Each chapter is succinct and readable, with a bibliography of additional resources for those who wish to study further. This newest contribution to the 40 Questions series continues the tradition of excellent research presented in clear, user-friendly writing.
40 Questions About CalvinismKregel Academic & Professional - In 40 questions about calvinism, church historian Shawn Wright tackles many issues about the theological system known as Calvinism. The accessible format allows readers to easily look up topics they're most interested in, issues, including:what is the difference between Calvinism and the Reformed tradition?Does God love all people?What is predestination?Did Jesus die for the sins of the whole world?Can people resist the Holy Spirit?Do Calvinists practice evangelism and missions?For Calvinists or those seeking to understand Calvinism better, 40 Questions About Calvinism helps readers understand the key terms, and debates of this highly influential theological viewpoint.
Taking an irenic approach, Wright explains the key doctrines while also contrasting them with Arminianism.
40 Questions about Heaven and Hell 40 Questions SeriesKregel Academic - Readers will find solid answers to many vital questions:what should we conclude about those who claim to have seen heaven or hell?is it possible for us to communicate with the dead?Is there such a place as purgatory?What will our resurrected bodies be like?What will we do in the eternal state?Will there be animals in the eternal state?What is hell like?How can a God of love send people to an eternal hell?Did Jesus "descend into hell" like the Apostles' Creed says?Study notes point to additional resources for learning, and reflection questions at the end of each chapter make the book ideal for small group studies.
In 40 questions about heaven and hell, Alan Gomes surveys the Old and New Testaments to present a comprehensive picture of the afterlife. The question-and-answer format makes it easy to find answers to specific questions on heaven, the intermediate state, the final judgment, hell, and life in eternity.
None Greater: The Undomesticated Attributes of GodBaker Books - And stagger. Jared wilson, midwestern baptist theological seminary; managing editor, director of content strategy, For the Church; author of The Gospel-Driven Church"The knowledge of God is the soil in which Christian piety flourishes. I am grateful for the publication of None Greater and pray it will be a source of growth in godliness among those captivated by its vision of God's supremacy.
Scott swain, president and james woodrow Hassell Professor of Systematic Theology, Reformed Theological Seminary-Orlando; author of Reformed Catholicity. But he is a god who is high and lifted up, the Creator rather than the creature, someone than whom none greater can be conceived. If god is the most perfect, supreme being, infinite and incomprehensible, then certain perfect-making attributes must be true of him.
None Greater: The Undomesticated Attributes of God - Trueman, professor, grove City College; author of Grace Alone"Perhaps not since R. C. The attributes of god show us exactly why God is worthy of worship: there is none like him. At the same time, this all-powerful, all-knowing, exhibiting perfect holiness, and all-wise God accommodates himself, mercy, and love as he makes known who he is and how he will save us.
Read this book. Sproul has there been a treatment of such deep theology with such careful devotion and accessibility. Matthew barrett leads us to marvel at both how much and how little we know of God.
40 Questions About Angels, Demons, and Spiritual Warfare 40 Questions SeriesKregel Academic - In 40 questions about angels, and spiritual Warfare, Demons, John Gilhooly provides a biblical and balanced perspective on the many issues surrounding the spiritual realm. Beneficial as a comprehensive overview or as a reference guide to particular subjects, this volume provides concise but thorough answers to many important questions, including:Do believers have guardian angels?Can Christians be demon possessed?Are there territorial spirits?Why and when did the devil fall from heaven?What is the role of prayer in spiritual warfare?Are there such things as spiritual curses?
Using a question-and-answer format, the role of Satan, he explains spiritual warfare, angels and demons, models and practices for spiritual warfare, and topics related to the occult.
40 Questions About Baptism and the Lord's Supper 40 Questions & Answers SeriesKregel Academic - Baptism and the lord’s supper are practiced by almost all Christian churches, but they disagree on the meaning, proper participants, even the proper names for these observances. This book includes the major theological issues such as infant baptism, baptist, and the nature of god’s activity in these celebrations, and a number of practical issues such as the proper age at which to baptize a child, the views held by different denominations from Roman Catholic to Lutheran, and others, open and closed communion, Reformed, the frequency with which the Lord’s Supper should be observed, and whether these two practices should be observed only in churches.
There is significant diversity of views on these subjects and the skilled, evenhanded biblical analysis sheds lights on the many theological and pastoral considerations regarding baptism and communion. Answers to 40 of the most common and difficult questions about baptism and communion Appropriate for the student and thoughtful layperson, 40 Questions About Baptism and the Lord’s Supper answers forty of the most common and most difficult questions about the two Protestant ordinances.
40 Questions About Baptism and the Lord's Supper 40 Questions & Answers Series - This volume will be helpful to pastors, college and seminary students, worship leaders, and of interest to all Christians who want to grow in their understanding of these two basic Christian acts of worship. Each chapter is succinct and readable, with footnotes indicating additional sources for those who wish to go further.
Spiritual Gifts: What They Are and Why They MatterB&H Books - Schreiner, a leading New Testament scholar, answers these questions. Schreiner shares his personal experience related to spiritual gifts, but more importantly, he unpacks what the Bible has to say about them. What are the spiritual gifts? do all Christians have them? Have the miraculous gifts ceased? The topic of spiritual gifts is often a point of contention among Christians.
Thomas R. In spiritual gifts: what They Are and Why They Matter, Dr. In doing so, reminding us that though spiritual gifts are important, he brings a spirit of humility and charity, we can have unity in Christ even where we disagree.
The Heart of the Gospel | 9Marks Journal: Penal Substitutionary AtonementIndependently published - Penal substitution shows us the love of God and the nature of that love. It shows us the holiness of God. Penal substitution shows us a God who is three in one. It shows us the righteousness and justice of God. To enjoy the glory and to wage the battle, 9Marks devotes this Journal to penal substitutionary atonement.
The theological and practical meditations alike should create a joy which you will want to share. To behold it is to stare into the Godhead itself. Penal substitution is good news for those who have hurt and those who have been hurt. It shows us the simplicity of God. It shows us the self-sufficiency of God. Few doctrines are more beautiful than penal substitution.
The Heart of the Gospel | 9Marks Journal: Penal Substitutionary Atonement - Amidst this beauty and glory, our world and our sin conspire to render penal substitution nonsensical.
The Doctrine on Which the Church Stands or Falls: Justification in Biblical, Theological, Historical, and Pastoral PerspectiveCrossway Books - This collaborative volume of 26 essays explores the doctrine of justification from the lenses of history, theology, the Bible, and pastoral practice—revealing the enduring significance of this pillar of Protestant theology.
40 Questions About Christians and Biblical Law 40 Questions & Answers SeriesKregel Academic & Professional - The pastor, student, and layperson can easily understand Schreiner’s biblical theology of the Law. This volume by Dr. Schreiner not only coherently answers the tough questions that flow from a discussion about the Old Testament Levitical Law, but also writes clearly and engagingly for the student. Schreiner on the interplay between Christianity and biblical law is an excellent addition to the 40 Questions & Answers series.
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50 Core Truths of the Christian Faith: A Guide to Understanding and Teaching TheologyBaker Books - Those looking for a single resource that collects clear teachings on the most important doctrines of Christianity need look no further than Gregg Allison's 50 Core Truths of the Christian Faith. This volume covers foundational doctrines of the nature and works of God, the Bible, the church, Jesus, God's created beings, the Holy Spirit, salvation, and the end times.
. And each chapter features clear guidance for how to teach and apply the doctrine today. Pastors, sunday school teachers, and lay students of theology will find this an indispensable resource for understanding and teaching Christian theology.