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We Have Heard that God Is with You: Preaching the Old Testament
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We Have Heard that God Is with You: Preaching the Old Testament


Eerdmans 2008

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We Have Heard That God Is with You gives pastors a creative and innovative “grammar” to preach the Old Testament in a Christian context. Rein Bos offers multiple examples from American sermons to illustrate how his model can be used in sermon preparation and how it can serve the practice of preaching. Each chapter is a rich meal for the busy preacher looking for creative, relevant options for sermons that are faithful to Scripture.

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Key Features

  • Provides pastors an innovative “grammar” to preach the Old Testament in a Christian context
  • Offers multiple examples from American sermons


  • One Bible — Two Testaments
  • Allegory
  • Typology
  • Promise and Fulfillment
  • Salvation History
  • Karl Barth
  • Wanted: A Bunch of Keys
  • Hermeneutical Ingredients
  • Biblical Theology
  • Literal Sense
  • Contours of a Hermeneutical Model
  • The Lord Is Israel’s God
  • Who Do You Say I Am?
  • You Who Once Were Far Off
  • Life in the World to Come
  • Preaching the Old Testament—Chances and Possibilities

Praise for the Print Edition

Rein Bos has produced a rare book on preaching from the Old Testament. Brimming with wisdom, Christian spirituality, and his evident love for the very texture of God’s Word, this work is nothing less than a tour de force.

—Richard Lischer, James T. and Alice Mead Cleland Professor of Preaching, Duke Divinity School

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About Rein Bos

Rein Bos is senior pastor of the Protestant Church in the Netherlands.