The Gospel As Center

Author: D. A. Carson
Editor: Crossway
ISBN: 1433518678
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The church is reeling because of the relativistic mindset of our world. Up until a generation ago, most adults had similar moral intuitions whether they were believers or not, and the core of protestant orthodoxy was still intact. Yet, in the wake of postmodernity and secularism, all that has changed. Convinced that gospel-centered ministry is utterly imperative for such a time as this, contributors D. A. Carson, Tim Keller, Kevin DeYoung, Philip Ryken, Bryan Chapell, Thabiti Anyabwile, Richard Phillips, Sam Storms, and others defend the gospel and traditional doctrines. To strengthen the center of confessional evangelicalism, this volume collects the 14 booklets in the Gospel Coalition Booklet series. In addition, this volume includes a preface, the Gospel Coalition’s foundational documents, and indexes. The editors and contributors represent a wide range of denominations and are united not only by belief in the biblical gospel, but also by the conviction that ministry today must be increasingly Gospel centered.

The Passion Of Jesus In The Gospel Of John

Author: Donald Senior
Editor: Liturgical Press
ISBN: 9780814654620
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"A Michael Glazier book." Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

An Introduction To The Gospels

Author: Mitchell G. Reddish
Editor: Abingdon Press
ISBN: 1426750080
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An Introduction to the Gospels is designed to be a textbook for courses on the Gospels, for use at the college and beginning seminary level. Reflecting the most recent scholarship and written in an accessible style, the volume covers all four of the Gospels, including a survey of "the world of the Gospels". The book opens with a discussion of the origin, development, and interrelationships of the Four Gospels. After a chapter-length treatment of each canonical Gospel and the non-canonical Gospels, the work concludes with a discussion of the "historical Jesus" debate. In An Introduction to the Gospels, Mitchell G. Reddish: - provides a solid, convenient survey of the Gospels in an accessible textbook format - presents up-to-date scholarship in a field that has been dominated by older texts - gives a balanced presentation of the content of the Gospels

The Gospel Revisited

Author: Kenneth J. Archer
Editor: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1630876593
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This book is a constructive attempt at formulating a contemporary Pentecostal theology grounded in worship and witness. The theological vision expounded here is grounded in the Pentecostal story with its emphasis upon the fivefold Gospel. The doxological confession of Jesus as Savior, Sanctifier, Spirit Baptizer, Healer, and soon coming King provide the basic organizational structure of a Pentecostal narrative theology. Each chapter takes seriously these central convictions and allows them to shape, form, and reform various theological loci. Important issues such as methodology, hermeneutics, and theology as embodied worship and witness are addressed. The result is a vibrant and integrative theology fueled by a dynamic spirituality.

The God Of The Gospel Of John

Author: Marianne Meye Thompson
Editor: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
ISBN: 9780802847348
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While there are numerous studies of God in the Old Testament, the concept of God has largely been ignored as a subject of inquiry in contemporary New Testament theology. As this superb work by Marianne Meye Thompson shows, however, an understanding of the identity of God is central to the New Testament, particularly to the Gospel of John. Thompson here offers the first comprehensive study of the concept of God in John's Gospel. She shows that one must first grasp the importance of God to John before one can properly appreciate the Gospel's Christology and overarching message. By arguing that John is rightly understood to be a "theocentric" work, Thompson challenges the prevailing theory that John is primarily concerned with Christology. While Thompson uses traditional historical and exegetical approaches to the New Testament and ancient sources, her study is mainly theological in scope. She asks how John portrays God and how, after reading the Gospel, we ought to speak of the identity of God. Unlike many recent studies of John, this one does not try to reconstruct the history behind the text but, rather, tries to fully illumine the theological content of John's message. A seminal study with lasting implications for New Testament theology, The God of the Gospel of John will become a standard text for students of the New Testament.

