By Martyn Percy
By Martyn Percy
By C. K. Barrett,Fred Barrett,Ben Witherington III,Penelope Barrett Hyslop
"I, like generations of preachers, were tutored by way of C. okay. Barrett, the biblical student who helped us into the biblical textual content via sharing his endless take pleasure in the thrill of scripture. But till Ben Witherington, i didn't understand C. ok. Barrett the preacher, even much less his father, Fred. In this ebook of Barrett sermons, Ben Witherington indicates why he loves Barrett the preacher and the way Barrett's preaching will help us modern servants of the word. The sermons are disarmingly clean, direct, and interesting, demonstrating how the biblical note can converse the following and how. What a pleasant selection of nice biblical preaching."
--Will Willimon, Professor of the perform of Christian Ministry, Duke Divinity college; United Methodist Bishop, retired
"C. ok. Barrett's sermons are the gospel in miniature. donning his scholarship flippantly, Barrett confronts us right here at the beginning with the individual of Jesus. In easy, pithy prose, he subverts cozy piety and traditional faith through evoking the demanding voice of Jesus, after which leads us past that bracing come upon into the unlimited love of God. those down-to-earth reflections are either own and profoundly theological, they usually stand the attempt of time. Barrett used to be an excellent communicator of the gospel within the Methodist chapels of County Durham, yet those chosen sermons manage to converse powerfully to many contexts today."
--John Barclay, Lightfoot Professor of bible study, Durham University
Charles Kingsley Barrett (4 may well 1917-26 August 2011) was once a wonderful biblical student. He served as Professor of Divinity at the University of Durham and wrote commentaries on the Acts of the Apostles, John, Romans, and 1 and 2 Corinthians.
Fred Barrett (28 October 1880-25 December 1957) was once a well known United Methodist minister and evangelist, serving in lots of components of England.
Ben Witherington III is Amos professor of latest testomony for Doctoral reports at Asbury Theological Seminary and doctoral college at St. Andrews University. He is the writer of various books, including New testomony Rhetoric (Cascade, 2009) and, with Julie Noelle Hare, The residing Legacy (Wipf and inventory, 2009).
By Jessie Gregory Lutz,Robert Frykenburg
By Robert C. Linthicum
Why is town a battleground of opposed principalities and powers? what's the challenge of the church within the urban? How can the church be supported in achieving that venture? those are the questions that Robert Linthicum treats in his complete and probing biblical theology of the town. within the Bible the town is depicted either as a living position of God and his humans and as a middle of strength for devil and his minions. town is one fundamental degree on which the drama of salvation is performed out. and that's no much less the case on the finish of this pivotal century as megacities turn into the focus of so much human task and aspirations world wide. this can be a well timed theology of the town that weaves the theological photos of the Bible and the social realities of the modern international right into a revealing tapestry of truths in regards to the city event. Its function is to outline in actual fact the challenge of the church in the course of the city realities and to help good the paintings of the church within the city world.
By Marvin D. Hoff
By Marti Anderson
By Van Nam Kim
By José Luis Pérez Álvarez
By James P. Ware
By Martyn Lloyd-Jones
Acts eight chronicles the various old heights and valleys of the early church. whereas believers mourn Stephen's loss of life and Saul seeks to ravage the church, the gospel message is spreading into areas past Jerusalem, and plenty of are coming to religion in Christ.
In the 6th and ultimate quantity of reports within the booklet of Acts, Lloyd-Jones works from this crucial fact, reminding us that there are compelling and very important purposes to contemplate Christianity even past the old checklist. Exploring many concerns that lie on the center of the gospel, reminiscent of the empowering paintings of the Holy Spirit and the all-encompassing goal of Christ's loss of life, Lloyd-Jones additionally speaks to the cultural deceptions that declare Christianity is not anything greater than "a own topic" or "just one other teaching."
Keeping different international religions in view, this vintage paintings bargains penetrating point of view as to how the Christian church and religion fluctuate from all others, making the message of this booklet a very poignant one in modern day pluralistic culture.
The e-book of Acts files the most strong occasions within the New testomony. The delivery of the church. the arrival of the Holy Spirit. daring preaching and dramatic missionary trips. stored souls and reworked lives. It not just offers perception into the expansion of the apostolic church, yet can motivate and problem your middle today.
Martyn Lloyd-Jones preached at the first 8 chapters of this dynamic Bible ebook throughout the height of his ministry. Now these expository sermons are accumulated jointly in a six-volume assortment. His language is straightforward and transparent in order that the reality of the Scriptures will be to be had to all who wish to comprehend. well-known as one of many 20th century's so much talented preachers, he's recognized for his astute research of man's situation and his persuasive proclamation of the gospel because the purely real solution.