Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Sufferers – Dane Ortlund

Dane Ortlund, Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Sufferers (Wheaton: Crossway, 2020), 221 pp. Dr. Dane Ortlund has gained a reputation for writing Christian books that are solid, edifying, and gospel-centered. His newest work, Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Suffers is No Exception. Ortlund uses MatthewContinue reading “Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Sufferers – Dane Ortlund”

Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Sufferers – Dane Ortlund

Dane Ortlund, Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Sufferers (Wheaton: Crossway, 2020), 221 pp. Dr. Dane Ortlund has gained a reputation for writing Christian books that are solid, edifying, and gospel-centered. His newest work, Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Suffers is No Exception. Ortlund uses MatthewContinue reading “Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Sufferers – Dane Ortlund”

God the Son Incarnate – Stephen J. Wellum (2016)

Stephen J. Wellum, God the Son Incarnate Wheaton: Crossway, 2016, 496 pp, $40.00 God the Son Incarnate by Stephen J. Wellum is the latest installment in the Foundations of Evangelical Theology Series. This outstanding series, edited by John Feinberg was first introduced with the publication of No One Like Him back in 2001. The authorContinue reading “God the Son Incarnate – Stephen J. Wellum (2016)”

Confessions of a Secular Jesus Follower

Tom Krattenmaker, Confessions of a Secular Jesus Follower. New York: Convergent, 2016, 245 pp. $18.75 Jesus Christ stands at the very center of human history. He has inspired and transformed millions of people from the small town of Nazareth to the great cities of the world. He has revolutionized the humble and humbled the affluent.Continue reading “Confessions of a Secular Jesus Follower”

NAME ABOVE ALL NAMES – Alistair Begg and Sinclair Ferguson (2013)

“Don’t you folks ever read your Bibles?”  These were among the first words I heard from the lips of Dr. John G. Mitchell, founder of Multnomah School of the Bible – recently renamed Multnomah University.  I’ll never forget the time Dr. Mitchell walked up to me, a man in his mid 80’s with clenched fistsContinue reading “NAME ABOVE ALL NAMES – Alistair Begg and Sinclair Ferguson (2013)”

SIMPLY JESUS – N.T. Wright (2011)

Simply Jesus: A New Vision of Who He Was, What He Did, and Why He Matters, by N.T. Wright surveys the historical background of Jesus and presents our Savior from a variety of angles.  There are a few features that make it worthwhile. The Emphasis on the Kingdom of God Wright’s focus on the kingdom ofContinue reading “SIMPLY JESUS – N.T. Wright (2011)”

THE MAN JESUS CHRIST – Bruce A. Ware (2013)

The Man Jesus Christ is the latest installment from the pen of Southern Seminary professor, Dr. Bruce Ware.  The subtitle accurately describes the essence of the book – Theological Reflections on the Humanity of Christ.  The author sets the tone for the book in the preface by reminding readers that the purpose is to examine theContinue reading “THE MAN JESUS CHRIST – Bruce A. Ware (2013)”

THE SEVEN SAYINGS OF THE SAVIOR ON THE CROSS – A.W. Pink

The Seven Sayings of the Savior on the Cross by A.W. Pink is a devotional look at the final words uttered by Jesus on Calvary’s tree.  But these meditations are more than mere musings.  To the contrary, Pink’s insight is theologically charged, mind altering, and heart transforming. Pink turns the heart of the reader toContinue reading “THE SEVEN SAYINGS OF THE SAVIOR ON THE CROSS – A.W. Pink”