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Tyndale Biblical Reference Collection (12 vols.)
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Overview

Whether you are preparing a sermon, teaching a Sunday school class, leading a small group, or are hoping to expand your own personal knowledge of the Bible, the Tyndale Biblical Reference Collection (12 Vols.) is the perfect tool to assist you. Multiple volumes of outstanding sermon illustrations make this an integral part of any minister’s library. Witty and wise quotes equip the public speaker in ministry to deliver the Word in a memorable and powerful way. And facts about biblical people, biblical events, and godly Christians throughout the ages contextualize the Bible for all.

Many of Tyndale Biblical Reference Collection’s twelve volumes are topically indexed. What’s more, this collection lays out a firm foundation of biblical facts and principles in an engaging manner. The Logos edition combines these benefits with lightning-fast search capabilities, providing ease of use, accessibility, and scriptural truth to all who read these essential books.

Key Features

  • Contains Sermon illustrations, biblical facts, quotes, and more
  • Aids sermon preparation or personal Bible study

Individual Titles

Phillips’ Book of Great Thoughts and Funny Sayings

  • Author: Bob Phillips
  • Publisher: Tyndale
  • Publication Date: 1993
  • Pages: 368

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

From Bible quotes and Christian teachings to the words of renowned historical figures, this collection of over 3,800 entries offers wit, wisdom, and an emphasis on practical living.

Bob Phillips is a licensed marriage, family, and child counselor and a master quotation collector. He is the author of 40 books, with total sales of more than 6 million copies. Bob is also director-at-large of Hume Lake Christian Camps in California.

The Complete Book of Bible Basics

  • Author: Mark D. Taylor
  • Publisher: Tyndale
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Pages: 400

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

This volume contains all the names, phrases, events, stories, and terms from the Bible and church history that every Christian should be familiar with.

Mark D. Taylor has been president and CEO of Tyndale House Publishers since 1984. He has been involved in publishing most of his life, since his parents started the company when he was 11 years old. Mark served as chief stylist and director of the Bible Translation Committee for the New Living Translation. His father, Kenneth N. Taylor, paraphrased The Living Bible. He and his wife, Carol, have five grown children, two of whom work at Tyndale House.

The Complete Book of Bible Secrets and Mysteries

  • Author: J. Stephen Lang
  • Publisher: Tyndale
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Pages: 336

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

This volume is an excellent resource for any home library or for pastors and lay leaders to use for sermon preparation, small group, and Sunday school. In The Complete Book of Bible Secrets and Mysteries, J. Stephen Lang deciphers puzzling Bible mysteries such as, “Who is the Antichrist?” and “What does the Bible say about ghosts?”

J. Stephen Lang is a best-selling author whose other titles include The Ultimate Book of Bible Trivia, The Complete Book of Bible Promises, The Big Book of American Trivia, and The Complete Book of Confederate Trivia. He lives in Seminole, Florida.

The Complete Book of Christian Heroes

  • Authors: Dave Jackson and Neta Jackson
  • Publisher: Tyndale
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Pages: 464

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

In The Complete Book of Christian Heroes, discover the remarkable stories of those who have suffered for the cause of Christ throughout history. This volume includes more than 200 accounts of people of faith, such as Mother Teresa and Martin Luther.

Dave Jackson and Neta Jackson are best known for their co-authorship of The Complete Book of Christian Heroes.

The Complete Book of When and Where: In the Bible and Throughout History

  • Authors: E. Michael Rusten and Sharon O. Rusten
  • Publisher: Tyndale
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Pages: 560

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

The Complete Book of When and Where tells intriguing accounts of 1,001 events in Christian history and their significance. A comprehensive timeline is included for visual aid. Straightforward and engaging, this volume is highly accessible to all.

Mike and Sharon Rusten are not only marriage and business partners; they also share a love for history. Mike studied at Princeton (BA), the University of Minnesota (MA), Westminster Theological Seminary (MDiv), Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (ThM), and New York University (PhD). Sharon studied at Beaver College, Lake Forest College, and the University of Minnesota (BA), and together with Mike has attended the American Institute of Holy Land Studies (now Jerusalem University College). The Rustens have two grown children and live in Minnetonka, Minnesota.

