Ronald B. Allen

In addition to his teaching responsibilities at DTS, Dr. Allen preaches in churches across the country, speaks at Bible conferences, regularly leads study tours in Israel, Turkey, and Greece, and has been a biblical and theological consultant for Maranatha! Music. He has written a dozen books; was on of the senior editors for The New King James Version; Old Testament; and was the Old Testament editor for both The Nelson Study Bible (also known as The New King James Study Bible) and The Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Commentary. Aside from his academic pursuits, Dr. Allen loves to ride his bicycle—the one that fits into his suitcase—and is licensed as both, a massage therapist and instructor.

Ronald B. Allen’s Journal Articles

  • “Worship in the Psalms: Exodus 15 and the Praise of God, Part 1.” Reformation & Revival (9:2). 2000. 103-113.
  • “Worship in the Psalms: Exodus 15 and the Praise of God, Part 2.” Reformation & Revival (9:3). 2000. 109-118.
  • “The Messiah in the Old Testament.” Bibliotheca Sacra (154). 1997. 497-498.
  • “On Paths Less Traveled : Discovering the Savior in Unexpected Places in the Old Testament.” Bibliotheca Sacra (153). 1996. 387-395.
  • “On Paths Less Traveled : Discovering the Savior in Unexpected Places in the Old Testament.” Bibliotheca Sacra (153). 1996. 259-269.
  • “On Paths Less Traveled : Discovering the Savior in Unexpected Places in the Old Testament.” Bibliotheca Sacra (153). 1996. 131-140.
  • “On Paths Less Traveled : Discovering the Savior in Unexpected Places in the Old Testament.” Bibliotheca Sacra (153). 1996. 3-11.
  • “Elijah the Broken Prophet.” Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society (22). 1979. 193-202.
  • “The Old Testament in Contemporary Preaching.” Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society (17). 1974. 190-191.

Ronald B. Allen’s Books

Ronald B. Allen’s Contributions

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Sola Gratia

Dr. Ronald Allen, Senior Professor of Bible Exposition at DTS, discusses how Luther's rediscovery of "grace…
October 18, 2017
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Your Word: A Lamp

Dr. Ron Allen, Senior Professor of Bible Exposition, shares his own story. showing how God's word…
August 26, 2015

A Talk on Talk

Dr. Ron Allen, Senior Professor of Bible Exposition, talks about talk, pure vs. untrue, and encourages…
May 27, 2015

And Then We Saw the Storks: God's Loyal Love and DTS

Because of observed devotion to their young, storks suggested to the faith community something of the…
September 1, 2014

God's Loyal Love

Dr. Ron Allen, Senior Professor of Bible Exposition, reminds us of our 90 year heritage and…
August 27, 2014

Incongruent and Inappropriate

Dr. Ron Allen, Senior Professor of Bible Exposition, anecdotally addresses Micah 3:11 and how the absence…
May 14, 2014

A Most Treasured Thing

Senior Professor of Bible Exposition, Dr. Ron Allen, talks about how the Bible - The Word…
August 30, 2013

Having A Merry Heart

Dr. Ron Allen talks about having a merry heart based on Proverbs 15.
May 22, 2013

Fly, Thought, on Golden Wings

Dr. Ron Allen, Senior Professor of Bible Exposition, DTS, describes the boundlessness of God's care and…
September 11, 2012

Knowledge, Fear, Wisdom

Dr. Ron Allen, Senior Professor of Bible Exposition, describes knowledge as the stuff of learning, wisdom…
May 16, 2012

Oh How I Love Your Law, O Lord

Dr. Ron Allen, Senior Professor of Bible Exposition, DTS, explains how the Law (Torah) was a…
September 7, 2011
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You Need to Know Your Dates!

Dr. Ronald B. Allen, Senior Professor of Bible Exposition, explains how "knowing your dates" may save…
May 11, 2011

Let's Turn That Puppy Over

Dr. Ron Allen, senior professor of Bible Exposition, shares the call for silence before God is…
August 31, 2010

The Circle of Prayer

Dr. Ron Allen, senior professor of Bible Exposition, explores why we invite people to pray with…
May 19, 2010

The Pleasure of God

Dr. Ron Allen, senior professor of Bible Exposition, explains that the pleasure of God was in…
September 22, 2009

Seeking Shelter Under God's Protection

Dr. Ronald Allen, senior professor of Bible Exposition, reminds us of God's care for His people.…
May 20, 2009

Lord Remember David!

Ron Allen, senior professor of Bible Exposition, reads from Psalm 132 and discusses the importance of…
February 10, 2009

Modeling Christ's Humility

Dr. Ron Allen, senior professor of Bible Exposition, reminds us to guard against "spiritual elitism," which…
June 11, 2008
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Worship in the Epistle to the Ephesians

Dr. Ronald Allen, Senior Professor of Bible Exposition, explores the often overlooked theme of worship in…
September 4, 2007

A Song of My Father

Dr. Ron Allen, Senior Professor of Bible Exposition, tells the story of the famous song his…
September 6, 2006
Does Anything Good Come from Nazareth

Does Anything Good Come from Nazareth?

Most believers today have heard of the town of Nazareth where Jesus grew up. However, the…
July 7, 2006

An Old Man's Psalm

Dr. Ronald Allen, senior professor of Bible Exposition, communicates that at whatever age one is, it…
September 6, 2005

Don't Ask Where is God? but Where are We?

Senior professor of Bible exposition, Dr. Ronald Allen, shares that our responses to disaster may become…
January 25, 2005

Collateral Blessing

Dr. Ronald Allen, senior professor of Bible Exposition, explains through Jonah's story of rebellion that God…
September 3, 2003
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