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October 2021
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None Else: 31 meditations on God’s character and attributes

Meditating upon God through his Word is essential for developing a deep walk with him. The Bible is not just a book about facts and historical happenings. It reveals to its reader the person of God: who he is and what he is like. How do we get to know that God? How do…

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October 2021
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Brownlow North: His life and work

Brownlow North was an outstanding 19th century evangelist, but he is sadly almost forgotten today, when the lessons of his life are needed. Born into the landed aristocracy, his father was a clergyman in the Church of England. Brownlow was only 15 when his father died. He was left in the care of his…

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October 2021
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A Christian’s Pocket Guide to Eastern Orthodox Theology: An evangelical perspective

For centuries, Orthodoxy had little impact in the West, but following the expulsion of leading theologians from Russia by the Bolsheviks and the rapid growth of population mobility and communications, this has changed. However, most Western Christians consider that Orthodoxy differs little from Rome. This is a misperception. Due to historical developments, the Greek…

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October 2021
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Jesus in Jerusalem: Prelude to the cross

This is a most helpful and informative book in which, from all four Gospels, Robert Bashford examines the last week of Jesus’s ministry in Jerusalem. In a useful introduction, he suggests a chronological timetable and deals convincingly with the alleged differences to be found in the synoptic Gospels. The four or five days under…

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October 2021
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Thomas Chalmers: The chief Scottish man of his time

What do you know about Thomas Chalmers? Have you even heard of him? If not, this booklet gives an opportunity to learn about the life and work of a man who was a leader in 19th century Scottish church life, and one of the leading personalities in Scottish life in general. In my younger…

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September 2021
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Daily Readings for Troubled Minds

The aim of this book is to comfort those that mourn, but one does not have to be in a sorrowing state to benefit spiritually from these readings. I will certainly be using the book and would be glad to memorise it, because there is much that can be used in helping others in…

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September 2021
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Dominion: The Making of the Western Mind

I bought Dominion following its mention in Evangelical Times (‘Atheists in praise of Christianity’, August 2020). Its objective is ambitious: ‘to explain how we in the West came to be what we are, and to think in the way that we do’ (p.12). According to Tom Holland, what we in the West are is,…

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September 2021
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For the Mouth of the Lord has Spoken: The doctrine of Scripture

Each generation needs a fresh appraisal of current understandings of the doctrine of Scripture, with warnings of dangerous human speculations. The author, who is New Testament Professor at Reformed Theological Seminary, Jackson, Mississippi, does this admirably, but at the same time presents a clear exposition of what the Bible is: God’s authoritative, inerrant Word.…

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