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All Reviews from February 2013

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February 2013

Pastor – Teachers of Old Princeton

Pastor – Teachers of Old Princeton Banner of Truth Trust 574, £17.00 ISBN: 978-1-84871-161-7 Star Rating: 3 This book contains an interesting collection of articles (mostly funeral addresses) recounting the lives of the leading teachers at Princeton Theological Seminary in the 19th and early 20th Century, beginning with Archibald Alexander and ending with B…

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February 2013

Prayer – A Biblical Perspective

Maintaining a consistent prayer life is something I struggle with personally, so I was pleased to be able to read a book on prayer as a willing patient as well as reviewer.    Because there are so many books on prayer out there, I was looking for something different and genuinely helpful. This I found…

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February 2013

Gospel Church Government

This book is a little gem and will be particularly helpful to pastors, elders and church leaders. In ten clear chapters, with great biblical insight, it deals with so many key questions regarding the nature of a real church.     The chapter headings include: ‘Who belongs to the church?’, ‘How is a church formed?’,…

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February 2013

Lifeline: How to know God from John 3:16

Lifeline – How to know God from John 3:16 Andrew Christofides Day One Publications 80 pages, £5.00 ISBN: 978-1-84625-224-2 Star rating: 4 stars On reading the introduction and aims of this book I had a nagging thought. The book is aimed at those with little understanding of the gospel and, judging from its layout…

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February 2013

The God who makes himself known

In this book, Dr Blackburn argues that the main theme of Exodus is God’s missionary purpose in the world. It is impossible to know God without his self-revelation in the Bible. In Exodus he shows his character, power and dependability to Israel, and also, through their experiences, to the surrounding nations.     The evidence…

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February 2013

The death of the Saviour

This engaging book began life as a series of sermons given by the writer in his church, viewing the death of Christ from John’s account in John 19:13-32. The result is refreshingly interesting. He relates the events of Christ’s death to Old Testament prophecies and brings out applications throughout the book.    As the author…

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February 2013
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Travel with Bishop J C Ryle

This is a most worthy addition to the admirable series of travel guides published by Day One. The author Alan Munden, an Anglican minister, has packed an amazing amount of detailed information into such a small book. The size of the print may give older readers some eye strain, but that is inevitable in…

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February 2013

Triple Jeopardy for the West

Triple Jeopardy for the West Michael Nazir-Ali Bloomsbury 160, £10.99 ISBN: 978-1-4411-1347-4 Star Rating: 3 Many people no longer think of Britain as a Christian country, yet Michael Nazir-Ali argues that Christians must counter the aggressive secularism, radical Islamism and multiculturalism that are encouraging many to believe that the Judeo-Christian ethic has now been…

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February 2013

Ernest Kevan

Ernest Kevan was Principal of London Bible College (LBC) from 1946 to his death in 1965. He came from a Strict Baptist background and pastored churches of that persuasion for many years, before becoming involved with LBC.     This new biography by former LBC student Paul Brown, provides a fresh and insightful account of…

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February 2013

Life of Pi

Life of Pi – Gary Brady Film review  At the end of 2012 the feature film Life of Pi hit the cinema screens. It is based on a prize-winning book by Yann Martel, first published in Canada in 2001 after a series of rejections.     The book and film tell the unlikely story of…

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