Journey into the context of Scripture, and see how it was originally read. The Bible in Its Ancient Context acts as your expert tour guide, providing historical insight on the people and events portrayed in the Bible. Each one of these hand-curated articles, originally published in Bible Study Magazine, will help you see God working in specific moments and on a grand scale to bring people to himself. And you’ll discover the Bible’s relevance for us today.
John D. Barry is the CEO and Founder of Jesus' Economy, a non-profit dedicated to creating jobs and churches in the developing world. He also serves as a missionary with Resurrect Church Movement, the domestic division of Jesus' Economy dedicated to equipping U.S. churches to alleviate poverty and plant churches. John is the general editor of Faithlife Study Bible and Lexham Bible Dictionary. He has authored or edited over 30 books, including The Resurrected Servant in Isaiah, Cutting Ties with Darkness, and the daily devotional Connect the Testaments. John formerly served as founding publisher of Lexham Press and is the former editor-in-chief of Bible Study Magazine. John speaks internationally on engaging the Bible, poverty, and spreading the gospel.