b'1 & 2 KingsA Commentary for Biblical Preaching and TeachingDavid B. Schreiner and Lee CompsonKERUX COMMENTARIESKerux Commentaries enables pastors and teachers to understand and effectively present the main message in a biblical textE ach Kerux volume enhances the readers ability to deliver a message that is biblical, cohesive, and dynamic.HereSchreinerandCompsondiscussreadingandteach-ingfromOldTestamenthistoricalbooks,includinghowOld Testament history relates to drastically different communities. In the case of 1 and 2 Kings, the historical players in Israels divided monarchy are distinct from the Babylonian exiles for whom the text was compiled and even further removed from present-day readers. The biblical author of 1 and 2 Kings clearly teaches that human choice and divine sovereignty are not in conflict, nor do either absolve individual actors of the consequences they must face for their choices and actions. 1and2KingspresentanoverarchingviewofJudahand Israel as kingdoms in both their glory and their degradation. By examining these books and presenting thorough exegesis within preachable units of text, Schreiner and Compson guide preachers and teachers in articulating biblicaland therefore eminently meaningfulapplications for Christians.David B. Schreiner (PhD, Asbury Theological Seminary) is an associate professor of Old Testament at Wesley Biblical Seminary inRidgeland,Mississippi.HeistheauthorofPonderingthe Spadeandpublisheswidelyonissuesofbiblicalhistoryand interpretation.Lee Compson (MDiv, Grace Theological Seminary) is senior pas-tor at Milford First Brethren Church in Milford, Indiana. He is also the Regional Resource Coordinator for the Midwest Region of The Brethren Church. He is a contributing author to Glimpses of the Christ: Sermons from the Gospels.RELATED TITLESUNIQUE SELLING POINTS A unique commentary series spe- 978-0-8254-2558-5$29.99cifically designed for all preachingHardback7.5 x 9.25272 pagessituations RELIGION / Biblical Commentary / OldProvides the central message of eachTestament / Historical passage, expert theological insight,Kregel MinistryRights: Worldand practical tools for communicationJuly 27, 2022to contemporary audiencesPhilippiansPsalms, vol. 1: The Wisdom 978-0-8254-5835-4$27.99 PsalmsWritten by a team with expertise in 978-0-8254-5846-0$27.99 both exegesis and homiletics 20 www.kregel.com'