Book Review: Thriving in Babylon

I love when a book just sort of 'shows up' and it has immediate relevance to my life or ministry. Such was the case with Thriving in Babylon. I was searching through the David C Cook offerings on NetGalley and this book just appeared…I'm fairly certain I heard the sound of 'ahhh' sung by angels… Continue reading Book Review: Thriving in Babylon

Book Review: Circle of Sovereignty

I came across this book quite by accident. I don't even remember what other resource I was reading when I saw a reference or a quote to Fewell's book. I do remember being immediately drawn to the book because I had my suspicions that it was not mere commentary on the book but true exegesis.… Continue reading Book Review: Circle of Sovereignty

Reading the Psalms as a Man, Lenten Reflection #6

Along with other reading I am doing in the Bible, for example, just today I finished reading the book we call Isaiah, I am reading the Psalms and the Proverbs. I'm not sure I remember exactly where I picked up on the idea, but when I read the Psalms and the Proverbs I do so… Continue reading Reading the Psalms as a Man, Lenten Reflection #6

Book Review: Simply Jesus

Title: Simply Jesus:  A New Vision of Who He was, What He Did, and Why He Matters Author: N.T. Wright Publisher: HarperOne Year: 2011 Pages: 240 I am typically disinclined to give an N.T.Wright book a poor review. I'm not going to start doing so here. That's not to say I have no criticisms; I… Continue reading Book Review: Simply Jesus

Eating the Food of Kings

I'm doing some research on the Old Testament book of Daniel in preparation for a project I am about to undertake in the not too distant future. I'm taking it slowly. I'm still in chapter 1. Daniel 1 is an interesting place to begin a book. I mean, Daniel isn't typical prophecy. It has prophetic… Continue reading Eating the Food of Kings

Book Review: The Word of the Lord

Title: The Word of the Lord: Seeing Jesus in the Prophets Author: Nancie Guthrie Publisher: Crossway Year: 2014 Pages: 272 Seeing Jesus in the Old Testament [Disclaimer: I was provided with a free copy of this book (e-book) via Crossway Publishers online. I was not required to write a positive review and I was not… Continue reading Book Review: The Word of the Lord

Book Review: What is Biblical Theology?

Title: What is Biblical Theology? Author: James M. Hamilton, jr. Publisher: Crossway Year: 2014 Pages: 130 (e-book) Additional: For His Renown [Disclaimer: I received a free copy of this book from Crossway Publishers in exchange for my fair and honest review of the the book What is Biblical Theology? I hope this clears up any… Continue reading Book Review: What is Biblical Theology?