Dr. David Murray


Dr. David Murray is Professor of Old Testament and Practical Theology at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary. He is also pastor of Grand Rapids Free Reformed Church. He was a pastor in Scotland for 12 years before accepting a call to teach at Puritan Reformed Seminary in 2007. He has a Doctor of Ministry degree from Reformation International Theological Seminary for his work relating Old Testament Introduction studies to the pastoral ministry. You can read his blog at www.HeadHeartHand.org/blog or follow him on Twitter @davidpmurray. David is married to Shona and they have five children ranging from 3 to 20 years old, and they love camping, fishing, boating, and skiing in the Lake Michigan area.

“ And the things that thou hast heard of me among many witnesses, the same commit thou to faithful men, who shall be able to teach others also. ”

2 Timothy 2:2


Select list of books authored or edited by Dr. David Murray

  • The Happy Christian: Ten Ways to Be a Joyful Believer in a Gloomy World. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2015.

  • Jesus on Every Page: 10 Simple Ways to Seek and Find Christ in the Old Testament. Nashville, TN: 2013.

  • How Sermons Work. Darlington, England: Evangelical Press, 2011.

  • Christians Get Depressed Too: Hope and Help for Depressed People. Grand Rapids, MI: Reformation Heritage Books, 2010.

  • God’s Technology: Training Our Children to Use Technology to God’s Glory. Grand Rapids, MI: HeadHeartHand, 2010.


Sermons, lectures, and videos from Dr. David Murray


Courses taught by Dr. David Murray

  • 121 – OT Exegesis I: Narratives

  • 122 – OT Exegesis II: Poets & Prophets

  • 123 – OT Exegesis III: Advanced Exegesis of Old Testament

  • 132 – Old Testament Introduction

  • 417 – Systematic Theology VII: Eschatology

  • 511 – Homiletics I: Sermon Preparation, Construction, & Delivery

  • 516 – Homiletics VI: Preaching Christ in the Old Testament

  • 611 – Foundations & Process of Biblical Counseling

  • 612 – Issues in Counseling

  • 614 – The Christian Minister & His Ministry