1 and 2 thessalonians, 1 and 2 timothy, titus / Jeffrey A.D. Weima and Steven M. Baugh.Material type: TextSeries: Zondervan illustrated Bible backgrounds commentary: Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Zondervan, 2016Description: 1 online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780310530237; 0310530237; 9780310278238; 0310278236Subject(s): ReligionGenre/Form: Electronic books. LOC classification: BS2725.53Online resources: Click here to access ONLINE RESOURCE
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Discover: -How the springs at Hierapolis help us understand why Jesus described the church at Laodicea as "lukewarm"--The background and circumstances of certificates of divorce in Judaism -How Jewish dietary laws provided a powerful metaphor for God's acceptance of the Gentiles Brimming with lavish, full-color photos and graphics, the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary walks you verse by verse through all the books of the New Testament. It's like slipping on a set of glasses that lets you read the Bible through the eyes of a first-century reader! Discoveries await you that will snap the world of the New Testament into gripping immediacy. Things that seem mystifying, puzzling, or obscure will take on tremendous meaning when you view them in their ancient context. You'll deepen your understanding of the teachings of Jesus. You'll discover the close, sometimes startling interplay between God's kingdom and the practical affairs of the church. Best of all, you'll gain a deepened awareness of the Bible's relevance for your life. Written in a clear, engaging style, this beautiful set provides a new and accessible approach that more technical expository and exegetical commentaries don't offer. It features: -Commentary based on relevant papyri, inscriptions, archaeological discoveries, and studies of Judaism, Roman culture, Hellenism, and other features of the world of the New Testament -Hundreds of full-color photographs, color illustrations, and line drawings -Copious maps, charts, and timelines-Sidebar articles and insights -"Reflections" on the Bible's relevance for 21st-century living Written by leading evangelical contributors: Clinton E. Arnold (Ph. D., University of Aberdeen), General Editor S.M. Baugh (Ph. D., University of California, Irvine) Peter H. Davids (Ph. D., University of Manchester) David E. Garland (Ph. D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) David W.J. Gill (D. Phil., University of Oxford) George H. Guthrie (Ph. D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) Moyer V. Hubbard (D. Phil., University of Oxford) Andreas J. KOstenberger (Ph. D., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) Ralph P. Martin (Ph. D., University of London, King's College) Douglas J. Moo (Ph. D., University of St. Andrews) Mark L. Strauss (Ph. D., University of Aberdeen) Frank Thielman (Ph. D., Duke University) Jeffrey A.D. Weima (Ph. D., University of Toronto) Michael J. Wilkins (Ph. D., Fuller Theological Seminary) Mark W. Wilson (D. Litt. et Phil., University of South Africa) Julie L. Wu (Ph. D., Fuller Theological Seminary) Robert W. Yarbrough (Ph. D., University of Aberdeen).
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Intro; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; How to Use This eBook; Introduction; List of Sidebars; Index of Photos and Maps; Abbreviations; 1 Thessalonians; Letter Opening (1:1); Thanksgiving (1:2-10); Defense of Paul's Past Visit to Thessalonica (2:1-16); Defense of Paul's Present Absence from Thessalonica (2:17-3:10); Transitionary Prayers (3:11-13); How to Live in Order to Please God (4:1-12); About Those Who Fall Asleep (4:13-18); About Times and Dates (5:1-11); Final Exhortations (5:12-22); Letter Closing (5:23-28); 2 Thessalonians; Letter Opening and Thanksgiving (1:1-12).
The Day of the Lord (2:1-17)Prayer for Paul and the Thessalonians (3:1-5); Disciplining Idlers (3:6-15); Letter Closing (3:16-18); 1 Timothy; Salutation and Letter Opening (1:1-2); False Teachers (1:3-7); The Law's Proper Use (1:8-11); Paul Was Shown Mercy (1:12-17); Instruction and Warning (1:18-20); Instructions on Corporate Prayer (2:1-8); Instructions on Church Order (2:9-15); Instructions on Church Office (3:1-13); Paul's Plans (3:14-16); Warning about False Teaching (4:1-5); Training in Godliness (4:6-10); The Character of Timothy's Public Ministry (4:11-16).
Timothy's Ministry to Various Groups (5:1-2)Ministry to Widows (5:3-8); The Widow List (5:9-16); Instructions on Elders and Other Matters (5:17-25); Slaves' Obedience to Their Masters (6:1-2); Godliness and Gain (6:3-10); The Good Fight (6:11-16); 2 Timothy; Salutation and Letter Opening (1:1-2); Paul's Circumstances (1:3-18); Exhortation to Faithfulness (2:1-7); Christ and Paul's Chains (2:8-13); Instructions to Timothy (2:14-26); Warning of Last Days (3:1-9); Paul's Example (3:10-17); Charge to Faithful Service (4:1-5); Paul's Final Reflections (4:6-18); Final Greetings (4:19-23); Titus.
Salutation and Letter Opening (1:1-4)Titus's Task on Crete (1:5-16); Instructions for Various Members of the Church (2:1-10); The Gospel Summarized (2:11-15); Doing What Is Good (3:1-11); Final Remarks (3:12-15); Credits for Photos and Maps; The New International Version Appendix.