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Original Commentary on Acts: The Classic Bible Commentary Concerning the New Testament Book of Acts (Hardcover) By J. W. McGarvey
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J. W. McGarvey's superb commentary on the Acts of the Apostles is an example of New Testament analysis and discussion accomplished with expertise, scholarship and lucidity. As a scholar of the... More > Bible, McGarvey was struck by the lack of a reliable and authoritative readings of the Book of Acts. Such an important work of Christian history (Acts relates the early spread of the Christian faith through the Roman Empire and beyond) had not received an organized and sequential analysis explaining to readers. The overarching message of Acts is simply that the reason followers of Jesus Christ created an entirely new church distinct from Judaism, is that the Jewish priesthood and temple rejected his teachings and principles. The book depicts a time of rapid change; the legal distinctions of Judaism and Christianity are discussed by St. Luke, as is the apparent contradiction of the Jews rejecting a messiah who was himself born a Jew.< Less
Original Commentary on Acts: The Classic Bible Commentary Concerning the New Testament Book of Acts By J. W. McGarvey
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J. W. McGarvey's superb commentary on the Acts of the Apostles is an example of New Testament analysis and discussion accomplished with expertise, scholarship and lucidity. As a scholar of the... More > Bible, McGarvey was struck by the lack of a reliable and authoritative readings of the Book of Acts. Such an important work of Christian history (Acts relates the early spread of the Christian faith through the Roman Empire and beyond) had not received an organized and sequential analysis explaining to readers. The overarching message of Acts is simply that the reason followers of Jesus Christ created an entirely new church distinct from Judaism, is that the Jewish priesthood and temple rejected his teachings and principles. The book depicts a time of rapid change; the legal distinctions of Judaism and Christianity are discussed by St. Luke, as is the apparent contradiction of the Jews rejecting a messiah who was himself born a Jew.< Less
A Treatise on the Eldership: The Classic Guide to Effective Church Administration for Clergy and Priests Seeking to Imbue Life in the Church (Hardcover) By J. W. McGarvey
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This exceptional work by J. W. McGarvey sets out in detail church governance at the local level; how pastors administrate their congregation, and how a good church should operate. At the time this... More > book was first published in 1870, new churches were being regularly established on the frontiers of the expanding United States. Meanwhile growing populations in the established areas led to a demand for more churches. Knowing how to properly set up and maintain a church was difficult and mistakes were common; thus McGarvey authored these lectures, that readers might comprehend what the office of church eldership entails. The function of the church as a teaching authority, as an organizer of communities towards both common effort and a shared understanding, is discussed. Each chapter focuses upon a different aspect of church administration; how elders are to qualify themselves, arrange to meet, organize for events, and fulfill their duties to the community.< Less
A Treatise on the Eldership: The Classic Guide to Effective Church Administration for Clergy and Priests Seeking to Imbue Life in the Church By J. W. McGarvey
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This exceptional work by J. W. McGarvey sets out in detail church governance at the local level; how pastors administrate their congregation, and how a good church should operate. At the time this... More > book was first published in 1870, new churches were being regularly established on the frontiers of the expanding United States. Meanwhile growing populations in the established areas led to a demand for more churches. Knowing how to properly set up and maintain a church was difficult and mistakes were common; thus McGarvey authored these lectures, that readers might comprehend what the office of church eldership entails. The function of the church as a teaching authority, as an organizer of communities towards both common effort and a shared understanding, is discussed. Each chapter focuses upon a different aspect of church administration; how elders are to qualify themselves, arrange to meet, organize for events, and fulfill their duties to the community.< Less
The Fourfold Gospel Or, A Harmony of the Four Gospels (Hardcover) By J. W. McGarvey & Philip Y. Pendleton
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This spiritual classic by J. W. McGarvey and Philip Y. Pendleton arranges the gospel in chronological order, creating a flow and harmony perfect for New Testament study. This thorough commentary is... More > arranged to account for the life of Jesus Christ: we begin with his years prior to entering the ministry, continue through his time spent with John the Baptist and preaching for three passovers, and concluding with Christ's death and resurrection. The major sermons and events depicted in the Gospels receive subtitles, that the reader may follow the narrative progress and easily reference the corresponding scripture. Being as this is a classic narrative, the authors use the King James Version of the Bible. In each part, the four books of the Gospels - Matthew, Mark, Luke and John - are referenced according to the letters A, B, C and D. Variations upon the readings are contained within braces - { } - that readers may gain great insight both into the story of Christ and the context of the Biblical era.< Less
The Fourfold Gospel Or, A Harmony of the Four Gospels By J. W. McGarvey & Philip Y. Pendleton
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This spiritual classic by J. W. McGarvey and Philip Y. Pendleton arranges the gospel in chronological order, creating a flow and harmony perfect for New Testament study. This thorough commentary is... More > arranged to account for the life of Jesus Christ: we begin with his years prior to entering the ministry, continue through his time spent with John the Baptist and preaching for three passovers, and concluding with Christ's death and resurrection. The major sermons and events depicted in the Gospels receive subtitles, that the reader may follow the narrative progress and easily reference the corresponding scripture. Being as this is a classic narrative, the authors use the King James Version of the Bible. In each part, the four books of the Gospels - Matthew, Mark, Luke and John - are referenced according to the letters A, B, C and D. Variations upon the readings are contained within braces - { } - that readers may gain great insight both into the story of Christ and the context of the Biblical era.< Less

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