The Testing of God’s Sons takes a look at the Old and New Testament times and the faithful, Adam, Abraham, Joseph, Moses, Job, Israel and even Christ, who were tested for their faith. While often confused with the biblical idea of “temptation,” the biblical idea of testing stems from a metallurgical background and carries a unique covenantal function. Testing is at the center of how God responds to the rebellion of his people and reveals God’s primary concern for the faith of His saints.
No one wants to see a church die. And yet, far too many churches are dying. For more than twenty-five years, Dr. Thom Rainer has helped churches grow, reverse the trends of decline, and has autopsied those that have died. From this experience, he has discovered twelve consistent themes among those churches that have died. Yet, it’s not gloom and doom because from those twelve themes, lessons on how to keep your church alive have emerged.
“Worldwide human trafficking is a modern form of slavery that negates justice and neighbor-love in the worst possible way. From Korea now comes a prophetic call to the church to move realistically to counter it. God give us ears to hear Eddie Byun’s word for our times.”—J. I. Packer
“In Connecting with Muslims, Fouad Masri, an Arab Christian, gives us helpful and practical insights on how we can convey the love of Christ to them. This is not a book of strategies or tactics. It is a guide to what we should understand about Islam and how Christianity may be understood by Muslims, so that we can faithfully represent Jesus. Relying on biblical principles, he shows us how to engage in and maintain fruitful conversations that lift up Christ without causing offense or compromising the gospel.”—Winfried Corduan
The Age of Evangelicalism tells the captivating story of how born-again Christianity shaped the cultural and political climate in which millions of Americans came to terms with their times.
This book dedicates equal space to examining the qualities and roles of each member of the Trinity, as we find them in the Bible, to help us grow in our knowledge and understanding. Contributors: Kevin DeYoung, D. A. Carson, Michael Horton, R. C. Sproul, Philip Ryken, Joel Beeke, Iain Duguid, Bryan Chapell, Hywel Jones and Richard Phillips.