Book Notice: J-CURVE: DYING AND RISING WITH JESUS IN EVERYDAY LIFE, by Paul E. Miller

A Brief Book Notice from Books at a Glance   Do we have the wrong map for the Christian life? The apostle Paul traces out a pattern of dying and rising with Jesus--what Paul Miller calls the "J-Curve"--as the normal…

Check Out our Book Summaries

Check Out our Book Summaries   “Executive summaries” have a long and proven value in the business world, and we at Books at a Glance are excited to bring the same to Christian readers.  In our Book Summaries we “crunch”…

Weekly Recap, June 29

A fascinating interview this week with the now-converted nephew of Benny Hinn, Costi Hinn, about his life in the Prosperity Gospel, his conversion from it, his theology now, and his new book about all of that.

Book Notice: AGAINST GOD AND NATURE: THE DOCTRINE OF SIN (FOUNDATIONS OF EVANGELICAL THEOLOGY), by Thomas H. McCall

A Brief Book Notice from Books at a Glance   Without a proper understanding of sin, there can never be a proper understanding of the gospel. Sin is opposed both to God’s will and to nature, leaving us in need…

Weekly Recap, June 22

This Friday, June 21st, was the longest day of the year. Maybe one of these books can help you pass the long summer days?

Book Notice: SAINT PETER’S PRINCIPLES: LEADERSHIP FOR THOSE WHO ALREADY KNOW THEIR INCOMPETENCE, by Peter A. Lillback

A Brief Book Notice from Books at a Glance   In The Peter Principle, Dr. Laurence J. Peter argued that competent employees are promoted until they reach positions where they are incompetent. Any wise leader, then, can learn from Saint Peter, a…

Book Notice: Vols 1 and 2 of THE BOOK OF PROVERBS, by Bruce K. Waltke

A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance Fred Zaspel   Okay, everyone knows Waltke’s is the king of Proverbs commentaries (Vol 1 and Vol 2) – at least any diligent student of Proverbs knows it. But I just…

Weekly Recap, June 16

Move quickly to wtsbooks to get your copy of the ESV German Parallel Bible that we reviewed this week. . . they are offering it at an excellent price!

Book Notice: MY SUNFLOWER GIRL, by Dyfan Williams

A Brief Book Notice from Books at a Glance   Here is a father's compelling narrative describing the unexpected death of his ten-year-old daughter Megan. The book is well written, factual and honest. Readers may soon find tears in their…

Book Notice: THE RICH MAN AND LAZARUS, by Jeffery Smith

A Brief Book Notice from Books at a Glance   The plain truth about life after death Dr. Joel R. Beeke, President, Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids, Michigan: Honestly, which would you rather be, a Christian beggar or a…

Weekly Recap, June 8

This week we interview Joel Beeke about his exciting new Systematic Theology. Check it out!

Book Notice: THE VOCABULARY GUIDE TO BIBLICAL HEBREW AND ARAMAIC: SECOND EDITION, by Gary D. Pratico and Miles V. Van Pelt

A Brief Book Notice from Books at a Glance   The Vocabulary Guide to Biblical Hebrew and Aramaic by Gary D. Pratico and Miles V. Van Pelt is intended to accompany Basics of Biblical Hebrew Grammar. For the beginning student it is…

Weekly Recap, June 1

We went heavy on summaries this week, offering up a total of 3!

Book Notice: FEARING OTHERS: PUTTING GOD FIRST (31-DAY DEVOTIONALS FOR LIFE), by Zach Schlegel

A Brief Book Notice from Books at a Glance   Fishing for compliments, overcommitting (or never committing), keeping people at a distance . . . when we fear other people more than we fear God, we become anxious slaves to…

Weekly Recap, May 25

Summer is almost here! Use this week’s posts to help build your reading list.

Book Notice: ASSURANCE: RESTING IN GOD’S SALVATION (31-DAY DEVOTIONALS FOR LIFE), by William P. Smith

A Brief Book Notice from Books at a Glance   Does God truly love you? Are you really saved? You fear that sin and suffering have a stronger hold on you than God does—but God is not threatened by your…

Commentary Series Recommendation: Reformed Expository Commentary Series

Have a Look at the Reformed Expository Commentary Series! [video width="1280" height="720" mp4="https://booksataglance.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/IMG_5023.mp4"][/video] Product Description of Bryan Chapell's Ephesians: The apostle Paul wrote to the house churches of the ancient metropolis of Ephesus with this amazing truth: through such as you…

Book Notice: ESV DEVOTIONAL PSALTER

A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance By Fred Zaspel   Over the past months I’ve been reading through this unique devotional aid from Dane Ortlund with genuine pleasure. It was a great idea, and he pulls it…