Welcome to the 113h episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave Jenkins interviews Jason DeRouchie on his book How to Understand and Apply the Old Testament: Twelve Steps from Exegesis to Theology (P&R, 2017).
What you’ll hear in this episode:
- Why is it so important for Christians to read the Old Testament.
- The guiding principles that guide Jason’s approach to biblical interpretation.
- The makeup of a biblical passage.
- How we observe how the biblical passage is communicated.
- What process we should utilize to discover the context of the biblical passage.
- How biblical theology helps Christians grow in their understanding of the Bible.
- How systematic theology helps Christians grow in their understanding of the Bible.
- How to apply the biblical text to oneself, the church, and the world.
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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.