Arrived on New Academic the week of September 16, 2013

9781433537134Delighting in the Law of the Lord: God’s Alternative to Legalism and Moralism by Jerram Barrs (Crossway. 9781433537134. Paperback. $25.00)

“Jerram Barrs has given us a gripping account of how God’s law, understood through the grace released in Jesus Christ, is the best guide we could find. Barrs shows us the biblical path to a sane and balanced worldview, avoiding the pitfalls of utopian theocracy, libertarian naïveté, and cultural indifference. More than a guide, this book is an invitation to see God as our only comfort in life and in death. Delighting in the Law of the Lord is simply delightful!” —William Edgar


9781433533389Crazy Busy: A (Mercifully) Short Book about a (Really) Big Problem by Kevin DeYoung (Crossway. 9781433533389. Paperback. $11.99)

“I’m a fan of Kevin DeYoung’s writing, partly because I know what to expect. He’s always clear, biblical, and to the point—with a good dose of humor peppered in. Crazy Busy is no exception. It’s a quick and engaging read that busy people can find time for. DeYoung helped me think about the heart issues behind my busyness, and even gave me some practical ways to fight it. As a pretty busy guy, I encourage other busy folks to squeeze this little book into their schedule.” —Trip Lee


9781433522123Fallen: A Theology of Sin edited by Christopher W. Morgan and Robert A. Peterson (Theology in Community Series. Crossway. 9781433522123. Paperback. $19.99)

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9781433537875Acting the Miracle: God’s Work and Ours in the Mystery of Sanctification (Crossway. 9781433537875. Paperback. $16.99)

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Untitled-1Does God Desire All to Be Saved? by John Piper (Crossway. 9781433537196. Paperback. $9.99)

In this short, theological essay, John Piper builds a scriptural case that God’s unconditional election unto salvation is compatible with God’s genuine desire and offer for all to be saved. Helping us to make sense of this seemingly paradoxical relationship, Piper wisely holds both truths in tension as he explores the Bible’s teaching on this challenging topic, graciously responds to those who disagree, and motivates us to passionately proclaim the free offer of the gospel to all people.


107557lgOne Way Love: Inexhaustible Grace for an Exhausted World by Tullian Tchividjian (David C. Cook. 9780781406901. Paperback. $14.99)

“Tullian goes straight to the heart of what is taking the heart out of people: an addiction to performance. Performancism equates value with accomplishments. God’s grace, on the other hand, equates value with God’s love. It is one-way, from Him. And it is guaranteed. Tullian captures the wonder of grace and offers it to us all. I urge you to read this book!” —Max Lucado


9780802405999A Reasonable Response: Answers to Tough Questions on God, Christianity, and the Bible by William Lane Craig and Joseph E. Gorra (Moody Publishers. 9780802405999. Paperback. $21.99)

Utilizing real questions submitted to his popular website ReasonableFaith.org, Dr. Craig models well-reasoned, skillful, and biblically informed interaction with his inquirers. A Reasonable Response goes beyond merely talking about apologetics to showing it in action. With cowriter Joseph E. Gorra, this book also offers advice about envisioning and practicing the ministry of answering people’s questions through the local church, workplace, and in online environments.

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