Soli Deo Gloria

Book Review

“Engaging with God, A Biblical Theology of Worship” by David Peterson

Peterson, David. Engaging with God, A Biblical Theology of Worship. Downers Grove:  IVP Academic, 1992. Engaging with God a Biblical Theology of Worship is a helpful outline of how local churches ought to think about what “worship” is. If churches desire to order their life together according to Scripture this is a great aid. It’s divided into ten chapters moving through…

“Counted Righteous in Christ: Should We Abandon the Imputation of Christ’s Righteousness?” by John Piper

Piper, John. Counted Righteous in Christ: Should We Abandon the Imputation of Christ’s Righteousness?  Wheaton: Crossway, 2002. In Counted Righteous in Christ, John Piper expresses his biblical understanding of justification and imputation. He begins his argument by laying out the practical reasons for the book. He wrote this book for the sake of churches reclaiming a heart for doctrine,…

“According to Plan: The Unfolding Revelation of God in the Bible” by Graeme Goldsworthy

Goldsworthy, Graeme. According to Plan: The Unfolding Revelation of God in the Bible. Downers Grove:  IVP Academic, 1991. According to Plan: The Unfolding Revelation of God in the Bible is an edifying display of how to practice biblical hermeneutics (interpretation) and how to approach the Bible in the discipline called Biblical Theology.  Graeme Goldsworthy shows the wisdom, which he…

“The Masculine Mandate, God’s Calling to Men” by Richard D. Phillips

Phillips, Richard D. The Masculine Mandate, God’s Calling to Men. Orlando: Reformation Trust, 2010. What is a man? Richard Phillips proposes that the meaning of manhood can only be found in connection the fact that men are created by and for God in Genesis 2. He doesn’t touch on the biological aspects of what it is to be…