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How to Read the Bible through the Jesus Lens

A Guide to Christ-Focused Reading of Scripture

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How to Read the Bible through the Jesus Lens connects each of the sixty-six books of the Bible to the person and work of Jesus Christ. By explaining each book’s theme and raising pertinent questions about the contemporary importance of that message, author Michael Williams sets readers on a path toward purposeful, independent reading and application of the entire Bible.
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Many Christians today experience Bible teaching in isolated, unconnected pieces, receiving little or no guidance into how these pieces form a coherent picture in Christ. How to Read the Bible through the Jesus Lens presents Christ as the central focus of each biblical book and the primary way the Bible relates to contemporary circumstances. Each book of the Bible has an identifiable theme ultimately fulfilled in the person and work of Christ. Williams provides the following for his readers: * succinct statement of the theme of every biblical book * An explanation of how that theme finds its focus in Christ * A brief discussion of how the New Testament treats that theme as fulfilled in Christ * Suggestions for contemporary implications * Scripture memory electronic flashcards * A convenient summary chart An excellent tool for Bible teachers, ministry leaders, and students, How to Read the Bible through the Jesus Lens facilitates other Christian disciplines such as Bible reading, Scripture memory and evangelism. By demonstrating how each theme relates to living the Christian life, this book promises to be an invaluable guide for reading and understanding the Bible.
Contributor Michael James Williams
Short Bio Michael James Williams

Michael Williams (PhD, University of Pennsylvania) is Professor of Old Testament at Calvin Theological Seminary and a member of the NIV Committee on Bible Translation. He is the author of Deception in Genesis, The Prophet and His Message, Basics of Ancient Ugaritic, and How to Read the Bible through the Jesus Lens, and editor and contributor of Mishneh Todah. His passion is to equip students with knowledge of the Old Testament and its languages so that they may grow in their comprehension and appreciation of redemptive history and be adequately prepared to promote and defend the faith through word and action. Michael resides in Grand Rapids, MI, with his wife, Dawn.

UPC 025986331658
ISBN-10 031033165X
ISBN-13 9780310331650
Publish Date Jan 28, 2012
Weight 0.6750
Height 8.13
Width 5.25
Length 288.00
Length Unit Pages
Publisher Zondervan
Price $18.99
Format Paperback
Language English

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