As Paul traveled throughout the Roman Empire preaching the gospel, teaching new converts, and establishing churches, he developed close realtionships. To keep in touch with these friends and to instruct them further in truth, he wrote letters. Three of these epistles - Philippians, Colossians, and Philemon - are an interesting collection. In Philippians, Paul reveals his fervent desire to know Christ; in Colossians, he shows that Christ is preeminent over all; and in Philemon, he makes an appeal for a runaway slave who became a Christian. As you study these epistles that come from the heart of Paul, may you be encouraged to know the Christ whom Paul knew.About the Series
Written by the team who designed and wrote the Life Application Study Bible
, this commentary series provides valuable insights on how to apply God's Word to life today. Every serious student of the Bible wants to understand the text, to discover the biblical principles, and to apply those timeless truths to his or her life. The Life Application Bible Commentary
series delivers all of this and more.
Each volume features a thorough introduction followed by extensive and practical commentary. Throughout, you will find:
- charts and diagrams
- classic quotes from noted Christian thinkers
- application notes
The Life Application Bible Commentary
series is ideal for individuals studying the Bible personally; for Bible teachers leading small groups, classes, and seminars; and for pastors preparing their sermons.
The Life Application Bible Commentary series is the only commentary to offer sermon and lesson applications alongside stirring commentary. Each volume in the series provides in-depth explanation, background, and application for every verse in the text. Perfect for sermon preparation and lesson planning, this one-of-a-kind reference provides excellent quotes and a bibliography for additional commentary.
Additional features include
- Charts, diagrams, and maps on the same page as their related verses
- Quotes from various versions, such as the NIV, NRSV, and NLT
- Key information graphically highlighted
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