In the Bible Biography Series (27 vols.), John G. Butler brings various Bible characters to life while providing verse-by-verse expository studies of the Scripture. They are extensively organized and outlined in alliterated form, filled with Gospel lessons and practical applications of Scripture to everyday life, and written in easy to understand laymen's language. Unswayed by current trends and ideas in modern exegesis, Butler approaches his material with a steadfast and traditional perspective.
These books are very helpful to preachers in providing material for sermons and lessons plans. They also provide valuable instruction for the individual in his or her Bible study. Because of the organized structure of the Bible Biography Series (27 vols.), they are very adaptable to Sunday school classes and Bible study groups.
John G. Butler's Analytical Bible Expositor commentaries have been wildly popular with Logos users, and now you can enjoy the Logos edition of the Bible Biography Series (27 vols.). With the Logos Bible Software edition all Scripture passages in the Bible Biography Series (27 vols.) are tagged and appear on mouse-over. This makes these resources more powerful and easier to access than ever before for scholarly work or personal Bible study. With the advanced search features of Logos Bible Software, you can perform powerful searches by topic or Scripture reference—finding, for example, every mention of “valor,” or “Joseph.”
John Butler has produced a powerful and practical series on the lives of biblical characters. These expository books are thoroughly organized and outlined, and will help preachers and Bible teachers in preparing sermons or lessons. You will be blessed by the author's alliterative style, which stamps every message with a subtle, poetic flair.
—Dr. Stephen F. Olford, The Stephen Olford Center for Biblical Preaching, Memphis, TN
John G. Butler, longtime pastor and Bible commentator, is to be commended for his affirmation, alliteration, and application of the biblical text. He provides a treasure chest of biblical truth for the teacher and preacher of the Word of God. I gladly recommend his writings.
—Dr. Franklin L. Kirksey, Pastor, Teacher, Mentor, Writer, Author of Sound Biblical Preaching: Giving the Bible a Voice
I know of no finer collection of resources than Butler. No library is complete without these uncompromising gems of wisdom. After reading the Bible text itself, my next step is always to consult Butler. They are absolutely essential to my Bible study.
John G. Butler, originally from Iowa, has been a Baptist minister for over fifty years and a pastor for over thirty-five years with pastorates in Clinton, Iowa; Williamsburg, Ohio; Detroit, Michigan; and Chicago, Illinois. Having attended Tennessee Temple University and graduated from Cedarville University, he also authored the 27-volume Bible Biography Series, a 10-volume Study of the Savior series about Jesus Christ, and the 4-volume Butler's Daily Bible Reading set, a unique daily devotional focusing on expository Bible study. He is also a veteran of the United States Navy.