The Preacher’s Confidence

For my latest pass through Be Thou My Vision, I have been reading a chapter of The Preacher's Catechism by Lewis Allen. Each of the forty-two chapters provides a question and answer, a verse or passage of Scripture, and some explanation, encouragement, and exhortation from Allen. Yesterday morning, I read chapter 7, which gives this …

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A Key That Opens the Book of Job

Recently, Banner of Truth released the completed three-volume set of John Calvin's sermons on the book of Job. Freshly translated by Rob Roy McGregor, the first two volumes are reprinted from earlier publication and released alongside the newly published third volume. Since Calvin is one of my dearest of study companions as well as a …

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Be Thou My Vision by Jonathan Gibson

Whenever Crossway released Be Thou My Vision toward the end of last year, I noted it with interest yet always had more pressing books to buy. Then in April, I grabbed a copy while meandering through the Together 4 the Gospel bookstore, and it has been without a doubt one of my most valuable purchases …

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R. Kent Hughes on Media Consumption

Recently, the men of our church have begun to read R. Kent Hughes’ The Disciplines of a Godly Man. Nearly halfway through, it is already a book that I cannot recommend highly enough. The following quotation comes from his chapter on the discipline of the mind. I am aware of the wise warnings against using …

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Christian Biographies for Young Readers | Book Review

The Scriptures clearly and repeatedly command parents to teach our children the discipline and instruction of the Lord. That is to teach them the Scriptures. And thankfully today there are a multitude of books and resources to help us do just that. So here you can find some of my favorites that I think that …

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God’s Daring Dozen Vol 1 | Book Review

The Scriptures clearly and repeatedly command parents to teach our children the discipline and instruction of the Lord. That is to teach them the Scriptures. And thankfully today there are a multitude of books and resources to help us do just that. So here you can find some of my favorites that I think that …

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The True Mission of the Church | Francis Grimke

Francis Grimke's Meditations on Preaching was one of the many books given away at Together for the Gospel that I came returned home with. For the last couple of months, it has occupied a place on my desk from whence I grab it once a week or so to read a couple pages before beginning …

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Review of Tales That Tell the Truth

The Scriptures clearly and repeatedly command parents to teach our children the discipline and instruction of the Lord. That is to teach them the Scriptures. And thankfully today there are a multitude of books and resources to help us do just that. So here you can find some of my favorites that I think that …

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Review of The Biggest Story Bible Storybook

Each Friday of August, I will be spotlighting and reviewing some of my favorite theological books for children, before we launch into part 2 of The Pilgrim's Progress in September. Below are my thoughts on Kevin DeYoung's The Biggest Story Bible Storybook. My five-year-old daughter and I finished reading this storybook Bible a couple of …

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What’s the Point? | C. S. Lewis on Learning in Wartime

I recently read the second essay compiled in the book, The Weight of Glory, by C. S. Lewis. The first essay from which the book was named is worth the purchase alone, which is exactly what I did. Yet I finally ventured beyond that initial writing and read the essay titled, "Learning in War-Time." It …

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