All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work. (2 Tim 3:16-17) Because of its content, clarity and impact, the Bible is the bestselling book of all time No other book in existence is more worthy of our reading, studying, applying its truths, and obeying its commands. The Newcomer’s Guide to the Bible is an excellent nontechnical introduction to the Bible written to help all readers, and especially those who are new to the Bible. In a straightforward and panoramic style, Mike Armour helps us gain an overall perspective of the Bible – understanding its flow and how it all fits together. His goal is to give us an overview of the Bible – a good look at the forest instead of an in-depth investigation of each individual tree. Jesus said, “Blessed are those who hear the Word of God and obey it.” (Luke 11:28) It is vital that every follower of Christ not only read the Bible but study it in order to understand God’s will and live a God-pleasing life. As popular author Max Lucado has written, “The Bible is not a newspaper to be skimmed, but rather a mine to be quarried.” This helpful overview of the Bible will lay a foundation for a lifetime of personal Bible study and application. Dr. Michael C. Armour has over 40 years of Bible teaching experience. He has served as president of Eastern European Mission and a Columbia Christian college. He holds a PhD from UCLA in the intellectual and cultural history of Europe, with a specialization in the Protestant Reformation.
Author: Dr. Michael C. Armour