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Essential Christian Doctrine: A Handbook on Biblical Truth

, 2021
ISBN: 9781433571855
  • Format:Digital



Doctrine not only equips Christians with more knowledge about God, it also shapes their affections toward him and directs their actions for him. This concise handbook of Christian doctrine was developed to teach the truths of Scripture and help Christians apply those truths. Systematizing the robust theology that has served as the foundation for John MacArthur’s well-known preaching ministry for half a century, this resource surveys theological topics such as the Bible, the Holy Spirit, salvation, the church, and more. With discussion questions at the end of each chapter, readers will engage with the pillars of Christian orthodoxy in a way that will encourage their hearts, inform their minds, and direct their actions as they seek to proclaim the faith that was “once for all delivered to the saints” (Jude 1:3).

  • Explores theological topics such as Bible (bibliology), God the Father (theology proper), God the Holy Spirit (pneumatology), and the church (ecclesiology)
  • Offers questions featured at the end of each chapter to encourage individual or group study
  • Represents an adaptation from Biblical Doctrine: A Systematic Summary of Bible Truth
  • Introduction: Prolegomena
  • God’s Word: Bibliology
  • God the Father: Theology Proper
  • God the Son: Christology
  • God the Holy Spirit: Pneumatology
  • Man and Sin: Anthropology and Hamartiology
  • Salvation: Soteriology
  • Angels: Angelology
  • The Church: Ecclesiology
  • The Future: Eschatology

In the Logos edition, this volume is enhanced by amazing functionality. Important terms link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and a wealth of other resources in your digital library. Perform powerful searches to find exactly what you’re looking for. Take the discussion with you using Overview tablet and mobile apps. With Logos Bible Software, the most efficient and comprehensive research tools are in one place, so you get the most out of your study.

John F. MacArthur

John MacArthur (b. 1939) is a Calvinist theologian, author, editor, and teacher. He is a popular conference speaker and the president of both The Master's College and The Master's Seminary. He has also served as pastor-teacher of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California since 1969. Best known for his expository exegesis of the Bible, Logos has collected more than 3,000 of his sermons in the John MacArthur Sermon Archive and offers the complete MacArthur New Testament Commentary.

MacArthur’s pulpit ministry extends around the globe through his media ministry, Grace to You. In addition to producing daily radio programs for nearly 2,000 English and Spanish radio outlets worldwide, Grace to You distributes books, software, and CDs by John MacArthur. He has written hundreds of books and study guides, including the bestselling John MacArthur Essential Bible Study Library and the MacArthur Study Bible. He is also the author of notable titles like Different by Design and Twelve Ordinary Men.