b'ZephaniahMalachiA Commentary for Biblical Preaching and TeachingGary V. Smith and Timothy D. SprankleKERUX COMMENTARIESEnables pastors to preach powerfullyeven from the minor prophetsK eruxCommentariesenablepastorsandteachersto understand and effectively present the main message in a biblical text.Each volume uniquely combines the insights of an experi-enced Bible exegete (trained in interpretation) and a homiletician (trained in preaching). These two authors work together to explain the essential message for the original listeners 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 sight, providing many ways to cre-atively 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.ZephaniahMalachiunfoldsthemessagesofthefinalfour minorprophets,includingthekeythemesofrepentance,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 moderncongregationsandhelpingcontemporaryfollowersof Christ apply their timeless principles.Gary V. Smith is professor emeritus of Christian Studies at Union University.HispreviouspublicationsincludeInterpretingthe Prophetic Books. Smith Lives in St. Paul, Minnesota.Timothy D. Sprankle is senior pastor at Leesburg Grace Brethren Church in northern Indiana. He has taught Bible in academic and church settings since 1995 and pastored for ten years. Sprankle is also a conference speaker and coauthor of Gods Big Picture.RELATED TITLESUNIQUE SELLING POINTS A unique commentary series specifically978-0-8254-2573-8$32.99designed for regular preaching situations Hardcover7.5 x 9.25304 pages The only commentary series to provide theBiblical Commentary / Old Testament central message of each passage, expert/ Prophetsexegetical commentary, and practicalKregel MinistryRights: Worldtools for communication to contemporaryJuly 28, 2020audiences ISBN 978-0-8254-2573-8Interpreting thePhilippiansProphetic Books 978-0-8254-5835-4 $27.99Every volume is written by an exegetical 978-0-8254-4363-3$22.99 expert and a homiletical expert9 780825 425738www.kregel.com 15'