Thumbwidth Press is pleased to announce the publication of the first volume in a new series.
"Conducting Gospel Harmony" is a series of "reader guides" for the New Testament, written by Bruce Wearne.
Each volume explores one or more books of the New Testament with the intention of aiding readers to greater understanding of the text so as to be able to live out its call to follow Jesus in all that we do.
The first volume, The Scroll of Jesus of Nazareth according to Matthew, Former Tax-collector, Kingdom of Heaven Scribe, covers Matthew's Gospel.
Subsequent volumes will be:
Hunches About Jesus. An exploration of Mark's Gospel for those who, having heard the Bible's story, seek to pass it on, together with: Mark's Tale. A story from the Bible for 9 year olds (also available separately as a free download).
Luke’s Report to Theophilus of the good work begun by Jesus of Nazareth. A Re-Reading
The Hope of All Ages.
John's Record of his Friendship with Israel's Messiah.
Hints from the Spirit of Holiness. The Acts of the Apostles, Retold to Assist Story-Telling.
Volume 6 includes: Paul's Letter & Curriculum as they appear in his dispatch to the church at Rome, and Power Despite Absence: Paul's Letters to Corinth's Christian Synagogue.
Volume 7 includes: Paul's Galatian Letter. A commentary in 20 stanzas; The Ambassadorial Letter of Paul, Jesus' Prisoner, to Scattered Churches at Ephesus and Elsewhere; “Rejoice, Rejoice I say Again and Again!” Paul’s letter to the Christians at Philippi; and Firmly Planted: Paul’s Joyful Letter of Delight to the Colossians.
Volume 8 includes: Sounding Forth Together; Working Night & Day. Paul’s Commendation of Thessalonica's Church; Fan the Flame: Paul's Letters to Timothy; For the Grace of God has Appeared for the Salvation of all People. On Paul's Letter to Titus; and Reconciliation of Master and Slave: Paul’s Letter to Philemon.
Volume 9 includes: Hindsight for Latter Days. A reading of the New Testament Letter to the Hebrews; Proverbs for a New Covenant. A Reading of The Letter of James; and Peter’s Letters: The Announcement of Holy Help.
Volume 10 includes: Heard, Seen and Handled. John's Correspondence; To Prevent Your Stumbling, Presenting You Cleansed – Jude’s Apocalyptic Letter, and John's Apocalypse. Telling the story of God's covenant with His people, the vision of His Promised City, looking forward to Messiah's second coming, a brand new Jerusalem from Heaven, our inheritance in God's rest.
These volumes will be published progressively in 2020 and 2021.