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IVP Book Club Digest - June 11th, 2012

IVP Book Club Digest - June 11th, 2012

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This month's features are Give Them Christ by Stephen Seamands and Exposing Myths About Christianity by Jeffery Burton Russell.

Alternative selections include Forsaken, The Roots of the Reformation and the newest in our Spectrum Series, Biblical Hermeneutics: Five Views.
This month's features are Give Them Christ by Stephen Seamands and Exposing Myths About Christianity by Jeffery Burton Russell.

Alternative selections include Forsaken, The Roots of the Reformation and the newest in our Spectrum Series, Biblical Hermeneutics: Five Views.

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Published by: InterVarsity Press on May 16, 2012
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Muchpreachingtodaybeginswiththehearer's"feltneeds"andthenmovescohowChristianitycansolvethoseproblems.ButthisapproachoftenresultsintriteChristologiesthatuseJesusasameanstoanend.WhilepreachersmightnotdispensewithChristaltogether,otherthingssubtlytakecenterstage.ThrowingdownthegauntletforChristianhomiletics,StephenSeamandsrousespreacherstoreturnChristtothecenteroftheirpractice.Addressi.ngissuesofdoc-trmeandpraxis,thebookshowshowthepreachingofficecanreflectthefullscopeofjesus'work-incarnation,crucifixion,resurrec-tion,ascensionandreturn.StephenSearnands(PhD.,DrewUniversity)isprofessorofChristiandoctrineatAsburyTheologicalSeminaryinWilmore,Kentucky.Hisbooksinclude
WoundsThatHeal
and
Ministryintbelinage
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God.
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FROMTHEBOOK
"Inhis1877YaleLecturesonPreaching,PhillipsBrooksdescribedpreachinginthatmemo-rablephrase,'truththroughperson-ality.'Fortheretoberealpreaching,heinsisted,'Thetruthmustcomereallythroughtheperson,notmerelyoverhislips...throughhischaracter,hisaffections,hiswholeintellectualandmoralbeing.'"Preachingismostfruitfulwhenthemessageproclaimedisembod-iedinthemessenger.ThustopreachChrist-incarnate,crucified,risen,exaltedandcomingagain-wemustbepervadedandpossessedbyhim,participatingourselvesintheverymovementsofthestoryweareproclaiming."Whenthishappens,thenourpreachingwillfulfillitsultimatepurpose:
to
magnifyJesusChrist.Thatmeans,accordingtoRobertSmith[r.,acontemporaryprofessorof'homiletics,'notliterally
to
makeHimbigger'but'topresentHimmsuchawaythatthehearersseeHiminamoreglorious,majes-tic,holy,sovereign,just,faithful,andmightymannerthantheyhaveeverseenHimbefore.'"Maythechaptersthatfollowcontributetowardthatend,
Sola
Cbristus!"
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