“Do we want a wise and prudent friend? Such a friend is the Lord Jesus Christ. Man’s friendship is sadly blind. He often injures those he loves by injudicious kindness: he often errs in the counsel he gives; he often leads his friends into trouble by had advice, even when he means to help […]
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 […]
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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 […]
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. […]
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. […]
“For this reason I bow my knees before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named, that according to the riches of his glory he may grant you to be strengthened with power through his Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith—that […]
“Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God. Not only that, but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that […]
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“ When Joab saw that the front of the battle was against him before and behind, he chose of all the choice men of Israel, and put them in array against the Syrians: and the rest of the people he delivered into the hand of Abishai his brother, that he might put them in array […]