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What the Bible Says Series (6 vols.)
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Overview

What does the Bible say about grace? The heart of God? Worship? Suffering? The Holy Spirit? Heaven? These are questions many of us have asked ourselves. If you've been wondering where to begin to find the answers you've been searching for, What the Bible Says Series (6 Vols.) provides a fantastic starting block. Not only does this series lay the foundation for a biblical understanding of these topics, but it is a collection rich with scriptural references and elucidated theology—perfect for all hoping to enter into concentrated and meaningful Bible study.

The What the Bible Says Series (6 Vols.) provides the tools needed for understanding important themes of Christianity in an accessible manner. And, in the Logos edition, searching these resources is made easy. With the click of a mouse, hundreds of search results appear instantaneously. A fantastic collection for all in ministry, equipping its readers to answer some of Christianity's deepest questions.

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Key Features

  • Answers to what the Bible says about worship, the Holy Spirit, heaven, and much more
  • Over 2,000 pages of sound scriptural insight
  • Writing from well-loved authors, including Jack Cottrell and Dinelle Frankland

Individual Titles

What the Bible Says about Grace: Set Free!

  • Author: Jack Cottrell
  • Publisher: College Press
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Pages: 401

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In this definitive study on what the Bible says about grace, Dr. Jack Cottrell engages the reader in a sweeping review of every passage of Scripture that teaches on this important truth. Primarily focusing on Paul’s teaching in Romans 1-8 as well as drawing from many other texts in both testaments, Dr. Cottrell presents a simple, practical, and thorough case for an accurate biblical view of God’s grace.

Anyone who wants to understand the relationship between faith and works NEEDS to read this book. Dr. Cottrell has made a lifelong study of the subject of grace and his analysis of how all the Scriptures on this subject relate to each other and to our life in Christ is spot on.

—Online Reviewer

Dr. Jack Cottrell has served on the Cincinnati Bible Seminary faculty since 1967. He has taught nearly 70 times to almost 2,000 seminary students.

What the Bible Says About The Heart of God: Listening to His Heartbeat

  • Author: Dr. Harold Shank
  • Publisher: College Press
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Pages: 340

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In this stimulating and heartfelt book, Dr. Harold Shank leads us through an in-depth study of scripture that will help us find out what makes God’s heart beat. Dr. Shank also explores how to reconcile some of the difficult-to-comprehend aspects of God’s heart. “How can His goodness and love be reconciled with His command to utterly destroy a certain group of people?” or “If God cares about brokenhearted people, why are there so many of them in our world?” Dr. Shank provides us with essential awareness of the relationship between God’s patience and His justice. Christians and nonbelievers alike will enjoy this discussion that will examine the heart of God.

This book not only articulates some of the greatest truths about the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. It also goes on to map in concrete ways what these great truths mean for those who live in the world and deal with ordinary, everyday trials. The book is a fine balance of abstract principle and practical wisdom. The book is rich in example, application, and personal narrative.

—Darryl Tippens, Author of Pilgrim Heart: The Way of Jesus in Everyday Life

Harold Shank has written a book that reveals the great heart of our gloriously infinite God. He opens our hearts to the heart of God accurately because he goes to the source, God's own Word, where God reveals His heart. The Heart of God is saturated with Scripture.

—Dr. Cecil May Jr. Dean, V. P. of Black College of Biblical Studies, Faulkner University

Dr. Harold Shank is Professor of Old Testament at Oklahoma Christian University. He has served as a preacher, an author of several highly respected books and as an evangelist who has devoted much of his life’s work to developing ministries among the poor. For 32 years he was associated with the Highland Street Church of Christ in Memphis, TN.

What the Bible Says about Worship: His Story, Our Response

  • Author: Dinelle Frankland
  • Publisher: College Press
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Pages: 192

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"Responding to God" has long been a basic definition of Christian worship. God's miraculous story elicits infinite reasons to respond and numerous ways in which to do so. It is the only story worthy of such an all-encompassing response. The responses described in these pages are biblical; they offer a glimpse into worship that pleases God, enabling us to discover appropriate and meaningful responses to the God who never changes. By virtue of His love, mercy, and power, our responses join the biblical narrative, becoming part of His story which will culminate when we see Him face to face.

