Biblical Theology for Christian Proclamation

Dr. D.A. Carson once noted that the greatest challenge faced by theologians is how to navigate the the tension between the Bible’s unity and diversity in a way that does justice to both. That is exactly what the Bible Theology for Christian Proclamation commentary series does.

Biblical theology is the attempt to understand and embrace the interpretive perspective of the biblical authors. What is more, biblical theology is the theology of the entire Bible, an exercise in whole-Bible theology.

This series does more than identify the theology that knits the entire Bible together. What makes it supremely useful for preachers and teachers is its orientation toward Christian proclamation. The editors of this work tell us its ultimate purpose is: “to equip those in Christian ministry who are called by God to preach and teach the precious truths of Scripture to their congregations, both in North America and in a global context.”

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A Biblical-Theological Introduction to the Old and New Testament 

A Biblical-Theological Introduction to the Old and New Testament (BTION) is an excellent work to have open alongside your Bible and commentary. You’ll find it to be extremely helpful. This new resource was published for the benefit of preachers, teachers, and serious students of God’s Word. It was carefully researched and authored by the professors of the Reformed Theological Seminary (RTS).

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Create Your Sermons with the Message Builder

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The Message Builder Bundle is a massive collection of preaching & teaching materials that make sermon and lesson building faster, easier, and more effective.

Created by Dr. Bob Daugherty, who has been studying, preaching, and teaching since 1957, the sheer volume of wisdom gathered in this set is astonishing. His work is well researched and precise. Daugherty holds 3 doctorate degrees, and after 5 decades of preaching, he gets right to the point with clear outlines, elegant alliteration, and soul-searching questions and answers. Everything Daugherty offers is solidly anchored in God’s Word.

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Free Friday! Essential Church?

Free Book Friday for Bible Software

The dropouts are not mad. Many still claim their faith. They can still have a positive view of their pastor and church. They aren’t losing their religion. Most just see no reason to stay; the church is not essential to them. It is just another social venue with which they have little in common. Dropouts feel this way because many within the church assumed that they would stay. Their parents assumed that the teachings of the church would be well received via religious osmosis. But the Great Commission explicitly commands us to teach and disciple. Neglecting this element of the gospel imperative creates an atmosphere of spiritual and doctrinal atrophy resulting in a nonessential church.

Happy Friday everyone! Today’s free download, usually $14.95, is Essential Church? by Thom Rainer and Sam Rainer.

Why do so many young adults (18 to 22) leave the church, and what will it take to bring them back? This important question is examined and duly answered in Essential Church?, a follow-up to Thom S. Rainer’s best-selling Simple Church, cowritten this time with his son, research expert Sam Rainer.

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The Fortress Commentary on the Bible – A New Approach

The Fortress Commentary on the Bible doesn’t tell you what to think. Instead, it offers a wealth of information that will help you draw well-informed conclusions on all passages of Scripture.

The Fortress Commentary on the Bible – A New Approach

The Fortress Commentary on the Bible takes a historical look at each passage of Scripture. It includes the contributions from 70 respected authorities in the historical interpretation of the Old and New Testaments. These scholars research and discuss the intention of the Bible authors, how scholars have interpreted these passages over the centuries, and how current scholars interpret them today. What is unique about the Fortress Commentary is this: No conclusions are offered. Instead, it highlights the unique challenges and interpretive questions raised by the text.

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5 Reasons We Love the LifeGuide Bible Study Series

Wordsearch has just released a massive addition to one of our most popular sets, the LifeGuide Bible Study Series. We’ve added 44 new topical volumes to this set. LifeGuides are one of the most popular Bible studies, with over 5 million sold in print.

Here are some things we love about LifeGuides:

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