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Trials Of Theology

Trials Of Theology

by Brian S. Rosner

Students of theology can find themselves strengthened and renewed while they study, but it can also be a time of trial. This reader shows how to navigate such trials as we study for and then engage in Christian ministry. It includes wisdom from voices past: Augustine; Martin Luther; C. H. Spurgeon; B. B. Warfield; Dietrich Bonhoeffer and C.S. Lewis. … Read more…

Handbooks for New Testament Exegesis: Interpreting the General Letters (HNTE)

Handbooks for New Testament Exegesis: Interpreting the General Letters (HNTE)

by Herbert W. Bateman IV

A concise guide to the interpretive process for the eight New Testament general letters This handbook is designed as a step-by-step approach for analyzing and communicating eight letters of the New Testament: Hebrews, James, the Petrine Letters, the Johannine Letters, and Jude. Interpreting the General Letters provides important background… Read more…

Gospel-Centered Preaching

Gospel-Centered Preaching

by Tim Chester and Marcus Honeysett

This accessible manual on preaching unpacks the core of how a preacher must think and what they must do. And it focuses our eyes on the central message - the gospel. Use this resource to train yourself and others as a new preacher, to develop your thinking and skills as a growing preacher, and to encourage and sustain yourself as a seasone… Read more…

Work Of The Pastor

Work Of The Pastor

by William Still

Gain an insight into the work of the pastor. It is based on the thesis that the pastor, being the shepherd of the flock, feeds the flock upon God's Word; the bulk of pastoral work is therefore through the ministry of the Word.… Read more…

Crucial Questions Booklet Collection (28 Vols.)

Crucial Questions Booklet Collection (28 Vols.)

by R. C. Sproul

As a gifted communicator, R.C. Sproul has helped many believers grow in their understanding of such matters as the nature of God, the history of redemption, and the manner in which we are saved. Now Dr. Sproul’s lucid teaching on these vital matters is available in a series of concise booklets that are perfect for personal learning and refreshing, as well … Read more…

New Studies in Biblical Theology - Preaching in the New Testament (NSBT)

New Studies in Biblical Theology - Preaching in the New Testament (NSBT)

by Jonathan Griffiths

Many Christians share the assumption that preaching the word of God is at the heart of God's plans for the gospel in our age, that it is vital for the church's health, and that it is the central task of the pastor-teacher. Many helpful books on preaching are available. The vast majority are concerned with "how-to," but relatively few focus pr… Read more…

The Deliberate Church: Building Your Ministry on the Gospel

The Deliberate Church: Building Your Ministry on the Gospel

by Mark Dever and Paul Alexander

Dever and Alexander propose a model of complete reliance and submission to the gospel when building a healthy church. Great resource for pastors, elders, and others interested in the vitality of their church.… Read more…

Handbooks for New Testament Exegesis: Interpreting Revelation and Other Apocalyptic Literature (HNTE)

Handbooks for New Testament Exegesis: Interpreting Revelation and Other Apocalyptic Literature (HNTE)

by C. Marvin Pate

With historic events seeming to burgeon with signs of the last days, the study of apocalyptic literature — that which is concerned with the end of history as we know it and the coming kingdom of God — has become increasingly relevant. C. Marvin Pate provides a guide to the distinctive content, form, and function of apocalyptic books for those who are int… Read more…

Interpretation: Resources for the Use of Scripture in the Church - Reading the Parables

Interpretation: Resources for the Use of Scripture in the Church - Reading the Parables

by Richard Lischer

Parables make up one-third of Jesus' speech in the New Testament. In this volume, Richard Lischer provides an expert guide to these parables and proposes an important distinction between reading and interpreting the parables. Emphasizing the importance of reading the parables versus interpreting them, Lischer asserts that reading offer… Read more…

Interpretation: Resources for the Use of Scripture in the Church - Violence in Scripture

Interpretation: Resources for the Use of Scripture in the Church - Violence in Scripture

by Jerome F. D. Creach

The Bible frequently depicts God as angry and violent, and sometimes depicts human violence as positive or even as commanded by God. This forms one of the most vexing problems in approaching Scripture and interpreting the Bible for preaching and teaching today. In this volume, Creach first examines the theological problems of violence and categorizes the typ… Read more…

New Studies in Biblical Theology - A Gracious and Compassionate God: Mission, Salvation and Spirituality in the Book of Jonah (NSBT)

New Studies in Biblical Theology - A Gracious and Compassionate God: Mission, Salvation and Spirituality in the Book of Jonah (NSBT)

by Daniel C. Timmer

The book of Jonah is arguably just as jarring for us as it was for the ancients. Ninevah's repentance, Jonah's estrangement from God and the book's bracing moral conclusion all pose unsettling questions for today's readers. For biblical theologians, Jonah also raises tough questions regarding mission and religious conversio… 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…


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