What is the Gospel? by Greg Gilbert

August 23rd, 2010 Gilbert, Greg.  What is the Gospel? Wheaton:  Crossway Books, 2010.  128 pp.  $12.99.  Purchase at Westminster books. Introduction Greg Gilbert serves as an assistant pastor Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, DC.  He has written this book as part of the IX Marks ministry line of books. The message of the gospel would seemingly be something that all who callContinue reading “What is the Gospel? by Greg Gilbert”

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”

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”

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”

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 Gospel in Genesis by Martyn Lloyd-Jones

April 23rd, 2010 Lloyd-Jones, Martyn.  The Gospel in Genesis: From Fig Leaves to Faith.  Wheaton:  Crossway Books, 2009.  160 pp.  $15.99.  Introduction Many wonder how Jesus Christ is present in the Old Testament or how even one can preach the gospel of Jesus Christ from the Old Testament.  Martyn Lloyd-Jones (1899-1981), with exegetical acuteness shows how. Continue reading “The Gospel in Genesis by Martyn Lloyd-Jones”

Ruth: Under the Wings of God by John Piper

April 12th, 2010 Piper, John.  Ruth: Under the Wings of God.  Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2010.  90 pp.  $21.99.  Introduction I have review numerous books by John Piper and therefore do not really need to introduce anything about him.  Regardless, you can find more about John Piper and his ministry at DesiringGod.org.  There are numerous resources available for free. ThisContinue reading “Ruth: Under the Wings of God by John Piper”

Living Water by Martyn Lloyd-Jones

April 9th, 2010 Lloyd-Jones, Martyn.  Living Water: Studies in John 4.  Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2009.  730 pp.  $40.00.  Introduction Martyn Lloyd-Jones (1899-1981) is well known by many in the Reformed circles of Christianity.  This is because of his love for the Puritans–he has been given credit as the man who single-handedly brought Banner of Truth into life.  BannerContinue reading “Living Water by Martyn Lloyd-Jones”