On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, I talk with Andrew about the life and ministry of John Owen, along with Owen’s teaching on Scripture and the Holy Spirit, and Volume 7 of Owen’s work on The Holy Spirit (Crossway, 2023).

What you’ll hear in this episode

  • Who John is and why he continues to have an influence on the Church today.
  • Some unique contributions this edited volume makes to the work of Owen.
  • How a right view of the Holy Spirit as described by Owen help the Christian today.
  • How a right view of Scripture as described by Owen help the Christian today.
  • How Owen’s teaching on the doctrine of illumination help Christians today.
  • Some of the rules of biblical interpretation as taught by Owen and how these rules can help Christians read their Bible’s better.
  • Why biblical interpretation and the Church matters and how this can help Christians today.
  • Why we need men like Owen today and what such men would look like today.

About Our Guest

Andrew S. Ballitch (PhD, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is the associate pastor of preaching and ministries at Westwood Alliance Church in Ontario, Ohio. He has taught church history courses at Boyce College, the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Crown College, and has published and edited numerous books and articles on the sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Puritans.

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