A Wilderness Situation

We’ve been using Hywel Jones’ Let’s Study Hebrews for our winter Bible study material.  So far we really appreciate it.  Here’s a section that brought some encouraging discussion.  In these comments, Jones comments on how Psalm 95 is used in Hebrews 3-4. “As has been said, the writer wants those he is addressing to realize… Continue reading A Wilderness Situation

The Omnipotence of God in Job 9

  Hywel Jones' commentary on Job is one of my favorites on this OT book.  It is textual, theological, practical, and devotional. Though Jones doesn't deal with every Hebrew nuance, it is evident that he has wrestled with the text - it shows in his writing.  Also evident is the fact that Jones wants the reader to 'get'… Continue reading The Omnipotence of God in Job 9

Preaching Sola Fide Better

Hywel Jones has two outstanding chapters in Covenant, Justification, and Pastoral Ministry ed. Scott Clark (Phillipsburg: P&R, 2007).  While both are solid, I think his chapter on preaching should be required reading for all preachers who love the doctrines of grace.  Here are a few of my favorite quotes from this chapter called "Preaching Sola Fide Better." "The aim… Continue reading Preaching Sola Fide Better

Exodus 2.23-25: Yahweh Heard, Saw, Knew, and Remembered

In the New Bible Commentary: Revised Edition (edited by D. Guthrie, A. Motyer, A. Stibbs, and D. Wiseman), Hywel Jones wrote the brief commentary on the book of Exodus.  It is one of the jewels in this one-volume commentary (other authors include D. Kidner, M. G. Kline, R. K. Harrison, F. F. Bruce, Joyce Baldwin,… Continue reading Exodus 2.23-25: Yahweh Heard, Saw, Knew, and Remembered