Following the pattern set in Willimington's Complete Guide to Bible Knowledge: Old Testament People, Dr. Willimington now gives us chronological and statistical summaries of every significant person mentioned in the New Testament. You will find here a quick reference to all the details of their lives - where they were born, what they did, and where these events are found in Scriptures.
For more important characters, a theological summary is given, showing the issues raised by their lives, their teaching, and their Old Testament references. Serious Bible students everywhere will profit from this exhaustive yet simple-to-use reference work prepared by one of America's favorite Bible teachers, pastors, and Christian workers.
Exciting features included in this book:
An alphabetical list of every significant person mentioned in the New Testament.
- A CHRONOLOGICAL SUMMARY
Every mention of the name with Scripture reference and a summary of the significance of the event.
- A THEOLOGICAL SUMMARY
For the more important people, the theological issues raised by their lives, their teachings, and the Old Testament references to them.
- A STATISTICAL SUMMARY
- Wife or husband
- Sons and daughters
- Brothers and sisters
- Significant ancestors
- First mention of his or her name
- Final mention of his or her name
- Meaning of his or her name
- Frequency of his or her name
- Biblical books mentioning him or her
- Place of birth
- Circumstance of death
- Important fact about his or her life
- Special details about major New Testament characters:
Christ, Peter, Paul, John the Baptist, the Twelve
A list and summaries of all the New Testament characters not specifically mentioned by name, but by title or act.
This book is a must for serious Bible students who need quick and concise answers about New Testament People.
About the Author
Dr. Harold L. Willmington attended Dallas Theological Seminary and Ashland Theological Seminary. He is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute, Culver-Stockton College, and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He served as a pastor for 17 years before going to Liberty University in 1972. He is the founder and dean of Willmington School of the Bible at Liberty University and of Liberty Home Bible Institute in Lynchburg, Virginia. Dr. Willmington also served as a visiting professor at the American Institute of Holy Land Studies in Jerusalem. He is the author of more than 15 books, including The King Is Coming and Willmington’s Bible Handbook.