The Complete Book of Who’s Who in the Bible

  • Authors: Philip W. Comfort and Walter A. Elwell
  • Publisher: Tyndale
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Pages: 640

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

The Complete Book of Who’s Who provides readers with a complete listing of people in the Bible with descriptions of their lives and accomplishments. Reading this volume is a great way to begin to familiarize oneself with biblical people.

Philip W. Comfor, PhD, has studied English literature, Greek, and New Testament at the Ohio State University and the University of South Africa. He has taught these classes at a number of colleges, including Wheaton College, Trinity Episcopal Seminary, Columbia International University, and Coastal Carolina University. He is currently senior editor of Bible reference at Tyndale and served as New Testament editor for the New Living Translation. He has contributed a number of books to the Tyndale collection, both as author and editor.

Walter A. Elwell has been professor of Bible and theology at Wheaton College since 1975. He did graduate work in New Testament and early Christian history at Tubington University in Germany and the University of Chicago. His doctoral work was done at New College, University of Edinburgh, Scotland. Dr. Elwell’s major research interest is the study of the Gospels.

The Complete Book of Zingers: Over 5,000 Perfect One-Liners

  • Author: Croft M. Pentz
  • Publisher: Tyndale
  • Publication Date: 1990
  • Pages: 384

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

The Complete Book of Zingers is a collection of amusing one-sentence sermons, proverbs, adages, illustrations, dictums, and truisms. Brimming with outstanding quotes, this resource is a fantastic tool for sermon illustrations or for simply adding humor to your day-to-day life.

Croft M. Pentz is author of many books, including Outlines on Bible Characters, Sermon Outlines from Acts, and Outlines on the Parables of Jesus.

The Handbook of Bible Application

  • Author: Neil Wilson
  • Publisher: Tyndale
  • Publication Date: 1992
  • Pages: 688

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

The Handbook of Bible Application arranges application materials from the Life Application Study Bible and the Life Application Bible Commentary series into easy-to-find topics. This gives the user a clear understanding of the relevance of Bible readings. Alphabetically listed, over 450 topics are discussed in light of scriptural truth.

Neil Wilson is perhaps best known for his work on The Handbook of Bible Application.

More Perfect Illustrations

  • Authors: Craig Brian Larson and Drew Zahn
  • Publisher: Tyndale
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Pages: 400

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

This handy resource, second in the Perfect Illustrations series, contains 300 more anecdotes and illustrations to help pastors, writers, teachers, and other Christian communicators add sparkle and clarity to sermons, speeches, and lectures. Organized by topic, each entry includes Scripture references, cross-references to related topics, an anecdote or illustration, and its source.

Craig Brian Larson is author of several books, including 750 Engaging Illustrations for Preachers, Teachers, and Writers and 1001 Illustrations That Connect.

Perfect Illustrations: For Every Topic and Discussion

  • Author: Preaching Today, Inc.
  • Publisher: Tyndale
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Pages: 384

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

Good communicators are always on the lookout for fresh, relevant anecdotes and examples to drive home the point of their words. This handy reference contains 300 anecdotes and illustrations for pastors, writers, teachers, and other Christian communicators on a variety of topics. Each entry includes Scripture references, cross-references to related topics, an anecdote or illustration, and a citation of its source.

Phillips’ Treasury of Humorous Quotations

  • Author: Bob Phillips
  • Publisher: Tyndale
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Pages: 288

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

Phillips’ Treasury of Humorous Quotations is a catalog of more than 1,700 famous (and not so famous) sayings on life. This book is designed to be a ready reference for seminar and sermon preparation, and it’s just plain entertaining. Inside you’ll find entirely new material. Phillips draws from a variety of resources throughout history that are sure to give writers, educators, ministers, and public speakers the perfect quote for their speech or paper.

Wise Words and Quotes

  • Author: Vern McLellan
  • Publisher: Tyndale
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Pages: 304

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

Wise Words and Quotes presents classic sayings that encourage, inspire, and entertain. This is a fantastic resource for sermon preparation, encouragement, and inspiration.

Vern McLellan’s broad experience as an author, speaker, associate pastor, broadcaster, and musician, combined with a zest for life, produced this colorful collection of wacky and witty quotes, useful for every occasion.

Product Details

  • Title: Tyndale Biblical Reference Collection
  • Publisher: Tyndale
  • Volumes: 12
  • Pages: 5,216