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January 2011
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Last Things First

Christians are sometimes warned about the danger of being so heavenly-minded that they are of no earthly use. Yet C. S. Lewis maintained (in Mere Christianity) that the witness of history is that those who did most for the present world were those who thought most about the next. In this book, which began…

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February 2009
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Pocket Puritans Series

These are four books in the new Pocket Puritan series published by the Banner of Truth Trust. Every Christian should profit by reading these small books and hopefully many will be encouraged to read more of the Puritans’ writings.   Anger Management Richard Baxter 58 pages ISBN 978-085151-9791 £4.65 Positively, Baxter wrote, ‘Anger has…

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December 2008
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Where Do We Go From Here?

In this latest booklet, John Blanchard brings us face to face with the great taboo subject of modern times – death. Beginning with the arresting account of Joseph Stalin’s end, the author highlights the inescapable reality that faces everyone, great or small. ‘The only sane approach’, says Blanchard, ‘is to face it honestly, examine…

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August 1999
Articles > Biblical/theological

Onwards and Upwards

What matters about a journey is reaching the destination. To say that you went to Italy for your holidays, and then disclose that all your time was spent in the departure lounge at Heathrow airport would sound laughable. But it is equally laughable for anyone to set out on the Christian pilgrimage and then…

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June 1999
Articles > Biblical/theological

Knowing the Love of God

Knowing about something is not the same as knowing it. You can know about Scotland with its majestic mountains and shimmering lakes, its delightful glens and running streams, and yet not really know it, unless you have been there to witness the beauty and feel within your very being the fascination and wonder of…

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October 1995
Articles > Biblical/theological

Pictures of heaven (4)

The tabernacle of God is with men. The mention of a tabernacle immediately brings before our minds the journey of the children of Israel through the wilderness and the tabernacle of witness. God was present as a cloud in the Holy of Holies but only in a partial and symbolic way, and normally hidden…

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September 1995
Articles > Biblical/theological

Pictures of heaven (3)

The Holy City Since heaven is a city we know that there will be a lot of people there. They gather from a wide area. John saw 'a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues ... before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with…

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