Review: Counsel From the Cross



I’m reading and reviewing this book per request from Mari. We’ll be attending SBTS this fall where my focus will be in Biblical and Theological Studies and Mari’s will be in Biblical Counseling. This should be a good duo as we can both rely on the other’s fuller knowledge of study as we work in ministry. As you likely already know, I tend to read books that are less applicational and which are more focused on the literary-ness of the Bible (what the biblical authors are saying, the connections they’re making in the text, and some overflow into practical application). But equally important is the “application,” as John Frame has said, 

Imagine someone saying that he understands the meaning of a passage of Scripture but doesn’t know at all how to apply it. Taking that claim literally would mean that he could answer no questions about the text, recommend no…

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