Warfield on the Christian Life: Living Life in the Light of the Gospel

Warfield on the Christian Life: Living Life in the Light of the Gospel


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ISBN-13: 9781433543197
Publisher: Crossway
Publication date: 01/31/2014
Series: Theologians on the Christian Life
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 943,271
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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 Worlds—hosted 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

Foreword 13

Acknowledgments 15

Abbreviations 17

Introduction 19

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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