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Contentment: A Rare Jewel

Contentment: A Rare Jewel

“Christian contentment is that sweet, inward, quiet, gracious frame of spirit, which freely submits to and delights in God’s wise and fatherly disposal in every condition.” This is how Jeremiah Burroughs (1600-1646) defines contentment in his classic...
Foxe’s Book of Martyrs

Foxe’s Book of Martyrs

John Foxe (1518-1587) wrote the “Actes and Monuments of these Latter and Perillous Days, Touching Matters of the Church” in 1563 as a testimony to the faith of Christians and as a testimony against the ferocity of the Antichrist. Being one of the most...
Five Books Every Christian Should Buy

Five Books Every Christian Should Buy

When I first became a Christian, I was naturally very excited about reading and studying the Bible. I quickly went to the local Christian bookstore and bought a few books which looked good. The catalogs then started coming and I bought a few more. Friends at church...
Pilgrim’s Progress

Pilgrim’s Progress

As an allegorical tale of every man’s pilgrimage to heaven, John Bunyan’s “Pilgrim Progress” has been one of the best selling Christian books of all time. The first part (1678) focuses on the pilgrimage of a man named Christian and the second...
Words to Winners of Souls

Words to Winners of Souls

“Words to Winners of Souls” was written by Horatius Bonar (Scottish Presbyterian Minister, 1808-09) in order to stir the Christian to a greater zeal for reaching the lost. While written primarily with ministers in mind, his challenges and counsel are...
Harold Camping’s Heretical Hermeneutic

Harold Camping’s Heretical Hermeneutic

First Principles of Bible Study by Harold Camping. Published by Family Stations, Inc., 1986) . Reviewed and critiqued by Pastor McShaffrey. The booklet, First Principles of Bible Study (Published by Family Stations, Inc., 1986), was written to provide students of the...