This series affirms that the Bible is a Christ-centered book, containing a unifed redemptive history of which Jesus is the hero. We purpose to exalt Jesus from every book of the Bible. In doing this, we are not commending wild allegory or fanicful typology. We must be constrained to the meaning intended by the divind Author Himself, the Holy Spirit of God. However, we also believe that the Bible has a Messianic focus, and the authors in this series will exalt Christ from all of their texts." - Series Editors
About the Series
Edited by David Platt, Daniel L. Akin, and Tony Merida, this new commentary series, projected to be 48 volumes, takes a Christ-centered approach to expositing each book of the Bible.
Rather than a verse-by-verse approach, the authors have crafted chapters that explain and apply key passages in their assigned Bible books. Readers will learn to see Christ in all aspects of Scripture, and they will be encouraged by the devotional nature of each exposition.
It's presented as sermons, divided into chapters that conclude with a "Reflect & Discuss" section, making it ideal for small group study, personal devotion and sermon preparation. It's not academic. Our aim is to present an easy reading, practical and friendly commentary.
About the Author:
Daniel L. Akin is the president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina. He holds a Ph.D. in Humanities from the University of Texas at Arlington and is the author or editor of numerous books and Bible commentaries including Theology for the Church and the New American Commentary on 1, 2, and 3 John.
Danny Akin writes with the pen of a scholar and the heart of an evangelist. The message of the Revlation is greatly needed and there is no one more qualified to explain the prophetic Scriptures that Dr. Akin. I highly recommend it.
Revelation is not easy to understand, but Dr. Akin has succeeded in writing a commentary that is a great gift to pastors and leaders in the church. With precise exposition, clear points of application, and thoughtful questions, this book is both theologically driven and accessible. I cannot recommend this book enough!