Dinelle Frankland is Professor of Worship at Lincoln Christian Seminary. She holds a Bachelor of Sacred Music degree from Lincoln Christian College, a Master of Music degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and a Doctorate in Worship Studies from the Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies. Dr. Frankland has taught music and worship in Christian higher education since 1979.

What the Bible Says About Suffering: Where is God When we Suffer?

  • Author: Lynn Gardner
  • Publisher: College Press
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Pages: 381

Where is God When We Suffer? addresses the topic from up close and personal as well as from the objective view of Scripture. It begins with Lynn's own story of loss and suffering. Dr. Gardner then guides us through a study of both Old and New Testament examples of people who suffer.

Why did they suffer? How did they deal with it? What can we learn from their experiences? This book also includes a philosophical discussion of evil and suffering for those who want an analysis of this difficult topic from a biblical perspective. How can an all-powerful, all-loving God permit such pain and tragedy in the world He created? In the final fourth of the book, Dr. Gardner gives very practical advice on what helps people who are suffering and what does not. He also lists scriptural principles that offer help and hope for those going through hard times and for the family and friends trying to help them.

The issue of suffering is an ever-present concern in Christian ministry, and most of us touch on that issue from time to time in preaching. A new helpful resource is Lynn Gardner's Where Is God When We Suffer?. A long-time Bible college professor, Gardner shares out of his own experience, then goes a good job of surveying biblical insights about suffering. This will be a useful tool as we preach and teach on the subject.

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I found Lynn's book very helpful for two reasons. First, it is a transparent and inspirational perspective from one who has maintained a strong faith through horrible experiences. Secondly, Lynn does not take the typical Calvinistic approach that all suffering comes from God but acknowledges that much suffering occurs because we live in a fallen, painful world. It is helpful to be reminded that instead of being bitter against God we should be angry about the consequences of sin and the destructive work of Satan.

—Bob Russell, retired minister, Southeast Christian Church, Louisville, KY

Lynn Gardner has taught in Bible Colleges for 40 years, teaching primarily in the New Testament and Apologetics areas. He served as the Academic Dean of Ozark Christian College from 1981 through 1998. Dr. Gardner earned a B.Th. from Ozark Christian College, a B.A. from California State College, an M.A. from Wheaton Graduate School, and earned his Ed.D. from the University of Arkansas.

What the Bible Says about the Holy Spirit: Power from on High

  • Author: Jack Cottrell
  • Publisher: College Press
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Pages: 506

The person and work of the Holy Spirit is a neglected study in many churches. Some Christians think that the subject is so deep and mysterious that it is futile to study it. Others hesitate to emphasize the study of the Holy Spirit since some religious groups hold such extreme views regarding Him. Still it is encouraging to see many Christians making a serious study of the Bible’s teaching on the Holy Spirit. Dr. Jack Cottrell with his “leave no stone unturned” approach to studying Scripture, has completed the research for us as he examines the many concepts and characteristics of the Holy Spirit.

Jack Cottrell is Professor of Theology at Cincinnati Christian University. He received his BA and ThB from Cincinnati Bible College & Seminary; BA from the University of Cincinnati; MDiv from Westminster Theological Seminary; and his PhD from Princeton Theological Seminary.

What the Bible Says About the Afterlife: The Life to Come

  • Author: Kenny Boles
  • Publisher: College Press
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Pages: 325

What do you think of when you consider heaven? With all the many misconceptions of heaven, it's easy to become confused. What does the only truly reliable source have to say about this very important topic? Beginning with Genesis and proceeding through both Testaments, Kenny Boles leads us on a journey to glean what the Bible says about heaven and about hell.

Simply the best comprehensive explanation of Christianity and salvation I've read. I regularly buy extra copies and give them away. Buy this book and be blessed.

—Online Reviewer

Kenny Boles has taught Greek and New Testament at Ozark Christian College in Joplin, MO for 40 years. He has held located ministries in Tyro, KS and Abilene, TX. Kenny is the author of several books, including The College Press NIV Commentary: Galatians & Ephesians and the best-selling small group study, Heaven: What a Wonderful Place!

Product Details

  • Title: What the Bible Says Series
  • Publisher: College Press
  • Volumes: 6
  • Pages: 2,143