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Wise Counsel: John Newton’s Letters to John Ryland, Jr

This volume brings together 83 letters from John Newton to John Ryland Jr most of which have not been previously published. The editor, Grant Gordon, has done a great deal of successful detective work to discover these documents which shed a fascinating light on the Anglican minister and his long-lived friendship with his Baptist…

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The Loveliness of Christ: Extracts from the Letters of Samuel Rutherford

This little gem of a book consists of a collection of quotes from the letters of Samuel Rutherford, mostly written while exiled from his beloved Anwoth and living in bleak Aberdeen. It is a reprint of a publication first put together by Ellen Lister in 1909. The book is exquisitely bound in soft red…

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Letters of John Newton

The art of letter writing is becoming lost even in Christian circles. This volume reminds us of the power of the written page and the extent of John Newton’s care and concern for people. It seems he never forgot or neglected contacts made through his preaching beyond Olney and London. Newton’s letters were first…

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April 1999
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Oliver Cromwell – a race well run

The Christian race is set before all believers in Jesus Christ, and a great cloud of witnesses surrounds them (Hebrews 12:1-2). One comparatively recent witness, born 400 years ago this month, was Oliver Cromwell (1599-1658), who rose from obscurity to become Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland. Maligned Cromwell has…

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