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Strong and Courageous – Joshua simply explained
John D Currid

Clearly the central theme of the book of Joshua is the truth that God is a promise-keeper. Well over five hundred years before these recorded events God pledged to Abraham that ‘to your offspring I will give this land'. The…

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Serving God’s Words
Ed Paul A Barker et al

The ministry of 'serving God's words' in the Christian church has numerous aspects, including exposition of the Bible, systematic and historical theology, church history, and the practice of pastoral ministry. This stimulating and helpful volume begins with perspectives on preaching…

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Excellence in Preaching
Simon Vibert

What makes some preaching gripping - unforgettable even? What can we learn from the best preachers? How can we appreciate great preaching, often at the click of a mouse, without devaluing the role of the local church minister? 'Without creating…

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The Love of Christ
Richard Sibbes

The Puritan John Dod wrote that this book is ‘so full of heavenly treasure, and such lively expressions of the invaluable riches of the love of Christ’ that it kindles ‘in the heart all heavenly affections unto Jesus Christ’. Indeed…

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Hit by Friendly Fire
Michael A Milton

Christians expect to be troubled by the unbelieving world - but not by their brothers and sisters in the church. Unfortunately, often the case is the reverse. In this book Michael Milton brings us back to Scripture, to the experiences…

Heroes of the Faith
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Heroes of the Faith
Roy Mohon

Heroes of the faith — role models for the Christian warfare Roy Mohon Truthzone 404 pages, £11.75 (plus £2.00 p&p, from, Truthzone Ltd, 34 Yarm Road, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 3NG) Star rating: 3 stars   This looks in detail at each…

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The Mystery of the Last Supper: Reconstructing the Final Days of Jesus
Colin J. Humphreys

For hundreds of years, we thought we knew what happened during Jesus' last days. Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday are not only observed by Christians around the world, but are also recognized in calendars and by non-practitioners as…

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Clouds of Witnesses: Christian Voices from Africa and Asia
Mark A Knoll and Carolyn Nystrom

Clouds of Witnesses: Christian Voices from Africa and Asia Mark A Knoll and Carolyn Nystrom IVP £15.65 286 Pages ISBN: 978-0830838349 Star Rating: 3   This is one of those books that proves why e-readers will never be able to…