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BITESIZE THEOLOGY
An ABC of the Christian faith
Peter Jeffery

In this easy-to-read book, Peter Jeffery shows us just how tantalizingly enjoyable Bible teaching can be. With short but solid chapters on key subjects, he outlines the ABCs of the Christian faith.

Each of the chapters is bite sized. There is just enough to manage at one time, and you will find there is much to nourish the mind as well as to warm the heart and inspire the will. Quotations from other writers are also included, as is as a list of recommended books for additional reading. There is also a guide for reading the New Testament and Psalms through in a year.

'Peter Jeffery has a unique gift for presenting difficult concepts precisely, with clear and simple language. Bitesize theology is both sound and simple; a combination that is all too rare in modern evangelical literature. This is an invaluable resource for both lay people and serious students of theology.'

John F. MacArthur Jr

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DAILY READINGS FROM ALL FOUR GOSPELS
For Morning and Evening
J.C. Ryle - Compiled by Robert J. Sheehan

Daily Readings from all Four Gospels is a fresh presentation of Ryle's classic Daily Readings. This reprinted edition contains all 732 readings from the two previous volumes and arranges them for the morning and evening of every day of any year.

'Ryle is always worth reading, pithy, practical, heart-warming and full of love to Jesus Christ. This book does a great job in making him more accessible.' John Benton, Guildford

J. C. Ryle (1816-1900) was appointed as the first Anglican Bishop of Liverpool in 1880 and was the leader of the Evangelical Party in the Church of England for more than half a century. He is highly regarded for his plain and lively writings on practical and spiritual themes, and their usefulness and impact have been consistently recognized and remain as wise and relevant today as when he first wrote them.


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A PORTRAIT OF PAUL: Identifying a True Minister of Christ
Rob Ventura & Jeremy Walker

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Publisher's Description: What does a true pastor look like, and what constitutes a faithful ministry? How can we identify the life and labors of one called by God to serve in the church of Jesus Christ? To address these questions, Rob Ventura and Jeremy Walker examine how the apostle Paul describes his pastoral relation to the people of God in Colossians 1:24 - 2:5. By discussing these essential attitudes, qualities, and characteristics of a faithful minister of Christ, A Portrait of Paul provides gospel ministers an example of what they should be, and demonstrates for churches the kind of pastors they will seek if they desire men after God's own heart.

"Rob Ventura and Jeremy Walker have done an exceptional job in providing a model for pastoral ministry, drawn from the extraordinary example of the apostle Paul. This book is built upon careful exegesis, proper interpretation, penetrating insight, and challenging application. Herein is profiled the kind of minister every church so desperately needs and what every true minister should desire to become." - Steven J. Lawson, Senior Pastor of Christ Fellowship Baptist Church in Mobile, Alabama

"This work on the Christian ministry is a clarion call to true devotion and piety in the pastorate. The theology is pure and the language is as powerful as it is beautiful. I pray that every pastor and congregant might take up this book and read it. It will hold a place in my library beside Baxter's Reformed Pastor, Bridges's Christian Ministry, and Spurgeon's Lectures. I will refer to it often. It will serve as a great antidote against all that might cause my heart to stray from Christ's call." - Paul Washer

"The apostle Paul has always been a hero whom I look to as a model for my ministry. His unrelenting faithfulness in the worst kinds of trials is a remarkable example to every pastor and missionary. In the midst of suffering, hardship, and (in the end) the abandonment of his own friends and fellow workers, Paul remained steadfast, dynamic, and utterly devoted to Christ. This invaluable study of Paul's life from Rob Ventura and Jeremy Walker is a wonderful, powerful, soul-stirring examination of Paul's self-sacrifice and his unfaltering service to the church. It will both motivate and encourage you, especially if you're facing trials, opposition, or discouragement in your service for Christ." - John MacArthur

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5. The Essence of Paul's Ministry

6. The Subject of Paul's Ministry

7. The Goal of Paul's Ministry

8. The Strength of Paul's Ministry

9. The Conflict of Paul's Ministry

10. The Warnings of Paul's Ministry


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"John Chrysostom: The Golden Mouth for Christ"
Earl M. Blackburn

It is good that Christ reigns over all, particularly in his church. Otherwise, biblical Christianity would disappear from the earth. Chrysostom is proof positive that the mediatorial Lord of heaven and earth rules and overrules in the affairs of men and that he sometimes takes his servants through dark and soul-jarring providences to cause his Word to triumph at last. Chrysostom also demonstrates that men of God can faithfully (by the sustaining power and grace of Christ) expound the whole counsel of God and leave a lasting mark upon Adam's fallen race, even when wicked people and all the forces of Hell converge against their souls. As long as the history of Christianity is studied, the name Golden Mouth, this preacher mighty in the Word, will never be forgotten.

