The Message of the Person of Christ
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The Message of the Person of Christ  -     By: Robert Letham

The Message of the Person of Christ

IVP UK / 2013 / Paperback

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Title: The Message of the Person of Christ
By: Robert Letham
Format: Paperback
Vendor: IVP UK
Publication Date: 2013
Weight: 12 ounces
ISBN: 1844749266
ISBN-13: 9781844749263
Series: Bible Speaks Today Themes
Stock No: WW749266

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From the earliest pages of the Old Testament, the person of Jesus Christ is the key to the biblical story of God's unfolding plan to glorify himself in the salvation of the human race from sin, misery and death. As the plot gathers pace, the picture comes into greater focus, until eventually all points to one person. He is identified by angels, by John the Baptist, by the apostles and—above all—by his incarnation, life and works, crucifixion, resurrection and ascension. He is Jesus Christ, the Deliverer and Savior foretold and promised throughout. Robert Letham's purpose is to show how the Bible, progressively and in ever-greater detail, speaks to us of its central figure, Jesus Christ. With clarity and conviction, he expounds a range of key Old and New Testament texts from Genesis to Revelation and investigates the main scriptural themes, focusing on the narrative that traces the emergence of God's plan. In doing so, he stands with the Christian church down the ages in affirming that this is the key to understanding what the Bible, in its essential unity, is all about.

Author Bio

Robert Letham (PhD, University of Aberdeen) is director of research and senior lecturer in systematic and historical theology at Wales Evangelical School of Theology, Bridgend, UK. He has taught at London School of Theology, Westminster Theological Seminary (Philadelphia) and Reformed Theological Seminary (Washington DC/Baltimore), and served congregations in New Jersey and Wilmington, Delaware. His books include The Work of Christ, The Holy Trinity, Union with Christ and Through Western Eyes.

Editorial Reviews

"Letham has served the church well by assembling the various texts of Scripture, and by approaching them in faith he has gone a long way toward showing forth the inestimable greatness of our Savior. This book would serve those who are new to the faith as well as the mature in furthering their knowledge of the Redeemer."

-- New Horizons, May 2014

"Letham's book will be a useful resource for Christians, theology students, and church leaders."

-- Adam Harwood, Journal for Baptist Theology and Mission, Spring 2017, 14(1)

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