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