Book Review: Exalting Jesus in 1 & 2 Samuel

exalting-jesusExalting Jesus in 1 & 2 Samuel (Christ-Centered Exposition) by Heath Thomas and J.D. Greear is an excellent addition to the superb Bible commentary series. The authors carry on the tradition of the series of down-to-earth exposition with easy to grasp applications while holding faithful to the authority of Scripture. The authors continually point to Christ as the overarching focus of the Old Testament books without a feeling of Jesus being shoe-horned into the text or applications.

Exalting Jesus in 1 & 2 Samuel doesn’t shy away from difficult passages nor the sections of the Scriptures that make modern ears burn and stomachs churn a bit.  The book doesn’t shy away from the faults of any of the people in 1 & 2 Samuel and consistently points to Jesus as the ultimate King of Israel and of people everywhere.

Disclosure: I received this book free from B& H Publishing Group through the B&H/Lifeway Bloggers program. The opinions I have expressed are my own, and I was not required to write a positive review. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255 http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr/waisidx_03/16cfr255_03.html.

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