The Lord Is My Shepherd: Psalm 23 for the Life of the Church Richard S. Briggs

The Lord Is My Shepherd: Psalm 23 for the Life of the Church

Author: Richard S. Briggs
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Book Title
The Lord Is My Shepherd: Psalm 23 for the Life of the Church
Author
Richard S. Briggs
ISBN
9781540961853
Academy of Parish Clergy 2022 Top Five Reference BookThere are few biblical texts more familiar to Christians than Psalm 23: "The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want . . ." It is one of the Bible's most popular passages, retaining a special place in ministry and giving hope to the burdened.Internationally recognized Old Testament scholar Richard Briggs helps readers understand the power and vision of Psalm 23. He offers a close word-by-word and phrase-by-phrase reading of this classic and beloved text, showing how it can speak afresh to the life of the church today. Briggs explores the reception of Psalm 23 down through the ages, covers background issues, and examines the ways the psalm addresses practical issues such as stress, death, enemies, and hope. The book helps reconnect the Christian church to the Old Testament, making it perfect for sermon preparation and small group study.The Touchstone Texts series addresses key Bible passages, making high-quality biblical scholarship accessible to the church. The series editor is Stephen B. Chapman, Duke Divinity School.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Richard S. BriggsPublisher: Baker AcademicPublished: 10/26/2021ISBN: 9781540961853Pages: 224Weight: 0.84lbsSize: 8.82h x 5.80w x 0.83d
Academy of Parish Clergy 2022 Top Five Reference Book

There are few biblical texts more familiar to Christians than Psalm 23: "The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want . . ." It is one of the Bible's most popular passages, retaining a special place in ministry and giving hope to the burdened.

Internationally recognized Old Testament scholar Richard Briggs helps readers understand the power and vision of Psalm 23. He offers a close word-by-word and phrase-by-phrase reading of this classic and beloved text, showing how it can speak afresh to the life of the church today. Briggs explores the reception of Psalm 23 down through the ages, covers background issues, and examines the ways the psalm addresses practical issues such as stress, death, enemies, and hope. The book helps reconnect the Christian church to the Old Testament, making it perfect for sermon preparation and small group study.

The Touchstone Texts series addresses key Bible passages, making high-quality biblical scholarship accessible to the church. The series editor is Stephen B. Chapman, Duke Divinity School.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Richard S. Briggs
Publisher: Baker Academic
Published: 10/26/2021
ISBN: 9781540961853
Pages: 224
Weight: 0.84lbs
Size: 8.82h x 5.80w x 0.83d
Academy of Parish Clergy 2022 Top Five Reference Book

There are few biblical texts more familiar to Christians than Psalm 23: "The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want . . ." It is one of the Bible's most popular passages, retaining a special place in ministry and giving hope to the burdened.

Internationally recognized Old Testament scholar Richard Briggs helps readers understand the power and vision of Psalm 23. He offers a close word-by-word and phrase-by-phrase reading of this classic and beloved text, showing how it can speak afresh to the life of the church today. Briggs explores the reception of Psalm 23 down through the ages, covers background issues, and examines the ways the psalm addresses practical issues such as stress, death, enemies, and hope. The book helps reconnect the Christian church to the Old Testament, making it perfect for sermon preparation and small group study.

The Touchstone Texts series addresses key Bible passages, making high-quality biblical scholarship accessible to the church. The series editor is Stephen B. Chapman, Duke Divinity School.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Richard S. Briggs
Publisher: Baker Academic
Published: 10/26/2021
ISBN: 9781540961853
Pages: 224
Weight: 0.84lbs
Size: 8.82h x 5.80w x 0.83d