Menu

From the Bible Background section

Notice: This site is no longer being updated. It will continue to be available as an archive, at least until the end of March 2019. If you rely on it for review links, please adjust them before then.

The project has disseminated reviews and other information about Christian books since the start of the Millennium. We regret that it is no longer possible to sustain it.

Philippians - Rejoicing and Thanksgiving

Focus on the Bible

by David Chapman

Jacket

Paperback
Price: £9.99
Publisher:Christian Focus Publications
Published:2012
ISBN:978-1-845-50687-2
Review:
This book will be welcomed by the serious Bible student. Written from a conservative evangelical position, this is a verse by verse commentary that seeks to get to the bottom of what Paul was saying to the 1st century church at Philippi. He compares scripture with scriptures. He explores the meaning of key Greek words. He covers more technical aspects in extensive footnotes.
However this is no dry theological tome. Written in an engaging and readable style, Mr Chapman‘s thoughts breath a love for the Lord and his word. He regularly stops to apply the text to our lives today. He provides the occasional illustration. At the end of each chapter there are thought provoking questions for both personal reflection and group study.
The preacher will find this book of great help in preparing for Bible studies. Those who love to delve into God’s word will not be disappointed.
The Focus on the Bible series of commentaries aims to be ‘readable, reliable and relevant.’ This book certainly achieves all three aims.


Listen to this review

Reviewer: Alan Hill   (24/08/12)
Aslan Christian Books
Scripture Union
CLC Christian Bookshops
Ritchie Christian Media
Church House Bookshop
Gospel for Asia UK
The Third Target - Joel Rosenberg
Together Magazine
Candle Books