Matthew for Everyone, Part 1 (Paper)

20th Anniversary Edition with Study Guide, Chapters 1-15

  • 9780664266363
  • 5.5 x 8.5
  • 198
  • 50.00
  • Paper
  • 0664266363
  • 9/25/2023
  • 7-10 days processing
$ 20.00

Description

Step into the vibrant world of the gospel of Matthew with the guidance of esteemed Bible scholar N. T. Wright as he brings the profound message and timeless significance of this gospel to life, making it accessible and engaging for contemporary readers.
N. T. Wright’s updated translation and insightful commentary breathe fresh life into the gospel of Matthew. Here, Jesus emerges as a multifaceted figure: the long-awaited Messiah, a teacher surpassing Moses and the compassionate Son of Man sacrificing for all. Matthew invites readers to embrace Jesus’ wisdom and the transformative way of life he imparts. Matthew for Everyone, Part 1 includes chapters 1-15 and features a contemporary translation of the biblical text, thought-provoking commentary and an all-new study guide.
The biblical text is thoughtfully divided into easily manageable sections, ensuring accessibility for readers of all backgrounds. As you engage with this ancient narrative, you’ll discover its timeless resonance with the spiritual quests of today’s readers, whether they are newcomers or seasoned followers of Jesus.
This expanded edition includes Wright’s updated translation of the biblical text, supplemented by a new introduction and a dynamic study guide tailored for both group study sessions and individual contemplation. The inclusion of helpful summaries and thought-provoking questions makes Matthew for Everyone, Part 1 an ideal companion for those seeking to explore the New Testament with fresh enthusiasm and profound insights.

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"N.T. Wright is a uniquely gifted communicator. His commentaries in the New Testament for Everyone series make clear the complex and make exciting the deep theological truths. Pastors, students, scholars, and laity have benefitted from these little books. I am delighted that they will remain in print and available for future generations!" - Craig A. Evans, John Bisagno Distinguished Professor of Christian Origins, Houston Christian University

"Wright’s For Everyone series is a gift that feels like lucking into some time on your front porch, sitting at a bar, or walking in the park with an old friend who happens to know all there is to know about the Bible, and who understands plain folks who are curious, and eager, for anecdotes, observations, stories, and fresh insights — and how complex scholarship matters in real life." - James Howell, Senior Pastor, Myers Park United Methodist Church

"For two decades, N. T. Wright’s New Testament for Everyone commentary series has made accessible and spiritually insightful biblical scholarship available to a broad Christian audience and has taken the reader deep into the books of the New Testament. This anniversary edition serves to acknowledge that these commentaries, much like William Barclay’s Daily Study Bible, have stood the test of time. While preachers will have riches to mine, more importantly, so will everyone who seeks a better understanding of the New Testament. The study guide included with these commentaries makes them even more usable for congregational Bible study groups." - Robert D. Cornwall, Minister-at-Large, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

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