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A Sweet and Bitter Providence

‘Sex, race and sovereignty in the Book of Ruth’ — so reads this book’s subtitle. Of the three themes highlighted, the one which came across most strongly for me was God’s sovereign providence over every event, whether pleasant or painful. Piper explains that even life’s sorrows come under the sway of God’s providence. He…

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Let’s Study 1 Timothy

The book is part of the ‘Let’s study’ series, which seeks to combine explanation with application of the Scripture. Scriptural quotations are from the English Standard Version. Fundamental to the exposition is the assumption of the full authority, inspiration and inerrancy of the Word of God. The book is written in a style both…

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God’s People in the Wilderness: The Church in Hebrews

Here is an unusual and timely book. It is unusual in that it tackles a subject that commentators often miss, and timely because its conclusions challenge Christians concerning the nature and mission of the church. As its title suggests, the author considers the wilderness theme as it applies to the people of God. He…

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True Love: Understanding the Real Meaning of Christian Love

This is one of the best books I’ve read for a long time. True Love – understanding the real meaning of Christian love does exactly what it says on the cover. It is a verse-by-verse and phrase-by-phrase explanation of 1 Corinthians 13. The first chapter, ‘An important place to begin’, explains what true love…

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A Shelter In the Time of Storm: Meditations On God and Trouble

‘Self-sovereignty is the dream of every sinner. It’s hard for us to trust ourselves to the wisdom, power, and control of another. We want to write our own dramas, and we want to be the central character of the story. ‘But the spiritual reality … is that we are not … Our story is…

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Let’s Study Matthew

Judging by the title and book cover, Let’s study Matthew is intended to be an introductory survey. So let’s study its commentary on 2:13-23 as a specimen of the whole, and see if it really introduces this passage. Professor Ross chooses to discuss this section through the three Old Testament prophecies fulfilled by the events…

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A Father’s Gift: Lessons From Proverbs

‘I firmly believe that much of what we need to know about God and his ways of dealing with us is to be found in Proverbs. So much of what is helpful and necessary for life in this world and for that which is to come is written here in its wonderful pages’ (p.182).…

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