Winks from Scripture: Understanding God's Subtle Work Among Us (Paperback)

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Winks from Scripture: Understanding God's Subtle Work Among Us (Paperback)

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Where's God when times are hard? He's winking to let us know He's with us

Life is mysterious and cryptic. It defies explanation, especially in times of suffering and distress. We wonder, Where is God in all of this?

He's with us--and the Scriptures wink to show us His redemptive activity unfolding in our lives.

In Winks from Scripture, Chris Palmer takes you through familiar New Testament stories and points out unfamiliar features that have the effect of a punchline. When the Scriptures wink, you'll be surprised, delighted, and challenged not to give up hope.

"Biblical stories are loaded with mystery," Chris says. "That mystery keeps us asking questions about the story's details. In doing so, little ironies and nuances emerge that we hadn't seen before. This is God winking at us, letting us know He's there, guiding our lives."

In Winks from Scripture, you will:
- Come to embrace mystery
- Learn how to appreciate uncertainty and integrate it into a vibrant life of faith
- Discover how God triumphs over suffering
- Observe how the New Testament writers understood the Old Testament through Jesus
- Renew your hope in God's beautiful plan of creation and redemption

Guided by careful scholarship and heartfelt, pastoral reflection, these thirty studies offer a fresh perspective to the most difficult questions of the Christian faith, certain to bring comfort to your soul.
The Rev. Chris Palmer is a pastor, missionary, theology professor, and Koine Greek scholar who makes God's Word come alive in a unique way. He is also host of the popular podcast Greek for the Week. Chris has traveled to more than forty nations and has helped many congregations grow, flourish, and expand. His desire for missions is to train and educate pastors, encourage congregations, support the vision of the local church, and show the love of God to the culture. He has worked successfully with both traditional churches and the underground, persecuted church. A member of the teaching faculty at Moody Bible Institute, Chris is also dean of Theos U and Theos Seminary. His Ph.D. studies are in the book of Revelation at the University of Wales, Bangor. Chris is the author of several books, including Greek Word Study: 90 Ancient Words That Unlock Scripture; Letters from Jesus: Studies from the Seven Churches of Revelation; and Strange Scriptures: Deciphering 52 Weird, Bizarre, and Curious Verses from the New Testament. His articles have been published by Charisma, CBN, Crosswalk, The Christian Post, and more.You may find Chris online at: twitter.com/chrispalmer www.instagram.com/chrispalmer www.facebook.com/greekfortheweek www.chrispalmer.me
Product Details ISBN: 9781641238465
ISBN-10: 1641238461
Publisher: Whitaker House
Publication Date: July 19th, 2022
Pages: 224
Language: English