Upon completion of his theological education, Earl Blackburn has served as a church-planter and pastor in the ordained ministry for over thirty-five years and has travelled extensively preaching in Pastors' Conferences in Europe, Africa and Asia. He authored the book Jesus Loves the Church and So Should You: Studies in Biblical Churchmanship (Solid Ground Christian Books, 2010), and he also contributed to the book Denominations or Associations (Calvary Press, 2001). As a cancer survivor, he now pastors Heritage Baptist Church, a rebuilding inner-city work in Shreveport, Louisiana.

"This is truly a charming, informative and inspiring book. Blackburn, as an experienced pastor himself, has sought out those aspects of Chrysostom's ministry that show the strengths - courage, humility, faithfulness, doctrinal integrity, confidence in the power of proclamation - that every pastor should covet, while pointing to the weaknesses and troubles endemic to the historical context of bishop John. I found not only the subject, but the style of presenting it, to be engaging and provocative of high thoughts.'

Tom J. Nettles, Prof. of Church History, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky

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PRACTICAL RELIGION
The Daily Duties, Dangers, Experience and Privileges of All Who Claim to be Christians
J.C. Ryle

Lightly edited and updated, this modern edition remains faithful to Ryle's original work, and conveys its timeless truths of what every believer ought to be, to do, and to expect. By 'practical religion' Ryle does not mean a 'religion of good works', but one in which those who are saved can put their faith into practice. Deals plainly with private subjects such as self-examination, as well as our more public duties within the home and the church.

In his preface to 'Practical Religion', Bishop J.C. Ryle (1816-1900) wrote, "The present volume contains a series of papers about 'practical religion' and deals with the daily duties, dangers, experiences and privileges of all who profess and call themselves Christians. I now send forth this volume with an earnest prayer that God the Holy Spirit may bless it, and make it useful and helpful to many souls."

Ryle was appointed the first Bishop of Liverpool in 1880 and was the leader of the Evangelical party in the Church of England for more than half a century. He is highly regarded for his plain and lively writings on practical and spiritual themes, and their usefulness and impact have been consistently recognized and remain as wise and relevant today as when he first wrote them.

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HOLINESS: A Classic Reprint
J.C. Ryle

John Charles Ryle's best-known works have been reissued and widely read over many years. The fine qualities of his writings have ensured that his books are still popular and useful. This present volume has become a classic work and is known and loved by many throughout the world.

In days when evangelical preachers are accused of being either superficial or dull, we have here a great example from one who was neither of these things. As Bishop Ryle explains and applies his texts with his customary simplicity and directness, the reader will find his conscience pricked and his soul examined. Ryle's Holiness has become essential reading on this most important subject and the first chapter on 'sin' has rarely been bettered.

John Charles Ryle was appointed as the first Bishop of Liverpool in 1880 and was the leader of the Evangelical Party in the Church of England for more than half a century. He is highly regarded for his plain and lively writings on practical and spiritual themes, and their usefulness and impact have been consistently recognized and remain as wise and relevant today as when he first wrote them. Other titles by Ryle also published by Evangelical Press are Churches Beware!; Daily Readings from all Four Gospels; and Practical Religion.


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BEYOND AMAZING GRACE
Timeless Pastoral Wisdom from the Letters, Hymns & Sermons of John Newton
J. Todd Murray

No one who knew John Newton as a young lad would ever have dreamed that this teenage rebel, profane sailor, naval deserter and slave-trader would one day write the lyrics to one of the best-known hymns of all time, 'Amazing Grace'. The story of how such a notorious sinner was converted to Christ and went on to become an equally noteworthy pastor and a leader of the Evangelical movement in eighteenth-century England is simply astounding. In compiling this selection from his writings, Todd Murray has made Newton∆s gentle pastoral wisdom available to a new generation of readers.

J. Todd Murray has been the pastor overseeing the worship and music of The Bible Church of Little Rock since 1983 where, in addition to composing and recording music for his local congregation, he also shares in the general pastoral duties, teaching and shepherding. Todd is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute and Moody Graduate School. He and his wife Tandy have been blessed with five children.

