b'HOMILETICSsight, providing many ways to creatively express the principal thought in a biblical passage.Based on the Big Idea preaching model, Kerux enhances the readers ability to deliver a message that is biblical, cohesive, and dynamic.ZephaniahMalachi unfolds the messages of the final four minor prophets, including the key themes of repentance, the temple, the day of the Lord, and a coming kingdom in which Messiah will reign and bring cleansing and restoration. Smith and Sprankle aid the preacher in bringing these books to life for modern congregations and helping contemporary follow-ers of Christ apply their timeless principles.For more information on the series, visit KeruxCommentaries.com.GaryV.Smith(PhD,DropsieCollegefor Hebrew and Cognate Languages) is professor of Christian studies at Union University. His other publications include Interpreting the Pro-phetic Books.Timothy D. Sprankle (MDiv, Grace Seminary) isseniorpastoratLeesburgGraceBrethren Church in Northern Indiana. His other publica-tions include the Kerux Commentary Philippians.ZEPHANIAHMALACHIA Commentary for Biblical Preaching and TeachingGARY V. SMITH AND TIMOTHY D. SPRANKLEKerux Commentariessee page 34 for full series978-0-8254-2573-8$32.99WHardcover7.25 x 9.5384 pages KREGELBiblical Commentary / Old Testament / Prophets A C A D E M I COctober 2020A commentary that opens even the less familiar biblical books to focused, relevant preachingKerux Commentaries enable pastors and teachers to under-stand and effectively present the main message in a biblical text. Each volume in the series uniquely combines the insights of an experienced Bible exegete (trained in interpretation) and a homiletician (trained in preaching). These two authors work together to explain the essential message for the original lis-teners or readers, unpack its timeless truth, and then provide a contemporary restatement and communication insights for the key biblical concept. Every book is a resource designed and written with the real needs of the pastor and teacher always in 22kregel.com/academic'