The Cradle

The Cradle, the Cross, and the Crown, eBook

The Cradle, the Cross, and the Crown thoroughly introduces all twenty-seven New Testament books and closely examines Christ’s incarnation and virgin birth, the heart of His ministry shown so vividly in the Gospels’ Passion Narratives, and the triumphant return of Jesus and our eternal reign with Him as depicted in Revelation.

The Cradle

The Cradle, the Cross, and the Crown

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The Cradle, the Cross, and the Crown thoroughly introduces all twenty-seven New Testament books and closely examines Christ’s incarnation and virgin birth, the heart of His ministry shown so vividly in the Gospels’ Passion Narratives, and the triumphant return of Jesus and our eternal reign with Him as depicted in Revelation.

Overview

The Cradle, the Cross, and the Crown guides serious New Testament students through the historical, literary, and theological dimensions of the biblical text, allowing them to better understand and share God’s “word of truth” (2 Tim 2:15). It offers a thorough introduction to all twenty-seven books of the New Testament and closely examines events such as Christ’s incarnation and virgin birth, his crucifixion and resurrection, and triumphant return.

The second edition features updated bibliographies and footnotes, interpretation sections that cover different literary genres in the New Testament, an epilogue that canvasses the entire storyline of Scripture, and a variety of maps. All of these new features contribute to making this a life-long resource for students of Scripture.

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations
Preface

Part One: Introduction
Chapter 1: The Nature and Scope of Scripture
Chapter 2: The Political and Religious Background of the New Testament

Part Two: Jesus and the Gospels
Chapter 3: Jesus and the Relationship between the Gospels
Chapter 4: The Gospel According to Matthew
Chapter 5: The Gospel According to Mark
Chapter 6: The Gospel According to Luke
Chapter 7: The Gospel According to John

Part Three: The Early Church and Paul
Chapter 8: The Book of Acts
Chapter 9: Paul: The Man and His Message
Chapter 10: Paul’s Letter to the Galatians
Chapter 11: Paul’s Thessalonian Correspondence: 1–2 Thessalonians
Chapter 12: Paul’s Corinthian Correspondence: 1–2 Corinthians
Chapter 13: Paul’s Letter to the Romans
Chapter 14: The Prison Epistles: Philippians, Ephesians, Colossians, and Philemon
Chapter 15: The Letters to Timothy and Titus

Part Four: The General Epistles and Revelation
Chapter 16: The Letter to the Hebrews
Chapter 17: The Letter of James
Chapter 18: The Petrine Epistles (1–2 Peter) and the Letter of Jude
Chapter 19: The Johannine Epistles: 1–3 John
Chapter 20: The Book of Revelation

Part Five: Conclusion
Chapter 21: Unity and Diversity in the New Testament

Epilogue: The Storyline of Scripture

Glossary
Name Index
Subject Index
Scripture Index

Overview

The Cradle, the Cross, and the Crown guides serious New Testament students through the historical, literary, and theological dimensions of the biblical text, allowing them to better understand and share God’s “word of truth” (2 Tim 2:15). It offers a thorough introduction to all twenty-seven books of the New Testament and closely examines events such as Christ’s incarnation and virgin birth, his crucifixion and resurrection, and triumphant return.

The second edition features updated bibliographies and footnotes, interpretation sections that cover different literary genres in the New Testament, an epilogue that canvasses the entire storyline of Scripture, and a variety of maps. All of these new features contribute to making this a life-long resource for students of Scripture.

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations
Preface

Part One: Introduction
Chapter 1: The Nature and Scope of Scripture
Chapter 2: The Political and Religious Background of the New Testament

Part Two: Jesus and the Gospels
Chapter 3: Jesus and the Relationship between the Gospels
Chapter 4: The Gospel According to Matthew
Chapter 5: The Gospel According to Mark
Chapter 6: The Gospel According to Luke
Chapter 7: The Gospel According to John

Part Three: The Early Church and Paul
Chapter 8: The Book of Acts
Chapter 9: Paul: The Man and His Message
Chapter 10: Paul’s Letter to the Galatians
Chapter 11: Paul’s Thessalonian Correspondence: 1–2 Thessalonians
Chapter 12: Paul’s Corinthian Correspondence: 1–2 Corinthians
Chapter 13: Paul’s Letter to the Romans
Chapter 14: The Prison Epistles: Philippians, Ephesians, Colossians, and Philemon
Chapter 15: The Letters to Timothy and Titus

Part Four: The General Epistles and Revelation
Chapter 16: The Letter to the Hebrews
Chapter 17: The Letter of James
Chapter 18: The Petrine Epistles (1–2 Peter) and the Letter of Jude
Chapter 19: The Johannine Epistles: 1–3 John
Chapter 20: The Book of Revelation

Part Five: Conclusion
Chapter 21: Unity and Diversity in the New Testament

Epilogue: The Storyline of Scripture

Glossary
Name Index
Subject Index
Scripture Index

Product Details

  • ISBN:
    9781433684012
  • Status:
    Active
  • Release Date:
    08/15/2016
  • Page Count:
    1168

Product Details

  • ISBN:
    9781433684005
  • Status:
    Active
  • Release Date:
    08/15/2016
  • Page Count:
    1168
  • Carton Qty:
    10