Irv Busenitz

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Professor Emeritus of Bible Exposition & Old Testament

B.A., Grace College of the Bible
M.Div., Talbot Theological Seminary
Th.M., Talbot Theological Seminary
Th.D., Grace Theological Seminary

During residency for his Master of Divinity studies, Dr. Busenitz served as youth pastor and associate pastor in Downey, California. He subsequently served for two years as a representative for Evangelism-In-Depth, a ministry involving leadership in church growth seminars in the Southwest.

In 1972, Dr. Busenitz was presented the John Solomon Award for excellence in Semitics and Old Testament. From 1974 to 1986, he was a member of the Bible Exposition faculty at Talbot Theological Seminary, and from 1977 to 1986 he also served as director of their Valley Extension Campus. Dr. Busenitz became a founding member of The Master's Seminary administration and faculty in 1986. He has also done post-doctoral study at the American Institute of Holy Land Studies.

Dr. Busenitz and his wife Karen have been married for over 40 years and have been blessed with two married sons and six grandchildren.

Publications:
Joel & Obadiah: A Mentor Commentary
Dr. Busenitz has also authored various articles for journals and periodicals.

Posts by Irv Busenitz

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Shepherd My Sheep: How to Lead Biblically

Irv Busenitz | January 25, 2018

 He said to him again a second time, “Simon, son of John, do you love Me?” He said to Him, “Yes, Lord; You know that I love You.” He said to him, “Shepherd My sheep.” — John 21:16 Scripture calls everyone to lead in one way or another. Mankind was created to have dominion over, subdue, […]

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6 Ways You Can Put God’s Glory on Display

Irv Busenitz | January 16, 2018

…whatever you do, do all to the glory of God – 1 Corinthians 10:31 This is the succinct, simple and direct mandate of Scripture. All of God’s creation is to be absorbed with putting God’s glory on display. When the angels announced the Savior’s birth, they were joined by the heavenly host, glorifying God (Luke […]

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The Christian’s Job Description

Irv Busenitz | November 21, 2017

Everybody has a job description. Regardless of who you are—a pastor, a church member, or a student—you have a job description. We all do. And they are nothing new. They’ve been with us since the beginning of history. Adam and Eve had a job description. Noah had a job description. Abraham, Moses and Saul too. […]

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