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The Faith Shaped Life
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The Faith Shaped Life
Ian Hamilton

The Faith Shaped Life Ian Hamilton Banner of Truth Trust 160, £5.50 ISBN: 978-1-84871-249-2 Star Rating: 5  I found this a delight to read and very beneficial to me spiritually. The author attempts something which I felt was quite daunting —…

Preaching?
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Preaching?
Alec Motyer

Preaching? Alec Motyer Christian Focus Publications 192, £8.99 ISBN: 978-1-78191-130-3 Star Rating: 5 There is something quite remarkable here — a big book hidden inside a small book! Anyone taking up this book will find there is sufficient in it…

BST – The Message of the Church
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BST – The Message of the Church
Chris Green

BST - The Message of the Church Chris Green IVP 336, £12.99 ISBN: 978-1-84474-878-5 Star Rating: 1 Perhaps one of the most needed areas for serious recovery in the Western evangelical church is the doctrine of the church. For this…

The God who became human
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The God who became human
Graham A Cole

The God who became human Graham A Cole IVP 208, £12.99 ISBN: 978-1-84474-800-6 Star Rating: 3  This book is written specifically for scholars and students. It is part of an IVP series in biblical theology that aims to trace the development…

Why Christ Came
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Why Christ Came
Joel Beeke & William Boekestein

Why Christ cameJoel R. Beeke and William BoekesteinReformed Heritage Books108 pages, £6.99ISBN: 978-1-60178-268-7Star Rating : 4 This is a useful little book, its value disproportionate to its size and far more appealing than its rather dull cover might suggest. Presumably…

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The New Calvinism Considered
Jeremy Walker

The new Calvinism considered — a personal and pastoral assessment Jeremy Walker EP Books, 126 pages, £6.99 ISBN: 978-0-85234-968-7 Star Rating : 3 The author outlines six possible problems with some manifestations of the ‘New Calvinist’ movement — a tendency…

Developing Healthy Spiritual Growth
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Developing Healthy Spiritual Growth
Joel Beeke

Developing Healthy Spiritual GrowthJoel BeekeEP Books144, £6.99ISBN: 978-0-85234-947-2Star Rating: 3 Joel Beeke is a beacon of light in the troubled waters of contemporary Reformed evangelicalism. He is a gospel man, willing to serve Christ by preaching, whether to a small…

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Raiding the Lost Ark
Jonty Rhodes

Raiding the Lost Ark Jonty Rhodes IVP 184 pages, £8.99 ISBN: 978-1-78359-012-4 Star rating: 5 stars   No, this is not about Indiana Jones or finding long-lost artefacts! It is about opening up what the Bible has to say on…

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God’s Good News in the Miracles of Jesus
Roger Ellsworth

God’s good news in the miracles of Jesus Roger EllsworthDay One Publications160 pages, £5.00ISBN: 978-1-84625-407-9Star Rating : 3   This is a helpful little book on the miracles of Jesus. It begins with an introduction in which miracles are carefully…