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Interpretation: Resources for the Use of Scripture in the Church - The Sacraments in Biblical Perspective

Interpretation: Resources for the Use of Scripture in the Church - The Sacraments in Biblical Perspective

by Ronald P Byars

The third volume in the Interpretation series offers a comprehensive look at the theology of sacraments. For many church people, worship is about preaching and music. Baptism and the Lord's Supper are occasional additions to Sunday services. Recognizing that church-goers are uncertain about the need for sacraments, Ronald Byars describes the possibility … Read more…

Interpretation: Resources for the Use of Scripture in the Church - Canon and Creed

Interpretation: Resources for the Use of Scripture in the Church - Canon and Creed

by Robert W. Jenson

How does the church understand the relation between its Scripture and its creedal formulations? No one is more qualified to address that question than Robert W. Jenson, who shows how canon and creed work together and interact and that neither is an adequate or sufficient to guide Christian faith without the help of the other. His book will enable contemporar… Read more…

Where Are All the Brothers?: Straight Answers to Men's Questions about the Church

Where Are All the Brothers?: Straight Answers to Men's Questions about the Church

by Eric C. Redmond

In this unique book, Pastor Eric Redmond confronts the important question of "Where are the black men in the African-American church?" with a candid approach that combines wisdom with a conversational tone. Instead of side-stepping issues, Redmond converses with readers about some of their reasons for not going to church-the church seems geared towar… Read more…

Interpretation: Resources for the Use of Scripture in the Church - The Ten Commandments

Interpretation: Resources for the Use of Scripture in the Church - The Ten Commandments

by Patrick D Miller

In this volume, Patrick D. Miller studies the Ten Commandments as ancient document and as contemporary guide. With careful attention to each commandment in its original context, this book shows the reader the modern relevance of these basic principles, as well as how the ideas of each commandment influenced the New Testament. More than an intellectual exerci… Read more…

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…

Legacy of Preaching, Volume One—Apostles to the Revivalists

Legacy of Preaching, Volume One—Apostles to the Revivalists

by Timothy George, Benjamin K Forrest, Dwayne Milioni, William J Curtis and Kevin King

A Legacy of Preaching, Volume One--Apostles to the Revivalists 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, allo… Read more…

Interpretation: Resources for the Use of Scripture in the Church - Biblical Prophecy

Interpretation: Resources for the Use of Scripture in the Church - Biblical Prophecy

by Ellen F. Davis

In this fresh and expansive work, Ellen Davis offers a comprehensive interpretation of the prophetic role and word in the Christian scriptures. Davis carefully outlines five essential features of the prophetic role and then systematically examines seven representations of prophets and prophecies. Thoroughly theological, Davis's volume … 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 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…

The World

The World

by John Stott

How can Christians effectively engage today's world while staying true to Scripture? Calling us to listen well to both the Word and the world, John Stott shows how Christianity can preserve its authentic identity and remain relevant to current realities. With the God's Word for Today series, pastor Tim Chester has updated Stott's classic book The… 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…


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