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J. Dwight Pentecost (born 1915) is a Christian theologian best known for his book Things to Come.

He currently is Distinguished Professor of Bible Exposition, Emeritus, at Dallas Theological Seminary. He holds a B.A. from Hampden-Sydney College and Th.M. and Th.D. degrees from Dallas Theological Seminary. His nearly twenty books are written mostly for the general Christian reader.

He has taught the biblical subjects for nearly half a century (Philadelphia College of Bible, 1948-55; Dallas Theological Seminary, 1955-present)


  • Things to Come, Zondervan, 1958 ISBN 0310308909
  • Prophecy for Today : God's Purpose and Plan for Our Future, Zondervan, 1961 ISBN 0929239113
  • Will Man Survive?
  • The Parables of the Kingdom
  • Pattern for Maturity (since retitled Designed to Be Like Him)
  • The Joy of Intimacy with God : A Bible Study Guide to 1 John, Discovery House
  • Faith That Endures : A Practical Commentary on the Book of Hebrews, 2000 rev. ed.
  • The Divine Comforter : The Person and Work of the Holy Spirit, Kregel, 1963 ISBN 0825434564
  • Designed to be Like Him : Understanding God's Plan for Fellowship, Conduct, Conflict, and Maturity, 1966
  • Your Adversary, the Devil, 1969
  • Life’s Problems-God’s Solutions : Answers to 15 of Life's most Perplexing Problems, 1971
  • The Joy of Living : Study of Philippians, Kregel 1973 ISBN 0310308712
  • Design for Living : Lessons on Holiness from the Sermon on the Mount, Kregel, 1975 ISBN 0825434572
  • The Sermon on the Mount : Contemporary Insights for a Christian Lifestyle, Multnomah Press, Portland, 1980
  • The Words and Works of Jesus Christ : A Study of the Life of Christ, Zondervan, 1981 ISBN 0310309409
  • A Harmony of the Words & Works of Jesus Christ, Zondervan, 1981 ISBN 0310309514
  • The Parables of Jesus : Lessons in Life from the Master Teacher, 1982
  • Thy Kingdom Come : Tracing God's Kingdom Program and Covenant Promises Throughout History, Kregel, 1995 ISBN 0825434505
  • Things Which become Sound Doctrine : Doctrinal Studies of Fourteen Crucial Words of Faith, Kregel, 1996 ISBN 0825434521
  • Design for Discipleship : Discovering God's Blueprint for the Christian Life, Kregel, 1996 ISBN 0825434513
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