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James, 1 & 2 Peter, and Jude

Author: James George Samra
Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI : Baker Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group, [2016]
Series: Teach the text commentary series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Jim Samra provides insightful and pastoral commentary on these powerful books. James addresses faith and works, the role of mercy, and Scripture. First Peter takes up God's plan of salvation and the issue of Christian suffering. It's an encouragement to faithful discipleship as sojourners in a hostile world. Second Peter exhorts us to growth and faithfulness, specifically in the face of false teachers. The short  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James George Samra
ISBN: 9780801092404 080109240X
OCLC Number: 936219527
Description: xii, 285 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction to James --
James 1:1-12. The trials of life --
James 1:13-18. The goodness of God --
James 1:19-27. Doers of the word --
James 2:1-13. Do not show favoritism --
James 2.14-26. Faith and works --
James 3:1-12. The tongue and Christian maturity --
James 3:13-18. Peace from God : the theology --
James 4:1-10. Peace from God : the application --
James 4:11-12. Do not slander --
James 4:13-17. Future plans --
James 5:1-6. Robbing your workers --
James 5:7-12. Wait for God --
James 5:13-18. The power of prayer --
James 5:19-20. Rescuing sinners. Introduction to 1 Peter --
1 Peter 1:1-12. Opening introduction --
1 Peter 1:3-12. Our present/future salvation --
1 Peter 1:13-25. Be who you are --
1 Peter 2:4-10. A spiritual house --
1 Peter 2:11-17. Live Godly lives under government --
1 Peter 2:18-25. Working for God --
1 Peter 3:1-7. Wives and husbands --
1 Peter 3:8-22. Why do good people suffer? --
1 Peter 4:1-6. Armed with the right attitude --
1 Peter 4:7-11. Community evangelism --
1 Peter 4:12-19. Why suffering Christians are blessed --
1 Peter 5:1-9. Instructions for those suffering --
1 Peter 5:10-14. Closing summary. Introduction to 2 Peter --
2 Peter 1:1-11. Participating in the divine nature --
2 Peter 1:12-21. True prophecy --
2 Peter 2:1-9. Avoid false teachers --
2 Peter 2:10-22. False teachers described and denounced --
2 Peter 3:1-10. Remembering Christ's coming --
2 Peter 3:11-18. What kind of people we ought to be. Introduction to Jude --
Jude 1-7. Contending for the faith --
Jude 8-16. The ungodly --
Jude 17-23. To contend for the faith --
Jude 24-25. The doxology.
Series Title: Teach the text commentary series.
Other Titles: James, one and two Peter, and Jude
James, first and second Peter, and Jude
Responsibility: Jim Samra ; Mark L. Strauss and John H. Walton, general editors ; illustrating the text Kevin and Sherry Harney, associate editors ; Adam Barr, contributing writer.


This concise, carefully organized commentary for pastors presents biblical scholarship to inform authoritative expository preaching and teaching. Each chapter includes the big idea, key themes, and  Read more...


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