Off the Shelf: The Scriptures Testify about Me

Books that have caught my eye.

The Scriptures Testify about Me: Jesus and the Gospel in the Old Testament

Edited by D. A. Carson

Eight prominent evangelical pastors and scholars demonstrate what it looks like to preach Christ from the Old Testament in this collection of expositions of various Old Testament texts:

Albert Mohler — Studying the Scriptures and Finding Jesus (John 5:31–47)
Tim Keller — Getting Out (Exodus 14)
Alistair Begg — From a Foreigner to King Jesus (Ruth)
James MacDonald — When You Don’t Know What to Do (Psalm 25)
Conrad Mbewe — The Righteous Branch (Jeremiah 23:1–8)
Matt Chandler — Youth (Ecclesiastes 11:9–12:8)
Mike Bullmore — God’s Great Heart of Love toward His Own (Zephaniah)
D. A. Carson — Getting Excited about Melchizedek (Psalm 110)

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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