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All articles by John Cook

W. John Cook tutored New Testament Studies in the South Wales Bible College, Barry, and at the Evangelical Theological
College of Wales. He retired in 2017 from the pastorate at Barry Evangelical Presbyterian Church, but
remains Pastor Emeritus and serves on the church Session.

A Reformation guide to Scripture – The translators of the Geneva Bible

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July 2011
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A Reformation guide to Scripture – The translators of the Geneva Bible

A Reformation guide to Scripture – The translators of the Geneva Bible Banner of Truth; 152 pages, £5.50 ISBN: 978-1-84871-091-7 This volume contains the various prologues within the Geneva Bible to all the books of the Bible. These prologues give a general understanding of the Bible’s contents and each book’s place in biblical revelation.   …

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September 1999
Articles > Biblical/theological

The Sufficiency of Scripture

Last month, we began to look at the sufficiency of Scripture. We continue by first considering God's design in providing the written Word for his people. In doing so, it will be helpful to relate this provision to both the wisdom and the love of  God. The wisdom of God It is a basic…

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August 1999
Articles > Biblical/theological

The Sufficiency of Scripture

The phrase 'the sufficiency of Scripture' emphasises that the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments are the complete and sufficient revelation of God for all mankind. The term represents the truth behind the affirmation of Psalm 19:7: 'the law of the Lord is perfect'. It   is also implicit in the rejection…

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October 1997
Articles > Biblical/theological

When God disappoints us

This title may raise a few eyebrows, but it does express a common feeling among Christians when we are confronted with difficult and unexpected experiences. There is an interesting example of this in John 11, when Martha and Mary, sisters of Lazarus, confront the Lord Jesus with the words, ‘Lord, if you had been…

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