Mobilizing A Great Commission Church For Harvest

Author: Thomas P. Johnston
Editor: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1621891062
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Mobilizing a Great Commission Church for Harvest addresses practical aspects of evangelism in the local church, with the voices and views of nineteen current Southern Baptist professors of evangelism. They address important topics to local church evangelism, such as Invitations with integrity and Preparing for Spiritual Warfare. Key leaders and professors write in their areas of expertise. For examples, Alvin Reid writes on Mobilizing Students, David Wheeler on Servant Evangelism, Josef Solc on Sports Evangelism, and Darrell Robinson on The Evangelist. In addition, the book begins and ends with two different applications of Matthew's Great Commission. Mobilizing a Great Commission Church for Harvest is a gold mine of information for both pastor and deacon, as it is for students considering the importance of evangelism to local church ministry. It is fresh, new, and true--as all of its authors teach at SBC-affiliated schools and are grounded in the Bible as the inerrant Word of God!

Challenging Perspectives On The Gospel Of John

Author: John Lierman
Editor: Mohr Siebeck
ISBN: 9783161491139
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"This book had its genesis at a conference held in Cambridge"--Pref.

Gospel Centered Teaching

Author: Trevin Wax
Editor: B&H Publishing Group
ISBN: 1433681730
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For small group leaders and Sunday school facilitators who prefer truth over technique, Gospel-Centered Teaching is refreshing in its simple purpose to remind you of something you already instinctively know: It's Jesus who changes lives, and the goal of your Bible study is to continually reintroduce people to Him. While discussing in depth common related concerns (missional apathy, biblical illiteracy in the church, shallow discussions, etc.), author and teacher Trevin Wax duly offers a practical guide to making sure your message is always surely centered on Jesus and what He has done: "Fellow teachers, let's soak ourselves in the truths of the gospel and the Word. Then, let's invite others to the fountain of living water offered freely by our Master Teacher whose life and death changes everything."

Reading Scripture As Wesleyans

Author: Joel B. Green
Editor: Abingdon Press
ISBN: 1426719914
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John Wesley boasted that he was a “man of one book,” but he was also a thoughtful student throughout his life and an author of many books. As breath gives life, John Wesley inhaled and exhaled the words of Scripture, shaping his thoughts, beliefs, feelings, and behavior. And like our eighteenth-century ancestor, the Bible is central to us for continued faith formation. In this invitation to Scripture, the general editor of the Wesley Study Bible and biblical scholar, Dr. Joel Green, summarizes Wesley’s understanding of key themes and topics of key books of the New Testament. Using brief excerpts from Wesley’s writings (in updated language), Dr. Green explains the importance of Wesley’s thinking as it directly applies to everyday life and faithful practice. Each chapter ends with questions suitable for private devotion or group settings, to help you apply your study to daily living. This book will be your trusted companion to the Wesley Study Bible as you love God with a warmed heart and serve God with active hands.

The Wealth Center

Author: Lisa Lee Hairston
Editor: Trafford Publishing
ISBN: 1426960182
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Mary and Jason have always been surrounded by astronomical wealth which never rubbed off on them. None of their loved ones can understand Mary and Jason's never-ending economic plight. Mary collapses in the employment office due to the emotional strain of being out of work for an indefinite period of time. At the emergency room, Mary learns that she is expecting their first child. Subsequently, the attending physician schedules an appointment for Mary to see an OB-GYN on January 19th. Mary and Jason keep the appointment, not really knowing what to expect! Mary and Jason are broke and can barely make ends meet. How will they provide for their new bundle of joy? Will they take the Wealth Specialist, Dr. Lemar Rich, up on his offer to permanently move into The Wealth Center in Chicago as The Wealth Center staff deliberately programs their unborn daughter, Lisa, to receive wealth of astronomical proportions? Travel with Mary, Jason, and their unborn daughter to The Wealth Center as they discover the wealth the subconscious mind is made of. This book is a must read for anyone who wants to learn why wealth is not a fairytale or reserved only for a "select few!"