John (2 Vols) (Volume 1: Chapters 1-10) (Reformed Expository Commentary Series)
John's Gospel distinguishes itself among the four Gospels by its thorough discussions of single topics and by embedding its teaching material in conversations. Its approach allows for detailed exposition of doctrines and concepts, and also for practical application to the...
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John's Gospel distinguishes itself among the four Gospels by its thorough discussions of single topics and by embedding its teaching material in conversations. Its approach allows for detailed exposition of doctrines and concepts, and also for practical application to the reader's life.
Richard Phillips highlights the apostle's chief focus on the deity of Christ, the gospel witness of the church, and salvation through faith in Jesus. He shows the person and work of Christ with biblical clarity and pastoral insight and demonstrates how evangelistic appeals should be modeled. His scholarly, sequential study of each passage is ideal help for preparing sermons, while the nontechnical language makes the book suitable for Bible teachers and devotional reading.
As are all the books in the Reformed Expository Commentary series, this exposition of John in two volumes is accessible to both pastors and lay readers. Each volume in the series provides exposition that gives careful attention to the biblical text, is doctrinally Reformed, focuses on Christ through the lens of redemptive history, and applies the Bible to our contemporary setting.
Practical, devotional, and expositional, these two volumes examine the apostle Johns focus on salvation through faith in Jesus, Christs deity, and the churchs witness. Useful for pastors or group leaders.
Rev. Richard D. Phillips, Senior Minister of Second Presbyterian Church, Greenville. He earned an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of Business and a M.Div. from Westminster Theological Seminary. He served in the United States Army for thirteen years as a combat officer, was assistant professor of leadership and organizational studies at West Point, and is a management consultant and frequent seminar speaker on the topic of leadership and organization. He has authored Zechariah; Galatians and Hebrews (Reformed Expository Commentary); Encounters with Jesus: When Ordinary People Met the Savior; Turning Your World Upside Down: Kingdom Priorities in the Parables of Jesus and Chosen in Christ: The Glory of Grace in Ephesians 1
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