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James and the Epistles of John (Hendriksen & Kistemaker New Testament Commentary | HK)

, 1986
ISBN: 9781493406920
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Simon J. Kistemaker's own translation and complete exegesis of the New Testament epistles of James and John are especially helpful for preachers and teachers.

The Hendriksen & Kistemaker New Testament Commentary is composed for the benefit of serious Bible students and pastors who want the insight of quality evangelical scholarship communicated with clarity. Begun by William Hendriksen, the Hendriksen & Kistemaker New Testament Commentary has earned the acclaim and respect of Reformed and evangelical scholars and pastors. Each volume offers fresh translation, repetition of the text before each exegetical unit, verse-by-verse comments and applications, critical notes on the Greek text, and chapter summaries. Extensive bibliographies and indexes of authors, Scripture, and other ancient writings enhance the usefulness of each volume.

Recipient of the Gold Medallion Award.

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“When God no longer rules man’s life, the pursuit of pleasure takes over, and peace is disrupted because of frequent fights and quarrels.” (Page 130)

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“‘That which was from the beginning.’ The first word in this epistle is ‘that’ instead of ‘who.’ Instead of saying, ‘Jesus Christ, who was from the beginning,’ John writes, ‘That which was from the beginning.’ The term that is broader than the word who, for it includes the person and message of Jesus Christ. The term refers to God’s revelation, namely, the gospel which, says John, ‘we proclaim concerning the Word of life.’” (Page 234)

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  • Title: James and the Epistles of John
  • Author: Simon J. Kistemaker
  • Series: New Testament Commentary
  • Volume: 14
  • Publisher: Baker
  • Print Publication Date: 1986
  • Logos Release Date: 2004
  • Era: era:contemporary
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subjects: Bible. N.T. James › Commentaries; Bible. N.T. 1 John › Commentaries; Bible. N.T. 2 John › Commentaries; Bible. N.T. 3 John › Commentaries
  • ISBNs: 9781493406920, 0801020808, 9780801020803, 1493406922
  • Resource ID: LLS:29.64.14
  • Resource Type: Bible Commentary
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2022-10-12T17:32:34Z

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Calvin College, A.B. Calvin Theological Seminary, B.D. Free University of Amsterdam, Th.D. Dr. Simon Kistemaker is a distinguished New Testament scholar and Professor of New Testament Emeritus. He continues to teach required and elective courses each semester at RTS Orlando. He holds a doctorate from the Free University of Amsterdam. His major work, the New Testament Commentary, was initiated by Dr. William Hendricksen. Four of the seven volumes, written by Dr. Kistemaker, received the Gold Medallion Evangelical Book of the Year Award. Dr. Kistemaker has written several other books including The Parables of Jesus and The Gospels in Current Study, numerous scholarly articles, and contributions to various reference volumes, including the New Geneva Study Bible. A past president of the Evangelical Theological Society, he also served as its secretary for more than ten years. His international travel is extensive, including speaking and teaching in various countries.


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