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All Reviews from June 2014

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June 2014

Sovereign Service — the story of SASRA 1838–2013

Sovereign service — the story of SASRA 1838–2013Brigadier Ian DobbieSoldiers’ and Airmen’s Scripture Readers Association, 172 pages; £5.00ISBN: 0-9512486-0-XStar Rating : 4 This is the second edition of Brigadier Dobbie’s history of SASRA, first published in 1988 and now updated in time for SASRA’s 175thanniversary. The first edition foreword (also included in this edition)…

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Hope in an Age of Despair

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June 2014

Hope in an Age of Despair

Hope in an age of despair: the gospel and the future of life on earth Jonathan Moo and Robert White IVP, 219 pages, £11.99, ISBN: 978-1-84474-877-8 Star rating : 3 This is a book of two distinct parts. The first describes the global environmental concerns that many express, from within the scientific community and wider…

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June 2014

Time travel to the Old Testament

Time travel to the Old Testament Chris SinkinsonIVP, 208 pages, £9.99, ISBN: 978-1-84474-904-1Star rating : 4 When my wife and I plan to travel to a country new to us, we consult a guidebook such as in the ‘Lonely Planet’ series. We like those books, because they are not compiled by companies who want…

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Kingdom Come

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June 2014

Kingdom Come

Kingdom Come Phil Ryken IVP 144, £7.99 ISBN: 978-1-78359-022-3 Star Rating: 3 In the preface, Phil Ryken explains that this book originated as a series of messages at Wheaton College, where he is president. He directs our thoughts to the coming of Christ and his kingdom. Important theological points are made, but in a…

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June 2014

Living by Revealed Truth

Living by revealed truth: the life and pastoral theology of Charles Haddon Spurgeon Tom Nettles Christian Focus 700 pages, £29.99 ISBN: 978-1-78191-122-8 This labour of love from the pen of Tom Nettles has at least three strengths. The first is the author’s evident sympathy with his subject. He has genuine affection and deep appreciation,…

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June 2014

Equipped to serve

Equipped to serveRichard BewesChristian Focus Publications224 pages, £8.99ISBN: 978-1-78191-286-7 This book is a pleasure to read from start to finish. The brief introduction brings a smile and also a challenge and sets the tone for the whole book, which is a manual to help us in our service for the Lord. Richard Bewes is…

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