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IVP New Testament Commentary: John
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About this Series
Pastors with a passion for sound exposition and scholars with a heart for pastoral leadership have joined forces to produce this exciting commentary series.
Each volume, informed by the best of up-to-date evangelical scholarship, presents passage-by-passage commentary based on the NIV along with background information on authorship, setting, theme and various interpretive issues. Seldom have such readable commentary and reliable research helps been available together! Preachers, teachers, students and other individuals who want to dig deep into the heart of the New Testament will find an indispensable companion in the IVP New Testament Commentary Series.
About this Volume
This one-volume commentary on the Gospel of John can also be purchased as part of a multi-volume set.
The Gospel of John declares its purpose clearly—"these are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and thay by believing you may have life in his name." Thus it fulfills a dual function, encouraging believers and providing them with evidences for proclaiming that Jesus is God's Messiah, the divine, incarnate Son of God.
Christians today, as in the first century, can draw strength and courage from John's telling of the story of Jesus, a telling that consistently reflects not only the words and deeds of Jesus but their inner significance. We are called to worship as we find the Father, Son and Spirit revealed in the Gospel. And as in Jesus we discover God's light, life and love, we learn to respond in faith, humility and obedience.
In this engaging, pastorally-oriented commentary, readers will find an introduction with background material concerning authorship, date and purpose, as well as a summary of important theological themes. A passage-by-passage exposition follows that focuses on understanding what John had to say to his original readers in order to see its relevance for the church today.
- Passage-by-passage exposition of the Gospel of John
- Based on the NIV Bible
- Includes background information and discussion of critical issues
- Focuses on the relevance of John for Christians today
- Describes different views of interpreting John
- Notes on exegetical issues separated from textual commentary
About the Author(s)
Rodney A. Whitacre earned his Ph.D. at Cambridge University. He is currently professor of biblical studies at Trinity Episcopal School for Ministry in Ambridge, Pennsylvania.
Installed size (unless otherwise indicated): Approximately 961.375 KB. iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch Requires iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad running iOS 5.0 or later. Download size: 961.375 KB. Android Requires Android OS 2.2 or later. Download size: 961.375 KB. Windows Phone Requires Windows Phone 7.5 or later. Download size: 961.375 KB. Windows Store Download size: 961.375 KB. Windows PC Requires Windows 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7, or later. Download size: 840.375 KB. Mac OS X Download size: 961.375 KB. Windows Mobile Requires Pocket PC / Windows Mobile version 6.5 or earlier. Download size: 642.875 KB. Palm OS Requires Palm OS 5.0 or later. Download size: 832.625 KB.
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