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Christianity Explored Course (DVD)

The title of this new Christianity Explored course is based on the question Jesus asked: ‘What good is it for a man to gain the whole world yet forfeit his soul?’ This evangelistic course has been designed for young people. There are two versions of the printed material – CY Nano is aimed at…

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The Message of Holiness

The message of holiness is an exercise in biblical theology. ‘We seek’, says the author, ‘to … expound the key biblical passages on holiness by letting them speak for themselves’ (p.25). In each of the book’s 21 chapters, one or more of these passages is examined, with a summary of the distinctive contribution the…

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Discovering God in Stories from the Bible

The book consists of thirteen chapters, each looking at one of the attributes of God. There is also a study guide at the end for each chapter, with questions and suggestions for further study. My initial expectation from the title had been that each chapter would start with a story and then bring out…

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Micah: An EP Study Commentary

How many churches have recently heard a series or even a sermon drawn from the prophet Micah? How many Christians would recognise even the better known phrases of the man of Moresheth? He lurks among other prophets quickly overlooked as ‘minor’, rarely touched and probably little understood. Dale Ralph Davis redresses the balance somewhat…

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The Magnificent Magnificat

Mary’s Magnificat, or song of praise, is found in Luke 1:46-55. Timothy Cross takes us through the song verse by verse. When Mary visits Elizabeth before Jesus is born, she speaks these words that reveal both her humility and devotion for God. This book is best read as a study, with your Bible to…

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Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi: EP Study Commentary

This Study Commentary provides a good introduction to the place of these three prophecies in the history of the Jews as God’s chosen nation. It provides a helpful outline of the books’ leading theological themes and shows that the return of the Jews from exile in Babylon was clear evidence of the Lord’s unfailing…

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The Message of Esther

Two of the Old Testament’s smaller books are named after women. Everybody loves Ruth, but Esther is often less appreciated. Yet the book of Esther has an important message for today. David Firth has given us a fine exposition. He shows the book’s relevance for present-day Christians without in any way ignoring the claims…

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