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.
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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Dave Jenkins is happily married to Sarah Jenkins. He is a writer, editor, and speaker living in beautiful Southern Oregon. Dave is a lover of Christ, His people, the Church, and sound theology. He serves as the Executive Director of Servants of Grace Ministries, the Executive Editor of Theology for Life Magazine, the Host and Producer of Equipping You in Grace Podcast, and is a contributor to and producer of Contending for the Word. He is the author of The Word Explored: The Problem of Biblical Illiteracy and What To Do About It (House to House, 2021) and The Word Matters: Defending Biblical Authority Against the Spirit of the Age (G3 Press, 2022). You can find him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, or read his newsletter. Dave loves to spend time with his wife, going to movies, eating at a nice restaurant, or going out for a round of golf with a good friend. He is also a voracious reader, in particular of Reformed theology, and the Puritans. You will often find him when he’s not busy with ministry reading a pile of the latest books from a wide variety of Christian publishers. Dave received his M.A.R. and M.Div through Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.