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Christian Faith in the Old Testament

Christian Faith in the Old Testament The Bible of the Apostles

By Gareth Lee Cockerill
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.24 Stars

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On 5/7 Tyler Bryant wrote: It is fair to say that a majority of the modern Christian's Bible reading and knowledge comes from the New Testament. We make jokes about getting stuck in Leviticus, falling asleep in Deuteronomy, and sinking into depression in Lamentations. The language of the New Testament is more simple. We can understand ... Book Review: Christian Faith in the Old Testament by Gareth Lee Cockerill

Tyler's Rating:

5 Stars

On 4/21 Jennifer Guo wrote: I think it’s fairly accurate to say that for a large portion of lay Christians, the majority of their diet in the Word consists of the New Testament sprinkled with some Psalms and Proverbs. The Old Testament is read more rarely and seen as hard to understand and irrelevant. "We have lost the Bible ... accessible introduction to the OT that shows how each part fits into the whole of God's revelation

Jennifer's Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/2 Tom Farr wrote: What It's About: Christian Faith in the Old Testament is an overview of the Old Testament from the perspective that the Old Testament was the Bible of Jesus and the apostles. It seeks to show how the Old Testament foreshadows the New Covenant, the arrival of Jesus, and the faith of Christianity. ... Helpful Overview of the Old Testament

Tom's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/27 Catherine Dieterly wrote: Christian Faith in the Old Testament: The Bible of the Apostles by Gareth Cockerill goes through the entirety of the Old Testament to reveal the character of God, the promises He kept, and how He constantly redeemed His children. Many people claim that the Old Testament it too old and doesn't relate ... Christian Faith in the Old Testament

Catherine's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/26 books2blog wrote: Christian Faith in the Old Testament: The Bible of the Apostles by Gareth Lee Cockerill Have you ever wondered how the Old Testament applies to us today? Christian Faith in the Old Testament: The Bible of the Apostles is an intriguing and interesting look at how the Old Testament is fulfilled ... Christian Faith in the Old Testament: The Bible of the Apostles by Gareth Lee Cockerill

books2blog's Rating:

5 Stars

On 3/21 Nicole Morgan wrote: Christian Faith in the Old Testament: The Bible of the Apostles by Gareth Lee Cockerill is a good book for what it is, but how it labels itself is somewhat misleading. The publisher's blurb and back of the book description both make it seem as though this book will help understand how certain events ... Christian Faith in the Old Testament by Gareth Lee Cockerill

Nicole's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/18 Pastor Jimmy Reagan wrote: This book succeeds on every level. It accomplishes its goal of reigniting passion for the Old Testament. In reading it you get a good overview or even an Old Testament survey. Even better, you get it without the dryness that some scholars are ever handicapped to write with. As a substantial bonus, and ... Christian Faith in the Old Testament: The Bible of the Apostles–A Review

Pastor Jimmy Reagan's Rating:

5 Stars

On 3/14 Loren wrote: Ask me about the Christian faith, and I am just as likely to draw from the Old Testament as I am from the New Testament. Christ may be the cornerstone of the church, but the mortar between every brick is the Old Testament, filling in-between every word of the New. True Christ-followers are from a Judeo-Christian ... Christian Faith in the Old Testament by Gareth Cockerill

Loren's Rating:

5 Stars

On 3/13 Stephen Clark wrote: The Old Testament often gets a bad rap. The stories are said to be unbelievable, excessively harsh, or gruesome. And some consider much of the Old Testament as being nearly unreadable, Leviticus often being cited as an example, especially in the King James Version. Besides, many believe, the Old Testament ... QUICK REVIEW: The Bible of the Apostles

Stephen's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/6 Abide Radio wrote: New Testament scholar Gareth Lee Cockerill's book Christian Faith in the Old Testament: The Bible of the Apostles provides the reader with an overview of the lessons learned from the characters of the Old Testament as well as examining the patterns and shadows of new covenant salvation that appear ... Book Review: Christian Faith in the Old Testament

Abide Radio's Rating:

4 Stars