1 Kings by John Woodhouse: A review by Hank Lee

Posted on December 4, 2019 
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“What is your favourite book of the Bible?”, I remember somebody asking John Woodhouse during chapel at Moore College, where he was Principal during my time as a student, to which he replied with a grin, “It’s the one that I’m reading right now. I often find that the book of the Bible I happen to be reading at the time is the most important and brilliant book of all.”

Well, John Woodhouse has an uncanny ability to so illuminate the depths of the text that the book that he is reading becomes not only his favourite, but your favourite also. In his most recent commentary, John invites his readers to join him and the Queen of Sheba (1 Kings 10:5) in the experience of having your breath taken away by the treasures and wisdom of the gospel (foreshadowed) in the Book of 1 Kings. …

– At The Australian Church Record, Hank Lee reviews John Woodhouse’s commentary on 1 Kings.

Published by Crossway, the book is available from The Wandering Bookseller and Reformers.