Review: To the Cross

34501638Christopher J. H. Wright is International Ministries director of the Langham Partnership and the author of numerous books related to global missions, the Old Testament, and the people of God. Wright is both a veteran scholar and a seasoned pastor, and his most recent book offers readers a wonderful glimpse into the intersection of the former with the latter.

To the Cross: Proclaiming the Gospel from the Upper Room to Calvary is a collection of sermons Wright preached at All Souls Church, Langham Place, London. These five sermons guide the reader from the Lord’s Supper to the crucifixion (The Last Supper – Matt. 26:17-30; Peter’s Denial – Matt. 26:69-75; Insults and Paradise – Luke 23:26-43; From Darkness to Light – Mark 15:33-39; It is Finished – John 19:28-37). As expected, Wright provides an excellent example of what it looks like to blend Old Testament insight with a New Testament declaration…

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