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Experiencing the Spirit
Graham Beynon

A few years ago the Holy Spirit was sometimes referred to as ‘the forgotten person of the Godhead’ – such was the neglect of his person and work. In more recent times this has changed through preaching and publications, not…

Growing Up…Growing Wise
Chris Richards

“Growing up…Growing wise” is designed to teach children about the nature and purpose of the changes of puberty, to help them deal with these changes in a practical way and to encourage them to make wise decisions as they develop…

A Method for Prayer
Matthew Henry

This book was first published in 1712. 'The aim of the republication of this old work', writes the editor Ligon Duncan, 'is to assist and encourage modern Christians in both public and private prayer'. I'm sure that no one reading…

Preaching Christ in All of Scripture
Edmund P. Clowney

This important little book comes with the endorsement of leading reformed Evangelicals such as Al Mohler, Tim Keller, Bryan Chappell and Wayne Grudem. Deservedly, for Ed Clowney is passionately concerned that in preaching we set forth 'the full drama of…

Hebrews (Reformed Expository Commentary)
Richard D. Phillips

This third 'Reformed Expository Commentary' has four aims common to the series, namely, to be biblical, doctrinal, redemptive-historical and practical. I hope that doesn't put you off, because this exposition of Hebrews is also highly readable! It consists, in fact,…

Word to the World: The Collected Writing of William Barker
William Barker

These collected writings seek to show the relevance of the Word of God to a variety of social, ethical and church historical issues. The author examines some complex topics, and presents them generally in a straightforward and interesting manner. While…

Overcoming the World
Faith Cook

This is the fourth in a series of booklets that bring together articles on related themes that have appeared in Evangelical Times. The articles in this booklet have all been written by Faith Cook and appeared in Evangelical Times from…

Sin, Salvation & Shadowmancer
G. P. Taylor

Graham Taylor shot to fame in 2003 with his first novel Shadowmancer, a Gothic fantasy set in the eighteenth century on the North Yorkshire coast, in which Christian themes are woven into a powerful story of good and evil. Shadowmancer…

Sermons on the Beatitudes
John Calvin

This is a modern translation by Robert White of five sermons preached by Calvin in Geneva in 1560 covering Matthew 5:1-2, Mark 3:13-19 and Luke 6:12-26. The excellent introduction illuminates the historical and literary background and asserts that the Beatitudes…

Gentle Rain on Tender Grass: Daily Readings from the Pentateuch
Sharon James

To maintain a consistently close walk with the Lord, the Christian needs to spend time alone with him each day in worship and in studying his Word. We all know this and yet many of us find it difficult to…