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By Guy Prentiss Waters.

There are many fine books available on the offices of church leadership. Few, if any, address for a contemporary audience the biblical foundations of the government of the church. But this should be a priority for us, because God emphasizes the government of his church throughout Scripture. Why should we be church members? How do church officers reflect Jesus' reign over us? Where do the church's responsibilities begin and end? Where do ours? These, and other important questions, are answered in Guy Prentiss Water's vital examination of How Jesus Runs the Church. At a time when church authority is treated with contempt, it's important that we honor God in our churches more than ever.

Guy Prentiss Waters is Associate Professor of New Testament at Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson MS. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania (B.A., Greek and Latin), Westiminster Theological Seminary (M.Div.), and Duke University (Ph.D. in religion, with concentrations in New Testament, Old Testament, and ancient Judaism). At Duke he studied under Richard B. Hays and E. P. Sanders, two leading expositors of the New Perspectives on Paul. Dr. Waters is the author of Justification and the New Perspective on Paul: A Review and Response. He is an ordained minister of the Presbyterian Church in America. He is also a member of the Society of Biblical Literature and the Institute of Biblical
Publisher: P&R
ISBN: 9781596382527
Item #: 11345
Binding: Paperback
Chapters: 7
Page Count: 178
Publication Date: 2011

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1. on 1/29/2015, said:
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5 stars. A very good read. Excellent for potential elders and/or deacons, but also a good read for laymen.
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