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The Great Texts of the Bible: Acts to Romans 1–8
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The Great Texts of the Bible: Acts to Romans 1–8


Charles Scribner’s Sons, T&T Clark 1911

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The Great Texts of the Bible: Acts to Romans 1–8 is an extensive commentary made up of essays, sermons, anecdotes, and scriptural interpretations. Scottish Presbyterian minister James Hastings, who compiled The Great Texts of the Bible in the early twentieth century, provides helpful and personal observations on the Scripture texts. He presents word meanings, expositions, poetry, and quotations from many authors and thinkers, as well as a list of references. Each section is outlined into major topics and points, offering readable commentary.

The Great Texts of the Bible: Acts to Romans 1–8 is perfect for pastors and anyone else wanting expository notes on key Scripture passages. Hastings’s work is encouraging, clear, and well researched. The volume contains both a topical and a scriptural table of contents for reference.

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Key Features

  • Expository commentary on Acts to Romans 1–8
  • Readable, clear style
  • List of references and literature used throughout


  • Power for Witness
  • Whitsun Day
  • Apostolic Christianity
  • The Saving Name
  • Faithful unto Death
  • Why Persecutest Thou Me?
  • Come Over and Help Us
  • What Must I do to be Saved
  • An Unknown God
  • The Beatitude of the Giver
  • The Lash of the Law
  • Visions and Obedience
  • Not Ashamed of the Gospel
  • Justification
  • The Harvest of the Justified
  • God’s Own Love A Good Reckoning
  • The Wages and the Gift
  • Law or Love
  • The Carnal and the Spiritual
  • The Owner’s Mark
  • The Resurrection of the Body
  • The Leading of the Spirit
  • The Spirit of a Son
  • The Assurance of Sonship
  • Joint-Hexes with Christ

Product Details

  • Title: The Great Texts of the Bible: Acts to Romans 1–8
  • Editor: James Hastings
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons
  • Publication Date: 1911
  • Pages: 507

About James Hastings

James Hastings (1852–1922) was born in Scotland. A Presbyterian minister and theologian, Hastings was the editor of many biblical works, including Dictionary of the Bible, Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels, and Encyclopaedia of Religion and Ethics.