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How to preach and teach the Old Testament for all its worth : a follow-up to how to read the Bible for all its worth / Christopher J.H. Wright. [print]

By: Material type: TextTextPublication details: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Zondervan, (c)2016.Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 0310524644
  • 9780310524649
Subject(s): LOC classification:
  • BS1191.5.W948.H698 2016
  • BS1191.5.W948.H698 2016
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Contents:
Why should we preach and teach from the Old Testament?. God has spoken ; The story and the promise ; Understanding Jesus through the Old Testament ; Don't just give me Jesus ; Connecting with Christ How can we preach and teach from the Old Testament?. God's story and our stories ; Five questions to ask when preaching and teaching Old Testament stories ; Seven dangers to avoid when preaching and teaching Old testament stories ; Understanding Old Testament law ; Preaching and teaching from Old Testament law ; Meet the prophets ; Preaching and teaching from the prophets ; Getting to know the Psalms ; Preaching and teaching from the Psalms ; Preaching and teaching from the wisdom literature.
Summary: Many preachers ignore preaching from the Old Testament because they feel it is outdated in light of the New Testament and difficult to expound. On the other hand, some preachers will preach from the Old Testament frequently but fail to handle it correctly, turning it into moralistic rules or symbolic lessons for our spiritual life. In How to Preach and Teach the Old Testament for All Its Worth, Christopher J.H. Wright proclaims that preachers must not ignore the Old Testament. It is the Word of God! The Old Testament lays the foundation for our faith and it was the Bible that Jesus read and used. Looking first at why we should preach from the Old Testament, the author moves on to show the reader how they can be preach from it. Covering the History, Law, Prophets, Psalms, and Wisdom Literature, interspersed with practical checklists, exercises, and sermons, he provides an essential guide on how to handle the Old Testament responsibly. ;
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Reference (Library Use ONLY) Reference (Library Use ONLY) G. ALLEN FLEECE LIBRARY REFERENCE COLLECTION - 1ST FLOOR (NOT FOR LOAN) RESEARCH BS1191.5 .W75 2016 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Not for loan BIB 5113 31923001743661

Why should we preach and teach from the Old Testament?. God has spoken ; The story and the promise ; Understanding Jesus through the Old Testament ; Don't just give me Jesus ; Connecting with Christ How can we preach and teach from the Old Testament?. God's story and our stories ; Five questions to ask when preaching and teaching Old Testament stories ; Seven dangers to avoid when preaching and teaching Old testament stories ; Understanding Old Testament law ; Preaching and teaching from Old Testament law ; Meet the prophets ; Preaching and teaching from the prophets ; Getting to know the Psalms ; Preaching and teaching from the Psalms ; Preaching and teaching from the wisdom literature.

Many preachers ignore preaching from the Old Testament because they feel it is outdated in light of the New Testament and difficult to expound. On the other hand, some preachers will preach from the Old Testament frequently but fail to handle it correctly, turning it into moralistic rules or symbolic lessons for our spiritual life. In How to Preach and Teach the Old Testament for All Its Worth, Christopher J.H. Wright proclaims that preachers must not ignore the Old Testament. It is the Word of God! The Old Testament lays the foundation for our faith and it was the Bible that Jesus read and used. Looking first at why we should preach from the Old Testament, the author moves on to show the reader how they can be preach from it. Covering the History, Law, Prophets, Psalms, and Wisdom Literature, interspersed with practical checklists, exercises, and sermons, he provides an essential guide on how to handle the Old Testament responsibly. ; Amazon.com.

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