Volume 8: 1 & 2 Samuel THE COMMENTARY FOR PREACHERS! For those on the firing line - in pulpits, classes, Bible study programs, and fellowships there is a distinctly different kind of commentary. The Preachers Commentary Series combines rich resources of historical setting and textual interpretation with spiritual insights and contemporary illustrations specifically designed for communicators. The result is a resource by preachers/teachers for preachers/teachers. It is complete with outlines section by section expositions, illustrations and applications This authoritative commentary provides the ultimate resource for sermon and lesson preparations. General editor Lloyd J. Ogilvie brings together a team of skilled and exceptional communicators blending sound scholarship with life related instructions. Their insights can guide you through every chapter and book of the Bible. And their organization and presentation of the material can help you share God's Word more effectively with others. Paragraph by paragraph exposition Fresh insights into Scripture Contemporary application Rich outlines and illustrations Innovative ideas for communicating God's Word with vigor and vitality 371 page softcover from Thomas Nelson. Dr. Kenneth L. Chafin died in 2001 after a distinguished career committed to evangelism and ministry. He taught at two Southern Baptist seminaries, including serving as the first Billy Graham Professor of Evangelism at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He also had lenghty pastorates at South Main Baptist Church in Houston, Texas, and Walnit Street Baptist Church IN Louisville. He and his wife, Barbara, were married 46 years and had three children.