Episode 109- Peter Gentry—How to Read and Understand the Biblical Prophets

Posted On August 10, 2017

Welcome to the 109th episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave Jenkins interviews How to Read and Understand the Biblical Prophets (Crossway, 2017).

What you’ll hear in this episode:

  • Why the Prophets are so neglected in contemporary evangelicalism.
  • How Christians should read the Prophetic books of the Bible.
  • What contribution the Prophets make to the biblical worldview.
  • What a covenant is and why it’s so important to understanding the Prophets.
  • The function of repetition in Hebrew Literature.
  • The nature of Hebrew Prophecy.
  • What apocalyptic language is and how we should interpret such language in the Bible.
  • How Pastors should preach the Prophetic books of the Bible.
 About the Guest:

Peter J. Gentry (PhD, University of Toronto) is professor of Old Testament interpretation at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and director of the Hexapla Institute.

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