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Dale Ralph Davis is pastor of Woodland Presbyterian Church, Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Previously he was Professor of Old Testament at Reformed Theological Seminary, Jackson, Mississippi.
Number of Pages: 336
Vendor: Christian Focus
Publication Date: 2007
|Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.31 X 0.91 (inches)|
Series: Focus on the Bible
1 Samuel: Looking on the Heart (Focus on the Bible)Dale Ralph DavisChristian Focus / 1996 / Trade Paperback$11.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 5 Reviews
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Judges: Such a Great Salvation (Focus on the Bible)Dale Ralph DavisChristian Focus / 2006 / Trade Paperback$10.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
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Romans: The Revelation of God's Righteousness (Focus on the Bible)Paul BarnettChristian Focus / 2007 / Trade Paperback$11.99 Retail:
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Isaiah: A Covenant to Be Kept for the Sake of the Church (Focus on the Bible)Allan HarmanChristian Focus / 2005 / Trade Paperback$13.49 Retail:
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Davis brings cultural and historical colour to the task of interpreting one of the most studied parts of the Bible. The lessons in 2 Samuel from the life of Israel, and David in particular, have obvious modern parallels. Davis writes with a pastor's heart AND the incisive brain of a respected theologian specialising in the Old Testament texts.
"He combines the depth of understanding of a thorough-going Old Testament scholar with the breadth of insight of a biblical theologian and the perception of a preacher well used to addressing contemporary audiences to provide us with a commentary that brings the preaching potential of these books to life."
"Such sensitivity to the biblical theology of the text is a crucial correction to much of modern exposition...Reading the commentary is itself a devotional exercise."
... merits a five-star rating. This book is everything a commentary ought to be... preachers, Bible group leaders and belivers eager to understand 2 Samuel should sell their shirt to purchase this excellent commentary!H
"Writers will say, Why can't I write like that? Scholars, Why am I not so well read? Expositors, Why didn't I see it all like that too? And readers will join in unanimous praise for a great feast of biblical truth made so digestible, garnished with so many apt illustrations and always focused on the God of all Grace. I have lost count of the number of titbits transferred to my notebooks for future use!"
Pastor Dave5 Stars Out Of 5II Samuel: Out of Every AdversityJanuary 25, 2017Pastor DaveQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5All pastors who plan to preach through II Samuel really should make sure and purchase this book by Dale Davis. Just like all of Davis' other OT commentaries, it is filled with solid exegesis and practical applications--plus his witty, southern writing style makes them such a joy to read. Having preached through I,II Samuel and I,II Kings, I can easily testify to the value of Davis' books. Every one of his commentaries has been incredibly helpful.