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JBC Volume 16:2 (Winter 1998) PDF


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Table of Contents


  • Intimacy with God David Powlison

Letters to the Editor


  • Exegete the Bible; Exegete the Person: An Interview with John Street David Powlison
  • Believing in Hope: A Meditation on Hope, Expectations and the Nature of Faith Joseph P. Lehmann
  • How to Help a Grieving Child Judy Blore
  • Seven Habits of Highly Defective Dating Joshua Harris
  • Christian Communication Jeffery S. Forrey
  • The Gods Are Anxious Louis Menand

Let Me Draw a Picture

  • Understanding Headship and Submission Winston Smith
  • Marital Expectations Winston Smith


  • A Case for Illustrative Preaching Steve Jussely
  • Illustrative Counseling David Powlison

Book Reviews

  • Totally Sufficient by Ed Hindson and Howard Eyrich, Eds. William P. Smith
  • How to Help Angry Kids by Louis Paul Priolo Kaleen M. Chase

Queries & Controversies

  • Why Are Struggles with Sexual Temptation Stronger at Some Times Than at Others? Alan P. Medinger


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