By Warren W. Wiersbe
God's humans have been by no means intended to mixture in. in its place, we are referred to as to stick out from the gang, and develop into a beacon of desire. yet not anything dims our gentle greater than conformity, whilst voices that after proclaimed fact start to quietly yield to a loud international. in line with the books of two Kings and a pair of Chronicles, this research deals an eye-opening examine the excessive cost of conformity, and stocks how we will remain unique from our environment.
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But God does not abandon His people; He only disciplines them for a season. The book of 2 Chronicles was most likely written and read to the Israelites during their captivity in Babylon. It speaks of God’s faithfulness to forgive and restore: “If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land” (2 Chron. 7:14 NIV). At the end of the seventy years of captivity, that’s exactly what God does: He brings the Israelites back to the Promised Land as a united people once again.
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Wiersbe’s commentaries have been a source of guidance and strength to me over the many years that I have been a pastor. His unique style is not overly academic, but theologically sound. He explains the deep truths of Scripture in a way that everyone can understand and apply. Whether you’re a Bible scholar or a brand-new believer in Christ, you will benefit, as I have, from Warren’s insights. With your Bible in one hand and Dr. Wiersbe’s commentary in the other, you will be able to accurately unpack the deep truths of God’s Word and learn how to apply them to your life.