Biblical Theology

How Biblical Theology Guards and Guides Churches

By Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Biblical Theology: Guardian and Guide of the Church | 08.20.2014

Right biblical theology offers a trustworthy guide to life in the church, and guards against wrong emphases, wrong expectations, and a wrong gospel.

Where’d All These Calvinists Come From?

By Mark Dever | 06.18.2014

Two events served to bring to the front of my mind the growing prominence of reformed theology among the young in the American evangelical scene. I was having dinner in … keep reading…

Biblical Theology

9Marks | 05.15.2014

What is it? Biblical theology is sound doctrine; it is right thoughts about God; it is belief that accords with Scripture. Where is it in the Bible? The entire Bible … keep reading…

Nine Marks of a Prosperity Gospel Church

By D. A. Horton | 9Marks Journal: Prosperity Gospel | 01.15.2014

A prosperity gospel church is a purely anti-nine marks church.

5 Errors of the Prosperity Gospel

By David W. Jones | 9Marks Journal: Prosperity Gospel | 01.15.2014

If the prosperity gospel is true, grace is obsolete, God is irrelevant, and man is the measure of all things.

The Sufficiency of Scripture

By Carl Trueman | 9Marks Journal: Is Scripture Enough? | 07.16.2013

What does it mean that Scripture is sufficient? And what is it sufficient for?

Book Review: Understanding Biblical Theology, by Edward Klink and Darian Lockett

Review by Sam Emadi | 9Marks Journal: Is Scripture Enough? | 06.04.2013

Klink and Lockett’s survey of biblical-theological methods is a timely resource.

Book Review: The Imperative of Preaching, by John Carrick

Review by David King | 9Marks Journal: Church and Churches | 03.28.2013

If you love biblical theology, if preaching in light of redemptive history is your jet fuel, if the gospel is life to you and not just a trendy buzzword, then you really need to read this book.

Book Review: Work Matters: Lessons from Scripture, by R. Paul Stevens

Review by Byron Straughn | 9Marks Journal: Pastoring Christians for the Workplace | 03.07.2013

Stevens writes with years of experience and knowledge of Scripture, and though you might not agree with everything, there will be plenty to ponder about our gracious God.

Book Review: Christ-Centered Biblical Theology: Hermeneutical Foundations and Principles, by Graeme Goldsworthy

Review by Stephen J. Wellum | 9Marks Journal: Lay Elders: A User's Guide - Part 1 | 11.13.2012

In this book Goldsworthy has once again done a service for the church, despite the caveats I raise.

Leadership Interview with Mark Dever

Biblical Theology with Greg Beale

By G. Beale, M. Dever | 03.29.2012

Greg Beale gives a crash course on the discipline of biblical theology, assesses recent works on it, and explains what he’s written and why.

Book Review: 40 Questions about Christians and Biblical Law

Review by Nicholas Piotrowski | 9Marks Journal: The Underestimated Doctrine of Conversion | 02.29.2012

Do you want to interpret the Bible rightly? Comprehend justification? Understand what parts of the law do apply to your life? Then you need to understand the law.

Conversion and the Story of Israel

By Thomas R. Schreiner | 9Marks Journal: The Underestimated Doctrine of Conversion | 02.29.2012

The history of Israel reveals that the new creation and the new exodus would not be enjoyed apart from the forgiveness of sins and a circumcised heart.

Book Review: 40 Questions about Interpreting the Bible, by Rob Plummer

Review by Jason Meyer | 9Marks Journal: Church Membership: Holding the Body Together | 04.28.2011

This book is a sterling example of how to answer specific questions clearly and succinctly, which is something all who teach the Bible must learn to do well.

Book Review: The God Who Is There, by D. A. Carson

Review by Nicholas Piotrowski | 9Marks Journal: Church and Parachurch: Friends or Foes? | 03.01.2011

This is biblical theology that “understand[s] the life of the Church as well as the way life in the postmodern world works.” It joins only a few like it.