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Genesis (Niv Application Commentary Series)

John Walton

Hardback 2001-10-15

From the first verse of Genesis, we encounter a God of personality, character, purpose, and activity. Genesis sets things in order: God first, then us. With creativity and uncommon depth, John Walton demonstrates the timeless relevance of Genesis.

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The Bible begins and ends with a revelation of God that gives redemption its basis. From the first verse of Genesis, the book of origins, we encounter a God of personality, character, purpose, and activity. Only in the light of what he shows us of himself as the Creator of our world and the Interactor with human history does the salvation story assume its proper context. Genesis sets things in order: God first, then us. In the words of the general editor's preface, "Especially after the Tower of Babel it became evident that people had forgotten who God was. They needed reminding. The moves God made were essentially concerned with putting himself in front of the world's peoples." Today, perhaps more than ever, we need God to put himself in front of us--to remind us who he is, and that he is.With characteristic creativity and uncommon depth, John H. Walton demonstrates the timeless relevance of Genesis. Revealing the links between Genesis and our own times, Dr. Walton shows how this mys

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From the first verse of Genesis, we encounter a God of personality, character, purpose, and activity. Genesis sets things in order: God first, then us. With creativity and uncommon depth, John Walton demonstrates the timeless relevance of Genesis.

Publisher Description

The Bible begins and ends with a revelation of God that gives redemption its basis. From the first verse of Genesis, the book of origins, we encounter a God of personality, character, purpose, and activity. Only in the light of what he shows us of himself as the Creator of our world and the Interactor with human history does the salvation story assume its proper context. Genesis sets things in order: God first, then us. In the words of the general editor's preface, "Especially after the Tower of Babel it became evident that people had forgotten who God was. They needed reminding. The moves God made were essentially concerned with putting himself in front of the world's peoples." Today, perhaps more than ever, we need God to put himself in front of us--to remind us who he is, and that he is.With characteristic creativity and uncommon depth, John H. Walton demonstrates the timeless relevance of Genesis. Revealing the links between Genesis and our own times, Dr. Walton shows how this mys

Koorong Code86289
ISBN0310206170
EAN9780310206170
Pages768
DepartmentAcademic
CategoryCommentaries, Old Testament
Sub-CategoryGenesis
PublisherZondervan
Publication DateOct 2001
Dimensions42 x 160 x 238mm
Weight0.453kg