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All reviews by John Cook

W. John Cook tutored New Testament Studies in the South Wales Bible College, Barry, and at the Evangelical Theological
College of Wales. He retired in 2017 from the pastorate at Barry Evangelical Presbyterian Church, but
remains Pastor Emeritus and serves on the church Session.

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Thoughts Fixed and Affections Flaming
Nigel Faithfull

Thoughts fixed and affections flaming Nigel Faithfull Day One Publications 266 pages, £10.00 ISBN: 978-1-84625-309-6 Star rating : 3 This book aims to introduce readers to Matthew Henry’s Exposition of the Bible by means of choice quotations from Genesis 1:1…

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Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi: EP Study Commentary
Iain M. Duguid

The last three books of the Old Testament, Haggai, Zechariah and Malachi, have not always received the attention they deserve from the church. This is in some ways surprising, since the Gospel writers quote Zechariah 9-14 more often than any…

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Pocket Puritans Series
Samuel Ward

‘To read the work of a Puritan doctor of the soul is to enter a rich world of spiritual theology to feed the mind, heart-searching analysis to probe the conscience, Christ-centred grace to transform the heart, and wise counsel to…

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Sermons on the Acts of the Apostles
Rob Roy Macgregor

Calvin pulls no punches. If belief does not end in an increasingly Christlike character, it is as good as no belief, no theology.

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A Consuming Fire: The Piety of Alexander Whyte
Michael Haykin

This slender volume is one of a series of 'Profiles in Reformed spirituality' and contains a 16-page biographical sketch of Alexander Whyte (1836–1921) followed by 27 selections from his writings. Whyte was a minister in the Free Church of Scotland…

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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…

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