b'BIBLICAL STUDIESNUMBERSA Commentary for Biblical Preaching and TeachingKERUX COMMENTARIESJOEL BARKER & STEVEN D. WESTEnables pastors and teachers to deliver biblical, cohesive, and dynamic messages.In Numbers, Joel Barker and Steven West illuminate the enduring importanceofthisnotoriouslydifficulttextforpreachers.Gods commitment to both his people and his promises claims center stage in understanding this Old Testament record of the covenant people. Through the lens of an ancient time and faraway culture, Numbers emphasizesGodsoverwhelmingholinessandtheproperhuman responses of worship and trust. Barker and West guide expositors in shepherding their congregations through the book of Numbers and its themes of worship; disobedience and grumbling; judgment and restoration; anticipation of promises; and even leadership, all of which relate to Gods people today.Joel Barker (PhD, McMaster Divinity College) is Associate Professor of Biblical Studies at Heritage College and Seminary in Cambridge, Ontario. He is the author of Joel in the Zondervan Exegetical Com-mentary of the Old Testament series.Steven D. West (PhD, North-West University) is Provost and Profes-sor at Heritage College and Seminary in Cambridge, Ontario, and the Lead Pastor of Madoc Baptist Church. Steve has preached, lectured, and taught in North and South America, Africa, Asia, and Europe. He has also authored or contributed to several books, including A Con-temporary Handbook for Weddings & Funerals and Other Occasions, rev. ed., and the monograph Resurrection, Scripture, and Reformed Apologetics in the McMaster Theological series.978-0-8254-5852-1$37.99Hardcover7.5 x 9.25480 pagesReligion / Biblical Commentary /Old Testament / PentateuchKregel MinistryRights: WorldAvailable18kregel.com/academic'