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Keener masterfully uses a broad range of evidence from the early Jesus traditions and early Judaism to reconstruct a fuller portrait of the Jesus who lived in history. Charlesworth , George L. Three of his books have won awards and together have sold over half a million copies. Gorman , Raymond E. Robinson travels throughout North America as a speaker, teacher, preacher, consultant, and coach serving congregations and their leaders. Biblical scholar Robert Wall and pastoral leader Anthony Robinson join forces to bring the Acts of the Apostles forward to our time as a resource for congregational renewal and transformation.
This text dives into many of the most vexing issues faced by the church then and now—conflict resolution, pluralism and multiculturalism, sexuality, money, church and state, the role of the Holy Spirit, and much more. Enhanced by study questions at the end of each chapter, Called to Be Church is well suited to small-group study.
Pastors, lay readers, and students alike can find helpful and inspiring insights. Robinson travels throughout North America as a speaker, teacher, preacher, consultant, and coach, serving congregations and their leaders. At the beginning of the twentieth century, The Tongue of Fire: The True Power of Christianity called the church to re-examine the power and provision of the Holy Spirit. Spurgeon , in The Sword and the Trowel. William Arthur — was a Wesleyan Methodist minister in Ireland.
He began preaching as a local minister at 16 years old. He quickly established himself as a gifted preacher and writer, and he served as a missionary, lecturer, and speaker throughout his life. Crippled by illness, Arthur frequently lost his voice. When his voice was gone, he wrote his addresses and gave them to someone who could speak for him. In the early Jesus movement, wisdom in the person of Jesus was believed to have returned to heaven, exalted to the right hand of God, and to reign from there.
But Jesus as wisdom had left both his legacy and his influence behind. The sayings of Jesus recorded in the Gospels reflect not only the influence of the Israelite wisdom traditions, but also the tradition of the personification of wisdom. Beyond this, he demonstrates the ongoing significance and influence of these traditions on other New Testament writings.
He concludes that Jesus may be viewed primarily as a prophetic sage emphasizing instruction, insight, and humor in a vein counter to the dominant culture. James Strong is best known for his Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible, which introduced a numbering system—one number assigned to each word in the original language. The numbering system renders easy reference without the use of Greek characters. Strong became a professor of ancient languages at Troy University, and published multiple works on the harmony of the Gospels and on the Greek text of the New Testament.
In , he became Professor of Exegetical Theology at Drew University, where he remained for twenty-seven years. Many later writers are indebted to him for their understanding of this subtle language. Now, for the first time in electronic format, you can go straight to the source and gain insight for yourself into hundreds of words with great theological significance!
Synonyms offers entries that compare and relate more than words drawn from the Greek NT. As one of the first Bible dictionaries designed for digital, the Lexham Bible Dictionary combines biblical scholarship with regular updates and other digital-only features. Articles are divided into very specific subjects, which makes the entire dictionary more useable—so you get what you want, when you want it. The value of each article is also exponentially increased by hand-selected links to other articles. The Lexham Bible Dictionary will answer your questions as they arise and expand your knowledge-base.
The thought and writing of Anselm of Canterbury has echoed through the fields of philosophy and theology for nearly 1, years. This in-depth biography covers the entire life of Jacob Arminius, from his early life and education to his final conference at the Hague in Friends and foes provide commentary on his life and work, and the impact of his teachings are explored in great detail.
The poetical publications of John and Charles Wesley originally appeared at various intervals during a span of 53 years. George Osborn has collected, arranged, and provided notes for all of these important poems and hymns. Charles Wesley was the author of more than 6, hymns, and today, more than hymns of John and Charles Wesley are in common use in various hymnals. George Osborn — was a Methodist minister and a professor of divinity at Richmond College from — A noted expository preacher and a founding member of the Evangelical Alliance, Osborn also penned the two-volume Outlines of Wesleyan Bibliography.
Osborn has collected, arranged, and provided notes for all of these important poems and hymns. The poetical publications of John and Charles Wesley originally appeared at various intervals during a span of This sought after poetic-commentary covers the Old and New Testaments. This sought-after, poetic commentary covers the Old and New Testaments. Includes selections from his correspondence and poetry. Volume 1 covers the years — Thomas Jackson — joined the Methodist society in and from — he was an itinerant in the Wesleyan connection, occupying important circuits.
Volume 2 covers the years — In writing this commentary on the Catechism, Charles Wesley has endeavored to produce a succinct work from which young Christians would find important instruction and easy reference to the most important questions and doctrines of their faith.
leondumoulin.nl/language/historical/congratulations.php For each question and answer, Wesley provides the relevant Scripture. At the end of the commentary, Wesley also provides examination questions for self study and reflection.
In the eighteenth century, traveling from place to place and preaching in the open air was extraordinary and new, and it was certainly irregular. Seeking to diffuse knowledge and awaken a sense of religion in the common people, brothers John and Charles Wesley , along with their friend and fellow preacher George Whitefield , excited the astonishment as well as the censure of the public with their preaching..
They felt it was of utmost importance to educate the common people in the principles of religion and the social duties of life—even if it meant preaching the Word in open-air fields against tradition. Sermons of the Late Rev. Charles Wesley is a comprehensive and faithful record of the life of remarkable preacher and poet Charles Wesley.
Includes personal letters, poems, hymns, historical documents, sermons, essays, and more. The biography brings the reader into contact with a wide and distinguished circle connected by friendship and admiration for Charles Wesley, with tributes from Isaac Watts , John Fletcher , Robert Southey, and more. A biography of John Fletcher, reflecting on his life and work.
Benson explores Fletcher's personal letters, his conversion to Christianity, his work as a dedicated minister, the process that led him to write on controversial subjects, and why, even when they disagreed with his theology, people were inspired by and drawn to him. An inspirational work on an inspirational man. This biography of Mary Fletcher, John Fletcher's wife, is not only inspiring, but historically important: Mary Bosanquet Fletcher was the first female authorized to preach in the Methodist Church.
After the death of her husband, Mary continued in his duties for almost thirty years. Most of this biography is taken straight from her own diaries and letters, giving great insight into the mind of this faithful servant of God. Whitefield, an English itinerant preacher who was passionate in his oratory, attracted some of the largest crowds of his day.
Thousands would gather in fields to hear him preach as he traveled both the English countryside and the colonies, soon to become the United States of America.