"While John Newton is known primarily as the author of the Hymn, 'Amazing Grace' he was actually a very competent physician of the soul, both in diagnosing its ills, and providing the Scriptural remedy. Unfortunately our current Christian public has benefited little from the work of this amazing man. Now Todd Murray has done us an outstanding favor by making available to us both the writings and the hymns of Newton. I highly commend this book and look forward to reading it many times." - Jerry Bridges, author, The Pursuit of Holiness

"This is a fascinating digest of insights from John Newton's lesser-known hymns and writings. What stands out most in Newton's post-conversion character is the depth of his interest in biblical truth, sound doctrine and systematic theology. Almost from the moment he was changed by God's amazing grace, Newton was driven by a heartfelt passion for understanding the truth and proclaiming it to others with the utmost clarity and simplicity. That, as much as any other characteristic, made him one of the great English hymn-writers of all time. You will be both moved and invigorated as you read it, too, I am certain." - Dr John MacArthur, Pastor-Teacher, Grace Community Church

"Ex-slave-trader John Newton was the friendliest, wisest, humblest and least pushy of all the eighteenth-century evangelical leaders, and was perhaps the greatest pastoral letter-writer of all time. Beyond Amazing Grace gives us Newton's heart, and what a heart it was! This book is pure gold." - J. I. Packer, Professor of Theology, Regent College, Vancouver, British Columbia


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J.C. Ryle, Sharon James, Peter Jeffery & Don Stephens

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GOD'S DESIGN FOR WOMEN by Sharon James

Women today are encouraged to think they can "have it all"; career success and family fulfillment at the same time. But these external measures of "success" leave many feeling inadequate. Sharon James shows that every woman has dignity as she has been made in the image of God, and that every woman can find true fulfillment when she understands, enjoys and fulfills her creation design.

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HEADING FOR HEAVEN by J.C. Ryle

One of the great comforts of Christianity is to know that this life is not all there is. Through Jesus we have access to a glorious eternity with God. In Heading for Heaven, 19th century leader and preacher J.C. Ryle explores Christian life in the light of eternity, and ponders the hope of heaven that awaits every believer. THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL HARDCOVER VOLUME.

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BITE-SIZE THEOLOGY by Peter Jeffery

Of the more than 50 books written by popular author Peter Jeffery perhaps none has done as much good as this precious little book. Peter has a special gift for taking hard concepts and making them crystal clear. Nowhere does he do this as effectively as he does in this masterpiece. AND WHAT A GREAT PRICE!!!

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WAR & GRACE: Short Biographies from the World Wars by Don Stephens

In this sixtieth anniversary of the end of World War II here is a fascinating insight into the influence of the gospel on the lives of people who lived through that war and the events that led up to it, including: the Japanese pilot who led the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Jewish girl who came to know Christ as her Saviour while hiding from the Nazis, the British secret agent who was the inspriation for "Q" in the James Bond 007 series, and much more...

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MY HEART IN HIS HANDS: Ann Judson of Burma by Sharon James

In October 1810 a twenty-year-old girl in the quiet New England town of Bradford wrote the following words in her journal: 'If nothing in providence appears to prevent, I must spend my days in a heathen land. I am a creature of God, and he has an undoubted right to do with me, as seems good in his sight... He has my heart in his hands, and when I am called to face danger, to pass through scenes of terror and distress, he can inspire me with fortituder, and enable me to trust in him. Jesus is faithful; his promises are precious. Were it not fo these considerations, I should sink down with despair.

Ann Hasseltine had received a proposal of marriage from Adoniram Judson, who was shortly to leave for Asia as one of America's first overseas missionaries. And thus commenced one of the greatest dramas of church history - a saga of love, courage, suffering and perseverance.In this biography Ann is allowed to speak for herself. Sharon James has skilfully woven together extracts from her Memoir and other first-hand accounts with linking narrative in a way that brings Ann's story alive for today and is a powerful testimony to the love, grace and faithfulness of God.

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THE EPISTLES OF JOHN
Joel Beeke

No other epistle or letter in the New Testament begins more abruptly than the first Epistle of John. It has no formal salutation, no personal words of greeting, and no concluding benediction. After a brief prologue (1:1-4) the writer goes directly to what is on his heart, the message which we have heard of him and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all (1:5). Second and Third John are similar in structure, style, and theme. In both letters John introduces himself as the elder. In both letters John offers commendations for good behavior and rebukes for bad conduct. And in both letters his major theme is the truth, for in both John is determined to warn believers against false teachers and to protect from errors that are infiltrating the church of God.

