Dig into over 200 honest questions everyone has about the Bible with easy-to-understand and well-researched answers to help you dig even deeper!
Studying the Bible doesn't have to be a chore, and understanding God's Word doesn't mean slogging through dull commentaries stuffed with theological jargon. Bible-Smart: Matthew is an invitation to sit down together and talk about honest questions everyone has about the Bible. Every page is a relaxed, fascinating, and enjoyable conversation through the Gospel of Matthew. Covering more than 200 questions, Mike Nappa gives well-researched and thoughtful, yet easy-to-understand answers to what you've always been curious about. Get answers to questions like:
Do we know where Jesus was buried?
No one seems to know what happened to Mary's husband, Joseph - why?
Why does Jesus call himself the "Son of Man"?
Get Fascinating Answers to Over 200 Questions You’ve Always Wondered About! There is joy in discovering the riches of God's Word, and curiosity is the first step. Each Q&A can be read in under two minutes, making this book perfect for small-group Bible studies, young-adult ministries, or personal reading and devotion. This is a new kind of commentary for today's generation. Includes questions like:
What was it like to live with leprosy in Jesus' time?
If Jesus clearly promises "you will receive what you ask for" in prayer, why do so many prayers go unanswered?
What does it mean that the curtain in the Temple was torn in two when Jesus died?
Do "outer darkness" and "weeping and gnashing of teeth" always refer to hell, or are there other interpretations?
Why was Peter so afraid of a little servant girl that he would deny even knowing Jesus?
If your spirit is hungry, then Bible-Smart: Matthew is where you can get fed. In here you'll draw closer to Jesus as you develop a greater understanding of God's Word—and awaken to the difference that it makes in your day-to-day life.
Key Features of Bible-Smart: Matthew
Over 200 Relevant Questions: Why does Jesus call himself the ‘Son of Man’? Why does the book of Matthew start with a genealogy? Will getting angry once really send me to hell? Get answers to all these questions you might have wondered but were afraid to ask!
Easy to Understand: Author Mike Nappa’s engaging and conversational writing style will feel like you’re asking a trusted, longtime friend everything you’ve ever wondered about the Bible. Cutting through academic language and getting straight to the point, Bible-Smart is clear, concise, and delivers complex concepts in simple ways so everyone can understand them!
Solid, Reliable Information: Enjoy having well-researched information with scriptures to back up expert answers. Focusing on Jesus birth, life, ministry, and resurrection, Bible-Smart will satisfy the most curious souls and leave you even more captivated with God’s Word than ever before!