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Following closely on the heels of the Exodus story, the book of Joshua recounts the mighty acts of God as he fulfills his promises to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. It is, quite profoundly, a testimony to God's awesome power and enduring faithfulness.
Written to aid pastors in their preaching and churches in their reading, this accessible commentary guides us through the history of Joshua's leadership in Israel and God's direction of his covenant people to their promised "rest" in the land of Canaan.
With warmth and wisdom, pastor David Jackman ultimately encourages us to trust God's promises more deeply and obey his commands more wholeheartedly - that we might fully enjoy all the blessings secured for us in and through our Joshua: Jesus Christ.
Number of Pages: 219
Publication Date: 2014
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)
Availability: In Stock
Series: Preaching the Word
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Tracing the history of Israels conquest of the Promised Land, this commentary on the book of Joshua explores the fulfillment of Gods covenant promises to his chosen people. Part of the Preaching the Word series.
David Jackman (MA, Cambridge University) is a renowned Christian speaker and author. In addition to serving as a visiting lecturer at Londons Oak Hill Theological College, he is also a former president of The Proclamation Trust, a ministry dedicated to encouraging and equipping Bible teachers around the world.
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.
Rector of St Ebbe's, Oxford, England
Here is another excellent commentary, which combines great insights of exegesis, theology, relevance, and pastoral application. Every page is enriched by David's extensive experience and wisdom in understanding and preaching the Bible. This commentary is ideal for those preparing to teach or preach the book of Joshua, as it is also invaluable for Christians who want to understand the book of Joshua and read it for personal encouragement. I praise God for David's ministry.
Vicar Emeritus, St Jude's Church, Carlton, Australia
This is a fine addition to the Preaching the Word series. Jackman combines pastoral sensitivity, erudition, and an experienced feel for the text to give us a guide through the life-changing book of Joshua.
College Church, Wheaton, Illinois
As a seasoned pastor and trainer of preachers, David Jackman has a long history of handling God's Word in ways that benefit the Church. This volume on Joshua only adds to his legacy of gospel usefulness. David's presentation of the text is clear and accessible. And the road he paves to Christ and the gospel can be trusted. Get it!
-David R. Helm,
Holy Trinity Church, Chicago