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THE LORD’S PRAYER: LEARNING FROM JESUS ON WHAT, WHY, AND HOW TO PRAY, by Kevin DeYoung

A Brief Book Summary from Books At a Glance by Kirsten Birkett    About the Author Kevin DeYoung is currently the senior pastor at Christ Covenant Church, in Matthews, North Carolina. He is a member of The Gospel Coalition‘s Council. He…

BONHOEFFER’S SEMINARY VISION: A CASE FOR COSTLY DISCIPLESHIP AND LIFE TOGETHER, by Paul R. House

A Brief Book Summary from Books at a Glance by Mark Baker   About the Author Paul House (PhD, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is a pastor-theologian who has taught at Taylor University and Wheaton College as well as his…

KNOWING GOD, by J. I. Packer

A Brief Book Summary from Books At a Glance by Kirsten Birkett    Contents  Part I Know the Lord The study of God The people who know their God Knowing and being known The only true God God incarnate He…

JOHANNINE PERSPECTIVES ON THE DOCTRINE OF ASSURANCE, by D. A. Carson

A Brief Article Summary from Books At a Glance by Steve West Note: You can access the entire article here.   Summary John’s writings have always been important in formulating understanding of assurance. Christians with assurance believe that their sins…

FROM THE MOUTH OF GOD: TRUSTING, READING, AND APPLYING THE BIBLE, by Sinclair B. Ferguson

A Brief Book Summary from Books At a Glance by Steve West   About the Author Sinclair Ferguson is a widely-respected theologian, teacher, and author. He is frequently invited to speak at major conferences, and his ministry has blessed the…

REFLECTIONS ON CHRISTIAN ASSURANCE, by D. A. Carson

A Brief Article Summary from Books At a Glance by Steve West Note: You can access the entire article here.   Summary Over the last few decades, the topic of Christian assurance has not received the attention that it merits.…

GOD THE SON INCARNATE: THE DOCTRINE OF CHRIST, by Stephen J. Wellum

A Brief Book Summary from Books At a Glance by Benjamin J. Montoya, PhD   About the Author Stephen J. Wellum (PhD, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is professor of Christian theology at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, and…

“THE PURPOSE OF SIGNS AND WONDERS IN THE NEW TESTAMENT,” by D. A. Carson, Chapter 4 in POWER RELIGION: THE SELLING OUT OF THE EVANGELICAL CHURCH?, edited by Michael Scott Horton

A Chapter Summary from Books At a Glance by Steve West Note: You can access the entire chapter here.   Until recently, those in the Western church who thought about signs and wonders tended to do so from the perspective…

THE ATONEMENT, by Arthur W. Pink

A Brief Book Summary from Books At a Glance by Steve West   About the Author A.W. Pink was a popular Baptist writer in the early to mid twentieth century. He wrote on a wide variety of topics, including biblical…

THE WORKS OF JOHN OWEN, VOLUME 16: THE CHURCH AND THE BIBLE, PART 3, by John Owen

A Brief Book Summary from Books At a Glance by Steve West   Editor’s Note:  Most of our readers will already be at least somewhat acquainted with John Owen (1616-1683), “the prince of Puritans,” but it is not likely that…

"SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY AND BIBLICAL THEOLOGY," in NEW DICTIONARY OF BIBLICAL THEOLOGY: EXPLORING THE UNITY DIVERSITY OF SCRIPTURE, edited by T. Desmond Alexander, Brian S. Rosner, D. A. Carson, Graeme Goldsworthy

A Brief Chapter Summary from Books At a Glance by Steve West Note: The entire chapter may be accessed here.   Summary Different scholars and schools of thought use very different definitions of biblical and systematic theology. This is also…

NINE MARKS OF A HEALTHY CHURCH, 4TH EDITION, by Mark Dever

A Brief Book Summary from Books at a Glance by Steve West   About the Author Mark Dever is the senior pastor of Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. He is the president of 9Marks and has published numerous…

THE WORKS OF JOHN OWEN, VOLUME 16: THE CHURCH AND THE BIBLE, PART 2, by John Owen

A Brief Book Summary from Books At a Glance by Steve West   Editor’s Note:  Most of our readers will already be at least somewhat acquainted with John Owen (1616-1683), “the prince of Puritans,” but it is not likely that…

ETHICS AS WORSHIP: THE PURSUIT OF MORAL DISCIPLESHIP, by Mark D. Liederbach and Evan Lenow

A Brief Book Summary from Books At a Glance by Steve West   Table of Contents Part 1: An Introduction to Ethics What Is Christian Ethics? 3 Part 2: Revealed Reality: The Metaethical Foundations of Ethics as Worship Revealed Reality:…

THE WORKS OF JOHN OWEN, VOLUME 16: THE CHURCH AND THE BIBLE, PART 1, by John Owen

A Brief Book Summary from Books At a Glance by Steve West   Editor’s Note:  Most of our readers will already be at least somewhat acquainted with John Owen (1616-1683), “the prince of Puritans,” but it is not likely that…

“HOW CAN WE RECONCILE THE LOVE AND THE TRANSCENDENT SOVEREIGNTY OF GOD?” by D. A. Carson in GOD UNDER FIRE: MODERN SCHOLARSHIP REINVENTS GOD, edited by Douglas S. Huffman and Eric L. Johnson

A Brief Chapter Summary from Books At a Glance by Steve West Note: You can access the entire chapter here.   Summary Gregory Boyd argues that God does not know the future. If he did, according to Boyd, then he…