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ISBN: 9781783688968
Imprint: Langham Global Library
Format: Paperback
Dimensions (mm): 229 x 152 x 29
Publication Date: 14/08/2017
Pages: 556
Language: English

Knowing God – The Trilogy

£26.99
This trilogy is now available in one volume for the first time. As the Godhead is indivisible, so should be our understanding and examination of the Trinity, therefore it is fitting for these three books on discovering God in the Old Testament Scriptures to be available as one coherent book. With a new preface and revised content, this book will be as valuable a resource for the church today as the original three volumes were when first published.

Author Bios

Christopher J. H. Wright
(By)

CHRISTOPHER J. H. WRIGHT is International Ministries Director of Langham Partnership. He was formerly Principal of All Nations Christian College, Ware, UK, after he taught at Union Biblical Seminary, Pune, India. His books include Old Testament Ethics for the People of God, The Mission of God, Knowing God – The Trilogy, The Mission of God’s People and several commentaries in The Bible Speaks Today series.

Endorsements

All serious Christians are agreed that we need to know the teaching of the Old Testament if we are to have good grasp of the message of the Bible. Chris Wright is a wonderful guide in this journey of discovery because he is a top-notch scholar who has a unique ability to share his knowledge of the Old Testament in ways that non-specialists find interesting and understandable.

Ajith Fernando
Teaching Director,
Youth for Christ Sri Lanka


Chris Wright brings together a scholar’s wisdom and a missionary’s passion in his life and these twin gifts are writ large on every page. My thinking and practice as a Christian have been indelibly shaped by Chris’s writings and so I am very excited to see his important works brought together in this new volume.

Krish Kandiah, PhD
Author and Founding Director,
Home for Good


Chris Wright’s accessible and inspirational three books on knowing God the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit from the pages of the Old Testament are now available in a single volume. Brilliant! Now pastors, teachers and laity alike will have a ready-at-hand resource to understand the Trinity from an Old Testament perspective.

Lynn Cohick, PhD
Professor of New Testament,
Wheaton College


Many of us think the most enduring and authoritative approach to theology is to do biblical theology. That is, to let the Bible speak in its context and in its developing narrative, and very few have done this more insightfully and faithfully than Chris Wright. Knowing God brings together the best of Chris Wright on the Father, the Son, and the Spirit and is eminently accessible for illustrating how to do biblical theology.

Rev Scot McKnight, PhD
Julius R. Mantey Professor of New Testament,
Northern Seminary/p>

Table of Contents

  1. Preface to the Trilogy
  2. Book 1 Knowing Jesus through the Old Testament
    1. Contents
    2. Preface
    3. Preface (original edition)
      1. 1 - Jesus and the Old Testament Story
      2. 2 - Jesus and the Old Testament Promise
      3. 3 - Jesus and His Old Testament Identity
      4. 4 - Jesus and His Old Testament Mission
      5. 5 - Jesus and His Old Testament Values
      6. 6 - Jesus and His Old Testament God
  3. Book 2 Knowing God the Father through the Old Testament
    1. Contents
    2. Preface
    3. Introduction
      1. 1 - Knowing God as a Father in Action
      2. 2 - Knowing God through Experience of His Grace
      3. 3 - Knowing God through Exposure to His Judgement
      4. 4 - Knowing God as the Father of His People
      5. 5 - Knowing God through Engaging Him in Prayer
      6. 6 - Knowing God through Reflecting His Justice
      7. 7 - Knowing God through Returning to His Love
      8. 8 - Knowing God in Expectation of His Victory
      9. 9 - Knowing God through Trusting in His Sovereignty
    4. Epilogue: How Do You Know That You Know God?
  4. Book 3 Knowing the Holy Spirit through the Old Testament
    1. Contents
    2. Preface
      1. 1 - The Creating Spirit
      2. 2 - The Empowering Spirit
      3. 3 - The Prophetic Spirit
      4. 4 - The Anointing Spirit
      5. 5 - The Coming Spirit
  5. Bibliography
    1. Book 1 Scripture Index
    2. Book 2 Scripture Index
    3. Book 3 Scripture Index

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