erland Waltner explains how 1 Peter applies Jesus' teaching on loving the enemy to the life situation of scattered Christians in Asia Minor. Peter empowers believers to be communities of hope, not retaliating for the abuse they suffer, but bearing witness of their Lord by word, lifestyle, and doing good.

J. Daryl Charles shows how 2 Peter and Jude are relevant since the church still faces ethical compromises and pastoral dilemmas. Their apocalyptic imagery stresses that the concerns of Christian faithfulness and faith are absolutely crucial. The church needs such moral exhortation. 336 Pages.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780836191189
Publisher: MennoMedia
Publication date: 12/03/2000
Series: Believers Church Bible Commentary Series
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 5.62(w) x 8.75(h) x 0.74(d)

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"Combines scholarly approaches to these neglected books with clear exposition and timely application. Use of Anabaptist sources will appeal to a wide audence: preachers, students, and church folk. We applaud the volume heartily." —Ralph P. Martin, Distinguished Scholar in Residence, Fuller Theological Seminary

"Solid biblical exposition in a reader-friendly format. Offers careful and deatiled anaylsis of these books in clear, accessible language. Quotes Anabaptists working out understandings of faith under intense suffering. Valuable for pastors, Sunday school teachers, and serious students." —Dorothy Jean Weaver, Professor of New Testament, Eastern Mennonite Seminary

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