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  • Reading Scripture with the Church Fathers, By Christopher A. Hall
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    Reading Scripture with the Church Fathers

    by Christopher A. Hall

    Many Christians today long to become reacquainted with their ancient ancestors in the faith. They see a deeper worship and devotion in the prayers and hymns of the early church. And they believe that the writings of the early church can shed new light on their understanding of Scripture.

    But where and how do we begin? Our first encounter with the writings of the church fathers may seem like ...

  • The Last Things, By David Höhne
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    The Last Things

    Contours of Christian Theology

    by David Höhne

    There is no shortage of books on eschatology—the study of the last things and the end-times. Many arise out of incoherent or superficial readings of the Bible that detract from the "once and for all" achievements of God through the death and resurrection of the Lord Jesus. Others fail to consider the manner in which God reveals himself through the Lord Jesus and by the power of his Spirit. Too many ...

  • David: Developing a Heart for God, By Jack Kuhatschek
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    David

    Developing a Heart for God

    LifeGuide Bible Studies

    by Jack Kuhatschek

    Who are your role models? The world desperately needs role models today—people who are fully human yet who exceed human expectations and point others toward God. David is such a role model. His struggles with sin are infamous, and the Psalms reveal his anguish and doubts. Yet he is also described as "a man after God's own heart"—the champion of Israel. In this twelve-session LifeGuide® ...

    Number of Studies: 12

  • The Old Testament in Seven Sentences: A Small Introduction to a Vast Topic, By Christopher J. H. Wright
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    The Old Testament in Seven Sentences

    A Small Introduction to a Vast Topic

    Introductions in Seven Sentences

    by Christopher J. H. Wright

    Some people find the Old Testament to be confusing, out of date, and essentially replaced by the New Testament. They are missing out. The Old Testament offers us a grand narrative that reveals God's work, God's purposes, and God's wisdom. Christopher J. H. Wright fits the pieces together and shows us the coherent whole. Using seven key sentences drawn straight from the Old Testament, ...

  • The Servant of the Lord and His Servant People: Tracing a Biblical Theme Through the Canon, By Matthew S. Harmon
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    The Servant of the Lord and His Servant People

    Tracing a Biblical Theme Through the Canon

    New Studies in Biblical Theology

    by Matthew S. Harmon
    Series edited by D. A. Carson

    It is often recognized that the title "servant" is applied to key figures throughout the Bible, culminating in Jesus Christ. In this New Studies in Biblical Theology volume Matthew Harmon carefully traces this theme from Genesis to Revelation with the intention of seeing how earlier servants point forward to the ultimate Servant. While this servant theme certainly is significant ...

  • In the Company of Jesus: Finding Unconventional Wisdom and Unexpected Hope, By Bill Donahue
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    In the Company of Jesus

    Finding Unconventional Wisdom and Unexpected Hope

    by Bill Donahue

    What images come to mind when you hear the name "Jesus"? Religious icon? Mystical guru? Maybe he's the figure in the stained-glass window at church, or in the painting hanging in the hallway of your grandmother's house. Bill Donahue spent years asking these questions, and the Jesus he eventually met was not merely an ancient sage but the living, breathing Son of God. He found himself captivated ...

  • Open Hearts in Bethlehem: A Christmas Drama, By Kenneth E. Bailey
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    Open Hearts in Bethlehem

    A Christmas Drama

    by Kenneth E. Bailey

    The traditional story of Jesus' birth is well known and beloved. A long journey from home. A pregnant mother. The crisis of birth. Remarkable visitors. But there is more. For the first time, here is a drama that accurately presents what the Bible actually says rather than what tradition and mistranslations of Scripture have portrayed. This fresh Christmas drama from world-renowned Middle Eastern ...

  • Culture: Living in the Places of God, By Scott Nelson
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    Culture

    Living in the Places of God

    Forge Guides for Missional Conversation

    by Scott Nelson
    Foreword by Alan Hirsch

    The mission of God has a church. So the church needs to be in sync with the mission of God. This is the guiding philosophy of the Forge Missions Training Network, which has helped church leaders and laypeople alike all over the world to reach their neighbors, their neighborhoods and their communities with the gospel. In these guides you and your friends will be equipped to be missionaries where ...

  • Words of Life: Scripture as the Living and Active Word of God, By Timothy Ward
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    Words of Life

    Scripture as the Living and Active Word of God

    by Timothy Ward

    Throughout Christian history, the overwhelmingly predominant view of the Bible has been that it is itself the living and active word of God. In this book Timothy Ward explains and defends what we are really saying when we trust and proclaim, as we must, that the Bible is God's word. In particular he describes the nature of the relationship between the living God and Scripture. He examines why, ...

  • Conversations with C. S. Lewis: Imaginative Discussions About Life, Christianity and God, By Robert Velarde
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    Conversations with C. S. Lewis

    Imaginative Discussions About Life, Christianity and God

    by Robert Velarde

    "C. S. Lewis died in 1963, but I met him last week." Robert Velarde tells of an imaginative journey in which the literature professor mysteriously appears in Thomas Clerk's hospital room. "Call me Jack," the writer says as he invites Clerk to step into a wardrobe. From there the two embark on a remarkable journey through Lewis's life. They experience pivotal events from Lewis's childhood and ...