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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…

Legacy of Preaching, Volume Two—Enlightenment to the Present Day

Legacy of Preaching, Volume Two—Enlightenment to the Present Day

by John D. Woodbridge, Benjamin K Forrest, Dwayne Milioni, William J Curtis and Kevin King

A Legacy of Preaching, Volume Two--Enlightenment to the Present Day explores the history and development of preaching through a biographical and theological examination of its most important preachers. Instead of teaching the history of preaching from the perspective of movements and eras, each contributor tells the story of a particular preacher in history,… 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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…


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