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- Pope’s Francis Message also for Evangelicals
- Book Review: The Psalter Reclaimed by Gordon Wenham
- The Litmus Test of Genuine Christianity
- Imprecatory Psalms: To Pray or Not to Pray?
- Is Mark Driscoll Bad for Calvinists?
- Kingdom Come: The Amillennial Alternative by Sam Storms
- Calvin, Berkhof, Infant Baptism, and Me
- Definitions of the Gospel by Trevin Wax
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Category Archives: Reading Scripture
Paperback: 270 pages Publisher: IVP Academic (October 3, 2011) Language: English ISBN-10: 0830829490 Amazon.com Wtsbooks IVP Many thanks to Adrianna and IVP for this review copy of Reading Scripture with the Reformers by Timothy George, noted Reformation historian. An Overview … Continue reading
The following is taken from The Drama of Scripture by Craig G. Bartholomew and Michael W. Goheen. It think it captures the matter quite well: “The goal of God’s redemptive work is to restore his creation from the effects of … Continue reading
Currently I’m reading noted church historian Timothy George’s Reading Scripture with the Reformers. It’s something of a treat. It’s correcting a number of caricatures, filling in a number of blanks and so on. A book review to follow in a … Continue reading
I lighted the following from Michael F. Bird’s Euangelion’s blog. It’s taken from Michael Goheen and Craig Bartholomew’s book Drama of Scripture: Finding our Place in God’s Story: It’s quite instructive. Many of us have read the Bible as if it … Continue reading
“The faithful pastor, and all other faithful believers, love to learn God’s Word because they love the God of the Word.” –John MacArthur There is simply no substitute for a steady diet of the Word of God. Moreover, the God … Continue reading
Expository preaching is a necessary corollary of the doctrine of the God-breathed nature of Scripture. The idea is not so much that God breathed into the Scriptures, but that the Scriptures are the product of His breathing out. Independent of what we may … Continue reading
It took only three or four weeks in Professor Traina’s classroom to become aware of a seismic change beginning to take place within me regarding the Bible. Until now, I and all the people I associated with had treated the … Continue reading
As Brian Leport continues to reflect on his reading of Scripture here and here, especially in light of inside critics , I’ve found a passage in N.T. Wright’s The Last Word that may lend a voice in all this: Paying attention … Continue reading
Dallas Willard is the man behind the classic The Spirit of the Disciplines (if you haven’t read it, I encourage you to do so). At any rate, here’s Willard’s take on “Bible Memorization”: “Bible memorization is absolutely fundamental to spiritual formation. … Continue reading