Dennis Prutow

Biography

Denny Prutow was born in 1939 in Cleveland, Ohio. He attended the US Military Academy at West Point (1959-1963), Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California (1965-1968), and Reformed Theological Seminary, Orlando, Florida (1995-1998). Denny was an Army Chaplain, a pastor in both the Orthodox Presbyterian Church and the Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America, and the Professor of Homiletics and Pastoral Theology at Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Pittsburgh, PA. He developed Westminster Evangelistic Ministries and remains its administratior. Denny retired in 2013 after forty-five years of active ministry and is now RPTS Professor Emeritus of Homiletics. His books include So Pastor, What's Your Point?, Joyful Voices, Public Worship 101, The Visions of Revelation, You Cannot Escape from God, Biblical Baptism, and What is Saving Faith? He and his wife, Erma, live in Indianapolis, IN. They have three grown daughters and nine grandchildren.

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Books

Gospel Arrows: Observations on Heart-Piercing Preaching
Price: Free! Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Preaching, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Pastoral Resources
In the short chapters of this little book, my effort is to help pastors and Bible teachers fashion gospel arrows for presentation in the pulpit and Bible classes. You must begin with a Bible text that has unity and preach the purpose of the Holy Spirit. Sequence and progress are essential, as well as the use of vehemence and good body language. Penetrating gospel arrows require all this and more.
Reflections on the Eldership Based on Acts 20:28
Price: Free! Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Biblical Meditations / New Testament, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Church / Leadership
Churches electing a pastor or elders need confidence that the individuals concerned and the church have God's leading. Acts 20:28 lays the groundwork for experiencing such confidence. When the church follows specific guidelines, the outcome can be that the Holy Spirit has indeed given the church its pastor and elders. This pamphlet points God's people in the direction of this assurance.
The Spiritual Fruit of Law-Abiding Love: The Ten Commandments Coupled with the Fruit of the Spirit
Price: Free! Words: 17,580. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / General, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Devotional
Jesus teaches, “If you love Me, you will keep My commandments” (John 14:15). Since law and grace are compatible, I call this study of the Ten Commandments and the fruit of the Spirit, “The Spiritual Fruit of Law-Abiding Love.” Happily, you will learn that following the Ten Commandments, rules for the game of life, are an expression of your love for God and love for your neighbor.
The Little Letter of Jude: His Warnings, Encouragements, and Instruction
Price: Free! Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / New Testament, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / New Testament
Jude repeats alarms sounded by both Jesus and Paul. But Jude does not stop there. He encourages you with a view to a better life in this world and in the world to come. And along the way, Jude gives you practical advice and instruction to guide your way. So plunge in and enjoy the ride into praise and glory.
The Unpardonable Sin, An Exposition and Appraisal
Price: Free! Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Counseling, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Discipleship
From a study of Matthew 12:22-32, 1 John 5:16-16, and Hebrews 6:4-6, the unpardonable sin is a single sin, quite visible to the unaided eye, committed only by professing Christians, only in the context of the visible church, involving repudiation of Christ by way of open contempt for and blasphemy of the Holy Spirit. Based on the biblical definition, many other sins cannot be the unpardonable sin.
Christian Affections: An Exposition of 1 Corinthians 13
Price: Free! Words: 16,460. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Growth, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Explore the description of love in 1 Corinthians 13:4-7, which shows us how to live a life of love as defined in Scripture (1 John 5:3, 2 John 6) and empowered by the Holy Spirit (Ezekiel 36:27). When this trinity, love described by Paul, love defined by Scripture, and love empowered by the Holy Spirit, is brought to bear on us, we experience true Christian affections.
What is Saving Faith? A Reformation View
Price: Free! Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Faith, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / General
This little booklet briefly summarizes the good news of Jesus Christ to which saving faith is the required biblical response. Four parts follow. First, the text presents the classic Reformed view of the Three Elements of Saving Faith. Then, the booklet compares deviations from this saving faith: Saving Faith vs. Blind Leaps, Saving Faith vs. Dead Orthodoxy, and Saving Faith vs. Decisionalism.
Biblical Baptism, A Reformed Perspective
Price: Free! Words: 16,530. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Rituals & Practice / Sacraments, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Family
Biblical Baptism presents a defense of infant baptism based upon questions raised by those seeking to settle the issue in their own hearts, especially expectant young couples where either husband or wife has reservations regarding the propriety of having their child baptized. The text speaks to question like the meaning of baptism, the mode of baptism, and how circumcision is related to baptism.
Public Worship 101: An Introduction to the Biblical Theology of Worship, the Elements of Worship, Exclusive Psalmody, and A Cappella Psalmody
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 171,650. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Rituals & Practice / Worship & Liturgy, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Theology / History
In Public Worship 101, Dr. Dennis Prutow has produced a systematic study which comprehensively covers the main issues in a way which few others have even tried to do. And he succeeds in this endeavor! He begins with careful exegesis, leading to theological insight and finally, practical application. And the only way to avoid his conclusions is to ignore them (RPTS Librarian, Tom Reid).
You Cannot Escape From God: A Primer on Evangelism
Price: Free! Words: 77,170. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Evangelism, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Education / General
Evangelical Christianity emphasizes personal evangelism, calling all believers to share their faith in their respective circles of influence. While good fruit certainly results from this emphasis, there is a void in the broader church in communicating a biblically reformed vision for local, church-based evangelism. This void is the need that Pastor Prutow seeks to address and helpfully resolves.
在公共崇拜101 [Public Worship 101 (Chinese Edition)]
Price: Free! Words: 7,250. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: June 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Devotional
在公共崇拜101,丹尼斯博士Prutow做出了系统性的研究,全面涵盖了其中一些人甚至想尽办法想解决的问题,他成功地在这一努力中! 他开始仔细研究神学和神学的洞察力以及最后的实际应用。不过值得提醒的是,避免他的结论的唯一方法就是忽略他们(汤姆·里德,图书馆,改革长老会神学 院)。
The Visions of Revelation: The Glory and Majesty of Christ
Price: Free! Words: 72,510. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / New Testament
The Visions of Revelation: The Glory and Majesty of Christ is a non-technical, popular commentary on the Book of Revelation growing out of sermons preached in Sterling, Kansas and Bible studies with Sterling College students. The book follows the seven part outline of Revelation and unravels the symbols and pictures of this great book, thus presenting the glory of Jesus Christ, the Savior.

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