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Foundations for Expository Sermons Set (6 Vols.)

Foundations for Expository Sermons Set (6 Vols.)

by Sidney Greidanus

Equip yourself with the skills and information necessary to teach about Christ in the context of Old Testament texts. Feeling inadequate to the task has long been an obstacle that limited preachers to the New Testament only, so join author Sidney Greidanus in exploring the vibrant and important messages waiting to be unlocked from the ancient Hebrew Scriptur… Read more…

Preaching Christ from Ecclesiastes: Foundations for Expository Sermons

Preaching Christ from Ecclesiastes: Foundations for Expository Sermons

by Sidney Greidanus

As Sidney Greidanus points out, the biblical book of Ecclesiastes is especially relevant for our contemporary culture because it confronts such secular enticements as materialism, hedonism, cut-throat competition, and self-sufficiency. But how can preachers best convey the ancient Teacher's message to congregations today? A respected e… Read more…

Preaching Christ from Genesis: Foundations for Expository Sermons

Preaching Christ from Genesis: Foundations for Expository Sermons

by Sidney Greidanus

Sidney Greidanus's previous two preaching books -- The Modern Preacher and the Ancient Text and Preaching Christ from the Old Testament -- have received wide acclaim. Preaching Christ from Genesis offers more of Greidanus's solid, practical homiletical fare. Packed with unique features, Preaching Christ from Genesis: … Read more…

Preaching Christ from the Old Testament: Foundations for Expository Sermons

Preaching Christ from the Old Testament: Foundations for Expository Sermons

by Sidney Greidanus

Arguing for the need both to preach Christ in every sermon and to preach regularly from the Old Testament, Sidney Greidanus develops a christocentric method that will help preachers do both simultaneously. Greidanus challenges Old Testament scholars to broaden their focus and to understand the Old Testament not only in its own historical c… Read more…

The Modern Preacher and the Ancient Text: Foundations for Expository Sermons

The Modern Preacher and the Ancient Text: Foundations for Expository Sermons

by Sidney Greidanus

A fusion of biblical hermeneutics and homiletics, this thorough and well-researched book offers a holistic contemporary approach to the interpretation and preaching of biblical texts, using all the scholarly tools available and focusing especially on literary features. Greidanus develops hermeneutical and homiletical principles and then applies them to four … Read more…

Preaching Christ from Psalms: Foundations for Expository Sermons

Preaching Christ from Psalms: Foundations for Expository Sermons

by Sidney Greidanus

In this final volume of his series on preaching Christ from the Old Testament, Sidney Greidanus offers expert guidance for busy pastors on preaching Christ from Psalms. Beginning with a general introduction on how pastors can interpret and preach from the biblical psalms — and why they should — Greidanus proceeds by discussing twenty-t… Read more…

From Chaos to Cosmos: Creation to New Creation

From Chaos to Cosmos: Creation to New Creation

by Dane C. Ortlund, Miles V. Van Pelt and Sidney Greidanus

“I form light and create darkness; I make well-being and create calamity; I am the LORD, who does all these things.” Isaiah 45:7  When God created the world, he brought perfect order out of what was “without form and void.” But with human rebellion against God leading to God’s curse, disorder was introduced into creation—disorder that we still … Read more…

The Beginning and End of Wisdom (Foreword by Sidney Greidanus): Preaching Christ from the First and Last Chapters of Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Job

The Beginning and End of Wisdom (Foreword by Sidney Greidanus): Preaching Christ from the First and Last Chapters of Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Job

by Douglas Sean O’Donnell, Sidney Greidanus, Douglas Sean O'Donnell and Douglas Sean O'Donnell

The wisdom literature of the Old Testament can be daunting. Sidney Greidanus, in the book’s foreword, describes Old Testament wisdom literature as “one of the more difficult genres to interpret and preach.”  Yet the numerous proverbs and sayings meet us in everyday life, teaching us much about understanding and applying the gospel.  Pastor Douglas O… Read more…