Story of Redemption Bible

Since introduces the ESV, its popularity has been unparalleled. Several noteworthy publications have been launched, including the Gospel Transformation Bible, Reformation Study Bible, and the ESV Readers’ Bible. In 2001, Crossway Books introduced the English Standard Version (ESV). After reading about the translation philosophy and the scholars involved in the project, I was convinced thatContinue reading “Story of Redemption Bible”

Favor: Finding Life at the Center of God’s Affection

Greg Gilbert, Favor: Finding Life at the Center of God’s Affection Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 2017, 172 pp. $9.47 The prosperity gospel has been an influential force within the ranks of evangelicalism for some time. This God-dishonoring approach to the Christian life misinterprets Scripture and misrepresents the gospel. Tragically, many people are led astray by theContinue reading “Favor: Finding Life at the Center of God’s Affection”

PREACH [Theology Meets Practice] – Mark Dever and Greg Gilbert (2012)

Mark Dever and Greg Gilbert love the church of Jesus Christ.  Whenever one of their books is released, it becomes immediately clear that a love for Christ’s church and the gospel are at the very core of each man.  For example, I give a copy of Greg Gilbert’s excellent work, What is the Gospel? to eachContinue reading “PREACH [Theology Meets Practice] – Mark Dever and Greg Gilbert (2012)”

WHAT IS THE GOSPEL? – Greg Gilbert (2010)

I coached high school tennis in the late 80’s.  One of my most vivid memories is my team’s disdain for fundamentals.  The first day of practice I told my players to “drop their rackets.”  Shocked and perplexed, they wondered what we could possibly accomplish without a tennis racket.  “The first week of practice, we willContinue reading “WHAT IS THE GOSPEL? – Greg Gilbert (2010)”