Preaching the Whole Bible as Christian Scripture: The Application of Biblical Theology to Expository Preaching

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Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, Jun 26, 2000 - Religion - 272 pages
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While strong, gospel-centered preaching abounds, many Christian pastors and lay preachers find it difficult to preach meaningfully from the Old Testament. This practical handbook offers help. Graeme Goldsworthy teaches the basics of preaching the whole Bible in a consistently Christ-centered way.

Goldsworthy first examines the Bible, biblical theology, and preaching and shows how they relate in the preparation of Christ-centered sermons. He then applies the biblical-theological method to the various types of literature found in the Bible, drawing out their contributions to expository preaching focused on the person and work of Christ.

Clear, complete, and immediately applicable, this volume will become a fundamental text for teachers, pastors, and students preparing for ministry.
 

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Contents

Nothing but Christ and Him Crucified
1
BASIC QUESTIONS WE ASK ABOUT PREACHING AND THE BIBLE
9
What Is the Bible?
11
What Is Biblical Theology?
22
What Is Preaching?
31
Was Jesus a Biblical Theologian?
46
What Kind of Unity Does the Bible Have?
63
How Does the Gospel Function in the Bible?
81
Preaching from Old Testament Law
152
Preaching from the Old Testament Prophets
167
Preaching from the Wisdom Literature
183
Preaching from the Psalms
196
Preaching from Apocalyptic Texts
212
Preaching from the Gospels
222
Preaching from Acts and the Epistles
233
Preaching Biblical Theology
245

What Is the Structure of Biblical Revelation?
97
Can I Preach a Christian Sermon without Mentioning Jesus?
115
THE PRACTICAL APPLICATION OF BIBLICAL THEOLOGY TO PREACHING
133
Christ in All the Scriptures
135
Preaching from Old Testament Historical Narrative Texts
140

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A lecturer in Old Testament, Biblical theology, and hermeneutics at Moore Theological College in Sydney, Australia.

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