7th out of 20 books — 5 voters
Preaching the Whole Bible as Christian Scripture: The Application of Biblical Theology to Expository Preaching
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 sh...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published June 26th 2000 by Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
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I do not think I have ever read a book that weaves together theology, specifically biblical theology, with preaching in such an excellent way. Goldsworthy's book challenged me on numerous levels. I am not sure I agree with everything he says, but his diagrams, clarity of writing and love for Christ make this an excellent antidote to much of the shallow preaching that fills the pulpits of America. I felt it was far superior to Brian Chapell's Christ-Centered Preaching. This book is meat and will...more
Graeme Goldsworthy's book "Preaching the Whole Bible as Christian Scripture: The Application of Biblical Theology to Expository Preaching" is excellent for helping preachers locate any text of Scripture within the big picture of the gospel and the kingdom. Three simple questions will help anyone teaching God's word: What was the theological significance of this text for the original audience? What is the theological significance of this text in redemptive history? What is the theological signifi...more
Graeme Goldsworthy is an Australian Anglican and Old Testament scholar. Now retired, Goldsworthy was formerly lecturer in Old Testament, biblical theology and hermeneutics at Moore Theological College in Sydney, Australia. He is the author of According to Plan (IVP, 1991) and Preaching the Whole Bible as Christian Scripture (Eerdmans, 2000). Goldsworthy has an MA from Cambridge University and a Th...moreMore about Graeme Goldsworthy...