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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…

Handbooks for Old Testament Exegesis: Interpreting the Pentateuch (HOTE)

Handbooks for Old Testament Exegesis: Interpreting the Pentateuch (HOTE)

by Peter T Vogt

In this latest addition to the Handbooks for Old Testament Exegesis series, Peter T. Vogt continues the tradition of excellence established by previous volumes. Divided into three parts, Interpreting the Pentateuch first provides an overview of the major themes of the Pentateuch. In the second part, Vogt offers resources and strategies for interpreting and u… 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…

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…

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…

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…

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Wisdom, Not Knowledge: Thoughts on Christian Counseling

Wisdom, Not Knowledge: Thoughts on Christian Counseling

by Jim Wilson

Jim Wilson shares what he has learned from the Bible, personal experience, and answered prayer in more than six decades of counseling. With chapters on comforting, exhorting, rebuking, forgiving, and prayer as well as treatments of special subjects such as depression, false guilt, and self-esteem, this book is a great resource for any counselor, whether you&… Read more…

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

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

by Robert B Chisholm Jr

The Old Testament displays a remarkable literary and theological unity through a variety of genres. But applying a single, one-size-fits-all method of exegesis can lead to confusion and misunderstanding. A valuable reference tool for students and pastors, the Handbooks for Old Testament Exegesis (HOTE) series provides readers with an enhanced understanding o… 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…

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…

Handbooks for Old Testament Exegesis: Interpreting the Psalms (HOTE)

Handbooks for Old Testament Exegesis: Interpreting the Psalms (HOTE)

by Mark D. Futato

Widely used in personal and public worship, the Psalms present multiple interpretive challenges. Their poetic form has few, if any, points of contact with English poetry and the images in the Psalms can seem just as distant. Furthermore, Mark Futato writes, their ethics at times seem to go against the grain of the teachings of the New Testament. … 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…


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