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Review – Homosexuality – Ed. Paul E. Brown
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Review – Homosexuality – Ed. Paul E. Brown

HomosexualityChristian truth and loveEd. Paul E. BrownDay One160 pages; £8.00 ISBN: 978-1-84625-054-5This excellent volume is a substantially revised edition of a book first published in 1998 under the title Homosexuality: the straight agenda. This new edition begins with an excellent…

Review – Faith in the furnace by Ian Rees
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Review – Faith in the furnace by Ian Rees

Faith in the furnace Ian Rees Day One 205 pages; £8.00 ISBN: 978-1-84625-044-6 The subtitle of this very helpful book is 'Understanding God's purpose in the trials of life'. It is encouraging, realistic, full of insight, readable, and based thoroughly…

Review – The expository genius of John Calvin – Steven Lawson
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Review – The expository genius of John Calvin – Steven Lawson

The expository genius of John Calvin Steven J. Lawson Reformation Trust 142 pages; $15.00 ISBN: 978-1-56769-085-9 In a day when many are questioning the viability of preaching as a mode of communicating the gospel, Steven Lawson, pastor of Christ Fellowship…

Review – Moving out – Peter Jeffery
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Review – Moving out – Peter Jeffery

Moving out Peter Jeffery Evangelical Press 128 pages; £5.95 ISBN: 978-085234-609-9 Peter Jeffery has produced a challenging book based on the first twelve chapters of the book of Acts. It is not a commentary in the technical sense, but rather…

Review – The gospel of free acceptance of Christ – Cornelius Venema
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Review – The gospel of free acceptance of Christ – Cornelius Venema

The gospel of free acceptance in ChristCornelis VenemaBanner of Truth336 pages; £16.00ISBN: 978-0-85151-939-5Do you understand the new perspective on Paul? This is a common question these days. Perhaps, however, a more important question is, do you understand the old perspective…

The beauty of holiness – Philip H. Eveson
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The beauty of holiness – Philip H. Eveson

The beauty of holinessLeviticus simply explainedPhilip H. EvesonEvangelical Press 416 pages; £10.95ISBN: 978-085234-640-2 Many Christians setting out to read through the Bible get stuck in Leviticus. I was once asked by a lecturer just starting to teach in Bible college if…

Reviews- The Rise of Paganism – Jonathan Skinner
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Reviews- The Rise of Paganism – Jonathan Skinner

The Rise of PaganismJonathan SkinnerEvangelical Press240 pages; £7.95ISBN: 978-0-85234-624-2 If western Christians are asked what challenges the church faces today, the likely answers are secularism, materialism, atheism, and possibly Islam. Here is a book to wake us up to the rising…

Review – Ancient Near Eastern thought and the O.T
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Review – Ancient Near Eastern thought and the O.T

Ancient Near Eastern thought and the Old TestamentJohn H. WaltonIVP (Apollos)368 pages; £16.99ISBN: 978-1-84474-176-2 Despite its title, little in this book has any relevance to the study of the Old Testament. Indeed, it gives no answers even to obvious questions. Who,…

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Experiencing the Spirit
Graham Beynon

A few years ago the Holy Spirit was sometimes referred to as ‘the forgotten person of the Godhead’ – such was the neglect of his person and work. In more recent times this has changed through preaching and publications, not…

Review – Word to the World – William S. Barker – Christian Focus
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Review – Word to the World – William S. Barker – Christian Focus

Word to the worldWilliam S. BarkerChristian Focus (Mentor)320 pages; £11.99ISBN:1-84550-050-4These collected writings seek to show the relevance of the Word of God to a variety of social, ethical and church historical issues. The author examines some complex topics, and presents…

Review – Hebrews – Richard D. Phillips – P&R Publishing
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Review – Hebrews – Richard D. Phillips – P&R Publishing

Hebrews Richard D. PhillipsP&R Publishing656 pages; £17.85ISBN: 978-0-87552-784-0 This third 'Reformed Expository Commentary' has four aims common to the series, namely, to be biblical, doctrinal, redemptive-historical and practical. I hope that doesn't put you off, because this exposition of Hebrews is…

Review – Preaching Christ in all of Scripture – Edmund P. Clowney – Crossway Books
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Review – Preaching Christ in all of Scripture – Edmund P. Clowney – Crossway Books

Preaching Christ in all of ScriptureEdmund P. ClowneyCrossway Books189 pages; £12.99ISBN: 978-1-58134-452-3This important little book comes with the endorsement of leading reformed Evangelicals such as Al Mohler, Tim Keller, Bryan Chappell and Wayne Grudem. Deservedly, for Ed Clowney is passionately…