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Psalms by Gerald Henry Wilson

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Perhaps more clearly than any other part of the biblical canon, the Psalms are human words directed to God. Yet, through the Holy Spirit, these honest, sometimes brutal words return to us as the Word of God. Their agonies and exaltations reflect more than the human condition in which they were created. Within the context of the canonical Psalter, they become the source of divine guidance, challenge, confrontation, and comfort. However, it is possible to misapply them. How can we use the Psalms in a way that faithfully connects God's meaning in them and his intentions for them with our circumstances today? Drawing on over twenty years of study in the book of Psalms, Dr. Gerald H. Wilson reveals the links between the Bible and our present times. While he considers each psalm in itself, Wilson goes much further, examining whole groups of psalms and, ultimately, the entire Psalter, its purpose, and its use from the days of Hebrew temple worship onward through church history. In so doing, Wilson opens our eyes to ageless truths for our twenty-first-century lives. Most Bible commentaries take us on a one-way trip from our world to the world of the Bible. But they leave us there, assuming that we can somehow make the return journey on our own. They focus on the original meaning of the passage but don't discuss its contemporary application. The information they offer is valuable-but the job is only half done! The NIV Application Commentary Series helps bring both halves of the interpretive task together. This unique, award-winning series shows readers how to bring an ancient message into our postmodern context. It explains not only what the Bible meant but also how it speaks powerfully today.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780310206354
ISBN-10: 0310206359
Format: Hardback
(241mm x 162mm x 50mm)
Pages: 1024
Imprint: Zondervan
Publisher: Zondervan
Publish Date: 4-Oct-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Psalms by Gerald Henry Wilson Psalms, Paperback (July 2010)

Psalms, part of the Bringing the Bible to Life series, a companion to Zondervan s NIV Application Commentary, explores both the historical meaning of the biblical text and its contemporary significance. Psalms provides a journey through a selection of Psalms, sessions with discussion questions, and a closing section to respond to God s Word."

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Author Biography - Gerald Henry Wilson

Gerald H. Wilson (PhD, Yale University) was professor of Old Testament and biblical Hebrew at Azusa Pacific University. He wrote The Editing of the Hebrew Psalter and has written numerous articles for journals, encyclopedias, and reviews.

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