Weekly Recap March 31

Praying you all enjoy a blessed and happy Easter. He is risen!

Book Notice: GOD’S GRACE IN YOUR SUFFERING, by David Powlison

Where Is God? There are never quick fixes or easy answers when it comes to suffering. But even when we can’t immediately see God’s hand—when the struggle is hard and painful—he is working. Weaving together Scripture, personal stories, and the…

UNDERSTANDING THE TIMES: NEW TESTAMENT STUDIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY: ESSAYS IN HONOR OF D.A. CARSON, edited by Andreas J. Köstenberger and Robert W. Yarbrough

A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance Okay, this goes back a few years, but somehow we have not yet noted it here on Books At a Glance, and we wanted to point our readers to it for…

My Coffee-Cup Meditations…

“My Coffee Cup Meditations are short, easy-to-read, Bible-based devotions to help you consider God’s greatness, the wonderful gospel of Jesus, and be better equipped for life here and hereafter.” That’s the short mission statement for these 144pp, 31-day devotional books by Roger…

Weekly Recap March 24

This week we took a deeper look at THE LAST ADAM: A THEOLOGY OF THE OBEDIENT LIFE OF JESUS IN THE GOSPELS by Brandon Crowe. We also updated our bibliography of the current discussion on Divine Simplicity, plus more!

Second Update to Divine Simplicity: A Bibliography of Reviews of and Responses to Reviews of James Dolezal’s ALL THAT IS IN GOD: EVANGELICAL THEOLOGY AND THE CHALLENGE OF CLASSICAL CHRISTIAN THEISM

Introduction James Dolezal, Assistant Professor in Cairn University’s School of Divinity, published a previous work on this area of theology, God without Parts: Divine Simplicity and the Metaphysics of God’s Absoluteness (Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2011), his 2011 Ph.D. dissertation at…

A Brief Book Notice: JESUS AND THE FUTURE: UNDERSTANDING WHAT HE TAUGHT ABOUT THE END TIMES, by Andreas J. Köstenberger, Alexander E. Stewart, and Apollo Makara

A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance By Fred Zaspel   Biblical eschatology is a notoriously thorny study, but it is surely a right-minded approach to allow the major, extensive biblical passages that are explicitly given to the…

LifeLine Mini-books: Real Help for Real People …

LifeLine Mini-books: Real Help for Real People … That’s how Shepherd Press describes the unique LifeLine mini-book series, a range of (so far) thirty little pocket- or purse-sized books, 6x4 inches, 64 pages, each with around 10,000 words of easy-to-read…

Weekly Recap, March 17

More daylight = more time to read books! Grab one of these and a good patio table this afternoon.

Two New Booklets from Reformation Heritage Books

A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance   How Should We Pray at Prayer Meeting? Here’s a little booklet that needed to be written – helpful, informed direction for making our corporate prayer meetings meaningful and rightly focused.…

Book Notice: DEATH AND THE AFTERLIFE: BIBLICAL PERSPECTIVES ON ULTIMATE QUESTIONS, by Paul R. Williamson

A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance We hope to follow up with more on this soon, but we wanted to give our readers a heads up on the newest addition to D.A. Carson’s (ed.) popular series, New…

Weekly Recap, March 10

This week’s summary is of George Eldon Ladd’s classic THE PRESENCE OF THE FUTURE; if it’s been on your to-read list for a while, get a head start with our summary.

Book Notice: CATCHING FOXES: A GOSPEL-GUIDED JOURNEY TO MARRIAGE, by John Henderson

In this interactive study, biblical counselor John Henderson uses a workbook approach to guide you through your marriage preparation—helping you to understand the purpose of marriage, to handle conflict, to glorify Christ in your union and finances, and to get…

Book Notice: TEACHING TRUTH, TRAINING HEARTS: THE STUDY OF CATECHISMS IN BAPTIST LIFE (REVISED EDITION), by Thomas J. Nettles

A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance By Fred Zaspel   It would be impossible to calculate the massively wonderful impact of the catechism in the church throughout its centuries, and it is surely the loss of our…

Book Notice: JOHN OWEN: THE MAN AND HIS THEOLOGY, by Sinclair Ferguson, Robert Oliver, Graham Harrison (eds.)

A Brief Book Notice from Books At a Glance John Owen (1616-1683) is recognized as the Prince of the Puritans, and his great collection of works demonstrate that the title is well-earned. It is truly remarkable that after these nearly…

Weekly Recap, March 3

Spring is right around the corner. . .why not use one of these books to pass your time indoors until it gets here?

Book Notice: PRODIGAL CHILDREN, by Robert D. Jones

If your adult child has embraced an ungodly lifestyle, you may be experiencing shock, confusion, anger, guilt, shame, loneliness—even despair. Biblical counselor Robert Jones brings the comfort of the gospel to this difficult situation, sympathetically providing biblical advice for this…

Bitesize Biographies from Evangelical Press

Bitesize Biographies from Evangelical Press Christian biography is famously wonderful food for the soul. But if you are one of the many who share the interest but can’t take the time for the 600 page studies, Bitesize Biographies from Evangelical…