Teaching John (Proclamation Trust's "Preaching The Bible" Series)
Preachers find themselves turning to John's gospel time and time again. This is a primer to explore the main themes of his gospel, it's purpose is to give the preacher a way into the text that will enable it to...
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Preachers find themselves turning to John's gospel time and time again. This is a primer to explore the main themes of his gospel, it's purpose is to give the preacher a way into the text that will enable it to be preached in a way that is consonant with its original purpose.
The purpose that John gives for writing his gospel is found in chapter 20. It is this key that is then used to unlock 4 very famous chapters in the book.
Many commentaries are written on John but very few take into account the needs of the preacher and congregation combined. This book aims to provide the missing ingredient that will help congregations and preachers come together with the sermon as the point of contact.
Preachers turn to John's Gospel time and again to proclaim its wonderful message about Jesus but while many commentaries are written on John, few focus directly on the needs of preacher and congregation. This book is aimed precisely there. The goal is to whet the preacher's appetite for teaching John today.
John Charles Ryle 1816 1900 was the first Bishop of Liverpool England. After a dazzling sporting career at school and university poised on the verge of national recognition he gave it all up to become a minister in the Church of England.However his leadership abilities on the field of play stood out and prepared him for the difficult task of being an evangelical leader of a mixed diocese in the most sectarian of English cities. Throughout his period in office Ryle was respected by his colleagues to the extent that even one of his most strident opponents broke down and wept at the news of his death. He was able to master the difficult task of being firm in his beliefs and loving in his application of them. His gracious spirit is an example to us today. This is probably why many of Ryle's writings have been continuously in print for over 100 years. Here Ryle explains that divisive often derided and misapplied by advertising term 'born again'. He explains what being 'born again' means wh
Richard C. (Dick) Lucas (b. 1925) is chairman of the Proclamation Trust and Rector Emeritus of St Helen's Bishopsgate. Dick Lucas was a key figure in shaping the Conservative Evangelical movement in the UK during the 20th Century, largely through his ministry in the City of London. Through St Helen's, his role as a wider public evangelical speaker, particularly at the Keswick Convention, his work as a founder of the Proclamation Trust and the Cornhill Training Course, and his legacy as the author of a number of evangelical books and commentaries.
Philip directs the general ministry of the Proclamation Trust.