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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…

Teaching Romans Volume 2: Teaching the Bible Series

Teaching Romans Volume 2: Teaching the Bible Series

by Christopher Ash

There are commentaries and there are books on preaching - but very few books that combine elements of both to enable the preacher or Bible teacher to prepare a series on specific sections of scripture. While very useful for preachers, this book is also aimed at equipping small group study leaders, youth workers and other Bible teachers. Chr… Read more…

Interpretation: Resources for the Use of Scripture in the Church - Ancient Apocryphal Gospels

Interpretation: Resources for the Use of Scripture in the Church - Ancient Apocryphal Gospels

by Markus Bockmuehl

In this reader-friendly guide, Markus Bockmuehl offers a sympathetic account of the ancient apocryphal Gospel writings, showing their place within the reception history and formation of what was to become the canonical fourfold Gospel. Bockmuehl begins by helping readers understand the early history behind these noncanonical Gospels before… Read more…

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…

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…

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 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…

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…

Interpretation: Resources for the Use of Scripture in the Church - Money and Possessions

Interpretation: Resources for the Use of Scripture in the Church - Money and Possessions

by Walter Brueggeman

The Bible is rich with complex and diverse material on the topic of money and possessions. Indeed, a close look at many scriptural texts reveals that economics is a core preoccupation of the biblical tradition. In this new work, highly regarded preacher and scholar Walter Brueggemann explores the recurring theme of money and possessions in… 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 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…


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