Steve Camp writes on Contextualization - Quote of the Day...Tozer on contextualization in his day. All too often today it does seem that it is more important how one says things than what is said. If a particular preacher seems to get some form of response from their audience they may be lauded no matter the content of their preaching. This runs the gamut from the simple shallow pabulum of much preaching to even effective articulators of what amount to heretical doctrines. The Gospel is the power of salvation (Romans 1:16) not our eloquence.
Richard Barcellos reviews a new book that deals with Biblical Theology: Book Review: A Better Way: Jesus and Old Testament Fulfillment, Simon Austen. I am definitely going to look into this book. Ever since being introduced to the area of Biblical Theology by reading Graeme Goldsworthy’s books I have found it, Biblical Theology, very beneficial as it helps, while studying scripture, to keep the big picture in mind.
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