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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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A Proverbs Driven Life: Timeless Wisdom for Your Words, Work, Wealth, and Relationships

One test of the value of a book is whether the author follows his own advice, and (if he is writing on a biblical book) whether he has learned important lessons from it himself. The author of this book cannot be faulted in this respect. Dealing with the largest Old Testament wisdom book, he…

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Salvation Is More Complicated Than You Think

Alan Stanley lectures in Old and New Testament at Mueller College of Ministries, Brisbane, Australia, and is an associate pastor of Buderim Gospel Chapel, Sunshine Coast. His doctoral thesis at Dallas Theological Seminary (2003) was published as a scholarly monograph entitled: ‘Did Jesus teach salvation by works? The role of works in salvation in…

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Rahab: Encountering the woman snatched from destruction

I’ve never come across a whole book on Rahab before. Often, when Rahab is included in a book about various Bible women, the focus is on whether or not she ought to have told the lie about the spies — and in fact, Chris Hughes does not tackle this question! The narrative in Joshua…

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Joseph: The Hidden Hand of God

Despite its cover of many colours, which I found a little off-putting, this book was well worth reading. Successfully and encouragingly, the author demonstrates the hand of God throughout the life of Joseph. The book has thirteen chapters — twelve covering different aspects of the life of Joseph, and an introductory chapter, ironically called…

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Colossians & Philemon: Christ All-Sufficient

I well remember as a very young believer trying to use my first commentary on Colossians. It was like paddling through treacle. It wasn’t the author’s fault; at that point he was just far too advanced for me. What I needed was Christ All-Sufficient by Phil Arthur, a recent addition to the Welwyn series…

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Opening Up Proverbs

Having heard much about this series from Day One, I was glad to receive this book to review. It is easy to read and is suitable for Christians of all ages and maturity – a very practical treatment yet rooted in solid theology. The book carefully weaves the themes within Proverbs into a cohesive…

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