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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 - 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…

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 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…

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…

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…

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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