The volumes in Bonar’s Light and Truth series comprise of numerous short devotional meditations on different parts of the Bible. Volume one covers the Old Testament in 84 chapters.
In the Logos edition of Light and Truth: Bible Thoughts and Themes, all Scripture references link to original language texts and English Bible translations in your digital library and display on mouseover. Logos’ advanced tools make this resource the most useful edition for sermon preparation, theological research, and historical study.
- Examines the thoughts of God as contained in the Bible
- Discusses themes from the Old Testament
Praise for the Print Edition
. . . fresh, felicitous, vivid, all aglow with scriptural light and evangelical unction. Like the Bible they explain and apply, they are ‘profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, and for instruction in righteousness.’
—The Biblical Repertory and Princeton Review
- Title: Light and Truth: Bible Thoughts and Themes, vol. 1
- Author: Horatius Bonar
- Publisher: J. Nisbet & Co.
- Publication Date: 1873
- Pages: 422
About Horatius Bonar
Horatius Bonar was born and raised in Edinburgh, Scotland, in a family with a long history of ministry in the Church of Scotland. After graduating from the University of Edinburgh in 1838 (where he studied under Dr. Thomas Chalmers), Bonar was ordained and became pastor of the North Parish, Kelso, where he remained for 28 years. He joined the Free Church of Scotland after “the Great Disruption” of 1843, and in 1853 he earned a doctor of divinity degree from the University of Aberdeen. In 1867, he took over ministry duties at Chalmers Memorial Church in Edinburgh, and in 1883 he was elected Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. A prolific author, he wrote and edited numerous books, biographies, articles, poems, tracts, and over 600 hymns. Horatius Bonar died on May 31, 1889.