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March 2019
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Baptist figurehead Andrew Fuller’s shorthand notes cracked by student

The shorthand notes of leading Baptist theologian Andrew Fuller have finally been deciphered, after baffling academics for generations. Hundreds of pages of his sermon notes are held in archives, but until now they have been a mystery to researchers. Andrew Fuller, who was born in Cambridgeshire in 1754, became a Baptist minister, and is…

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While the Bridegroom Tarries

This volume consists of a series of sermons preached in Michigan in 1919. Kuiper (not to be confused with Abraham Kuyper) was a Dutch minister and seminary professor, being among the founding faculty at Westminster in Philadelphia. The obvious occasion for this sermon series was the end of World War One, which gives the…

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Teach Them to Pray: Cultivating God-Dependency in Your Church

How healthy is your mid-week prayer meeting? What proportion of your membership attends? Is there eager participation? Do people pray intelligently? What can church leaders do to improve the prayer life of the church? Paul Tautges says that ministers must get beyond simply telling their congregations to pray more. He encourages them to engage…

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Sermons on Genesis: Chapters 1–11

The translator of Calvin’s sermons on the Acts of the Apostles 1-7, Rob Roy McGregor, has now given us this superb English version of 49 sermons that Calvin delivered in Geneva between September 1559 and January 1560. These sermons give us a fresh glimpse into the content and style of Calvin’s preaching. The original…

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Songs of the Nativity: Selected Sermons on Luke 1 & 2

This is a fine volume, wonderfully produced, of a collection of fourteen sermons by John Calvin on Luke chapters 1 & 2, translated from French. All are careful treatments of the selected verses, with application as you go along, and often with such a modern tone that you forget they were preached in 1559–1560.…

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Sermons on the Acts of the Apostles

These 44 sermons have been translated by Rob Roy Macgregor, a former professor of French and Latin at Clemson University. An excellent preface emphasises Calvin’s conviction that the purpose of scriptural revelation is to mould the life of believers into the image of God’s Son, Jesus Christ. William B. Evans adds a helpful introduction…

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The Christian in an Age of Terror

These sermons, though preached during or just after World War II, are relevant to our 21st century world divided by conflict and war. Each of the six sections consists of four or five sermons preached as short series. The reason for this arrangement was because Dr Lloyd-Jones shared the preaching with Dr Campbell Morgan.…

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