Zondervan Get an A Study GuidesTrustworthy information, easy access. Six pages packed with critical information provide an ideal study aid for students and a quick, helpful reference for pastors. Information on the sheets comes from Dr. Wayne Grudem's award-winning Systematic Theology, an introduction with a strong emphasis on the scriptural basis for each doctrine and teaching, clear writing, frequent application to life, and a contemporary approach to subjects of special interest to the church today.No more hunting through textbooks, laboring over self-made study cards, or fumbling with sticky notes. These durable, three-hole-punched, laminated pages provide a quick overview of systematic theology in a handy, at-a-gla ... more
Why is there sin, rape, drisease, war, pain and death in a good God's World? Every Christian asks--but rarely receives an answer. The Grand Demonstration penetrates deeply into scriptural teaching regarding the nature of God. Moving into territory others fear to tread, Jay Adams maintains that a fearless acceptance of biblical truth solves the so-called "problem of evil."
ation and Fall is Bonhoeffer's analysis of the 3 chapters of Genesis. Here he discusses the seeming scientific naivete behind the creation story. He also explores questions like God's beginning, image of God opposing God, where did evil come from, how did humanity lose its right to live in paradise. In Temptation he questions how temptation appeared in the midst of Eden's innocence, and explores the nature of evil.
First published in the aftermath of the Great Plague of London and entitled Sin, The Plague of Plagues, this book gives a crystal-clear explanation of what sin is, why it is so serious, and what we need to do about it. Here is reliable medicine for a fatal epidemic.
The "Counterpoints series provides a forum for comparison and critique of different views on important theological issues. These spirited discussions by authors who have agreed to disagree as they advocate their points of view will broaden your understanding, regardless of your own position. You'll find these stimulating books invaluable for sermon preparation, personal and group study, and keeping current on key theological issues.
Sin may seem like an outdated concept these days, but its consequences remain as destructive as ever. In both obvious and subtle ways, sin wreaks havoc in the world and in our lives. In this ambitious volume, Dr. Robert Pyne takes a close look at humankind through the pages of Scripture and the lens of modern culture. Humanity & Sin serves as a "reference manual" -- assembling the key teachings of the Bible on our origins, our essential nature, our sinful condition, and our eternal destiny. Here is a thought-provoking work straight from the Scriptures, which attempts to answer with integrity and skill some of life's most puzzling questions.
Originally published in 1983 as Sexual Violence: The Unmentionable Sin, this book is an updated combination of Fortune's experiences as a church educator, advocate for sexual abuse survivors, and pastor that answers a difficult question--How do we respond to sexual violence? With sexual violence no longer the "unmentionable" sin it was 20 years ago, and with much progress having been made in the ways we respond to sexual violence, Sexual Violence: The Sin Revisited celebrates our changing consciousness but also continues to call religious leaders' and caregivers' attention to this pervasive constellation of problems.
The last two decades have witnessed a vast upsurge in occult activity. Scores of popular books have warned Christians of the dangers and urged them to do battle against these spiritual forces. Few books, however, have developed a careful biblical theology on demons, principalities and powers. Clinton Arnold seeks to fill this gap, providing an in-depth look at Paul's letters and what they teach on the subject. For perspective, he examines first-century Greek, Roman and Jewish beliefs as well as Jesus'teaching about magic, sorcery and divination. Arguing against many recent interpretations that have seen principalities and powers as impersonal social, economic and political structures, Arnold contends that the New Testame ... more