Dr. Joel Beeke, in his usually thorough manner, takes the reader by the hand and leads him into the wonderful material found in the pages of John's Epistles. Practical to the core, this volume will both enlighten the mind and fire the heart.


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EXPOSITORY THOUGHTS ON GENESIS
James Dixon

Nothing is more essential for us in days of doubt and confusion than a clear understanding of the Word of God. There can be no such understanding without a good grasp of Genesis, the book of beginnings. The sheer size of the book makes it intimidating for many. The value of Jim Dixon's book is that it presents the message of Genesis in daily devotions - bite-size pieces, if you will - that inform the mind, warm the heart, give us practical insights for living and point us to the Lord Jesus Christ.

"Jim Dixon is a man who has lived in the text of Genesis and allowed it to harrow his soul. His 'Expository Thoughts on Genesis' will cut fresh furrows in the hearts of his readers. The attentive preacher or teacher will find a harvest of expositional inspiration." - R. Kent Hughes, Pastor College Church, Wheaton, IL, USA



Dr Dixon has served for more than thirty years as a Baptist pastor. His ministry encompasses three states, Tennessee, Kentucky, and Arizona, presently serving the First Baptist Church of Catalina, Arizona. His focus has always been on an expository preaching ministry with the goal of aiding his people to think biblically, and to know how to properly apply the Bible to the varied situations of their lives. Teaching experience includes the extension program of Wayland Baptist University at Fort Huachucha, Arizona, and as adjunct professor at Mid-Continent College in Mayfield, Kentucky. The education of Dr Dixon includes bachelor's degrees from Trinity Bible college, presently located in Tarpon Springs, Florida, and the University of Tennessee. He has also earned the Master of Divinity degree from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky. And in 1986 he received the Dr. of Ministry degree from the same seminary. He has been active in the Southern Baptist Convention for his entire ministry, and served the denomination on various committees and boards.

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ENJOYING GOD ALWAYS
366 Daily Devotions
Peter Jeffery

Peter Jeffery is known across the world for his ability to present the things of God in a straightforward and accessible style. Here at last is an opportunity to join with the author in daily readings that encourage the reader to spend some part of his or her day in the presence of God reading His Word.

Beginning in the Psalms, the author conducts a tour through the Scriptures with the purpose of 'enjoying God always'.

Peter Jeffery began his ministry in Cwmbran, South Wales, before serving Rugby Evangelical Free Church in the Midlands during a period of remarkable growth and then moving to the famous Bethlehem Church in Sandfields. Now retired, he continues to be in demand as a gospel preacher on both sides of the Atlantic.


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GOD CHOSE TO SAVE:
Why Man Cannot and Will Not be Saved Apart from Election
Joe Bianchi

In God Chose to Save, God's wonderful plan of election is explained in a clear and readable fashion. Rather than stacking a dizzying array of verses together to 'prove a point,' the author explains various texts as they pertain to the overall themes of the Bible. Charitable, yet completely honest, this book needs to be read by all Christians who desire to walk more closely with the Sovereign Lord of the Universe!

"In 'God Chose to Save', author Joe Bianchi presents an irenic, easy-to-follow discussion of the nature of the gospel and the necessity of God's gracious act of divine election. By raising thematic issues (rather than lists of texts), Bianchi invites the reader to consider well the consistency of their own view of the gospel. This work will find its place among those books we offer to others who have sincere questions about what it means to be Reformed." - James White, Director, Alpha and Omega Ministries


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OVERCOMING LIFE'S DIFFICULTIES
Learning from the life of Joshua
Peter Jeffery

'Napoleon once said that the main quality which made up a great army was not bravery. (Soldiers only have to be brave about 10% of the time.) Rather it was the ability to endure hardship and deprivation and yet still persevere. Peter Jeffery shows from the book of Joshua that God enables his people to do all this; and so much more.

Peter Jeffery knows God and knows God's Word. His speciality, as a man called to be a shepherd of God's flock, is to feed Christ's sheep. Those who are humble members of God's church will find food for their souls and encouragement to persevere in the fight against sin, Satan, self and this fallen world. You will come away glorying in Christ and the privilege of being a Christian. I know of no better place to begin to learn this great book of God's holy Word.'

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