Category: Biblical Studies

Biblical Studies

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  • Person of Interest

    $15.99

    Can the truth about Jesus be uncovered–even without a body or a crime scene? Join cold-case detective and bestselling author J. Warner Wallace as he investigates Jesus using an innovative and unique approach he employs to solve real missing person murder cases.

    In Person of Interest, Wallace carefully sifts through the evidence from history alone, without relying on the New Testament. You’ll understand like never before how Jesus, the most significant person in history, changed the world.

    Features:

    • Join a cold-case detective as he uncovers the truth about Jesus using the same approach he employs to solve real murder cases
    • Marvel at the way Jesus changed the world as you investigate why Jesus still matters today
    • Learn how to use an innovative and unique “fuse and fallout” investigative strategy that you can also use to examine other claims of history
    • Explore and learn how to respond to common objections to Christianity

    Detective J. Warner Wallace listened to a pastor talk about Jesus and wondered why anyone would think Jesus was a person of interest.

    Wallace was skeptical of the Bible, but he’d investigated several no-body homicide cases in which there was no crime scene, no physical evidence, and no victim’s body. Could the historical life and actions of Jesus be investigated in the same way?

    In Person of Interest, Wallace describes his own personal investigative journey from atheism to Christianity as he carefully considers the evidence. Creative, compelling, and fully illustrated, Person of Interest will strengthen the faith of believers while engaging those who are skeptical and distrusting of the New Testament.

    “Wallace has an uncanny ability to discover clues where no one else sees them. Now he tackles perhaps his toughest case ever: solving a deeply personal mystery involving his own religious faith.”

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  • Words From The Fire

    $13.99

    If God has spoken, then the highest human aspiration must be to hear what the Creator has said. God has indeed spoken, through the Ten Commandments, and Al Mohler explores this revelation of God and the implications for His people. The promise is to hear, to obey, and to live. These “Ten Words” tell us who God is and what His people should look like.

    Mohler is a respected voice on the state of our culture (and the church) today. The Ten Commandments speak to current issues today such as the exclusivity of the Christian God, the essence of worship, capital punishment, just war, business ethics and the postmodern definition of truth.

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  • Grasping God’s Word

    $34.60

    A Proven Approach to Help You Interpret and Understand the Bible

    Grasping God’s Word has proven itself in classrooms across the country as an invaluable help to students who want to learn how to read, interpret, and apply the Bible for themselves. This book will equip you with a five-step Interpretive Journey that will help you make sense of any passage in the Bible. It will also guide you through all the different genres found in the Bible to help you learn the specifics of how to best approach each one.

    Filling the gap between approaches that are too simple and others that are too technical, this book starts by equipping readers with general principles of interpretation, then moves on to apply those principles to specific genres and contexts.

    Features include:

    • Proven in classrooms across the country
    • Hands-on exercises to guide students through the interpretation process
    • Emphasis on real-life application
    • Supplemented by a website for professors providing extensive teaching materials
    • Accompanying workbook, video lectures, laminated study guide (sold separately)

    This fourth edition includes revised chapters on word studies and Bible translations, updated illustrations, cultural references, bibliography, and assignments. This book is the ideal resource for anyone looking for a step-by-step guide that will teach them how to accurately and faithfully interpret the Bible.

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  • Knowing Scripture

    $16.00

    The Bible is the written Word of God, and it is treasured by many. But it is also an ancient book about people and cultures very different than us. Thus, while we know we should read it, many of us have a hard time understanding the Bible. In this expanded edition of Knowing Scripture, R. C. Sproul helps us dig out the meaning of Scripture for ourselves. The author says, “The theme of this book is not how to readthe Bible but how to study the Bible.” He presents in simple, basic terms a commonsense approach to studying Scripture and gives eleven practical guidelines for biblical interpretation and applying what we learn. With a minimum of technical jargon, Sproul tackles some of the knotty questions regarding differences of interpreting the Bible, including

    • discovering the meanings of biblical words
    • understanding Hebrew poetry, proverbs and parables
    • approaching historical and didactic passages
    • being careful with predictive prophecy
    • discerning how culture conditions the Bible
    • choosing and using Bible translations, commentaries, Bible software and other helps

    Now with a new preface, Knowing Scripture is a basic book for both beginning Bible readers and experienced students of Scripture.

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  • Know the Creeds and Councils

    $10.00

    In every generation, the Christian church must interpret and restate its bedrock beliefs, answering the challenges and concerns of the day. This accessible overview walks readers through centuries of creeds, councils, catechisms, and confessions–not with a dry focus on dates and places, but with an emphasis on the living tradition of Christian belief and why it matters for our daily lives today.

    As a part of the KNOW series, Know the Creeds and Councils is designed for personal study or classroom use, but also for small groups and Sunday schools wanting to more deeply understand the foundations of the faith. Each chapter covers a key statement of faith and includes a discussion of its historical context, a simple explanation of the statement’s content and key points, reflections on contemporary and ongoing relevance, and discussion questions.

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  • Visual Word : Illustrated Outlines Of The New Testament Books

    $13.99

    The New Testament shouldn’t be complicated. So why are we often confused?

    Every Christian wants to love the Bible. But let’s face it: we sometimes get lost in all the names, places, and doctrines that we find in its pages. Who wrote this epistle? Which book is about justification? Joy? Jesus? Aren’t they all about him? The New Testament contains complex ideas and multiple genres. Keeping it straight can be hard to do. Wouldn’t it be nice if somebody who understands the big picture would put it together for us in one place?

