Announcing the Kingdom: The Story of God's Mission in the Bible

Announcing the Kingdom: The Story of God's Mission in the Bible

by Arthur F. Glasser, Charles E. Van Engen, Dean S. Gilliland, Shawn B. Redford
     
 

What is the biblical basis for the church's worldwide mission? This comprehensive survey gives pastors and mission workers new understanding.See more details below

Overview

What is the biblical basis for the church's worldwide mission? This comprehensive survey gives pastors and mission workers new understanding.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801026263
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/01/2003
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
607,533
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.82(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword7
Preface11
Pt. 1God's Mission in the Beginning
1The Whole Bible Is a Missionary Book17
2God Creates the World, and Humanity Rebels29
3God Judges Humanity: The Flood and Babel46
4God Calls the Patriarchs to Be a Blessing for the Nations56
Pt. 2God's Mission through Israel
5God Rules over Egypt and Covenants with God's People71
6God Forms a Nation of People Belonging to God90
7God's Rule Is Challenged by the Kings of Israel105
Pt. 3God's Mission among the Nations
8God Sends Israel into Exile among the Nations127
9God Sets the Stage for the Messiah's Coming140
10God Works through the Jewish Diaspora163
Pt. 4God's Mission through Jesus the Christ
11Jesus Inaugurates the Kingdom183
12Jesus' Ministry Demonstrates the Kingdom200
13Jesus Announces the Kingdom among the Nations213
14Jesus Proclaims God's Kingdom Mission228
15Jesus Anticipates the Coming of God's Kingdom242
Pt. 5God's Mission through the Holy Spirit by the Church
16The Holy Spirit Inaugurates the Missionary Church259
17The Jerusalem Church Proclaims the Kingdom of God269
18Paul Preaches the Gospel of the Kingdom in Jesus Christ285
19The Apostolic Church Embodies Christ's Mission299
20God Rules Now: Already and Not Yet312
Pt. 6God's Mission Extends to the End of Time
21God's Kingdom Extends over the Powers329
22There Is Salvation in Only One Name: Jesus Christ the Lord345
23The Whole Bible Announces God's Rule359
Works Cited375
Scripture Index385
Subject Index395

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