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”

Christian Encounters–John Bunyan by Kevin Belmonte

May 10th, 2010 Belmonte, Kevin.  Christian Encounters: John Bunyan. Nashville:  Thomas Nelson, 2010.  172 pp.  $12.00.  Introduction The Christian Encounters Series from Thomas Nelson features biographies of men and women like Winston Churchill, Jane Austen, Johann Sebastian Bach, and many more.  It is a fascinating series that brings to life many well-known and some lesser-known Christians in history.  ThisContinue reading “Christian Encounters–John Bunyan by Kevin Belmonte”

Be Still, My Soul by Nancy Guthrie

March 24th, 2010 Guthrie, Nancy.  Be Still, My Soul: Embracing God’s Purpose & Provision in Suffering.  Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2010.  176 pp.  $12.99.  Purchase at Westminster Books. Introduction Nancy Guthrie needs no introduction to readers here at Christian Book Notes. She has quickly become one of my favorite devotional writers (or editor as the case may be) today.Continue reading “Be Still, My Soul by Nancy Guthrie”

The Piety of Lemuel Haynes edited by Thabiti M. Anyabwile

March 26th, 2010 Anyabwile, Thabiti M. May We Meet in the Heavenly World: The Piety of Lemuel Haynes. Grand Rapids: Reformation Heritage Books, 2009. 132 pp. $10.00. Purchase at Westminster Books. Introduction I have written before on the must read series Profiles in Reformed Spirituality. This particular volume is edited by Thabiti Anyabwile, Pastor First Baptist Church, GrandContinue reading “The Piety of Lemuel Haynes edited by Thabiti M. Anyabwile”