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Knowing Jesus in the Old Testament?
Andrew Malone

The purpose of this book is to revisit and challenge the common evangelical understanding that the visible appearances of God in the Old Testament were in fact appearances of the pre-incarnate Christ.  Malone believes this is an assumption built on…

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Independent Church
John Stevens

Some would suggest that the Independent view of the church is the product of ‘don’t know any better’ ignorance or of sheer pragmatism that sits loose to biblical principles. But the key conviction of the authors of this book is…

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The Works of William Perkins Vol 1
Ed. Stephen Yuille

Here are the works of the ‘Father of Puritanism’ in a lightly modernised, American format. First, we have ‘A digest or harmony of the books of the Old and New Testaments’. Chronological summaries of the main events of Bible history…

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The Reformation Heritage KJV Study Bible

The Reformation Heritage KJV Study Bible runs to over 2200 pages. Its dimensions are 9.5x7x2 inches and it weighs over 3 lbs. Although the notes would be useful for queries on the street, it is probably not for open-air preaching!…

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Why we pray
William Philip

William Philip is convinced that ‘we learn most about prayer simply by learning about God’ (p.18). So, rather than providing a ‘how-to’ guide, he concentrates on the glories of God and the gospel, stirring up in believers a greater desire…

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Revival in Wales
Emyr Roberts

This is a little gem. Don’t be put off by the title’s ‘in Wales’; the principles and lessons drawn here are of universal interest and significance. After a valuable introduction to Emyr Roberts’s life and ministry, by the late R.…

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Crazy but true
Natalie Brand

  Both the title and cover of this book give nothing away as to its contents. Natalie Brand has written on the subject of unity with Jesus in a clear and readable fashion, specifically for women. The author bases her…

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The daring mission of William Tyndale
Steven J. Lawson

Stephen Lawson is a gifted writer who has a knack of getting to the heart of the matter. This is a fresh look at the life and work of a truly amazing man, rightly called the father of the English…