Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary Vol 5 No. 2 (July 2013)

From  the Editors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .     1

BIBLICAL STUDIES
Mentoring for the Kingdom’s Sake: A Sermon Based
on Exodus 18-DAVID VANBRUGGE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5
The Message of Obadiah: It’s Going to Be Okay
MICHAEL P. V. BARRETT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Repentance, Eschatology, and Prophetic Hope: Repentance in the Book of lsaiah-SAMUEL EMADI . . . . . . . .     24

SYSTEMATIC AND HISTORICAL THEOLOGY
“To Fullfill  All Righteousness”: The Saving Merit of Christ’s Obedience -RICHARD W. DANIELS  . . . . . . . . . . .   49
John Knox’s Doctrine of Predestination and Its Practical Application for His Ecclesiology-JAE-EuN PARK. . . . . . . . .     65
Ready to Receive: Humbling and Softening in William Perkins’s Preparation of the Heart-J. STEPHEN YUILLE.  . . . .   91
John Bunyan on Justification-JOEL R. BEEKE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107
The Worst Kind  of Thievery? The Puritan Servant-Slave Social Ethic  in Richard Baxter  and William Gouge MAARTEN KUIVENHOVEN  . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . 131
Reviving  Dead  Bones:  Contours of Pietism  in the Writings of Jodocus van Lodenstein and Philipp  Spencer STANLEY K. McKENZIE . . . . . . . . .  . . . . 153

EXPERIENTIAL THEOLOGY
The Songs  of Suffering and Sanctification:  The Hymnody of Anne Steele
JAKE PORTER ………… 169

PASTORAL THEOLOGY AND MISSIONS
Worshiping God with  Our Minds: Theology as Doxology among the Puritans
PETER BECK. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 193
How Biblical Is Biblical Counseling? -DAVID P. MURRAY…….. 204
The Minister’s Helpmeet-JOEL R. BEEKE …………………. 209
Olive Carey Doke  (1891-1972): The Forgotten Pioneer
of Baptist Work in Central Mrica-CONRAD MBEWE ……. 219

CONTEMPORARY ISSUES
In Commemoration of The Heidelberg Catechism’s 450th
Anniversary: The Catechism as a Confession of Faith
JOEL R. BEEKE  ………………………………… 231

REVIEW ARTICLE
Shifting Paradigms in Reformed Systematic Theology: A Review Article of Michael Horton’s The  Christian Faith: A Systematic Theology for Pilgrims on The Way-RYAN M. McGRAW……. 245

BOOK REVIEWS
Joel R. Beeke and Paul M. Smalley, Prepared by Grace, for Grace: The Puritans on God’s Ordinary Way of Leading Sinners to Christ -BRIAN H. COSBY …….. 263

W. Gary Crampton, Grant What Thou Commandest:The Theology cif Augustine cif Hippo -JEFFREY T. RIDDLE ….. 265
J. V. Fesko, A Christian’s  Pocket Guide  to Growing  in Holiness: Understanding Sanctification -RYAN M. McGRAW ………. 267
Michael A. G. Haykin and Mark Jones, eds., Drawn into Controversie: Reformed Theological Diversity and Debates Within Seventeenth- Century British Puritanism -RYAN M. McGRAW ……….. 268
Ernest R. Holloway III, Andrew Melville and Humanism in
Renaissance Scotland, 1545-1622-JOEL R. BEEKE ………. 273
Robert Naborn, Eilardus Westerlo (1738-1790): From Colonial
Dominee to American Pastor-JOEL R. BEEKE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 274
Ashton Oxenden, A Happy Old Age-TIMOTHY RAYMOND ……. 276
William M. Schweitzer, God is a Communicative  Being: Divine Communicativeness and Harmony in the Theology of jonathan Edwards-
RYAN M. McGRAW …….. 278
N. T. Wright, How God Became King: The Forgotten Story of the Gospels-MICHAEL S. BoRG …………….. .282

Contributors  ……………………………………… .287

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