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Entrance Into The Kingdom

Robert Govett (1813-1901) was a British theologian and pastor of an independent church, Surrey Chapel, Norwich, Norfolk, England.  This book is a reprint by Schoettle Publishing Company in 1978, first written in 1853.  Schoettle seems to be a recent publisher that prints books about the millennial kingdom.  Some noteable authors are Philip Mauro, George N.H. […]

The Kingdom in History and Prophecy

Another book relating to theological reading this year is this 1915 book by the well-known founder and President of Dallas Seminary and forwarded by C.I. Scofield.  My copy is a 1967 reprint though I also have a Kindle copy.  I have been interested in the subject of the kingdom of God since my introduction to […]

Dispensationalism Before Darby

The title of this book  invites you to read it.  The common complaint about dispensationalism is that it began 150 years ago with John Nelson Darby.  Watson gives abundant historical fact to the contrary.  William Watson is Professor of History at Colorado Christian University.  He received his B.A. in History from California State Polytechnic University, […]

Of Antichrist and His Ruin

We may not think anything of John Bunyan other than his wonderful Pilgrim’s Progress and even with that we would be miles ahead of those who don’t know him.  Yet I have found that his other books open a door to Bunyan that I did not know even from reading his great allegory.  Bunyan was […]

The Islamic Antichrist

Joel Richardson has a mixed background and reputation in prophetic circles. This 2009 book has created a lot of interest because it is Richardson’s thesis that the antichrist is Islamic, not “Christian.” (See my article in this issue for a refutation of that view) In trying to look up Richardson’s background and connections I found […]

Booklets Worth Reading

Vital Issues of the Year By RBP, Various Authors Regular Baptist Press published this booklet in 1973. It was for the purpose of keeping the GARBC churches informed of various issues at the time. They include: evangelism and missions, the ecumenical movement, the charismatic movement, alcohol, drugs, the sexual revolution, race relations, divorce, the occult, […]

What On Earth Is God Doing?

Renald Showers is best known for his writings on prophecy. I had recently read a few of his books and chose this one also.  It is a summary look at the history of Israel from its time of choosing by God to its captivity, and final rejection of its Messiah.  Showers then traces the church […]