“Tried people of God, rest in the Lord, and your confidence shall be your strength. You have often heard of the boy on board ship in time of storm who was the only person that was not afraid. When they asked him why he did not fear, he said ‘Because my father is at the […]
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, […]
Christopher Ash, Trusting God In The Darkness: A Guide To Understanding The Book Of Job. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2021. The problem of evil and suffering is one of the most practical issues confronting all thinking human beings. Many times people blame God for the awful things that occur in the world. The book of […]
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 […]
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; […]
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 […]
Since March, I have been posting short video episodes on weekdays, teaching through the Gospels verse-by-verse. You may watch the archived episodes on “Words Of Wisdom From Mark,” or check out the new episodes on “Luke’s Life Of Christ” here.
Ian Paul’s excellent book review Of John Lennox’s new “2084” may be read here.
Dane C. Ortlund, Gentle & Lowly. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2020. Far too few books concentrate on the Lord Jesus’ attributes and His work on behalf of His people. Mining many gems from the Puritans, brother Ortlund offers a lucidly written and up to date book on our Lord’s beauties and glories. He writes from a […]