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Leviticus

Leviticus is like God’s kindergarten. It is a place where a master teacher is at work instructing his people about his plans and nature. Sadly it has been relegated by many Christians as one of the bits of the Bible that no longer speaks to the New Testament believer – which is a tragedy!…

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The Parables of Jesus: Entering, Growing, Living and Finishing in God’s Kingdom

Terry Johnson has written this book to help us better understand these ‘earthly stories with a heavenly meaning’ that were purposely designed by Jesus to veil the truth. Recognising that the parables teach us how to live under Christ’s rule, Johnson has categorised and considered them under four headings – Entering God’s kingdom; Growing…

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Treasures of the King: Psalms from the Life of David

Anything from the pen of Alec Motyer can be guaranteed to stimulate and richly reward. This book is no exception. The author is a master of Old Testament study and exposition. His skill in Hebrew and a firm grasp of the text dig out imaginative and powerful truths. These psalms are those whose headings…

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Ephesians: Encouragement and Joy in Christ

Receiving this book for review raised the question in my mind whether the English-speaking world needed another commentary on Ephesians. The policies of Christian publishers are, however, no reflection on the quality or usefulness of this volume. Dr Gardner makes the text of Paul’s letter easily accessible to the ordinary reader. He first gives…

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Jesus in Luke’s Gospel (Book 3)

Jesus in Luke’s Gospelis one of a series of studies for children. In book three, Tim Shenton focuses on Luke chapters twelve to nineteen, splitting them into thirty helpful lessons. Each lesson includes a reading from the relevant passage in Luke, and then picks out the main point of the passage and applies it…

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Habakkuk: An expositional commentary (Exploring the Bible series)

I’m very glad this concise gem is on my shelf – it aims to explain each verse of the much-neglected book of Habakkuk and succeeds with superb clarity. This book would prove useful to most readers, since it lends itself to being used as a succinct, non-technical reference to the meaning of this unusual…

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Samson and Barnabas (People In The Bible series)

Both these short books are in the series People in the Bible. They are character studies of two very human people, and each is written appropriately by a serving pastor with a pastor’s heart. Virtually every text of Scripture which alludes to Samson and Barnabas is included, providing two exciting biographies. Two particular aspects…

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