William Perkins on Preaching

When it comes to the galaxy of Puritan preaching, the name of William Perkins shines brightly. His famous work on preaching, The Art of Prophesying, remains a classic in the field. More than four hundred years ago, Perkins delivered some addresses at Cambridge on the...

The Call of Duty

I’ve been working on a new sermon on 1 Samuel 3, God’s call of the boy Samuel. I came across this little snippet on Samuel’s call from George Matheson’s The Representative Men of the Bible. Matheson was the blind Scottish preacher of yesteryear...

“Heart’s Delight” – Psalm 37:4

The study of preaching in England in the 16th and 17th centuries is a fascinating subject. I will be teaching a PhD seminar this fall on “History and Theology of British Preaching – 1534-1689.” Thomas Playfere was Lady Margret Professor of Divinity...

Romans 3:21-26, Part 4

This is the fourth and final post of my discussion on Romans 3:21-26 from my new book The Atonement: A Biblical, Theological, and Historical Study of the Cross of Christ (Nashville: B&H Academic, 2019), 75-87, minus all footnotes. Rom 3:21-26 is the key atonement...

Romans 3:21-26, Part 3

This is the third of a four-part post of my discussion on Romans 3:21-26 in my new book The Atonement: A Biblical, Theological, and Historical Study of the Cross of Christ (Nashville: B&H Academic, 2019), 75-87, minus all footnotes. Rom 3:21-26 is the key...

Romans 3:21-26, Part 2

This is the second of a multi-part post of my discussion on this text in my new book The Atonement: A Biblical, Theological, and Historical Study of the Cross of Christ (Nashville: B&H Academic, 2019), 75-87, minus all footnotes. See Part 1 here. “But now the...