Light for our Path, Book Two

Light for our Path, Book Two

by Jeremy Davies

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Overview

Written by Anglican lay reader and former CMS mission partner, Jeremy Davies and former Carlile College Lecturer, the Rev. Kwasi Amoafo, Light for our Path is intended to help preachers preach in a way that is faithful to scripture, follows the church calendar, and relates to the everyday lives of African congregations.
This is the second book in a series of three covering the Bible readings in the three-year cycle of the Revised Common Lectionary. The second volume provides preaching notes and worship suggestions for every Sunday in 2018 (Year B of the lectionary up to Advent, and Year C for Advent and Christmas). It is therefore suitable for use in 2021 and every three years thereafter, when the same readings recur.
Seven additional services are also covered: New Year's Day, Epiphany, Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Ascension Day, and Christmas Day.
A consolidated index of the scripture passages covered in all three volumes enables them to be used by any reader of the Bible in the same way as a commentary.
Light for our Path is particularly helpful for those in rural areas of Africa who do not have access to commentaries or even a study Bible. The preaching notes provide in simple English the sort of useful information a preacher might obtain from a commentary, Bible dictionary, or study Bible, including background information to set the reading in its context, and a simple exegesis of the passages. The notes suggest applications of the passages to African situations. Each week worship suggestions help worship leaders take up the themes of the readings in other parts of worship.
In his foreword, Professor Joseph Galgalo, vice-chancellor of St. Paul's University, Limuru, Kenya, describes Light for our Path as "a truly valuable offering to the church." He continues:
"The notes are simple in their presentation but genuinely profound in terms of theological and exegetical scope...This is a resource that any serious preacher, not only those struggling to access Bible Study resources, should aspire to have."

Product Details

BN ID: 2940157999360
Publisher: Forward Movement
Publication date: 03/09/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 384
File size: 901 KB

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