Philippians

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Crossway Books, 1994 - Religion - 144 pages
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For hundreds of years Christendom has been blessed with Bible commentaries written by great men of God highly respected for their godly walk and their insight into spiritual truth. The Crossway Classic Commentaries present the very best work on individual Bible books, carefully adapted for maximum understanding and usefulness for today's believers.

Many Christians consider the apostle Paul's letter to the Philippians a special treasure. Its grand themes of spiritual joy and vitality, the self-humbling Savior who gave his life for us, the good news of a salvation that is superior to the boastings of the flesh--these and other gems still nurture followers of Jesus Christ today.

This classic commentary will deeply encourage all who long to draw closer to God.

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About the author (1994)

J. B. LIGHTFOOT (1828–1889) was an outstanding British New Testament scholar. He worked with F. J. A. Hort and B. F. Westcott at Cambridge University to produce a New Testament commentary based on a reliable Greek text. His work in demonstrating the first-century origin of the New Testament books helped demolish the Tübingen school of biblical criticism. Along with his Philippians, his commentaries on Galatians and Colossians/Philemon are still considered landmarks of biblical study and exposition.

ALISTER MCGRATH is Professor of Historical Theology at Oxford University and Principal of Wycliffe Hall, Oxford. He is also a noted author and co-editor of Crossway's Classic Commentary Series.

J. I. Packer (DPhil, Oxford University) serves as the Board of Governors' Professor of Theology at Regent College. He is the author of numerous books, including the classic best-seller Knowing God. Packer served as general editor for the English Standard Version Bible and as theological editor for the ESV Study Bible.

ALISTER MCGRATH is Professor of Historical Theology at Oxford University and Principal of Wycliffe Hall, Oxford. He is also a noted author and co-editor of Crossway's Classic Commentary Series.

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