Biblical Theology

Where was God on September 11, 2001?

God was on the throne of the universe, controlling all things by His meticulous providence during the Holocaust, 9/11 and every other event in human history.

Author Interview: Gregg Allison explains why the Holy Spirit is sometimes (wrongly) viewed as the JV member of the Godhead

Allison’s new book with Andreas J. Kostenberger examines the Holy Spirit from the perspective of both biblical and systematic theology.

Why did God send an evil spirit to tempt Saul?

Just as Saul had recourse against the evil spirit through the anointed David, the believer has recourse against indwelling sin through God’s Word and prayer.

3 ways misguided biblical theology leads to misguided sermons

Faithful sermons exposit the text, and faithful exposition takes into account the text’s literary, historical, covenantal, and ultimately canonical context.

5 reasons pastors need the Psalms

As a Christian, I love the Psalms. As an academic, I study them. But as a pastor, I need them.

Author Interview: Timothy Paul Jones explains why the Bible is still trustworthy

A conversation with Timothy Paul Jones about his new book, “Why Should I Trust The Bible?”

6 life-giving truths from the New Testament

The New Testament writers never imagined a passive faith that could be sundered from a life of discipleship.

Episode 23: Nancy Guthrie on grief, biblical theology, and women in the church.

Dr. York sits down with Nancy Guthrie (author, theologian, Bible teacher) to discuss grief, biblical theology, and women in the church.

The not-so-surprising answer to teen anxiety

The biggest need in youth ministry isn’t better games or cooler leaders, but deep, gospel-rooted, Scripture-saturated, Christ-exalting theology.

How the Old Testament’s story points us to Christ

The entire Old Testament is anticipating a perfect obedient son and servant king.

3 reasons people and place matter to God’s Kingdom

The kingdom of God is the interplay of the king’s power over the king’s people in the king’s place.

7 ways theology can change your Bible reading

Understanding the Bible as a unified redemptive story dramatically changes the way we approach it.

Editorial: Thinking about Typology

Typology allows us to know God’s Word better and to see how all of Scripture relates to Christ, and how, we, as God’s people, are the beneficiaries of all of God’s promises in Christ.

Biblical-Theological Exegesis and the Nature of Typology

As Doug Moo has noted, “typology is much easier to talk about than to describe.”1 Even among evangelicals, competing definitions of typology are legion. These matters are further complicated by related (and equally polarizing) issues such as the nature of biblical theology, the NT’s use of the OT, the structure of the canon, authorial intent,…