The Most Important Stories of the Bible: Understanding God's Word Through the Stories It Tells
:Most of us are familiar with the exciting adventures of David and Goliath, Noah, or Daniel in the lions' den, but we don't always understand how they fit together. We lack context, and so we sometimes miss the point. ...
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:Most of us are familiar with the exciting adventures of David and Goliath, Noah, or Daniel in the lions' den, but we don't always understand how they fit together. We lack context, and so we sometimes miss the point.
The Most Important Stories of the Bible will give you a working knowledge of the key events in Scripture and how they flow into one big story. The book's 75 stories are compact, easy to read, and enjoyable. Each chapter includes a brief introduction that gives historical context to help you grasp the overall narrative of the Bible, and concludes with an explanation of why that story matters in our lives.
There's a reason most of the Bible is made up of stories. They speak to us in a deep way, helping us internalize God's message. And in the end, understanding the stories of God's Word will help us connect more closely to Jesus, the greatest storyteller of all.
Christopher D. Hudson served as the General Editor of Strive: The Bible for Men as well as for Revolution: the Bible for Teen Guys. Christopher was also a consulting editor for the New Men's Devotional Bible and has created many other best-selling Bible projects. Through his twelve-years in Christian publishing, Christopher has created daily devotional titles such as Day by Day with the Early Church Fathers. Christopher, his wife and 3 children, live in Northern Illinois where he also serves on the athletic coaching staff of Wheaton College. A
James S. Bell, Jr., owner of Whitestone Communications, has served as executive editor of Moody Press and director of religious publishing at Doubleday. He has authored four "Complete Idiots Guides" including the "Complete Idiots Guide to Prayer,"ý Stan Campbell is author of the eight-book "BibleLog" series, the "New Testament Quick Studies" series, and a host of other Bible-related youth products. He is also the co-author of "Complete Idiots Guide to the Book of Revelation,"