Category Archives: biblical theology

Seeing the Real World – What Is Biblical Theology by Dr. James Hamilton, a Review and Recommendation

James M. Hamilton, Jr., What Is Biblical Theology? A Guide to the Bible’s Story, Symbolism, and Patterns (Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2013), 128pp.  Paperback & Kindle editions available. This book helped me understand the Bible better, and this book makes me want to read the Bible … Continue reading

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Genesis 1-11: Its Foundational Nature, Context, and Special Relevance for Israel

Genesis 1-11 is the introduction to the rest of the Bible.  In its original context, when it was first given in the Book of the Law, Genesis 1-11 introduced the nation Israel to their place in the world. When Moses … Continue reading

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Will the Real Jesus Please Stand Up?

by Keith Walsworth, director of Bancroft Gospel Ministry and CAPS On one of my recent prolonged times driving the car, I was listening to a preacher ask the question, “Will the Real Jesus Please Stand up?” He went on to illustrate … Continue reading

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Book Review: Why Genesis Matters

Jason Lisle, Why Genesis Matters: Christian Doctrine and the Creation Account (Dallas, TX: The Institute for Creation Research, 2012), 54pp.; also available for Amazon Kindle Reviewed by Doug Smith Astrophysicist Jason Lisle (Ph.D, University of Colorado; Director of Research at the Institute … Continue reading

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Resources for Preaching Isaiah 53

If there is any one passage in the Old Testament which seems to the Christian heart to be a prophecy of the redeeming work of Christ, it is that matchless fifty-third chapter of Isaiah.  We read it today, often even … Continue reading

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Preaching in the Advent Season

When it comes to Christmas, some preachers are faced with one or more dilemmas: Should I temporarily step away from the book I am preaching through to preach a special Christmas message or series of messages throughout December? What texts … Continue reading

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Book Review – Gospel-Centered Hermeneutics

Goldsworthy, Graeme. Gospel-Centered Hermeneutics: Foundations and Principles of Evangelical Biblical Interpretation. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2007. Jacketed Hardcover, 341 pp. (Review copy courtesy of InterVarsity Press.) Table of Contents Excerpts: Introduction: Can hermeneutics be saved? 1. The necessity for hermeneutics Graeme … Continue reading

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