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Book Review: Devoted

Posted by Thomas Eglinton on

Every once in a while a real gem of a book comes along. I think this is one of those times. Most women are or will be mums. As such, Tim Challies has done most women a great service in putting together this book Devoted: Great men and their Godly moms (they haven't worked out how to spell 'mum' in Canada...). In Devoted, Tim provides a short biography of eleven mothers of great men from church history (including one or two from the present day). Before I tell you a little about what I loved in this book, I want to point...

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Book Review: Spurgeon on the Christian Life - Alive in Christ

Posted by Thomas Eglinton on

Throughout the book, I felt that I was meeting "the man himself, so fizzing with life" and was struck by the "relentless Christ-centeredness of his theology and preaching".

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Book Review: What Happens When I Die?

Posted by Thomas Eglinton on

Marcus Nodder's superb little book is "must-have" for every household.

Preparing people for death is critical. Pastors are acutely aware of both the responsibility and privilege of this ministry.​

I have read many books, but "What Happens When I Die?" is the best one I've come across on the subject outside of the Bible itself.

Review by Mark Charleston

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Book Review: Augustine on the Christian Life

Posted by Thomas Eglinton on

One highlight of Bray’s work is that he doesn’t hide Augustine’s imperfections – Augustine was wrong and mislead in many areas – but Bray also doesn’t write Augustine off because of them.

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Book Review: Particular Redemption

Posted by Thomas Eglinton on

John Elias wrote the preface to this publication, and declared: “The doctrine presented and defended here is of the greatest import. It contains the sum and substance of the gospel.” Few evangelicals today would write in such terms but they would do well to work through Hurrion’s thorough treatment of the subject. Hurrion deals with almost every conceivable objection, and shows us that Christ came to save, not just to make salvation possible. The result is a work that is clear, comprehensive and convincing

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