Making Sense of the Bible: How to Connect With God Through His Word

Making Sense of the Bible: How to Connect With God Through His Word

by David Whitehead


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764212147
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/19/2014
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.41(d)

About the Author

David Whitehead has been helping people connect with Jesus Christ for more than 30 years in churches throughout the United States and abroad. In 2009 David launched, which receives over 600,000 unique visitors a month, and growing. He is the lead pastor of Grace, a congregation in Manhattan, as well as a church planting coach for Acts 29 and Redeemer Presbyterian Church's City to City. David and his wife, Kathleen, live in Manhattan with their two daughters. Learn more at

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 9

Introduction 11

1 Why Are There So Many Translations? 17

2 The Heart of the Reader 25

3 Writing Styles in the Bible 37

4 Abraham: Friend of God 45

5 The Gospels 55

6 The Epistles 63

7 The Old Testament Narratives 77

8 Moses: The Man Who Saw God Face-to-Face 91

9 Poetry in the Bible 101

10 David: A Man After God's Own Heart 119

11 The Prophetic Literature 129

12 Jesus: God With Us 139

Epilogue: A Final Word 149

Appendix A A One-Year Bible-Reading Plan 155

Appendix B Where Can I Learn More? 161

Notes 165

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