For the Truth.
For the Church.
For the World.
For the Glory of God.

James M. Hamilton Jr.

The Pulpit and the Lectern

Hamilton’s love for the biblical storyline infuses his preaching and teaching

The Glory of God in Salvation through Judgment in Deuteronomy

The Glory of God in Salvation through Judgment in Deuteronomy The first mention of loving God in the Bible came in Exodus 20:6, which referred to “those who love” Yahweh and keep his commandments. But the idea of loving God is not elaborated upon until Deuteronomy. In Leviticus, Israel is urged to obey Yahweh’s commands…

Preaching Christ in Ezra and Nehemiah

  EDITOR’S NOTE: Below, James M. Hamilton Jr., associate professor of biblical theology at Southern Seminary, discusses his new book, Exalting Jesus in Ezra and Nehemiah, with Towers editor S. Craig Sanders. CS: What is your process for turning a sermon series into a book? JH: I had been manuscripting my sermons to be published…

John Sailhamer’s The Meaning of the Pentateuch: A Review Essay

Suffering in Revelation: The Fulfillment of the Messianic Woes

In Revelation, John writes as one in affliction (Rev 1:9), to churches in affliction (e.g., 2:10, 13), about the affliction that will take place before kingdom come (see esp. Rev 11–13). The contention of this essay is that John sees the affliction in which he is a “brother and fellow partaker” (1:9) as the outworking…