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Wednesday Giveaway - The NIV Application Commentary, I and II Kings

Categories Old Testament

NIVAC KingsSpeaking of I and II Kings, for this week’s giveaway we are turning to the backlist and offering two copies of August H. Konkel’s contribution on Kings in The NIV Application Commentary

Not simply a chronology of the rulers of Israel – from the inauguration of Solomon’s reign, to division of the kingdom following his death, and Israel’s and Judah’s ensuing kings, conflicts, captivities, and decline - the books of the Kings actually were part of a collection known as the Former Prophets, and their true story and underlying theme center on such striking personalities as Nathan, Elijah, Elisha, and other divinely appointed spokesmen. 

In the Kings volume of the acclaimed NIVAC series, Konkel connects this ancient and captivating narrative with our contemporary context, helping us grasp the meaning and significance of 1 and 2 Kings and take to heart their message for us today.

Studied yet eminently practical, Konkel’s commentary explains the text for pastors, teachers, and personal study, while always reminding us that we must hear (and live out) the message of the text for our own time and place.

To enter this week’s giveaway, comment below with your answer to this question: Could our calling these books “Kings” make it easy to miss the ways it also speaks of the prophets? 

Also, a bonus entry is available if you comment a second time letting us know that you shared a link to this giveaway on Facebook, Twitter, or your blog.


*If you are reading this via Facebook, email, or RSS, please visit the blog to enter. Two winners will be determined by Random Integer Generator. Giveaway ends Thursday at midnight*

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