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For Us and for Our Salvation: The Doctrine of Christ in the Early Church

For Us and for Our Salvation: The Doctrine of Christ in the Early Church

by Stephen J. Nichols

<p>The belief that Christ is the God-man is definitive of Christian orthodoxy and imperative to a right understanding of the gospel. By the middle of the fifth century, the church had wrestled with many challenges to the biblical portrayal of Christ and, in response to those challenges, had formulated the doctrine of Christ that remains the standard to… Read more…

Heaven on Earth: Capturing Jonathan Edwards's Vision of Living in Between

Heaven on Earth: Capturing Jonathan Edwards's Vision of Living in Between

by Stephen J. Nichols

<p>Heaven isn't only about the future. It has everything to do with life on earth-life "in between." Jonathan Edwards understood this well. His writings are full of his thoughts on heaven and how those thoughts should make a difference in our lives.</p> <p>This book focuses on key sermons by Edwards, showing readers how his insi… Read more…

Schaeffer on the Christian Life: Countercultural Spirituality

Schaeffer on the Christian Life: Countercultural Spirituality

by Justin Taylor, Stephen J. Nichols and William Edgar

<p>FRANCIS SCHAEFFER was one of the most influential apologists of the 20th century. Through his speaking, writing, and filmmaking, Schaeffer successfully transformed the way people thought of the Christian faith, from a rather private kind of piety to a worldview that addressed every sphere of life. This volume—written by a man converted from agnost… Read more…

A God Entranced Vision of All Things: The Legacy of Jonathan Edwards

A God Entranced Vision of All Things: The Legacy of Jonathan Edwards

by Mark Dever, Justin Taylor, Stephen J. Nichols, John Piper, J. I. Packer, Sam Storms, Paul Helm, Mark Talbot, Noël Piper, Donald S. Whitney, Sherard Burns and Noël Piper

<p>"Useful men are some of the greatest blessings of a people. To have many such is more for a people's happiness than almost anything, unless it be God's own gracious, spiritual presence amongst them; they are precious gifts of heaven."</p> <p>Certainly one of the most useful men in evangelical history was the man who preac… Read more…

The Kingdom of God

The Kingdom of God

by Stephen J. Nichols, Robert W. Yarbrough, Gerald Bray, Christopher W. Morgan, Robert A. Peterson, Anthony B. Bradley, Bruce K. Waltke, Clinton E. Arnold and Gregg R. Allison

<p>The kingdom of God is a very large biblical category indeed. Accordingly, a comprehensive understanding of the kingdom would illuminate many aspects of theology. With this in mind, Bruce Waltke, Robert Yarbrough, Gerald Bray, Clinton Arnold, Gregg Allison, Stephen Nichols, and Anthony Bradley have collaborated to articulate a full view of the kingdo… Read more…

The Reformation: How a Monk and a Mallet Changed the World

The Reformation: How a Monk and a Mallet Changed the World

by Stephen J. Nichols

<p>Mention history and some might struggle to stifle a yawn. But when presented as a narrative it can often be compelling reading. Stephen J. Nichols takes a key period in time, the Reformation, and presents its major players in a fresh way. From Martin Luther, a simple monk who wielded the mallet, to kings and queens, this book goes behind the scenes … Read more…

Calvin on the Christian Life: Glorifying and Enjoying God Forever

Calvin on the Christian Life: Glorifying and Enjoying God Forever

by Justin Taylor, Stephen J. Nichols and Michael Horton

<p>John Calvin, a man adored by some and maligned by others, stands as a legendary figure in Christian history. In <em>Calvin on the Christian Life</em>, professor Michael Horton offers us fresh insights into the Reformer’s personal piety and practical theology by allowing Calvin to speak in his own words.</p> <p>Drawing not… Read more…

Luther on the Christian Life: Cross and Freedom

Luther on the Christian Life: Cross and Freedom

by Justin Taylor, Stephen J. Nichols, Carl R. Trueman and Robert Kolb

<p>Martin Luther’s historical significance can hardly be overstated. Known as the father of the Protestant Reformation, no single figure has had a greater impact on Western Christianity except perhaps Augustine. In <em>Luther on the Christian Life</em>, historian Carl Trueman introduces readers to the lively Reformer, taking them on a to… Read more…

Ancient Word, Changing Worlds: The Doctrine of Scripture in a Modern Age

Ancient Word, Changing Worlds: The Doctrine of Scripture in a Modern Age

by Stephen J. Nichols and Eric T. Brandt

<p>Belief in the Bible as God's authoritative revelation to humanity forms the bedrock of the Christian faith, laying the groundwork for nearly everything in the practice of theology. For the last 150 years or so, this doctrine has been put under the microscope of the modern age, with focused attention-and criticism-falling on three main subject ar… Read more…

Wesley on the Christian Life: The Heart Renewed in Love

Wesley on the Christian Life: The Heart Renewed in Love

by Justin Taylor, Stephen J. Nichols and Fred Sanders

<p>It is hard to overstate the significance of John Wesley’s legacy for the church today. As the founder of Methodism, Wesley’s theology continues to fascinate historians and energize Christians across denominational lines. From his revivalist enthusiasm to his teaching on Christian perfection, Wesley’s writings exude evangelistic zeal and a pass… Read more…

Bonhoeffer on the Christian Life: From the Cross, for the World

Bonhoeffer on the Christian Life: From the Cross, for the World

by Justin Taylor and Stephen J. Nichols

<p>The abundance of conferences, lectures, and new books related to Dietrich Bonhoeffer attests to the growing interest in his amazing life and thought-provoking writings. The legacy of his theological reflections on the nature of fellowship, the costliness of grace, and the necessity of courageous obedience has only been heightened by the reality of h… Read more…

Welcome to the Story: Reading, Loving, and Living God's Word

Welcome to the Story: Reading, Loving, and Living God's Word

by Stephen J. Nichols

<p>Stephen Nichols wants to help readers experience the Bible more fully. He writes: “We have been given a book that is unlike any other book in human history, a book that transcends all human wisdom, insight, and expertise. We have been given the Word of God, the words of eternal life. And we, all of us, are invited to take up and read these words.… Read more…


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