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Revival in Rose Street

The subtitle to this book is, “Charlotte Baptist Chapel, Edinburgh, 1808-2008.  Ian Balfour is a long-time member of this church and a fine historian.  We met Ian Balfour a few years ago on one of our Baptist History tours when he spoke to us at a lunch.  This year we found that the Chapel had […]

John Knox and the Reformation

Many books have been written about the reformer John Knox.  This book is unique in that it is authored by Martyn Lloyd-Jones and Iain Murray.  Lloyd-Jones writes the first two sections which are actually addresses he made to the Free Church of Scotland in 1960 on the 400th anniversary of the Reformation in Scotland.  The […]

The Chronologial life of Christ, Vol. 2

I read this book on Kindle for an online class.  The two volumes were first printed in 1996 and 1997.  Volume 2 takes the reader through the passion week of Christ unto His ascension.  It reads like a harmony of the gospels with a few paragraphs of comments after each section.  It is basically sound, […]

Easter Enigma

This is a 1992 book on the chronological problems that revolve around the resurrection of Jesus.  The supposed descrepencies in the gospel accounts have caused many to doubt the veracity of the gospels.  Wenham concludes that these can be reconciled in a good manner which retains the integrity of the four gospels.  Wenham will include […]

Steal Away Home

I was given this book by a friend who knows I love the Spurgeon history.  I have walked this history in England many times and am very familiar with the Spurgeon Center which is now at Midwestern Seminary in Kansas City where I currently live.  This book is a story written in historical fiction about […]

The Autobiography of George Muller

George Müller (1805-1898) was a British preacher and director of Ashley Down orphanage in Bristol, England.  He is known for his prayer life and utter dependence on God alone for the financial support of his ministry.  In all, Müller supported over 1000 children in his orphanage and established over a hundred schools for educating children.  […]

The British Library

Did You Know? By Debra Conley                           Many visits to the British Library in London left me with countless images to remember, particularly the vast collection of ancient Biblical texts, including one of the most beautiful I have ever seen: The Lindisfarne Gospels is an illuminated manuscript consisting of 258 leaves of calfskin […]

Noah Webster

Did You Know? By Debra Conley   One of the first complete dictionaries published in America was Noah Webster’s 1828 Dictionary. At the time, the Bible was the standard textbook in most schools and homes and Webster, a Bible student himself, included many interesting quotes from Scripture  within his definitions. Consider the word Study. Along […]

Gutenberg Bibles

Did You Know? By Debra Conley                           The American Bible Society originated in 1816. Its first president was Elias Boudinot, a former President of the Continental Congress. Its second president was our first Chief Justice, John Jay. The Society provided pocket Bibles to the soldiers (on both sides) of the Civil War. The […]