By Andrew E. Hill
The Chronicles are greater than a historical past of historical Israel less than the ascent and rule of the Davidic dynasty. they seem to be a tale whose grand subject matter is desire. nice battles are fought, heroes and tyrants vie for energy, Israel splits into rival kingdoms, and the soul of God’s holy state oscillates among faithlessness and revival. but above this tossing sea of human occasions, God’s covenant grants reign untroubled and ultimate. First and moment Chronicles are a story steeped within the top and worst of the human heart—but also they are a revelation of Yahweh at paintings, forwarding his reasons in the middle of fallible humans. God has a plan to which he's dedicated. this present day, as then, God redirects our imaginative and prescient from our situations during this turbulent international to the surety of his country, and to himself as our resource of self assurance and peace. Exploring the hyperlinks among the Bible and our personal instances, Andrew E. Hill stocks views on 1 and a couple of Chronicles that display ageless truths for our twenty-first-century lives. so much Bible commentaries take us on a one-way journey from our international to the area of the Bible. yet they depart us there, assuming that we will be able to by some means make the go back trip on our personal. They specialize in the unique that means of the passage yet don’t speak about its modern software. the knowledge they give is valuable—but the task is simply part performed! The NIV program remark sequence is helping convey either halves of the interpretive activity jointly. This designated, award-winning sequence indicates readers the best way to deliver an historical message into our postmodern context. It explains not just what the Bible intended but in addition the way it speaks powerfully today.
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1 and 2 Chronicles (The NIV Application Commentary) by Andrew E. Hill