Drawing the Message from the Bible
The quest for the message has become confused in recent decades, with the new methods of interpretation eclipsing the old. The differences are considerable. What are they, how do they affect our understanding and preaching, and which is scriptural? This address showed in a positive way how the ‘old’ well-proved method of the centuries seeks out the pastoral, spiritual application of the text – the voice of Christ to His people. (Wednesday evening address)
The Drama of the Book of Proverbs
Proverbs is often called (by modern writers) a book of ‘sundry moral maxims’, a description that obscures the depths and purpose of its remarkable miniature parables. Two addresses showed the plot of Proverbs, the cast, the themes and some prime examples of spiritual application evident to traditional expounders. (Two addresses)
The Modernity of the Book of Job
Possibly the oldest book in Scripture, yet a demonstration of how Satan’s arguments against the faith never change. In one address a key was proposed for unlocking the counsels, helps and encouragements of this most rare and unconventional of Old Testament books.