Book review: Kevin McFadden, Faith in the Son of God: The Place of Christ-Oriented Faith within Pauline Theology. (Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2021.)

Note: The publisher provided me with a complimentary review copy of this book in kindle format.     The gospel continues to be attacked within academic circles, with many scholars undermining the biblical doctrine of justification by faith alone. Over the past four decades the notorious “New Perspective on Paul” (NPP) has undermined the historic […]

Book review: Christopher Ash & Steve Midgely, The Heart Of Anger. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2021.

The publisher provided me with a complimentary electronic review copy.   Having recently enjoyed Christopher Ash’s short work on Job and theodicy, Trusting God In The Darkness, I was looking forward to reading this small book on the practical subject of anger. I was not disappointed. Messrs. Ash and Midgley write in a lucid style, […]

Book review: R. C. Sproul: A Life. By: Stephen J. Nichols.

Book review: Stephen J. Nichols, R. C. Sproul: A Life. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2021.   I enjoyed reading this comparatively brief biography of the Reformed preacher, theologian, and commentator R. C. Sproul. As one of the better-known evangelical theologians of the late twentieth century, he left a large imprint on the Christian scene. The book […]

God’s Omnipotence

Some words on the Almighty from a sermon by C. H. Spurgeon. “Behold, God is mighty, and despiseth not any:He is mighty in strength and wisdom.” (Job 36:5.) “Begin at the beginning: the Lord is mighty—that is to say, God is so strong that power immeasurable and inconceivable belongeth unto him. ‘God hath spoken once; […]

Book review: Michael Reeves, Rejoice and Tremble

Michael Reeves, Rejoice and Tremble: The Surprising Good News Of The Fear Of The Lord.  Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2021. The publisher provided me with a complimentary review copy in electronic format.   Having thoroughly enjoyed Michael Reeves’ outstanding book Delighting In The Trinity, I was looking forward to reading this new volume on the fear of […]

Book review: The Doctrine On Which The Church Stands Or Falls: Justification in Biblical, Theological, Historical, and Pastoral Perspective

Note: The publisher provided me with a complimentary review copy in kindle format.     At 1,384 pages, including numerous footnotes, this volume is not for the fainthearted! Nonetheless, it is well-written and lucidly argued, and will reward the diligent reader. It argues that justification is a vital doctrine that is always under attack. This […]

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