This volume accessibly outlines B. B. Warfield’s teaching on a variety of topics concerning the Christian life, including prayer, Bible reading, and work.
About the Author
Fred G. Zaspel (PhD, Free University of Amsterdam) serves as the pastor at Reformed Baptist Church in Franconia, Pennsylvania, an adjunct professor of systematic theology at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and the executive director of Books At a Glance. He is the coauthor of New Covenant Theology and has published numerous booklets, articles, and book reviews.
Stephen J. Nichols (PhD, Westminster Theological Seminary) serves as the president of Reformation Bible College and chief academic officer of Ligonier Ministries. He is an editor of the Theologians on the Christian Life series and also hosts the weekly podcast 5 Minutes in Church History.
Justin Taylor (PhD, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is the executive vice president of book publishing and book publisher at Crossway. He has edited and contributed to several books, including A God-Entranced Vision of All Things and Reclaiming the Center, and he blogs at Between Two Worldshosted by the Gospel Coalition.
Michael A. G. Haykin (ThD, University of Toronto) is professor of church history and biblical spirituality at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and director of the Andrew Fuller Center for Baptist Studies. He has authored or edited more than twenty-five books, including Rediscovering the Church Fathers: Who They Were and How They Shaped the Church.
Table of Contents
Series Preface 11
Part 1 Personal Background
1 Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield: The Man and His Work 25
2 Truth and Life: The Role of Christian Doctrine in Warfield's Christian Life 37
Part 2 Foundations of Faith
3 Learning and Living: The Value and Authority of God's Word 43
4 Redemption Accomplished: God to the Rescue 51
5 Right with God: Our New Standing 63
6 Conversion: The Great Change 73
7 Help from Above: The Holy Spirit at Work 81
8 From Glory to Glory: The Doctrine of Sanctification 99
Part 3 Orientation and Perspective
9 Righteous and Sinful: Miserable-Sinner Christianity 111
10 Jesus's Little Ones: Childship to God 121
11 God Over All: Resting in Divine Providence 133
Part 4 Living Response
12 Looking to Jesus: Our Model and Forerunner 143
13 Christlikeness: Imitating the Incarnation 157
14 The Religious Life: Cultivating Practical Piety 163
15 Prayer: A Practice of Piety and a Means of Grace 173
16 Matters of the Heart: Motives, Goals, and Values 183
17 The Good Fight, 1: Faithfulness to Christ 193
18 The Good Fight, 2: In Pursuit of Perfection 207
19 A Bright Horizon: The Christian Hope 217
Part 5 The Big Picture
20 Summary Reflections 229
General Index 233
Scripture Index 237
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