Them, Us & Me : How the Old Testament Speaks to People Today
The Old Testament is much loved by readers around the world. Yet many people struggle to understand it. For example, have you enjoyed the stories of the Old Testament but wondered about their relevance? Been baffled by the unusual Laws? Skipped books that seemed far removed from your 21st Century life? If you answered 'yes' to any of these questions, then Them, Us & Me is for you! This book offers a fresh approach to helping you read and understand the Old Testament. The first section gives you some simple keys to discover the Old Testament. It teaches you about the cultural world of ancient Israel. Yet it does not end there--it helps you to see how Jesus Christ fulfills the Old Testament and how it can be applied to your life. Armed with this strategy for reading, this book then outlines what the Old Testament is all about. This second section presents an inspiring overview of the major ideas and events of the Old Testament. This is a practical, common sense book designed to help you gain confidence in reading the Bible. It is for all people who want to better understand the significance of the Old Testament. Jacqueline Grey (PhD, Charles Sturt University) is a lecturer in Old Testament Studies at the Southern Cross College, Sydney. She is an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God in Australia and active member in her local church. Jacqui enjoys coffee with friends and fine Italian food.