|Title||:||The Message of Esther|
|Number of Pages||:||144|
The Message of Esther Reviews
The Bible Speaks Today series by IVP continues its high standard of excellence in this fine volume on Esther by David G. Firth. Firth is emerging as a preeminent commentator on the historical books of the OT. He writes with quality, consistency, and a conservative outlook that pastors or teachers will love and scholars will respect.The Introduction is short, but succinct in getting you going on studying Esther. He explains the options out there on genre for the Book of Esther and he concludes it [...]
"Pastoral and Practical". These are the words you will be thinking when you finish "The Message of Esther" by David G. Firth, as it is one of the most well exit books on Esther that I have had the privilege of reading. This book is parts of the ever-growing series called "The Bible Speaks Today", produced by IVP Academic. "The Bible Speaks Today" is a thoroughly Evangelical series which serves as an introduction as well as practicality explaining the Book of Esther through a thoroughly Evangel [...]
This commentary was a great joy to work through and provided a lot of helpful insight into the text. It is a great devotional resource especially. I used this in conjunction with the NIV Application Commentary and the Tyndale OT Commentary, among others. I felt that between the three of them, I got a lot of useful insight and didn't feel that I was left with unanswered questions. It is also interesting to note that David Firth is the General Editor of the Tyndale Commentary on Esther that was au [...]
Added to my library!