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All articles by Geoffrey Grogan

Receiving his theological education at the Bible Training Institute, Glasgow (later renamed the Glasgow Bible College) and the
London Bible College (later renamed the London School of Theology), he later taught full-time at these two colleges, at the
former from 1951 to 1965 and then (as principal) from 1969 to 1990, and at the latter from 1965 to 1969. Since retirement he
taught as a visiting lecturer at the International Christian College, Glasgow, the Scottish Baptist College and several overseas locations.
His pastoral experience was in a Baptist context and he served on four missionary councils. He died on August 31 2011.

Reviews – The message of Esther – David G. Firth – IVP

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September 2010
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Reviews – The message of Esther – David G. Firth – IVP

The message of Esther David G. FirthIVP, 140 pages, £8.99ISBN: 978-1-84474-444-2 Two of the Old Testament's smaller books are named after women. Everybody loves Ruth, but Esther is often less appreciated. Yet the Book of Esther has an important message for today.      David Firth has given us a fine exposition. He shows the Book's relevance…

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Book Review – Revelation reclaimed – Jon K. Newton – Paternoster

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March 2010
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Book Review – Revelation reclaimed – Jon K. Newton – Paternoster

Revelation reclaimed: the use and misuse of the Apocalypse Jon K. NewtonPaternoster; 124 pages; £9.99; ISBN: 978-1-84227-612-9 No Bible book has suffered more at the hands of its would-be interpreters than the Apocalypse. Sadly, this has caused many Christians to neglect it badly, apart from chapters 1-5 and 21-22. But who would read only the introduction and…

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Review – Words of life: Scripture as the living and active word of God – Timothy Ward – IVP

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October 2009
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Review – Words of life: Scripture as the living and active word of God – Timothy Ward – IVP

Words of life: Scripture as the living and active word of God Timothy Ward IVP; 186 pages; £9.99; ISBN: 978-1-84474-207-3 This book deserves the strong commendations it has received from reviewers like Paul Helm and Jim Packer. Every page shows evidence of prolonged study of Scripture and the application of an incisive mind. It deserves to…

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Review – A Proverbs driven life – Anthony Selvaggio – Shepherd Press

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June 2009
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Review – A Proverbs driven life – Anthony Selvaggio – Shepherd Press

A Proverbs driven life Anthony SelvaggioShepherd Press; 201 pages; $13.95; ISBN: 978-0-9815400-5-4 One test of the value of a book is whether the author follows his own advice, and (if he is writing on a biblical book) whether he has learned important lessons from it himself. The author of this book cannot be faulted in this…

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Review – A higher throne – Ed. Chris Green – IVP (Apollos)

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November 2008
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Review – A higher throne – Ed. Chris Green – IVP (Apollos)

A higher throne: Evangelicals and public theology Ed. Chris Green IVP (Apollos)208 pages; £12.99ISBN: 978-1844742776 The staff at Oak Hill Theological College have produced several fine theological symposia, and they have not been afraid of controversy. This volume deals with issues of important practical bearing not often aired by evangelical writers.      They reject the idea…

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Review – Job EP Study Commentary – EP

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June 2008
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Review – Job EP Study Commentary – EP

Job EP Study Commentary  Hywel R. Jones Evangelical Press; 304 pages; £16.95 ISBN: 978-0-85234-664-8   The book of Job is much praised but little read. This is perhaps because it is long and is thought, incorrectly, to be somewhat repetitive. It is probably unique in Scripture as being more valued by literary experts, some of…

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Review – Temptation; resisted and repulsed – Banner of Truth

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November 2007
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Review – Temptation; resisted and repulsed – Banner of Truth

Temptation; resisted and repulsedJohn OwenBanner of Truth, 118 pages; £5.00ISBN: 978-0-85151-947-0There is a surfeit of 'how to' books today, but here is a 'how to' book with a difference - for it is not about techniques but about the means of grace. John Owen is widely regarded as the greatest Puritan theologian and much…

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