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Genesis : the NIV application commentary : from biblical text ... to contemporary life

Author: John H Walton
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich : Zondervan, ©2001.
Series: NIV application commentary.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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The Bible begins and ends with a revelation of God that gives redemption its basis. From the first verse of Genesis, the book of origins, we encounter a God of personality, character, purpose, and activity. Only in the light of what he shows us of himself as the Creator of our world and the Interactor with human history does the salvation story assume its proper context. Genesis sets things in order: God first, then  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John H Walton
ISBN: 0310206170 9780310206170
OCLC Number: 50418530
Description: 759 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Title: NIV application commentary.
Responsibility: John Walton.

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The NIV Application Commentary helps readers with the vital task of bringing the ancient message of the Bible into a contemporary context. It gives preachers and teachers the tools, ideas, and  Read more...

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"Here at last is a commentary which is not only academically well informed but which helps that commentary reader hear God's Word and consider its implications; scholarship in service of the Church." Read more...

 
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