The Message of Luke

Michael Wilcock

Date published: September 2017

 The Message of Luke  Message of Luke
With the publication of Luke, we now have a commentary of each of the four Gospels in Turkish. This is a significant addition to the series. Luke stresses clearly in his introduction the historical reliability of what he is writing, a powerful testimony to the truth of what he writes which is so often under attack.

The Message of Joel, Micah & Habakkuk

David Prior

Date published: June 2017

 The Message of Joel, Micah & Habakkuk  Message of Joel, Micah and Habakkuk
These Old Testament prophets brought very important messages from God to the people of their own generation. The messages they spoke and the conditions into which they spoke as the people of God had lost their way, are as relevant today as they were when first given.

The Message of Mark

Donald English

Date published: May 2017

 The Message of Mark  Message of Mark
The second of the four written testimonies we have recorded for us in the New Testament which details the life, teaching, death and resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ.

The Message of Jonah

Rosemary Nixon

Date published: May 2017

 The Message of Jonah  Message of Jonah
The message of this Old Testament book is a powerful one. It speaks of the reluctance and eventual obedient God servant, a message which has relevance down through the generations. The book also speaks about God’s love for the nations and the importance that His message of repentance and forgiveness is not to be held on to, but shared with everyone, even with the most unlikely and undeserving.

In Light of Eternity

Randy Alcorn

Date published: March 2017

 The Light of Eternity  In Light of Eternity
This little book gives a description and a foretaste of heaven. This subject is seldom preached on and ideas about heaven are many. However, the author, with careful attention to Biblical teaching, shows the reader that heaven is a place we definitely want to be. It s infinitely better than the false heavens that are held out to distract God’s people.

The Message of Judges

Michael Wilcock

Date published: March 2017

 The Message of Judges  The Message of Judges
This difficult book, full of colourful characters, has presented the reader with many challenges over the generations. However, with God as the absolute and final judge all is not lost. He will rescue His people.

The Message of Chronicles

Michael Wilcock

Date published: February 2017

 The Message of Chronicles  The Message of Chronicles
With the publication of Chronicles, this completes the historical Old Testament trilogy of Samuel, Kings and Chronicles. These historical books give the reader much more than historical facts. They challenge God’s people today to follow God in a willing obedience that leads to blessing and not in disobedience that will lead to a broken relationship with God.

The Treasure Principle

Randy Alcorn

Date published: January 2017

 The Treasure Principle  The Treasure Principle
A book that is needed for every generation of believer. It deals with the challenging subject of stewardship of the resources that God gives us. The author reminds the reader that God owns everything and what we have must be held lightly and used for His glory.

The Message of Ezra and Haggai

Robert Fyall

Date published: January 2017

 The Message of Ezra and Haggai  The Message of Ezra and Haggai
The message of these Old Testament books, and their emphasis on building for God and the need of obedience to his Word and openness to his Spirit, is very relevant today. The contemporary parallels of the challenges God’s ancient people faced to those of today’s church wherever it is found, are very clear.

The Message of Daniel

Dale Ralph Davis

Date published: December 2016

 The Message of Daniel  
This book is set at the time when God’s people were living as exiles in Babylon. It records God’s faithful servant Daniel, who remained faithful to God in the face of enormous challenges to compromise or even face death.

The Message of Ruth

David Atkinson

Date published: November 2016

 The Message of Ruth  The Message of Ruth
This remarkable book sheds insight into the ordinary lives of very ordinary people at a difficult time in Israel’s history. The book shows how God cares for His people and how His purposes will be worked out in human history, no matter what.

The Message of Jeremiah

Christopher J.H. Wright

Date published: October 2016

 The Message of Jeremiah  The Message of Jeremiah
The prophet Jeremiah spoke to the people of Judah and Jerusalem in the period leading up to the destruction of Jerusalem in 587BC. Jeremiah faithfully delivered the word of God to His people at one of the most frightening and difficult times in Jerusalem’s history. Jeremiah reveals the heart of God and God’s faithfulness no matter what was happening in the world around.

