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Dictionary of Paul and His Letters
hardcover

Dictionary of Paul and His Letters

A Compendium of Contemporary Biblical Scholarship

The IVP Bible Dictionary Series

Edited by Gerald F. Hawthorne, Ralph P. Martin, and Daniel G. Reid

Edited by Gerald F. Hawthorne, Ralph P. Martin and Daniel G. Reid, this reference work presents up-to-date scholarship on Pauline theology, literature and background.

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The Contemporary Christian
paperback

The Contemporary Christian

by John Stott

John R. W. Stott challenges us to move with the times while standing firmly on the truth of God's Word.

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James
hardcover

James

IVP New Testament Commentary Series (blue dust jackets)

by George M. Stulac

George M. Stulac provides a focused, insightful and pastoral exposition of the book of James. Combining helpful background material with passage-by-passage commentary, he helps us uncover James's answers to tough question like: what is the relationship between faith and deeds? How do we learn to control our tongues and embrace the poverty of Christ?

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More Than Equals
paperback

More Than Equals

Racial Healing for the Sake of the Gospel

by Spencer Perkins and Chris Rice

Spencer Perkins and Chris Rice set out a bold, practical plan for racial reconciliation which has as its motivation more than harmonious living--namely, a witness to the truth and power of the gospel.

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The Prophecy of Isaiah
paperback

The Prophecy of Isaiah

An Introduction Commentary

by J. Alec Motyer

Presenting a wealth of comment and perspective on the book of Isaiah, J. Alec Motyer pays particular attention to three recurring themes: the messianic hope, the motif of the city, and the theology of the Holy One of Israel. This rich, accessible commentary is a wise, winsome and welcome guide to Isaiah for Christians today.

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Revisioning Evangelical Theology
paperback

Revisioning Evangelical Theology

by Stanley J. Grenz

Stanley J. Grenz evaluates the course of evangelical theology and sets out a bold agenda for a new century. He proposes that evangelical theology, to remain vibrant and vital in the postmodern era, should find its central integrative motifs in the reign of God and the community of Christ.

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A Theology of Word & Spirit
paperback

A Theology of Word Spirit

Authority Method in Theology

Christian Foundations

by Donald G. Bloesch

Pointing the way toward a confessional theology for the twenty-first century, Donald G. Bloesch begins his seven-volume work, Christian Foundations, with this introduction to authority and method in theology.

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The Hermeneutical Spiral
paperback

The Hermeneutical Spiral

A Comprehensive Introduction to Biblical Interpretation

by Grant R. Osborne

In this revised and expanded edition, Grant Osborne provides seminary students and working pastors with the full set of tools they need to travel the hermeneutical spiral—moving from sound exegesis to the development of biblical and systematic theologies and to the preparation of sound, biblical sermons.

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For Christ and the University
paperback

For Christ and the University

The Story of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship of the USA - 1940-1990

by Keith Hunt and Gladys Hunt

Keith and Gladys Hunt tell the story of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship's first fifty years--from early setbacks and failed plans to creative strategies and spiritual triumphs.

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The Message of 1 & 2 Thessalonians
paperback

The Message of 1 2 Thessalonians

The Bible Speaks Today Series

by John Stott

Digging into Paul's letters to the Thessalonians, John Stott addresses issues of vital importance today: how the church spreads the gospel, how pastors serve both the gospel and the church, how Christians live according to the gospel, how the gospel offers hope in the midst of trouble, and much more.

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The Message of Acts
paperback

The Message of Acts

The Bible Speaks Today Series

by John Stott

The Spirit moves the church into the world. What can the book of Acts tell us about how the church should operate today? John Stott describes the Spirit-motivated, world-changing mission of the early church and applies its experiences to the modern issues that churches face every day.

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Should I Get Married?
paperback

Should I Get Married?

by M. Blaine Smith

For anyone contemplating marriage, discerning compatibility with another, seeking guidelines for finding a life partner or struggling with commitment, this updated version by M. Blaine Smith provides biblical counsel and wise advice.

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The Last Christmas
paperback

The Last Christmas

The Spirit Flyer Series

by John E. Bibee

Barry Smedlowe was in trouble. Sloan Favor had taken over his clubhouse, ruined his party and stolen his friends. Powerless and alone, Barry didn't realize that what seemed like the last Christmas would actually be his first. Book 5 in John Bibee's Spirit Flyer Series.

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The Canon of Scripture
hardcover

The Canon of Scripture

by F. F. Bruce

How did the books of the Bible come to be recognized as Holy Scripture? After nearly nineteen centuries the canon of Scripture still remains an issue of debate. Adept in both Old and New Testament studies, F. F. Bruce brings the wisdom of a lifetime of reflection and biblical interpretation to bear in addressing the criteria of canonicity, the canon within the canon and canonical criticism.

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1 and 2 Samuel
paperback

1 and 2 Samuel

Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries

by Joyce G. Baldwin

The stories of Samuel, Saul and David are wound up in the larger story of God's purpose for his people. Looking beyond the well-known surface of these stories, Joyce G. Baldwin explores the significance of Israel's transition from a confederation of tribes to a nation ruled by one king.

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Gender  Grace
paperback

Gender Grace

Love, Work Parenting in a Changing World

by Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen

From brain structure and role models to the creation drama and the new covenant, Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen helps us to understand more clearly the forces--and the freedoms--that shape our lives.