Jerry Mattix, Dear Skeptic Friend. Dubuque, IA: Emmaus International, 2019. 108 pp.; for ordering, see here: https://emmausworldwide.org/collections/books/products/dear-skeptic-friend In the same vein as his previous book, Dear Muslim Friend (2014), veteran Christian worker Jerry Mattix’s book, Dear Skeptic Friend tackles some of the most frequent objections that secularists and other unbelievers often level at Christianity. Mr. […]
God Sent Forth His Son But when the fulness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, MADE of a woman, MADE under the law, To redeem them that were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of sons. And because ye are sons, God hath sent forth the Spirit of […]
Today some of the lost are observing “National Coming Out Day,” celebrating sin and godless self-expression which is patently condemned by God’s Word (e.g. Rom. 1:24-32; 1 Cor. 6:9-11; 1 Tim. 1:10, etc.) Although they think that this is freedom, in reality it is an insidious form of spiritual bondage – like every other type […]
“The beauty of Israel is slain on your high places! How the mighty have fallen! Tell it not in Gath, Proclaim it not in the streets of Ashkelon— Lest the daughters of the Philistines rejoice, Lest the daughters of the uncircumcised triumph. O mountains of Gilboa, Let there be no dew nor rain upon you, […]
“And this is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent. I have glorified You on the earth. I have finished the work which You have given Me to do. And now, O Father, glorify Me together with Yourself, with the glory which I had […]
“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. […]