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"Truly this was the Son of God!" —Matthew 27:54
Tracing the theme of divine sonship across the pages of Scripture, renowned biblical scholar Graeme Goldsworthy's The Son of God and the New Creation shows what Christ's fulfillment of the divine sonship motif means for all who are sons and daughters of God.
Not only does the author illuminate the unifying, redemptive-historical structure of the biblical witness from Genesis to Revelation, as well as the revelation of God and his kingdom that is contained within, but he also points to the heart of both—the person and work of Jesus of Nazareth. For it is Jesus as the Son of God who defines our salvation as part and parcel of the renewal of all things: the new heavens and the new earth.
Goldsworthy's exploration of the theme of divine sonship in The Son of God and the New Creation is a valuable contribution to the Short Studies in Biblical Theology Series, bridging the gap between that which is written for academic discussion and that which is written for the edification of the ordinary Christian.
About the Series
The Short Studies in Biblical Theology series is designed to help readers see the whole Bible as a unified story—culminating in Jesus. Insightful, accessible, and practical, these books are perfect for readers looking for bite-sized introductions to major subjects in biblical theology. Written by trusted biblical scholars, each volume traces an important topic through God's Word—from Genesis to Revelation—and explores its significance for the Christian life.
|Title: The Son of God and the New Creation, New Edition|
By: Graeme Goldsworthy
Number of Pages: 144
Publication Date: 2016
|Dimensions: 8.00 X 5.25 (inches)|
Weight: 6 ounces
Series: Short Studies in Biblical Theology
Stock No: WW556319
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The theme of divine sonship stretches across the pages of the Bible: from Adam in the garden of Eden, through the nation of Israel and King David, and ultimately to Jesus Christ in the New Jerusalemthe Son of God par excellence.
In this volume, renowned biblical scholar Graeme Goldsworthy shows what Christ's fulfillment of the divine sonship motif means for all who are sons and daughters of God.
Graeme Goldsworthy (PhD, Union Theological Seminary) previously served as a lecturer in biblical theology, Old Testament, and hermeneutics at Moore Theological College in Sydney, Australia. Graeme lives in Brisbane, Australia, with his wife, Miriam. They have four adult children.
Dane C. Ortlund (PhD, Wheaton College) serves as senior pastor of Naperville Presbyterian Church in Naperville, Illinois. He is the author of Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Sufferers and Deeper: Real Change for Real Sinners. Dane and his wife, Stacey, have five children.
Miles V. Van Pelt (PhD, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is the Alan Belcher Professor of Old Testament and Biblical Languages, academic dean, and director of the Summer Institute for Biblical Languages at Reformed Theological Seminary, Jackson. He also serves on the pastoral staff of Grace Reformed Church in Madison, Mississippi. He and his wife, Laurie, have four children.
"The widespread tendency to treat the Bible as if it has been dropped straight down from heaven into the hands of the individual believer significantly inhibits the life and hampers the mission of the church. This series of Short Studies in Biblical Theology holds important promise of helping to remedy this situation with its goal of providing pastors and their congregations with studies of key biblical themes that will foster a growing understanding and appreciation of the redemptive-historical flow and Christ-centered focus of Scripture as a whole. I look forward with anticipation to the appearance of these volumes."
—Richard B. Gaffin Jr., Professor of Biblical and Systematic Theology, Emeritus, Westminster Theological Seminary
"At last, biblical theology made accessible to the wider church! Goldsworthy gets this much-needed new series of mercifully shorter books on biblical theology off to a wonderful start with an instructive and edifying exploration of the Son of God through the Scriptures. This book cannot but produce greater love of the Bible, greater worship of the Son, and greater anticipation of the new creation."
—David P. Murray, Professor of Old Testament, Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary; pastor, Grand Rapids Free Reformed Church, Grand Rapids, Michigan; author, Jesus on Every Page and The Happy Christian
"Goldsworthy has devoted his lifetimes work to helping us understand the organic unity of the Bible. He has had a huge influence on my understanding of how the Old Testament anticipates Christ. I recommend this important work to all readers, particularly pastors and laypeople who want to see Christ in the Old Testament."
Tremper Longman III, Robert H. Gundry Professor of Biblical Studies, Westmont College
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