Bible Handbooks and Companions
Ninety years after its initial publication, Halley s Bible Handbook remains a bestseller in its various editions, with millions of copies sold worldwide. This world-renowned Bible handbook has been consistently updated and revised to accurately provide even greater clarity, insight, and usefulness.
Halley s Bible Handbook makes the Bible s wisdom and message accessible to everyone. Whether you ve read the Bible many times or never before, you will find insights that give you a firm grasp of God s Word and an appreciation for the cultural, religious, and geographic settings in which the story of the Bible unfolds. Written for both mind and heart, this 25th edition retains Dr. Halley's highly personal style. It features:
The "Holman Illustrated Bible Handbook" is designed with an awareness of the obstacles people have to understanding the Bible. It begins with an essay on How to Read and Study the Bible before proceeding to chapters that provide a thorough overview of each of the Bible s 66 books, summarizing each one s content, author, evidences of authenticity, and historical context.
In addition to the full-color maps, photographs, reconstructions, and charts that equip readers throughout the volume, a smartphone-accessible QR code is included for each chapter that leads to related online teaching from noted Bible scholar Gene Getz. There s also an article by Jeremy Howard (general editor of the award-winning "HCSB Study Bible") explaining how each book of the Old and New Testaments was accepted into the Bible.
The "Holman QuickSource Guide to Understanding the Bible" is your guide to deeper Bible study.
If you've been wanting to get a better handle on the Bible-even if you've been reading it for years-this helpful reference book pulls the sweeping story, the timeline, the key terms, and much more into a clear, concise, yet surprisingly comprehensive summary of biblical information.
What s the main idea of each Bible book?
Where can you quickly locate Christian worldview themes?
How can the shadow of Christ be seen in each Old Testament book?
What are the big verses that every Bible student needs to know?
How can you sum up the biblical story in six simple statements?
The answers to these and many other questions begin to surface as you confidently walk your way to "big picture" Bible understanding. One-sentence summaries, colorful maps and charts, quick-hitting details on who wrote what and why-you get all this and more with a graphic flow and design that makes the reading easy... and makes the knowledge your own."
Reading the Bible need not be a haphazard journey through strange and bewildering territory. Like an experienced tour guide, How to Read the Bible Book by Book takes you by the hand and walks you through the Scriptures. For each book of the Bible, the authors start with a quick snapshot, then expand the view to help you better understand its key elements and how it fits into the grand narrative of the Bible. Written by two top evangelical scholars, this survey is designed to get you actually reading the Bible knowledgeably and understanding it accurately.
In an engaging, conversational style, Gordon Fee and Douglas Stuart take you through a given book of the Bible using their unique, progressive approach:
How to Read the Bible Book by Book can be used as a companion to How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth. It also stands on its own as a reliable guide to reading and understanding the Bible for yourself."
From Genesis to Revelation, the Bible is full of life-changing truth. But to fully experience the power of God's Word, you need to go beyond merely knowing the facts and learn how to let them transform you.
In this new resource, noted author and biblical scholar Ron Rhodes takes you through each book of the Bible, breaking down complex concepts into practical applications and offering helpful insights for each.
For example, key applications found in 1 John include:
Word studies, quotes from famous Christians, cross-references, and more are included in every profound chapter to help you dig deeper into each transformational concept. As you put God's key principles into practice, you'll experience more than ever all the benefits the Bible has to offer."
This updated edition of Thomas Nelson s popular Complete Book of Bible Maps and Charts has everything you need to visualize the events, places, and people in the Old and New Testaments.
Perfect for small-group leaders, Bible school teachers, or if you re simply curious about biblical times, Complete Book of Bible Maps and Charts provides a visual overview of the Bible in its entirety. Valuable resources include new, full-color, high-resolution maps and charts along with downloadable PDFs for presentations and classes; tables, charts, and diagrams that organize Bible information for ease of learning and memorization; historical articles providing insight into Bible times; and introductions to each book of the Bible."
Marked by a broad evangelical perspective, up-to-date research, and contributions from respected biblical scholars, The Eerdmans Companion to the Bible offers a reliable and illuminating guide to the entire Bible. Whether readers find the Bible familiar or foreign, they will appreciate the Companion s informative articles and its commentary by Connie Gundry Tappy on all of the Old and New Testament books. This comprehensive reference work promises to make the Word of God come alive as never before.
An Objective Look at Some of the Bible's Strangest Stories
Genesis offers helpful answers to the biggest questions in life Why are we here? What is God like? Why so much evil and pain?
But today's readers often get tripped up by the ancient writing style and wonder...
Stephen M. Miller a seminary-educated news journalist presents viewpoints from a wide range of Christian Bible experts, along with gorgeous graphics and a touch of dry humor.
Whether you're a Bible newbie or a longtime reader, this visual stroll through the first book of the Bible will help you bridge the gap between then and now.