New Testament Words

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Westminster John Knox Press, Jan 1, 2000 - Religion - 301 pages

Greek is one of the richest of all languages, with an unrivaled power to express different shades of meaning. In this book, William Barclay examines many of the key words of the Greek New Testament, explaining what these words meant to the writers of the New Testament and to those who read an heard their message for the first time.

The William Barclay Library is a collection of books addressing the great issues of the Christian faith. As one of the world's most widely read interpreters of the Bible and its meaning, William Barclay devoted his life to helping people become more faithful disciples of Jesus Christ.

 

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User Review  - Jackie B Cooper - Christianbook.com

This is a scholarly yet practical work on basic Greek words of the New Testament. It is a trememdous help in sermon preparation and in preparing Sunday School lessons. I highly recommend this book for the experienced Pastor as well as for the beginner. Read full review

User Review  - Richard Cravy - Christianbook.com

I have been an regular user Barclay's New Testament Words since over 30 years. Written for the pastor and teacher, not the Greek scholar, it cuts to the heart of the meanings of the words he presents ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
11
The Greatest of the Virtues
17
The Word of an Occupied Country
30
The Disciples Word
41
The Words of the Empty Boast
47
The Steadfast Gaze
54
The Utter Shamelessness
60
The Perfect Purity
66
The Word of Authority
162
The Word of Christian Discipline
168
The Christian Service
176
The Debt and
189
The Divine Patience
196
The One Between
204
The Word of the Holy Spirit
215
The Arrival of the King
222

The Christian Hope
72
Petition to the King
85
More than Justice
94
The Good News
101
The Mercy which Wipes Out Sin
116
The Words of Impious
125
The Words
134
Acting a Part
140
The Word of Winsomeness
151
The Sin of Greed
233
Christian Gentleness
240
The True Poverty
247
The StumblingBlock in
255
The Word of Salvation
268
The Divine Compassion
276
Index of English New Testament Words with Ref
289
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William Barclay (1907-1978) is known and loved by millions worldwide as one of the greatest Christian teachers of modern times. His insights into the New Testament, combined with his vibrant writing style, have delighted and enlightened readers of all ages for over half a century. He served for most of his life as Professor of Divinity at the University of Glasgow, and wrote more than fifty books--most of which are still in print today. His most popular work, the Daily Study Bible, has been translated into over a dozen languages and has sold more than ten million copies around the world.

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