The Message of the General Epistles in the History of Redemption: Wisdom from James, Peter, John, and Jude #ad - In part two “scoffers” the truth of 2 Peter and Jude is set in contrast to the destructive doctrines of scoffing false teachers. Here we see that christ has accomplished salvation and that his life provides the pattern for faithful living in the face of worldly opposition. This volume considers the theological richness indicative and practical relevance imperative of the New Testament General Epistles—James, 1-2 Peter, 1-3 John, and Jude—within a redemptive-historical framework.
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How to Understand and Apply the New Testament: Twelve Steps from Exegesis to TheologyP & R Publishing #ad - Naselli is an able guide, walking readers through a carefully field-tested twelve-stage interpretive process that pastors, teachers, scholars, and laypeople can use with benefit. Move from genre to textual criticism, take Greek grammar and literary context into account, and journey through the passage all the way to practical application.
How to Understand and Apply the New Testament: Twelve Steps from Exegesis to Theology #ad - Learn how to track an author's thought-flow, and apply the ancient Word in this modern world, grasp the text's message, all in light of Christ's redeeming work. Go further in your studies using the extensive recommended resources for every step of the way. With engaging illustrations and practical answers at their fingertips, readers will master the skills needed to deepen understanding and shape theology with confidence and wisdom.
This comprehensive, well-informed, conversational book is for anyone who wants to understand and apply the Bible and the New Testament in particular in a responsible, and God-glorifying way.
The Theology of the Book of Revelation New Testament TheologyCambridge University Press #ad - The Theology of the Book of Revelation New Testament Theology #ad - This study offers a unique account of the theology and message of Revelation. Richard bauckham expounds the theology of the book of Revelation: its understanding of God, Christ and the Spirit, the role of the Church in the world, and the hope of the coming of God's universal kingdom. Close attention is paid both to the literary form in which the theology is expressed and to the original context to which the book was addressed.
Contrary to many misunderstandings of Revelation, it is shown to be one of the masterpieces of early Christian literature, with much to say to the Church today. Cambridge University Press.
Letters to the Church: A Survey of Hebrews and the General EpistlesZondervan Academic #ad - Letters to the Church: A Survey of Hebrews and the General Epistles #ad - Writing from an evangelical perspective, Jobes addresses issues of historical relevance as well as how these ancient books connect with Christian faith and practice today. Letters to the church includes:-historical background for each book focusing on authorship, and definitions-questions for discussion, outlines, professors, genre, date, students, and testing-A comparison of the teachings about Christ in each of the lettersPastors, and laypeople interested in deeper biblical study will find this an invaluable resource that offers well-researched commentary in an accessible, and significant verses-Sidebars addressing difficult passages or ideas-Maps, reflection, photographs, and content-An exploration of the major themes in each book and detailed commentary on key passages-Boxes with chapter goals, challenges, charts, spiritually meaningful form.
Cambridge University Press. Respected new testament scholar Karen Jobes explores the cultural and theological background of Hebrews and the general epistles James through Jude in this rich commentary.
The Word Became Fresh: How to Preach from Old Testament Narrative TextsMentor #ad - Most of what i do in the following pages involves discussing examples of Old Testament narratives. By the way, i assume that you have the biblical text handy in order to carry on your 'Berean' work. Dale ralph Davis Cambridge University Press. I have tried to select examples from a broad range of possibilities.
The Word Became Fresh: How to Preach from Old Testament Narrative Texts #ad - This little tome can hardly reverse that, but it is meant as an exercise in reading the Old Testament for fun and profit. Mentor. As my mother-in-law used to say, 'It's different anyway. And maybe it will help. ". I still believe that traditional Old Testament criticism has had the effect of killing the Old Testament for the church.
Walking with Jesus Through His Word: Discovering Christ in All the ScripturesP & R Publishing #ad - Those landmarks point the way to Jesus, reconciles us by his sacrifice, who reveals the Father, and rules us by his Word and Spirit. Cambridge University Press. What connects the whole bible into one purposeful story?Dennis Johnson takes readers of the Bible on a journey of discovery through the Old and New Testaments, pointing out a network of trails in the text.
These are recurring themes that link different parts of the Bible to Jesus the Christ, the fulfiller of God’s promises and redeemer of God’s people. Dennis emphasizes how each biblical passage must be read in its close and canonical contexts, revealing the Bible’s identity as a book about a relationship—the covenant between God and his people.
