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After Emmaus: How the Church Fulfills the Mission of Christ PB

After Emmaus: How the Church Fulfills the Mission of Christ PB

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Publisher Crossway
ISBN 9781433573842

“The church’s mission does not begin with the Great Commission, but is integrally related to the grand storyline of Scripture.”

Did the Old Testament simply point to the coming of Christ and his saving work, or is there more to the story? After his resurrection, the Lord Jesus revealed how his suffering, glory, and mission plan for the nations are in fact central to the biblical story of redemption.

After Emmaus shows how Christology and missiology are integrally connected throughout Scripture, especially in the teaching of Jesus and the apostles. Brian Tabb explains what Luke 24:46–47 reveals about God’s messianic promises in the Old Testament, their fulfillment in the New Testament, and the purpose of the church. By understanding Jesus’s last words to his disciples, Christians today will be motivated to participate in the Messiah’s mission.


Brian Tabb

Brian J. Tabb (PhD, London School of Theology) is academic dean and professor of biblical studies at Bethlehem College & Seminary. He is general editor of Themelios and the author of All Things New, Suffering in Ancient Worldview, and 1–2 Timothy and Titus: A 12-Week Study. Brian lives with his wife, Kristin, and their four children in St. Paul.

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