Faith of our Father
Expositions of Genesis 12-25
An exposition of Genesis 12-25, the chapters about Abraham, written in a highly readable style, from a well-known and loved Bible commentator.
With typical wit and wisdom Dale Ralph Davis opens up chapters 12-25 of Genesis. These beautiful and insightful expositions guide you through some of the early chapters of the Bible and will deepen your understanding of this important area of Scripture which help shape our understanding. This is an ideal resource for pastors as well small groups and personal study.
About the Author
Dale Ralph Davis is Minister in Residence, First Presbyterian Church, Columbia, South Carolina. Prior to that he was pastor of Woodland Presbyterian Church, Hattiesburg, Mississippi and Professor of Old Testament at Reformed Theological Seminary, Jackson, Mississippi.
“Ralph Davis writes with a pastor’s heart. I have now read this book twice and each time the eyes of my understanding were opened to fresh insights and my soul was nourished. You can’t ask for more.” — Jonathan Fletcher, Evangelicals Now
“Ralph Davis is probably my favorite Old Testament expositor: he always unfolds the text with freshness, insight, and humor, leaving the reader with a clear understanding of what God is up to and the difference that should make in our lives. This volume on Abraham is a classic in the making!”” — Iain Duguid, Professor of Old Testament, Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- God so loved the world that He called Abraham
- God keeps hold of losers
- Resident or pilgrim?
- Covenant man goes international
- Faith faces the passage of time
- How do you spell “assurance”?
- When God has the slows
- What doe sit mean to have a covenant God?
- Faith faces the facts of life
- Standing before the Lord
- What Sodom does to you
- When faith doesn’t show up
- Laughter and anguish in the Covenant
- Faith faces the complexity of God
- Promise Bu$ine$$
- Covenant romance
“What a pleasure it is to read Dale Ralph Davis on Abraham. He writes with clarity, insight and warmth as well as a lovely humility before God and his word. Read, enjoy and benefit.” — Graham Beynon, Pastor, Grace Church, Cambridge and Director of Independent Ministry Training, Oak Hill College, London.
“Another example of the lively biblical exposition that readers of Dale Ralph Davis have come to know and love… Anyone wanting to study, preach, or teach Genesis 12-25 will want to have this book ready at hand.” — Scott R. Swain, Professor of Systematic Theology, Reformed Theological Seminary, Orlando, Florida
“Reading Faith of our Father was an edifying meditation. Moreover, behind each of these sermons there is much work in the text of Scripture including labor in the original language.” — Bryan D. Estelle, Professor of Old Testament, Westminster Seminary California, Escondido, California