Walking with Jesus Through His Word: Discovering Christ in All the Scriptures #ad - Mentor. This helps us to see christ and his mission as a pattern that emerges naturally throughout the tapestry of Scripture. God embedded in israel’s history events, institutions, his saving work, and offices that foreshadowed Christ, individuals, and his church.
Thinking through Paul: A Survey of His Life, Letters, and TheologyZondervan Academic #ad - Cambridge University Press. The study of paul and his letters can be exciting, and life-changing, challenging, but only if it is done well and only if students achieve more than a basic familiarity with the subject. Still accomplish with their new textbook aimed at college and seminary level courses on Paul and his writings.
Thinking through Paul: A Survey of His Life, Letters, and Theology #ad - Longenecker and still bring decades of study and expertise to Thinking through Paul, challenging readers to delve deeply into Paul’s writings and wrestle with his richly-layered and dynamic theological discourse. Seeking to situate their study of the apostle in proper perspective, then examine each of paul’s letters individually, Longenecker and Still first look at Paul’s life before and after his encounter with the risen Christ en route to Damascus, and finally synthesize the Pauline writings to highlight the main strands of Paul’s theologizing―all the while keeping in mind the particular context of first-century Christianity.
Mentor. Zondervan. Filled with images, and questions for further study and discussion, Thinking through Paul is both engaging and easy-to-follow, maps, charts, making it the perfect choice for classrooms and for interested readers. Longenecker and Todd D. This is exactly what Pauline experts Bruce W.
Redemption Accomplished and AppliedEerdmans #ad - Cambridge University Press. New issue of a theological classic on the atonementoriginally published in 1955 and reprinted dozens of times over the years, John Murray’s Redemption Accomplished and Applied systematically explains the two sides of redemption -- its accomplishment through Christ’s atonement and its application to the lives of believers.
Murray explores the biblical passages dealing with the necessity, sanctification, nature, perfection, and extent of the atonement in order to establish its relationship to our justification, and glorification. Mentor. He goes on to identify the distinct steps in the Bible’s presentation of how the redemption accomplished by Christ is applied progressively to the life of the redeemed, including the role of faith and repentance.
Redemption Accomplished and Applied #ad - Concise, precise, and accessible, Murray’s classic doctrinal study will now reach and benefit a new generation of readers. Zondervan.
Church History in Plain Language: Fourth EditionZondervan Academic #ad - This latest edition of the book takes a close look at the rapid growth of evangelical and Pentecostal Christianity in the southern hemisphere, addresses the decline in traditional mainline denominations, examines the influence of technology on the spread of the gospel, and discusses how Christianity intersects with other religions in countries all over the world.
This concise book provides an easy-to-read guide to church history with intellectual substance. Thomas Nelson Publishers. Zondervan. The fourth edition of shelley’s classic one-volume history of the church brings the story of Christianity into the twenty-first century. With more than 315, 000 copies sold, this is the story of the church for today’s readers.
Church History in Plain Language: Fourth Edition #ad - The new edition of church History in Plain Language promises to be the new standard for readable church history. Features include:includes contemporary developments related to the spread of the gospelDiscusses how technology has an impact on how the church worships and growsCovers the explosion of Christianity in the southern hemisphere Cambridge University Press.
Christianity and Liberalism, new ed.Eerdmans #ad - Trueman from the foreword / Westminster Theological Seminary Cambridge University Press. It was named one of the top 100 books of the millennium by World magazine and one of the top 100 books of the twentieth century by Christianity Today. An admirable book. Even for those who do not agree with his central thesis, indeed, Christianity and Liberalism can still be understood as representing one of the literary artifacts of a generation that had come to see liberalism as leading inexorably to a sentimentalized religion that had nothing to do with the God of the Bible or, with real life.
Carl R. Thomas Nelson Publishers. J. Gresham machen’s christianity and Liberalism has remained relevant through the years ever since its original publication in 1923. For its acumen, for its saliency, i think, and for its wit, this cool and stringent defense of orthodox Protestantism is, the best popular argument produced in the controversy between Christianity and liberalism.
Christianity and Liberalism, new ed. #ad - Walter lippmann in a preface to Morals / “It is my conviction that Machen’s book can still speak today. Zondervan. Mentor.