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Book review: John C. Lennox, Joseph: A Story of Love, Hate, Slavery, Power, and Forgiveness. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2019.

[Disclaimer: I received from Crossway a free copy of this book in pdf. for review purposes.]   With his usual clarity and verve, the Oxford mathematician and Christian apologist, Dr. John Lennox has written an edifying exposition of Joseph’s life. His opening overview of Genesis is reason enough to acquire this book. His style is […]

Book Review: Miles V. Van Pelt, ed., A Biblical-Theological Introduction to the Old Testament. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2016.

Disclaimer: I received a digital copy in kindle format from Crossway for review.   A Biblical-Theological Introduction to the Old Testament is the companion volume to Crossway’s A Biblical-Theological Introduction to the New Testament. This first volume is like an Old Testament Introduction, but it especially emphasizes the Christocentric redemptive-salvation theme of the Bible. It […]

Recommended resource: “Prepared for Glory” by David Gooding.

David W. Gooding, Prepared For Glory: A Myrtlefield HouseTranscript. Belfast, NI: Myrtlefield Trust, 2019. Transcript of messages from Vancouver, BC, Canada, April, 1991. Available to freely access on myrtlefieldhouse.com here. The Myrtlefield Trust people continue to do an outstanding job of furnishing the church with David W. Gooding’s Bible teaching on various subjects. Professionally, Prof. […]

History That Means Something

The newest issue of The Economist begins with an article on history’s practical uses for contemporary mankind. In seeking some unifying principle for humanity, the writer posits the possibility of using past events to bring people together and inspire progress. As the piece says: “When nothing seems to make sense, history becomes the supreme discipline. […]

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