By Andrew E. Hill
The Chronicles are greater than a historical past of historical Israel lower than the ascent and rule of the Davidic dynasty. they seem to be a tale whose grand subject is wish. nice battles are fought, heroes and tyrants vie for energy, Israel splits into rival kingdoms, and the soul of God’s holy country oscillates among faithlessness and revival. but above this tossing sea of human occasions, God’s covenant supplies reign untroubled and ultimate. First and moment Chronicles are a story steeped within the most sensible and worst of the human heart—but also they are a revelation of Yahweh at paintings, forwarding his reasons in the course of fallible humans. God has a plan to which he's dedicated. this present day, as then, God redirects our imaginative and prescient from our situations during this turbulent global to the surety of his country, and to himself as our resource of self belief and peace. Exploring the hyperlinks among the Bible and our personal occasions, Andrew E. Hill stocks views on 1 and a pair of Chronicles that show ageless truths for our twenty-first-century lives. so much Bible commentaries take us on a one-way journey from our international to the area of the Bible. yet they depart us there, assuming that we will be able to in some way make the go back trip on our personal. They specialize in the unique that means of the passage yet don’t speak about its modern software. the data they provide is valuable—but the task is barely part performed! The NIV software observation sequence is helping carry either halves of the interpretive job jointly. This certain, award-winning sequence exhibits readers easy methods to deliver an historic message into our postmodern context. It explains not just what the Bible intended but in addition the way it speaks powerfully today.
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1 and 2 Chronicles (The NIV Application Commentary) by Andrew E. Hill