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Packed with big truth, this little book on the Old Testament can be read in roughly one hour, making it a book you’ll actually read. Mark Driscoll, one of America’s most influential pastors, answers the nine most common questions about the Old Testament—questions about authorship, what Jesus says about the Old Testament, how the Old Testament books were chosen as Scripture, and more—and gives an overview of the various kinds of Old Testament literature. Two appendices include a comprehensive list of further resources and a checklist for reading through the entire Old Testament.
On the Old Testament is part of a series of inexpensive and accessible books that give clear, biblical answers to difficult theological questions and controversies. Through this series readers will get a solid and simple introduction to the Bible by investing just a little time.
Praise for the A Book You’ll Actually Read series:
“Mark has a gift of taking weighty ideas and expressing them in clear and lively language.”—Bruce A. Ware, Professor of Christian Theology, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
“Serious, informed, reverent, but not technical discussions of great themes.”—D. A. Carson, Research Professor of New Testament, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
“Simply and superbly written! Mark Driscoll has given us tools that can be placed in the hands of a skeptic or seeker, a new believer or mature saint.”—Daniel L. Akin, President, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
“These accessible books will encourage believers to see that theology is not an afterthought in the mission of God and the life of his church.”—Ed Stetzer, Director of LifeWay Research
“These books are well worth an hour of your time.”—Craig Groeschel, Founding Pastor of LifeChurch.tv and author of Confessions of a Pastor
Mark Driscoll is the founding pastor of Mars Hill Church in Seattle, one of the fastest-growing churches in America. He is president of the Acts 29 Church Planting Network and is the author of other several books.