The Message of Numbers

Raymond Brown

Date published: July 2016

 The Message of Numbers  The Message of Numbers
The Book of Numbers completes the first five books of the Old Testament. This valuable resource will help to deepen the understanding of God’s faithfulness to His people, even though they were unfaithful. The Book of Numbers illustrates powerfully how God provides for His people and wants the very best for them if only they will trust and obey Him.

The Message of Zechariah

Barry Webb

Date published: May 2016

 The Message of Zechariah  
The message of Zechariah’s prophecy is full of hope, pointing to the eventual coming of God’s righteous kingdom. There are prophecies which foretell clearly the coming of God’s Messiah. These powerfully illustrate just how inter-connected the Old and New Testaments are. Throughout history God’s character does not change and one day His promises will be fulfilled. What a message of hope for God’s people then and today.

The Message of Malachi

Peter Adam

Date published: March 2016

 The Message of Malachi  
This commentary is the last book of the Old Testament revelation. It issues a grave warning to the people of God then and now, that compromise and meaningless ritual is not what a God of infinite love deserves. The book also looks forward in shining hope to the further revelation that in God’s time the New Testament will bring. This is a relevant message for all Christians of all generations and cultures.

The Message of Nehemiah

Raymond Brown

Date published: February 2016

 The Message of Nehemiah  The Message of Nehemiah
The message of this book is an enormous encouragement to believers of every generation. God’s guidance, protection and faithfulness in the face of intense opposition can be seen at every turn. Nehemiah himself is a role model for all believers who find themselves in tough situations.

The Message of Kings

John W. Olley

Date published: January 2016

 The Message of Kings  The Message of Kings
Following on from The Message of Samuel, 1 and 2 Kings continues to relate the chequered history of Israel under its kings. There are many lessons to learn from the history recorded in these books. John Olley helps the reader to understand the enormous relevance this sacred history has for God’s people today. This commentary is a welcome addition to the Old Testament resources available in Turkish.

The Message of John’s Letters

David Jackman

Date published: November 2015

 The Message of John's Letters  The Message of John's Letters
Immorality is inundating the Christian community and gradually eroding the foundations of Christian living. The truth of God incarnate, the atonement and the bodily resurrection of Christ are under attack – even from within the church. These are the concerns of Christians today, and they were the problems that faced the Christians of John’s day. John encouraged Christians with a message composed of two words – truth and love. It is a message both timeless and timely for the church today.

The Message of Job

David Atkinson

Date published: October 2015

 The Message of Job  The Message of Job
Why do people suffer? How can we help those who suffer? The fact of suffering in the world challenges us with its questions. The book of Job is all about human suffering. It portrays one person’s sufferings and the ineffective responses of his friends. Job’s struggle for faith and understanding is both a comfort to us in our own suffering and a model for us as we help others going through difficult times.

The Message of Esther

David G. Firth

Date published: October 2015

 The Message of Esther  The Message of Esther
This book describes a crucial chapter in the history of God’s people. God is not mentioned by name throughout the book, but evidences of His care and His sovereign control are everywhere as His people are rescued once more through the obedience of a God fearing and courageous woman.

Knowing & Doing

John McQuoid

Date published: October 2015

 Knowing and Doing  Knowing and Doing
A very practical book about discipleship. This is a very useful tool to help those who are considering the Christian faith to understand what is involved, and a manual for young Christians to help them grow in their faith. This book is being published digitally for free download from a Turkish Christian resources website.

The Message of Hebrews

Raymond Brown

Date published: April 2015

 The Message of Hebrews  The Message of Hebrews
It seems that the believers who were the recipients of the letter to the Hebrews were tempted to look back under pressure and wonder if the old religion wasn’t better after all. However, the writer assures them that the covenant they have entered into through the Lord Jesus is far better.This commentary and its message is very relevant for Turkish believers.

