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David is Sales and Marketing Manager at Heritage Books, Grand Rapids

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July 2017
News > Conferences

Conference – William Perkins Conference

‘Imagine studying the Reformation without access to the works of Luther or Calvin. Well, stunningly, when we consider the monumental Puritan period, the works of its ‘father’, William Perkins, have not been published since the early seventeenth century. Thankfully, our lack of access to one ‘justly esteemed by his contemporaries as a master in…

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Article

April 2014
Articles > Biblical/theological

Latimer’s Sermon of the plough

The late fifteenth century was a desperately dark time of spiritual ignorance dominated by Roman Catholicism. There were probably only a few pockets of true Christian believers, in particular among the Lollards and those who followed John Wycliffe. It was into this religious context that Hugh Latimer was born, around 1485, in the county…

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Historical

March 2014
Articles > Historical

Elkanah Wales of Pudsey (2)

In the 1650s, the Puritan, Elkanah Wales, wrote a book on the atonement entitled Mount Ebal levell’d or redemption from the curse. In this treatise he draws three conclusions. The first conclusion is that all men are under the curse of the law (see ET, February 2014). The second is that Christ was made…

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Historical

February 2014
Articles > Historical

Elkanah Wales of Pudsey (1)

In the late 1650s, the Puritan minister Elkanah Wales wrote a majestic book on the doctrine of God’s satisfaction in the atonement. He entitled it Mount Ebal levell’d or redemption from the curse. He did not write because of ‘any itching desire to be seen in print’, but so he ‘would leave something behind…

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Historical

July 2013
Articles > Historical

Can a Christian really be sure of his salvation? (2)

Last month (June ET), we answered this question with an emphatic ‘Yes!’, since this is the clear teaching of the Bible. The Puritans are particularly helpful in explaining and applying the doctrine of Christian assurance in a pastorally warm and helpful way. Typical of their teaching are the writings of Ezekiel Hopkins, bishop of…

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Historical

June 2013
Articles > Historical

Can a Christian really be sure of his salvation?

The answer is an emphatic ‘Yes!’ Almighty God, in his Word, speaks clearly that Christians can be certain they are saved and be sure of their unchanging status in Christ.   Our actual experience seems so different though, since we easily follow fickle feelings and look away from the finished work of Christ as…

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Article

May 2013
Book

Universalism à la mode (2)

Rob Bell’s well-known book, Love wins, is supposedly about God’s love. He says, ‘I believe that Jesus’s story is first and foremost about the love of God for every single one of us’.   He states that ‘God’s love will eventually melt even the hardest hearts’. And it is easy to see where the…

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