1 Kings (Reformed Expository Commentaries) by Philip Graham Ryken PDF

By Philip Graham Ryken

Dynasties, fractured kingdoms, prophecies of coming hardships—the publication of one Kings is a grand, sweeping narrative of the start of the downfall of God’s humans. Its measurement and scope could seem intimidating, yet Phil Ryken indicates us during this biblical, doctrinal, useful, and Christological observation how this enforcing ebook should be divided into 3 key sections.

First, the tales of Solomon concentrate on the subjects of cash, intercourse, and tool, inviting us to profit from Solomon’s instance. do we use these items properly for country reasons, or foolishly abuse them for egocentric achieve? Then the center of the tale, at the divided state, indicates the harmful results of sin one of the humans of God—especially the sin of idolatry. the ultimate part demonstrates the facility of prayer to the genuine and residing God, as exemplified within the existence and ministry of God’s prophet Elijah.

Phil Ryken either brings out the foremost issues of those 3 sections and illustrates how they arrive jointly of their concentrate on the gospel of Jesus Christ, specially his kingly and prophetic places of work. this can be a very good source should you need a devotional relief and may aid Bible expositors reliably educate a redemptive-historical view of this crucial previous testomony book.

As are all of the books within the Reformed Expository observation sequence, this exposition of one Kings is obtainable to either pastors and lay readers. each one quantity within the sequence presents exposition that provides cautious realization to the biblical textual content, is doctrinally Reformed, makes a speciality of Christ during the lens of redemptive historical past, and applies the Bible to our modern setting.

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