The Message of the Trinity

Brian Edgar

Date published: March 2015

 The Message of the Trinity  The Message of the Trinity
The doctrine of the Trinity is vital to our understanding of God. However this doctrine has been so often misunderstood. This book is an excellent resource which will help Turkish believers understand the doctrine of the Trinity for themselves and also teach it clearly to others.

The Meaning of Easter

Banu Çelik

Date published: March 2015

 The Meaning of Easter
We are very happy to facilitate the publishing of a booklet written by a Turkish believer which explains what happened at Easter. It is anticipated that this booklet will be used widely by believers in Turkey and beyond as a useful tool to help explain the meaning and significance of Easter to their friends.

The Message of Amos

Alec Motyer
Date published: February 2015

The Message of Amos  The Message of Amos
The messages of the Old Testament prophets may have been first given many centuries ago, but their relevance still rings out clearly in our own generation. This commentary on The Message of Amos is a valuable addition to the Old Testament resources in Turkish.

God’s Plan for the Local Church

Nigel Lacey
Date published: January 2015

 God's Plan for the Local Church
We are excited to see this book completed, not only because it is a very useful and practical handbook describing the features which should mark a local church, but this is the first of our resources we are making available as a free download from a Turkish Christian resources website.We hope to produce more resources for free download (copyright permitting) in the near future.You can view the website and all it has to offer at hristiyankitaplar.com.

The Message of 1 Peter

Edmund Clowney
Date published: January 2015

The Message of 1 Peter  The Message of 1 Peter
In Peter’s first letter he is writing to the believers scattered around five of the first century provinces of the Roman Empire (1 Peter 1:1-2), all of which are located where Turkey is today. The message that Peter has for these first century believers is as relevant now for believers as it was then. This should be a very helpful resource for believers in Turkey.

The Message of Salvation

Philip Ryken
Date published: October 2014

The Message of Salvation The Message of Salvation
This book is all about the best news the world has ever heard – the message of God’s salvation. The author explains clearly this vital truth through careful consideration of the Bible’s teaching. The book will encourage believers and help them to understand and also to explain the message of salvation.

Mere Christianity

C.S. Lewis
Date published: May 2014

Mere Christianity Mere Christianity
We are excited to see this classic book back in print in Turkish. The book has been widely used to help build up believers’ faith. Many who have been just looking at the Christian faith have found this book compelling.

Emotionally Healthy Spirituality

Peter Scazzero
Date published: May 2014

Emotionally Healthy Spirituality Emotionally Healthy Spirituality
This book will fill a much-needed gap. There are currently few resources in Turkish which help to give a Biblical perspective on this subject. The subtitle says: “It’s impossible to be spiritually mature while remaining emotionally immature.” The author outlines his journey and the signs of emotionally unhealthy spirituality. Then he provides seven biblical, reality-tested ways to experience the emotionally healthy life Christ meant for His followers.

The Message of Colossians and Philemon

RC Lucas
Date published: April 2014

The Message of Colossians & Philemon The Message of Colossians and Philemon
Dick Lucas’s commentary in the IVP Bible Speaks Today series is a welcome addition to this commentary series. It is the first Bible commentary in Turkish on these New Testament books. It will be appreciated by the believers and church leaders in Turkey and beyond.

The Message of Ezekiel

Christopher Wright
Date published: March 2014

The Message of Ezekiel The Message of Ezekiel
Chris Wright’s commentary in the IVP Bible Speaks Today series is a welcome addition to this commentary series. It is the first Bible commentary in Turkish on Ezekiel. It is a welcome addition to Old Testament Biblical resources in Turkish.

Sermon on the Mount

John Stott
Date published: January 2014

Sermon on the Mount Sermon on the Mount
John’s Stott’s exposition of this crucial set of chapters in Matthew’s Gospel has proved to be helpful and challenging to many. Pray that it will be no less so in its Turkish edition of this IVP Bible Speaks Today commentary.