• 2738

    Colossians Remixed

    Subverting the Empire

    by Brian J. Walsh and Sylvia C. Keesmaat

    Drawing together biblical scholarship with a passion for authentic lives that embody the gospel, this groundbreaking interpretation of Colossians from Brian J. Walsh and Sylvia C. Keesmaat provides us with tools to subvert the empire of our own context in a way that acknowledges the transforming power of Jesus Christ.

  • 2720

    The Drama of Ephesians

    Participating in the Triumph of God

    by Timothy G. Gombis

    In Timothy Gombis's dramatic reading of Ephesians we are drawn into a theological and cultural engagement with this epochal story of redemption. The Drama of Ephesians stands in the space between commentaries and specialized studies in Ephesians. Here you will renew your excitement for studying, preaching and teaching this great letter of Paul.

  • 1513

    Luke: Historian Theologian

    by I. Howard Marshall

    I. Howard Marshall provides us with a lucid guide to Luke's theology of salvation as it is unfurled in the Gospel narrative, but always with an eye on its ongoing development in the companion work, Acts.

  • 3934

    Paul Through Mediterranean Eyes

    Cultural Studies in 1 Corinthians

    by Kenneth E. Bailey

    In this groundbreaking study of Paul's first epistle to the Corinthians, Kenneth Bailey examines the canonical letter through Paul's Jewish socio-cultural and rhetorical background and through the Mediterranean context of its Corinthian recipients.

  • 3591

    Gregory of Nyssa

    Sermons on the Beatitudes

    Classics in Spiritual Formation

    by Michael Glerup
    Foreword by Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove

    As part of the Classics in Spiritual Formation, the sermons of Gregory of Nyssa offer a contemporary rendering of ancient spiritual wisdom for today's readers. Includes an introduction, paraphrase by Michael Glerup of the text from the original languages, and helpful callouts that show how the work relates to your personal spiritual formation.

  • 2823

    Jesus Is the Christ

    The Messianic Testimony of the Gospels

    by Michael F. Bird

    Entering the fray of a hotly debated issue, Michael Bird argues that the title and role of "Messiah" ascribed to Jesus is not a late addition to the four Gospels but their structural and semantic foundation. Stressing that Christianity is itself a messianic movement, Bird argues that the messianic testimony is the "mother of all Christology."

  • 3281

    The Cross and the Prodigal

    Luke 15 Through the Eyes of Middle Eastern Peasants

    by Kenneth E. Bailey

    Kenneth E. Bailey draws on his expertise in both the New Testament and Middle Eastern culture to interpret the parable of the prodigal son from a Middle Eastern perspective. When we approach it with the correct cultural lens, Bailey argues, the parable's true Christological character is revealed.

  • 2671

    The Throne, the Lamb & the Dragon

    A Reader's Guide to the Book of Revelation

    by Paul Spilsbury
    Foreword by J. I. Packer

    Paul Spilsbury reveals how behind the ancient multimedia show that is Revelation lies a message both simple and profound: the gospel clearly proclaimed. Here is a guide that will help us hear Revelation speak, once again inspiring grateful worship and calling us to costly discipleship.

  • 3798

    Authentic Church

    True Spirituality in a Culture of Counterfeits

    by Vaughan Roberts

    Vaughan Roberts finds direction for today's church in Paul's first letter to the Corinthians. Ancient Corinth was a similarly confusing cultural landscape to our own, but in Paul's vision Roberts finds a path of wisdom that will help you choose the true spirituality of the gospel of Christ and become the authentic church God intends for you to be. Each chapter includes a Bible study.

  • 0296

    The Message of the Sermon on the Mount

    The Bible Speaks Today Series

    by John Stott

    Carefully examining the text of Jesus' Sermon on the Mount, John Stott offers an inspiring and challenging description of the Christian counterculture. Its value system, ethical standard, religious devotion and network of relationships clearly distinguish it from both the nominal church and the secular world.

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