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Born of God – sermons from John, chapter one

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April 2012
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Born of God – sermons from John, chapter one

Born of God — sermons from John, chapter oneDr Martyn Lloyd- JonesBanner of Truth488 pages, £17.50ISBN: 13-978-84871-1259 As the subtitle indicates, this book is a record of 32 sermons preached by the late Dr Martyn Lloyd-Jones in Westminster Chapel, between October 1962 and June 1963. They form part of a series of sermons he…

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Origins: Examining the Evidence

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April 2012
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Origins: Examining the Evidence

Origins: Examining the Evidence Geoff Barnard, Andy McIntosh & Steve Taylor Truth in Science, 164 pages, £15.00, ISBN: 978-0956963109 www.truthinscience.org.uk This book presents a critical approach to evolution theory by considering the scientific evidence challenging the widely accepted paradigm. The authors are all distinguished academics in disciplines that give them collectively the authority to…

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Reformed thought: selected writings of William Young

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February 2012
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Reformed thought: selected writings of William Young

Reformed thought: selected writings of William Young Edited by Joel R. Beeke and Ray B. LanningReformation Heritage, 430 pages, $27, ISBN 978-1-60178-159-8 Dr William Young maintained a long, robust defence of Reformed thought. Paul Helm, writer of the book’s Introduction, comments of Young’s writings that, ‘they reveal the depth of his theological knowledge, and…

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Not much of a souldier

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February 2012
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Not much of a souldier

Not much of a souldier David Christie Diadem Books, 269 pages, £8.99, ISBN: 978-1-908026-11-8 Not much of a souldier is historical fiction. It charts the origins of the Cameronian Regiment through the story of its principal characters, William Cleland, the first commanding officer of the regiment, and covenanting minister, Alexander Shields, who became its…

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One Lord, one plan, one people

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February 2012
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One Lord, one plan, one people

One Lord, one plan, one people Rodger Crooks Banner of Truth, 466 pages, £8.50, ISBN: 978-1-84871-137-2 Rodger Crooks is minister of Belvoir Presbyterian Church in Belfast, and in September 2004, at the evening service, he started to preach one sermon on each book of the Bible. Sixty-seven sermons later (67, because one is entitled…

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Moving in the right circles

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February 2012
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Moving in the right circles

Moving in the right circles Chick YuillIVP, 192 pages, £7.99, ISBN: 978-1-84474-503-6 This book aims to be an antidote to pious ‘church-ianity’ — understanding Christianity to be passively attending church meetings without any engagement with the world around us.    The author passionately pleads that Christians should be constantly maturing as ‘apprentices of Jesus’ and…

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What happens when…?

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July 2011
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What happens when…?

What happens when…? Peter CurrieDay One Publications; 155 pages, £6.00; ISBN: 978-184625-182-5 This aims to cover very concisely the pertinent foundations of the Christian life for new adult converts, or even unbelievers seeking the truth.     Each of the 14 chapters takes about five minutes to read through. They cover the following topics: conversion,…

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