And God Spoke to Abraham: Preaching from the Old Testament (Paperback)

And God Spoke to Abraham: Preaching from the Old Testament By Fleming Rutledge Cover Image
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Sixty superlative sermons on familiar Old Testament texts.

Many Christian preachers today largely neglect the Old Testament in their sermons, focusing instead on the Gospel accounts of Jesus' teachings and activities. As Fleming Rutledge points out, however, when the New Testament is disconnected from the context of the Old Testament, it is like a house with no foundation, a plant with no roots, or a pump with no well.

In this powerful collection of sixty sermons on the Old Testament, Rutledge expounds on a number of familiar Old Testament passages featuring Abraham, Samuel, David, Elijah, Job, Jonah, and many other larger-than-life figures. Applying these texts to contemporary life and Christian theology, she highlights the ways in which their multivocal messages can be heard in all their diversity while still proclaiming univocally, "Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is One.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780802866066
ISBN-10: 0802866069
Publisher: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Publication Date: November 1st, 2011
Pages: 421
Language: English