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Putting Asunder: Divorce and Remarriage in biblical and pastoral perspective
Stephen Clark

The subject of divorce is highly controversial and there is little consensus of understanding, even among Christians who hold a high view of Scripture. When the subject of remarriage after divorce is introduced into the equation, the difficulties increase. The…

Van Til’s Apologetic; Readings and Analysis
Greg L. Bahnsen

Cornelius Van Til (1895-1987) taught apologetics (the defence of the faith) at Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, from 1929 until his retirement in 1972. He was a major figure in the development of the seminary and its influence in promoting the…

Just As I Am: The autobiography of Billy Graham
Billy Graham

Born in 1918, and now almost eighty years old, Billy Graham straddles the century. He has been described as a twentieth-century phenomenon. Billy Graham is the product of Bob Jones University, Florida Bible Institute and then Wheaton College, Illinois. He…

A book that changed me: Romans – Exposition of Chapter 5: Assurance
D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

It was in 1985 that both my wife and myself sought the Lord Jesus Christ. We began to worship at Westover Free Church in Broadstairs, Kent. Our ideas of Christianity at that time were naturally somewhat disorganized. A person told…

A book that changed me: Fundamentalism and the Word of God
J. I. Packer

When I was a teenager and asked questions about some points of Christian teaching my pastor behaved as though I was attacking him personally. I got no answers. Then I met a friend in school who told me that he…

A book that changed me: The Mystery of Providence
John Flavel

My life seemed like a jigsaw puzzle of many pieces. It was not until I read John Flavel's The mystery of Providence (Banner of Truth) that I realized there was a divine purpose holding every part together, and providing the…

A book that changed me: Commentaries on the Book of the Prophet Daniel
John Calvin

John Calvin's Commentary of the Book of Daniel spoke to me as has no other book apart from the Bible. It was first published in Latin in 1561, and translated into English within a decade after Calvin had died. Then…

A book that changed us: The Forgotten Spurgeon
Iain H. Murray

I first read this book over twenty years ago on the bus as I travelled to work at a solicitor's office in Stockton-on-Tees. Its first benefit was to create within me a love for church history. It showed me that…

A book that changed me: a biography of Hudson Taylor
A book that changed me: a biography of Hudson Taylor

I was soundly instructed by fellow members of the university Christian Union to make good use of my vacations. So, one Christmas, I went home with a small pile of good books to read. All proved to be edifying, but…

A book that changed me: The Annals of the Disruption
Thomas Brown

The book that has had the most profound impact on my life is a relatively obscure work about Scottish church history, The Annals of the Disruption by Thomas Brown, first published in 1884. I was given this book by my…

A book that changed me: The Pursuit of God
A. W. Tozer

One Friday evening in the early 1960s I made a rare visit to the Westminster Chapel Bible study. What I remember most about that evening is not the exposition of the episode to the Romans but the notices, during which…

A book that changed me: The Reformed Doctrine of Predestination
Lorraine Boettner

The book that changed me was Lorraine Boettner's The Reformed doctrine of predestination. I had attended a holiness Bible college, and it had failed to open my mind to the full heart of the gospel. I had begun to preach…