The Kingdom of God by Martyn Lloyd-Jones

August 27th, 2010 Lloyd-Jones, Martyn.  The Kingdom of God.  Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2010.  224 pp.  $14.99.  Introduction I have reviewed many books by Martyn Lloyd-Jones and have been blessed to interview his grandson, Jonathan, as well. This particular book, The Kingdom of God, was from a set of sermons preached by the Doctor in 1963. Summary Compiled from twelve differentContinue reading “The Kingdom of God by Martyn Lloyd-Jones”

The Secret Providence of God by John Calvin Edited by Paul Helm

September 3rd, 2010 Calvin, John. Edited by Paul Helm. The Secret Providence of God. Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2010. 128 pp. $15.99. Introduction We all know who John Calvin (1509-1564) is. The great Reformer and, now mostly maligned, namesake to a particular set of doctrinal beliefs called Calvinism. Paul Helm is teaching fellow at Regent College andContinue reading “The Secret Providence of God by John Calvin Edited by Paul Helm”

Radical by David Platt

June 24th, 2010 Platt, David. Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream. Colorado Springs: Multnomah Books, 2010. 240 pp. $14.99. Audiobook Narrated by David Platt.  Esconido: christianaudio.  6 1/2 hours.   Introduction I purchased the actual book though I was offered the audio edition to review.  This review is rather long, but, I pray, provides someContinue reading “Radical by David Platt”

The Meaning of the Pentateuch by John H. Sailhamer

June 30th, 2010 Sailhamer, John H. The Meaning of the Pentateuch: Revelation, Composition, and Interpretation.  Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2009.  638 pp.  $40.00.  Purchase at Westminster books. Introduction The Meaning of the Pentateuch is the culmination of a lifetime of study of by John H. Sailhamer–professor of Old Testament at Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary.  His book, Introduction toContinue reading “The Meaning of the Pentateuch by John H. Sailhamer”

Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners by John Bunyan

July 2nd, 2010 Bunyan, John. The Works of John Bunyan, 3 Volumes. Edinburgh: The Banner of Truth Trust, 2009. $99.00. Purchase at Westminster Books. Introduction I read the book Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners in the first volume of the three volume complete works of Bunyan shown above in the picture. You are able to purchase thisContinue reading “Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners by John Bunyan”

United We Stand by Thomas Brooks

July 5th, 2010 Brooks, Thomas.  United We Stand.  Edinburgh: The Banner of Truth Trust, 2009.  64 pp.  $6.00.  Introduction Thomas Brooks (1608-1680), was ordained to the gospel ministry in 1640 while serving as a naval chaplain for seven years. became minister at the church of St. Thomas the Apostle, Queen Street, London (1648-1651). He was often calledContinue reading “United We Stand by Thomas Brooks”

In the Beginning was the Word by Vern Poythress

July 7th, 2010 Poythress, Vern.  In the Beginning was the Word: Language- A God-Centered Approach.  Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2009.  416 pp.  $25.00.  Purchase at Westminster Books. Introduction Dr. Poythress is professor New Testament interpretation at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, PA.  He has taught for longer than 25 years.  You can find more of his works here.  ThisContinue reading “In the Beginning was the Word by Vern Poythress”

Purity by Lydia Brownback

July 9th, 2010 Brownback, Lydia.  Purity.  Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2010.  136 pp.  $10.99.  Purchase at Westminster Books. Introduction Lydia Brownback is the author of the series “On-the-Go-Devotionals“ written with the busy woman in mind.  Lydia is a conference speaker as well as a book editor for a Christian publishing company. Summary The sub-theme of all the “On-the-Go Devotionals” is “AContinue reading “Purity by Lydia Brownback”

Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis

September 9th, 2010 Lewis, C.S. Mere Christianity. New York: HarperCollins, 2000. 232 pp. $12.95. Purchase at Westminster. Audiobook Narrated by Geoffrey Howard.  Esconido: christianaudio.  5.9 hours.  Download – $16.98. Introduction C. S. Lewis (1898-1963) is perhaps best known for his Chronicles of Narnia series.  He has, however, written numerous volumes that are still widely read today.  Some may not know this, butContinue reading “Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis”

Proclaiming a Cross-Centered Theology: Together For the Gospel

January 25th, 2010 Dever, Mark, J. Ligon Duncan III, R. Albert Mohler Jr., C.J. Mahaney. Proclaiming a Cross-Centered Theology. Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2009. 192 pp. $21.99. Introduction Do these men need any introduction to the evangelical community? The men who comprise the Together for the Gospel “movement” are Mark Dever, Ligon Duncan, Al Mohler, and C.J. Mahaney. Contributors include Thabiti M. Anyabwile, John MacArthur, JohnContinue reading “Proclaiming a Cross-Centered Theology: Together For the Gospel”