The Story of God and 1 John 3:11–18
This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters. (1 John 3:16)
I would imagine several sermons pivoted around this verse over the past several days celebrating Good Friday, Holy Saturday, and Resurrection Sunday. It’s also the pivot verse in a passage Constantine Campbell engages in his new 1, 2, & 3 John commentary (SGBC).
This resource offers a clear and compelling exposition of John’s epistles, as well as a guide for everyday readers in how to creatively and faithfully live out John’s lessons contextually. (Like each volume in The Story of God Bible Commentary series, Campbell explores this passage through the SGBC’s three lenses: Listen to the…
6 Major Themes in the Johannine Epistles and the Story of God
A few years ago, Zondervan Academic launched a new commentary series to explain and illuminate Scripture in light of the Bible’s grand story: The Story of God Bible Commentary. Today we’re pleased to share the next volume.
Constantine Campbell’s new commentary on 1, 2, and 3 John offers a clear and compelling exposition of the Bible, as well as a guide for everyday readers in how to creatively and faithfully live it out contextually.
This commentary examines John’s teachings with an eye to the church today—the men and women who desire a deeper relationship with God, a stronger foundation for their walk, and a clearer vision for God’s working in the world beyond their immediate circle… (19)
In a few weeks we will showcase the dynamics of Campbell’s work…
3 New Videos: Advances in the Study of Greek with Constantine Campbell
What’s new and exciting in the study of biblical Greek? Find out in these new videos featuring Constantine Campbell. To learn more, pick up a copy of Campbell’s recent book Advances in the Study of Greek: New Insights for Reading the New Testament.
A Short History of Greek Studies (Chapter 1)
Deponency and the Middle Voice (Chapter 4)
Discourse Analysis I and II (Chapters 7 & 8)
Advances in the Study of Greek offers an introduction to issues of interest in the current world of Greek scholarship. Those within Greek scholarship will welcome this book as a tool that puts students, pastors, professors, and commentators firmly in touch with what is going on in Greek studies today. Those outside Greek scholarship will warmly receive Advances…
Christianity Today’s 2014 Book Award for Biblical Studies: “Paul and Union with Christ” by Con Campbell
Paul and Union with Christ: An Exegetical and Theological Study is among several books from this year that Christianity Today hand-picked as "most likely to shape evangelical life, thought, and culture."
Craig L. Blomberg had this to say about Paul and Union with Christ:
Campbell tackles a massive topic on which no consensus has ever been reached. He covers the waterfront in terms of judicious analysis of the relevant Scriptures, and he adopts sensible, convincing, multifaceted conclusions. Yet for all its learnedness, the book is so carefully structured and clearly written that the reader marvels…