1 and 2 Chronicles (The NIV Application Commentary) by Andrew E. Hill

By Andrew E. Hill

The Chronicles are greater than a historical past of historic Israel lower than the ascent and rule of the Davidic dynasty. they seem to be a tale whose grand topic is wish. nice battles are fought, heroes and tyrants vie for strength, Israel splits into rival kingdoms, and the soul of God’s holy kingdom oscillates among faithlessness and revival. but above this tossing sea of human occasions, God’s covenant gives you reign untroubled and ultimate. First and moment Chronicles are a story steeped within the most sensible and worst of the human heart—but also they are a revelation of Yahweh at paintings, forwarding his reasons in the course of fallible humans. God has a plan to which he's devoted. at the present time, as then, God redirects our imaginative and prescient from our situations during this turbulent global to the surety of his country, and to himself as our resource of self belief 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 exhibit ageless truths for our twenty-first-century lives. so much Bible commentaries take us on a one-way journey from our global to the realm of the Bible. yet they depart us there, assuming that we will by some means make the go back trip on our personal. They specialise in the unique which means of the passage yet don’t speak about its modern software. the data they provide is valuable—but the task is just part performed! The NIV software remark sequence is helping convey either halves of the interpretive activity jointly. This distinctive, award-winning sequence indicates readers the way to deliver an historic message into our postmodern context. It explains not just what the Bible intended but additionally the way it speaks powerfully today.

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