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All Reviews from May 2021

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May 2021
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Willing but Weak: Fighting to put self-control at the heart of Christian discipleship

I guess most of us, if we are really honest, would admit that we struggle with self-control. Here is a book that tackles the issue in a clear and forthright way. It is a small volume, which might superficially suggest that it is not sufficient. Yet here is the practical wisdom of the author:…

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May 2021
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Tough Issues, True Hope: A concise journey through Christian ethics

Luke H. Davis teaches ethics at a Christian high school in the American Midwest, and has written an easy-to-read, conversational book covering the major areas of Christian ethics. It is aimed at high school students and young people, both Christians and non-Christians, and covers topics related to three broad headings: ‘Life’ (including abortion, euthanasia,…

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May 2021
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The Cross of Jesus: How Christ understood his crucifixion

Warren Wiersbe was primarily known for his work in radio ministry, and published a large number of books rooted in evangelical, biblical truth. A striking feature of The Cross of Jesus is its basic, straightforward approach to the centrality of the cross in evangelism. Most chapters revolve around how Jesus saw the work of the atonement,…

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May 2021
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The Way of Life: Christian belief and experience

The aim of this book is to promote holiness, and the author’s view is that ‘the exhibition of the truth is the best means of promoting holiness’ (p.5). Thus he sets out in the first chapter to demonstrate that the Scriptures are the inspired Word of God and the only source of infallible truth.…

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May 2021
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Our chief of days

This little book does exactly what it says on the cover! Steering a balanced course between legalism on one side and casual indifference on the other, the author sets out the case for keeping the Lord’s day special. Its three chapters cover the three topics of the sub-title. We are shown biblical principles drawn…

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May 2021
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Departures: Poems and meditations on the Book of Exodus

Departures is a devotional book, but one with a difference. It consists of 40 chapters, each corresponding to a chapter in the book of Exodus. P. D. Gray recommends that the reader should read carefully and reflect deeply on each chapter of Exodus first, with the help of an appropriate commentary if necessary, before referring…

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