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All reviews by Mostyn Roberts

Mostyn Roberts is pastor at Welwyn Evangelical Church

All Things New: Revelation as canonical capstone (New Studies in Biblical Theology)
Brian Tabb

Every commentator on the book of Revelation will refer to its richness in Old Testament allusion, but this book sets out specifically to expound the Apocalypse as the climax of prophetic revelation which brings the scriptural narrative concerning God, his…

Primer Issue 05 – Coming Soon – How to live and lead in the light of the world to come

Primer series no. 5 How do we lead our churches in light of the world to come? This issue of Primer takes a look at eschatology – the end times – and helps us to consider how we live our…

Good News for the Public Square
Wayne Grudem

Good news for the public square Timothy Laurence (Ed.) Lawyers Christian Fellowship 126 pages, £9.99, ISBN: 978-0-9506454-3-8 The draining away of Christian convictions from public life and the corresponding influx of atheism and relativism has created a new environment for…

The Lord’s Supper as a means of grace
Richard Barcellos

The Lord’s Supper as a means of grace — more than a memory Richard BarcellosChristian Focus Publications (Mentor)128 pages, £9.99ISBN: 978-1-78191-268-3Star Rating : 3 In a way, the title of this book says it all. Richard Barcellos, a Reformed Baptist,…

Christ Crucified
Donald Macleod

Christ Crucified —Understanding the Atonement Donald Macleod IVP 255 pages, £10.87 ISBN 978-1-78359-101-5 Star rating: Four stars   There are few more wonderful subjects to study than the atonement and anyone who reads this book is in for a treat.…

The man Christ Jesus: theological reflections on the humanity of Christ
Bruce A. Ware

The man Christ Jesus: theological reflections on the humanity of ChristBruce A. WareCrossway, 160 pages, £10.50ISBN: 1433513056Star Rating : 1 As a boy, Bruce Ware thought it unreasonable that in 1 Peter 2:21-23 we sinners are taught to follow the…

Kingdom Come — the amillennial alternative
Sam Storms

Kingdom come — the amillennial alternativeSam StormsChristian Focus (Mentor)559 pages, £19.99ISBN: 978-1-78191-132-7 Reading Kingdom come has been a delight. For those who glaze over at the mention of millennialism, there are two main positions: that Christ comes after the millennium…

True Feelings
Michael P. Jensen

There is no place, it seems, that feelings do not run high about feelings. Western civilization is still caught between adoration of the emotions as sublime and denigration of them as merely animal. Can we trust our feelings? Should we…

Christ-Centred Biblical Theology
Graeme Goldsworthy

Christ-centred Biblical Theology - Hermeneutical foundations and principles Graeme Goldsworthy Apollos 229 pages, £12.49 ISBN 978-1-84474-562-3 Star rating: *** (three)   ‘The immediate appeal of biblical theology to preachers, teachers and ordinary Christians is that it provides a “big picture”…

The Marrow Controversy and Seceder Tradition
William VanDoodewaard

After the Reformation, the Marrow Controversy of the eighteenth century is noted as one of the most significant and defining events in the Scottish church. However, until now, there has not been a serious analysis of the theology of the…

On Giants’ Shoulders
Michael Reeves

Is 'newer' really 'better'? We often assume so, but if we do treat the past as inferior we will ignore the legacy of history, and thus will find ourselves stranded on the tiny desert island of our own moment in…

Fruitful Leaders – How to make, grow, love and keep them
Marcus Honeysett

God loves local churches. He wants to see them built up and flourishing. He provides spiritual gifts of leadership to help them grow. Churches are God's teams for fulfilling his great purposes in the world, ensuring that his greatness and…

The Mystery of the Holy Spirit
R. C. Sproul

Bible teacher R. C. Sproul deepens the understanding of the Holy Spirit as he explores the many different roles the Spirit has in our lives. Sproul deals with some of the most perplexing and frequently discussed issues with sensitivity. While…

A book that changed me: Institutes of the Christian Religion
John Calvin

In September 1982 I set about reading the Institutes in John T. McNeill's edition. A visit to L'Abri the previous year had introduced me to Reformed theology and I began reading Dr Lloyd-Jones and Puritan paperbacks. A friend obviously decided…

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