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Counseling Techniques

Counseling Techniques

by John C Thomas

Counseling Techniques provides a useful resource for any type of counseling practitioner. Presenting a wide variety of the most effective and commonly used techniques associated with various diagnoses, theoretical bases, and client populations, it offers experienced therapists and students alike a single, trustworthy resource for clinical reference and guida… 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…

Handbooks for Old Testament Exegesis: Interpreting the Prophetic Books (HOTE)

Handbooks for Old Testament Exegesis: Interpreting the Prophetic Books (HOTE)

by Gary V. Smith

A guide for students and pastors to aptly interpret and communicate the messages of the prophetic books Preaching from a prophetic text can be daunting because it can be difficult to place these prophecies in their proper historical setting. The prophets used different literary genres and they often wrote using metaphorical poetry that is … Read more…

Gospel-Centered Preaching

Gospel-Centered Preaching

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…

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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…

Handbooks for Old Testament Exegesis: Interpreting the Wisdom Books (HOTE)

Handbooks for Old Testament Exegesis: Interpreting the Wisdom Books (HOTE)

by Edward M. Curtis

The wisdom literature of the Bible (Job, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Songs) is filled with practical principles for everyday life. While some Christians are deterred by the pragmatic character of these matter-of-fact guidelines, they are as integral to God's purposes for His people as the explicitly theological material that dominates other parts… 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…

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…

Handbooks for Old Testament Exegesis: Interpreting the Apocalyptic Literature (HOTE)

Handbooks for Old Testament Exegesis: Interpreting the Apocalyptic Literature (HOTE)

by Richard A. Taylor

At one time, Old Testament apocalyptic literature was relegated to the more obscure reaches of biblical scholarship, acceptable to occasionally refer to, but too thorny to delve into deeply. However, in recent decades it has moved to the forefront of research. The rich veins of insight to be mined in the book of Daniel and other apocalyptic texts are being r… Read more…

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

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

by John D. Harvey

The inaugural volume in the Handbooks for New Testament Exegesis series, Interpreting the Pauline Letters begins by exploring the components of narrative — setting, characterization, and plot — and then develops the foremost theological themes in each of the books traditionally ascribed to Paul. The method sets the task of exegesis wit… Read more…

A Labor of Love: Puritan Pastoral Priorities

A Labor of Love: Puritan Pastoral Priorities

by J. Stephen Yuille

Driven by the desire to be successful, pastors are tempted to judge their ministries by the worldly standards of power, prestige, privilege, and prosperity. In contrast, J. Stephen Yuille reorients our understanding of pastoral ministry by presenting a standard of excellence measured by faithfulness, humility, and submission to God—even when the results lo… 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…


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