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Tony Evans Becomes First African American to Publish Study Bible, Commentary

Mikaela Mathews : Nov 14, 2019  Christian Headlines

"Paying attention to context is extremely important if you want to accurately understand what the Bible is saying. If you don't pay attention to the context, you are in danger of trying to make the Bible say something that it doesn't actually say." -Tony Evans from opening instruction letter

[ChristianHeadlines.com] After celebrating 50 years in public ministry, Dallas-based pastor Tony Evans became the first African American to publish a study Bible and commentary. (Image: via Christian Headlines)

"What I want to say to African Americans is if you see what's really in the Bible, you can find yourself there," he said in an interview with Religion News Service. "You don't have to lose yourself to believe in Jesus. In fact, much of who we are is in Jesus."

Evans, pastor of Oak Cliff Fellowship and founder of The Urban Alternative, released the study Bible and commentary in partnership with LifeWay... Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here

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