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John Adams Hebrew Studies Collection (3 vols.)


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According to John Adams, an early twentieth-century Scottish scholar, sermon helps are provided in Scripture with the study of language accents.. The John Adams Hebrew Studies Collection (3 Vols.) introduces the reader to accents and demonstrates how to make the most of them in sermon and Bible teaching preparation. Adams shows how a familiarity with accents is essential to understanding context of Scripture passages, thus making more meaning for one’s audience. This collection also provides two of Adam’s works on certain Biblical texts, Zechariah and the Lenten Psalms. 

In these works, Adams’s clear and readable skill in illuminating the Scripture is seen, and will be of infinite value to any pastor or teacher of the Bible. John Adams Hebrew Studies Collection (3 Vols.) is perfect for any student of the Bible, giving insight into the construction of Scripture. The Logos edition of these works is essential along with your other Hebrew study resources, and are easily searchable for study and sermon preparation.

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Key Features

  • Introduction to the use of accents in Scripture
  • Exposition on the prophet Zechariah and the Lenten Psalms
  • Includes table of contents and appendixes to guide study

Product Details

  • Title: John Adams Hebrew Studies Collection
  • Author: John Adams
  • Publisher: T&T Clark/Charles Scribner’s Sons
  • Volumes: 3
  • Pages: 521

Individual Titles

Sermons in Accents; or, Studies in the Hebrew Text

  • Publisher: T&T Clark
  • Publication Date: 1906
  • Pages: 215

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

In this work, Adams argues for the use of studies of accents in sermon preparation and Bible teaching. He provides an introduction to how accents work in Scripture, and then describes the various kinds used throughout the Bible. He maintains that knowing the original wording and style illuminates overall meaning of the text, guiding the preacher and Bible teacher in creating sermons and lesson plans. This is an invaluable introduction and overview to Scriptural accents, perfect for students, pastors, and teachers.

A study of the Hebrew accents with a view to the elucidation of the meanings of the Hebrew and consequent helps to sermon-making.

The Congregationalist and Christian World, Vol 92, 1907

The Man Among the Myrtles: A Study in Zechariah’s Visions

  • Series: Short Course
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons
  • Publication Date: 1913
  • Pages: 163

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Adams brings to life the prophet Zechariah, making his works and visions accessible to pastors, teachers, and laity. Adams focuses on Hebrew grammar and writing styles, bringing valuable context to the life of this prophet. He explains chapter by chapter, giving a full spectrum of information such as background, relation to other prophets, and cultural ramifications of the prophecies of Zechariah.

Table of Contents

  • The Prophet Zachariah
  • The Man Among the Myrtles
  • The Dishorning of the Nations
  • The Man with the Measuring Line
  • The Purification of the Church
  • The Upbuilding of the Community
  • The Cleansing of the Land
  • The Justification of Providence

The Lenten Psalms

  • Series: Short Course
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons
  • Publication Date: 1912
  • Pages: 143

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

In this exposition on a collection of Psalms, Adams provides valuable insight and ideas for pastors and teachers. These Psalms are traditionally known as the Penitential Psalms, and given special attention during the season of Lent throughout the church. St. Augustine requested these particular Psalms while on his deathbed. Adams focuses on specific topics for each Psalm beneficial for teachers and clergy in preparing sermons and lessons, such as chastisement, repentance, prayer, and the effects of sin.

Table of Contents

  • Psalm VI—The Chastisement of Love
  • Psalm XXXII—The Bitterness of Sin
  • Psalm XXXVIII—The Divine Arrows
  • Psalm LI—An Ideal Prayer
  • Psalm CII—The Divine Memorial
  • Psalm CXXX—De Profundis
  • Psalm CXLIII—A Penitent’s Anthology
The author shows considerable skill in seizing salient points in these Psalms to to mark homiletic divisions.

Union Seminary Magazine, Vol 24, 1913

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About John Adams

John Adams was B.D. of Inverkeilor, Scotland, and an early twentieth-century biblical scholar. He wrote or edited many books, including The Suffering of the Best; Or Service and Sacrifice, The Mosaic Tabernacle, and Israel’s Ideal.


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