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May 2021

The gospel of church government

The author and atheist Christopher Hitchens wrote in his autobiography: ‘Everything about Christianity is contained in the pathetic image of…

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May 2021

The Christian’s joy

We are living in a day in which, admittedly, it is hard not to be pessimistic about the prospects for…

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May 2021

Service is universal

Harry and Meghan, Duke and Duchess of Sussex, recently declared that ‘service is universal’ ahead of a highly-publicised interview with…

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May 2021

Don’t fill every open moment with content

When I’m waiting in line to order my drink at a coffee shop, my automatic instinct is to grab for…

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May 2021

VE Day: Why do wars persist?

Neither drizzle nor dull skies dampened the celebrations on 8 May 1945. Victory in Europe had finally put an end…

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The Way of Life: Christian belief and experience
Charles Hodge

The aim of this book is to promote holiness, and the author’s view is that ‘the exhibition of the truth is the best means of promoting holiness’ (p.5). Thus he sets out in the first chapter to demonstrate that the…

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The History and Theology of Calvinism
Curt Daniel

This must be the most comprehensive study of the subject available today. It is difficult to think of any aspect of Calvinism that is not covered. It is divided into two major sections. The first covers the history, and ranges…

Searching Our Hearts in Difficult Times
John Owen

It is difficult to do this book justice in a review – the only way to grasp how helpful it is will be to read it for yourself. John Owen has a reputation for writing in a style that is…

An Introduction to John Owen: A Christian vision for every stage of life
Crawford Gribben

It is difficult to do this book justice in a review – the only way to grasp how helpful it is will be to read it for yourself. John Owen has a reputation for writing in a style that is…