Knowing Me, Knowing God

Knowing Me, Knowing God

Six Theological Keys To Scripture

Richard Brash


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In the Bible, God gives us knowledge of himself and of ourselves, so that through these two intertwined strands we may receive what Calvin called 'true and sound wisdom'. In pursuit of this wisdom, many Christians have learned to interpret Scripture chrono-logically, following the Bible’s developing story from creation, through fall, to redemption, and ultimately to restoration. But what of a complementary theo-logical approach to Scripture, one which focuses on the Bible’s main 'characters' — God and human beings — and the nature of their relationship?

Richard Brash presents such an approach, introducing six theological keys to Scripture which help us better to know God and ourselves in the three fundamental areas of being, knowing, and acting. At each stage, he develops the theme of the gracious condescension of the infinite, incomprehensible, and holy God in his relation to finite human beings: creating us as his image, establishing a proportion between his own knowledge and ours, and overcoming sin to take a people for himself through the love-gifts of his Son and his Spirit.

If you are looking for an enlarged vision of God and a renewed understanding of your own vocation before the Lord, take up this book and be refreshed in your love for God in heart, soul, and mind.


Richard Brash:
Richard Brash (PhD University of Edinburgh) is a Mission Partner with Japan Christian Link and Assistant Professor of Theology at Christ Bible Seminary in Nagoya, Japan. He has earned degrees from the University of Cambridge, International Christian College, Japan Bible Seminary (Tokyo), and Westminster Theological Seminary. He has five years of pastoral experience at St Ebbe's Church, Oxford. His other publications include A Christian’s Pocket Guide to How God Preserved the Bible (Christian Focus) and articles in academic journals.