    Biblical scholar and seminary professor Patrick Schreiner draws from his years of experience as a teacher to offer a simple and memorable way of understanding Scripture. And he doesn’t do it by throwing big words at you. The contours of the New Testament and its underlying structure are depicted in visual format along with Schreiner’s clear explanations. In The Visual Word, the Bible comes alive because you can see it pictured before your eyes. By taking a graphic approach, you’ll notice connections you’ve never seen before. Gain insights you’ve missed all these years. And discover an overall pattern that makes each separate piece fall perfectly into place.

    Don’t settle for mere summaries of the New Testament. Let Schreiner’s concise words and crisp images work together to help you encounter the Living Word in a fresh way.

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  • Cross Of Christ

    $21.99

    I could never myself believe in God, if it were not for the cross. . . . In the real world of pain, how could one worship a God who was immune to it?

    With compelling honesty John Stott confronts readers with the centrality of the cross in God’s redemption of our pain-filled world. Can we see triumph in tragedy, victory in shame? Why should an object of Roman distaste and Jewish disgust be the emblem of our worship and the axiom of our faith? And what does it mean for us today? From one of the foremost preachers and Christian leaders of his generation, The Cross of Christ is a classic, accessible, and compelling look at the work of Christ. At the cross Stott finds the majesty and love of God disclosed, the sin and bondage of the world exposed. More than a study of the atonement, this book brings Scripture into living dialogue with Christian theology and contemporary issues. What emerges is a pattern for Christian life and worship, hope and mission. In honor of John Stott’s one hundredth birthday, this centennial edition includes an updated foreword by Alister McGrath and a new timeline of Stott’s life. A study guide equips individuals and groups to more deeply reflect on and apply the book’s message.

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  • Power In Weakness

    $18.50

    Envisioning cruciform community built on resurrection hope

    After Paul’s encounter with the risen Christ on the road to Damascus, he turned from coercion and violence to a ministry centered on the hope of Christ’s resurrection. In earthly terms, Paul had traded power for weakness. But-as he explained in his subsequent letters-this weakness was actually the key to flourishing community that is able to experience God’s transformation, restoration, and healing. What would it mean for pastors today to take seriously Paul’s exhortation in 1 Corinthians 11:1 to imitate me as I imitate Christ and lead their congregations in this way?

    Instead of drawing leadership principles and practices from the worlds of business, education, and politics-which tend to orient churches around institutional power and image maintenance-Timothy Gombis follows Paul in resisting the influence of the present evil age by making cruciformity the operating principle of the church. Gombis guides the reader through practices and patterns that can lead a congregation past a focus on individual salvation, toward becoming instead a site of resurrection power on earth.

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  • Living In Union With Christ

    $20.24

    A leading New Testament theologian introduces Paul’s understanding of the Christian life, which is grounded in the Apostle’s theology of union with Christ.

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  • Moody Handbook Of Messianic Prophecy

    $23.49

    Dr. Michael Rydelnik, coeditor of The Moody Bible Commentary, brings you a thorough exploration of messianic prophecy in the Old Testament. You’ll learn about interpretation of messianic prophecy in general and dig into specific Scripture passages along the way. Look for its release in September 2019 or pre-order now.

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  • Rose Guide To The Gospels

    $12.99

    See how everything in the Gospels reveals Jesus as the divine Messiah, Savior, Servant, Healer, and Risen Lord! Rose Publishing introduces Rose Guide to the Gospels, your quick-reference guide through the books of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. With hundreds of pictures, charts, and timelines, this user-friendly introduction to the four Gospels helps you explore over 150 key people, places, and stories in the life of Jesus. Add depth to any Bible study with in-depth summaries of how the Gospels were written, the key people and events in each of the four books, why you can trust them, how Jesus fulfilled prophecies of the Old Testament, and much more!

    Unlike commentaries, this guide is packed with maps, timelines, and side-by-side charts which show key information on all 4 gospels at a glance. From an introduction to Jewish and Greco-Roman life to a who’s who of over 50 key people, get a condensed and thorough overview on the four Gospels!

    Includes:
    *An introduction to the Jewish and Greco-Roman culture and customs in the time of Jesus
    *An overview of the life of Jesus–why he came, what he did, and why it matters for us today
    *The who, what, where, when, and why for all four Gospels. Compare how these books are alike and how they’re different
    *An in-depth look at how the Gospels were written. Know why we can have confidence that the Gospels are reliable testimonies of the life and work of Jesus Christ
    *A harmony of the Gospels with more than 100 events, all with Scripture references
    *A who’s who of more than 50 key people in the Gospels
    *Jesus’ fulfillment of Old Testament prophecies about the Messiah
    *Answers to skeptics’ objections about the resurrection

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  • Matthew Disciple And Scribe

    $18.79

    This fresh look at the Gospel of Matthew highlights the unique contribution Matthew’s rich and multilayered portrait of Jesus makes to understanding the connection between the Old and New Testaments. Patrick Schreiner argues that Matthew obeyed the Great Commission by acting as scribe to his teacher Jesus in order to share Jesus’s life and work with the world, thereby making disciples of future generations. The First Gospel presents Jesus’s life as the fulfillment of the Old Testament story of Israel and shows how Jesus brings new life in the New Testament.

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