Understanding God's Word

Book and DVD

By Jon Nielson

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Dive into Biblical Interpretation with Understanding God’s Word and the Companion Video Study 

In his book Understanding God’s Word, pastor Jon Nielson gives a clear, meaningful, and practical introduction to biblical interpretation. Part of the Theology Basics suite of resources, this Understanding God's Word set includes a copy of the book and the companion video study, helping Christians read Scripture carefully and in context, identify its core themes and main points, discover Christ in each passage, and respond faithfully within their own lives.

This Understanding God’s Word set invites readers to pray, meditate on, and apply what they have learned. The DVD video study pairs with the book by providing 30-minute videos from Nielson summarizing key points and giving application of the main themes. This set, which is ideal for individual study or small groups, can also be used with the Understanding God’s Word Workbook, sold separately.

  • Clear Language and Easy-to-Follow Methods: Ideal for new Christians, students, homeschool groups, or anyone wanting a highly accessible guide to biblical interpretation; perfect for individual or group study
  • Part of the Theology Basics Suite of Resources: A collection of books, video studies, and study guides to introduce readers to systematic theology, biblical theology, and biblical interpretation 
  • Workbook Sold Separately: Invites further interaction with the text and integrates participants’ study with application 
  • Set Includes Understanding God’s Word and Understanding God’s Word Video Study


Jon Nielson

Jon Nielson (DMin, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) serves as the senior pastor of Christ Presbyterian Church of Wheaton in Wheaton, Illinois. He is coeditor of the book Gospel-Centered Youth Ministry and author of the Theology Basics series. He and his wife, Jeanne, have four children.

Product Details

Format: Layflat
Page Count: 128
Size: 5.5 in x 8.5 in
Weight: 10.0 ounces
ISBN-10: 1-4335-9941-4
ISBN-13: 978-1-4335-9941-5
ISBN-UPC: 9781433599415
Published: February 11, 2025