Genesis: Beginning and Blessing (Preaching the Word)
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They lay the groundwork for God's relationship with humanity and for his plan for our salvation, making Genesis foundational to understanding everything else that happens in the Bible. Genesis reveals much about human nature and the nature of God. From the actions of the first man and woman, we see where our rebellious, sinful nature originates. And through the whole book we see the hand of a sovereign God who is loving and merciful, but also just and holy.
Time and again in Genesis, God showers his grace upon undeserving humanity, giving us our first tastes of God's enduring faithfulness that shines throughout the entire Bible. R. Kent Hughes, respected pastor and author of many other commentaries in this series, takes readers back to the beginning of the Bible and moves through Genesis with careful exegesis. He explores the superbly crafted structure of the book as well as the weighty themes it contains. For those who preach, teach, and study God's Word, this exceptionally detailed work will reveal much about the beginnings of God's great story.
Number of Pages: 704
Publication Date: 2012
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 X 1.41 (inches)
Availability: In Stock
Series: Preaching the Word
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The book of Genesis lays the groundwork for God's relationship with humanity and his plan for our salvation. Hughes explores this book with the care and insight that are the hallmarks of the Preaching the Word series.
R. Kent Hughes (DMin, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is senior pastor emeritus of College Church in Wheaton, Illinois. He has authored numerous books for Crossway, including Disciplines of a Godly Man, and is the series editor and a contributor to the popular Preaching the Word series. Hughes is also a founder of the Charles Simeon Trust, which conducts expository preaching conferences throughout North America and worldwide. He now lives on the West Coast with his wife, Barbara, and is the father of four and grandfather of an ever-increasing number of grandchildren.
The single best resource for faithful biblical exposition available today. A great book for genuine reformation!
There is a long history of informed, edifying biblical expositions that have been mightily used of God to shape and strengthen the church. These volumes admirably fit this tradition.
Throughout the Christian centuries, working pastors have been proving themselves to be the best of all biblical expositors. Kent Hughes stands in this great tradition, and his exciting expositions uphold it worthily.
Robert5 Stars Out Of 5Great InsightDecember 1, 2014RobertR. Kent Hughes has easy to read and great Biblical insights when reading/studying the Word along with his commentary. His Preaching Series of commentaries is a must have to anyone wanting to go understand and go deeper into God's Word.
Sammy5 Stars Out Of 5March 9, 2008SammyVery useable and helpful. It is monstrous so it touches on practically everything, and Hughes does a good job revealing the humor that is all over Genesis.