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Publication Date: 2015
Series: Preaching the Word
King David stands as one of the most important figures of world history. From childrens storybooks to Michelangelos famous statue, ancient Israels most famous king is still remembered and recognized by people around the world three thousand years after he lived. Helping readers deepen their understanding of Davids tumultuous reign, John Woodhouse highlights Davids important role in salvation historya history that began with Israel but now encompasses Gods plan for the whole world. Designed as a trustworthy resource for pastors who preach and teach on a regular basis, this commentary ultimately argues that Davids story is important because it lays the crucial foundation for the life and ministry of Jesus Christ, "the son of David."
Part of the Preaching the Word series.
John Woodhouse (DPhil, Victoria University of Manchester) served as principal of Moore Theological College in Sydney, Australia, from 2002 to 2013. Previously, he worked in pastoral ministry in a suburb of Sydney. He has published articles in various academic journals and is the author of two volumes in Crossways Preaching the Word commentary series.
R. Kent Hughes (DMin, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is senior pastor emeritus of College Church in Wheaton, Illinois, and professor of practical theology at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Hughes is also a founder of the Charles Simeon Trust, which conducts expository preaching conferences throughout North America and worldwide. He serves as the series editor for the Preaching the Word commentary series and is the author or coauthor of many books. He and his wife, Barbara, live in Wyncote, Pennsylvania, and have four children and an ever-increasing number of grandchildren.