Tag Archives: Old Testament

Summer Book Review: “Knowing Jesus” [Ch. 6]

Today we post the final segment in our summer book review on Wright’s Knowing Jesus Through the Old Testament, a book I thoroughly enjoyed this past year. If you haven’t picked up your copy yet, do so and read it around the Christmas holidays. It’ll be a great way to make the most of the season. […]

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Summer Book Review: “Knowing Jesus” [Ch. 5]

This summer I’ve been sharing a chapter-by-chapter summary/review of Wright’s Knowing Jesus Through the Old Testament, a book I thoroughly enjoyed this past year. Have you picked up your copy yet? I encourage you to read along and share comments on here as well!  I think you’ll find it to be a rewarding summer read. Chapter Five: Jesus and […]

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Summer Book Review: “Knowing Jesus” [Ch. 4]

A book I really enjoyed this past year was Wright’s Knowing Jesus Through the Old Testament, so I’ve been sharing a chapter-by-chapter summary/review over the summer. I encourage you to read along and share comments on here as well! Chapter Four: Jesus and His Old Testament Mission Summarizing Jesus’ understanding of his mission as “sent” was a beautiful way to […]

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Summer Book Review: “Knowing Jesus” [Ch. 3]

This summer I’ve been sharing a chapter-by-chapter summary/review of Wright’s Knowing Jesus Through the Old Testament, a book I thoroughly enjoyed this past year. Have you picked up your copy yet? I encourage you to read along and share comments on here as well!  I think you’ll find it to be a rewarding summer read. Chapter Three: Jesus and […]

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Summer Book Review: “Knowing Jesus” [Ch. 2]

This summer I’m sharing a chapter-by-chapter summary/review of Wright’s Knowing Jesus Through the Old Testament, a book I thoroughly enjoyed this past year. Have you picked up your copy yet? I encourage you to read along and share comments on here as well!  I think you’ll find it to be a rewarding summer read. Chapter Two: Jesus and the […]

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Summer Book Review: “Knowing Jesus” [Ch. 1]

Incredibly deep. Amazingly broad. Intriguingly specific. Beautifully informative. Boldly daring. These are just some of the phrases that came to mind when I recently read Knowing Jesus Through the Old Testament by Christopher J. H. Wright (InterVarsity Press, 2014). Frankly, what I was expecting was a simple rehashing of typical Old Testament types and prophecies, with […]

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Q Zone: To Obey or Not to Obey?

Our new summer series, “Majoring on the Minors: The Big Messages of the Bible’s Small Books” (Habakkuk, Hosea, and Malachi) couldn’t have come at a more opportune time! What tremendous truths from these minor prophets to joyfully anchor us in the middle of a shifting society. Incidentally, you can listen to a preview of all these […]

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The Son Shines Brightly

Though the primary subject and verb in Hebrews 1 is “God has spoken,” there is no doubt the Son is the focus of this Word that we are to hear. For sure, Jesus shines brightly all through Hebrews 1! In fact, the Son is given seven  descriptive titles in 1:2a-4, and then the writer quotes […]

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