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14 Words from Jesus
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14 Words from Jesus
J M Boice & P G Ryken

14 Words from Jesus J M Boice & P G Ryken Christian Focus Publications 160, £7.99 ISBN: 978-1-78191-205-8 Star Rating: 5When this book first arrived, its unassuming size and presentation meant that I allowed the busy-ness of life to delay…

Rebels Rescued
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Rebels Rescued
Brian Cosby

Rebels Rescued Brian Cosby Christian Focus Publications 112, £5.99 ISBN: 978-1-84550-980-4 Star Rating: 3 This book is a foreign buffet, where the restaurant gives you a little taste of everything to introduce you to the palette. Here the strong and…

Safe? How can we be sure of God’s love
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Safe? How can we be sure of God’s love
Frank Retief

Safe? How can we be sure of God's love Frank Retief Christian Focus Publications 144, £5.99 ISBN: 978-1-84550-970-5 Star Rating: 4 Have you ever felt that you are not good enough for God? Do you live in some fear that he…

PT Resources – Teaching Numbers
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PT Resources – Teaching Numbers
Adrian Reynolds

PT Resources - Teaching Numbers Adrian Reynolds Christian Focus Publications 304, £8.99 ISBN: 978-1-78191-156-3 Star Rating: 4 This is the twelfth book in the ‘From text to message’ series by the Proclamation Trust and a welcome addition. The aim of…

Confessing Jesus as Lord
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Confessing Jesus as Lord
Terry A. Chrisope

Confessing Jesus as Lord Terry ChrisopeChristian Focus Publications352 pages, £12.99ISBN: 978-1-84550-962-0Star Rating : 3 This book is a fascinating exploration of the significance of the first and simplest of all Christian statements of faith: ‘Jesus is Lord’. The argument of…

God’s Needle
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God’s Needle
L. Gaynor & J. Butterworth

God’s needle L. Gaynor & J. ButterworthMonarch (Lion Hudson), 208 pages, £8.99ISBN: 978-0-85721-456-0Star Rating : 4 This book was published on the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Worldwide Evangelisation Crusade. A biography of one of their missionaries is…

Ardent Love for Jesus
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Ardent Love for Jesus
Michael A G Haykin

Ardent Love for JesusMichael A G HaykinBryntirion Press160, £0.00ISBN: 978-1-85049-248-1Star Rating: 5 This book is a delight to read. With a rare combination of an American author writing about English Baptists and being inspired by a revival conference in Wales,…

Global Diffusion of Evangelicalism
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Global Diffusion of Evangelicalism
Brian Stanley

Global Diffusion of Evangelicalism Brian Stanley IVP 290, £19.99 ISBN: 978-1-84474-621-7 Star Rating: 4   This is the fifth volume in the series,‘A history of evangelicalism’, produced under the general editorship of Professors David Bebbington and Mark Noll. The author is…

God’s Greatest Blessing
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God’s Greatest Blessing
Frank Allred

God’s greatest blessing Frank AllredGrace Publications208 pages, £8.99ISBN: 978-0-94646-288-9Star rating : 2 The doctrine of the Christian’s adoption as a child of God has well been described as our highest blessing. Frank Allred suggests that adoption embraces all of the…

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Bitesize Biography – Hugh Latimer
Richard Hannula

Hugh Latimer Richard M. Hannula EP Books, 128 pages, £6.99 ISBN: 978-0-85234-304-4 This concise Bitesize Biography of Hugh Latimer is a thoroughly enjoyable read. Its subject was the foremost preacher of the English Reformation. Each chapter summarises a significant section…