New Books Arrival & Reviews

MacArthur, John. Why believe the Bible [220.13 MAC] “In a culture in which all truth is relative and there are no absolutes, what does it mean to trust in God’s Word? Do we really believe that such ancient texts have meaning for us today? How can we get the most from God’s Word? John MacArthur … » Read the Rest…


Donahue, Bill. Unlocking the Bible’s mysteries: parables & prophecy [220 DON] “Some portions of the Bible appear mysterious and hard to understand. When we read prophecy, we wonder how it applies to us today. When we read a parable, several meanings may come to mind. How do we know which is correct? Poetry and proverbs … » Read the Rest…


Shade, Bill. Dispensationalism in a post-modern world [220 SHA] Contents: Section One: Preliminary considerations. 1. Introduction – 2. Defining terms – 3. Gaining perspective. Section Two: The seven dispensations – 4. The dispensation of innocence – 5. The dispensation of conscience – 6. The dispensation of human government – 7. The dispensation of promise – … » Read the Rest…


Solomon, Robert M. Jesus our Jubilee [222.13 SOL] “Every 50 years, Israel was to celebrate the year of Jubilee in the Promised Land, and give their land and people their rest. Laid out in Leviticus 25, the Jubilee laws reflected God’s love, freedom and compassion in His covenant with His people. Robert Solomon explores the … » Read the Rest…


Gooding, David. Key Bible concepts [220.6 GOO] “Explores and clarifies the central terms of the Christian gospel. Gooding and Lennox provide succinct explanations of the basic vocabulary of Christian thought to unlock the Bible’s meaning and its significance for today.” Gooding, David. The Bible and ethics [220.817 GOO] “Why should we tell the truth or … » Read the Rest…


Harmon, Dan. 128 greatest stories from the Bible [220.9505 HAR] “Rediscover the stories of your favourite – and maybe not so favourite – Bible characters. See through the eyes of men, women and children as they face challenges of faith, love and courage. Some heard the Master’s voice. Others take another path. These ancient yet … » Read the Rest…


Frost, Henry W. Miraculous healing [231.73 FRO] “Sometimes I have watched a healing service on TV and thought about other sick or disabled people all over the country. Are they asking themselves the same questions I asked years ago? ‘Does God still heal people miraculously today? Does he want to heal all or just some? … » Read the Rest…


My soul thirsts for God : reflections on the Psalms from Our Daily Bread[242.5 MY] “It’s called “the songbook of Scripture” and “the most read book of the Bible”. From the opening verse of Psalm 1, “Blessed is the man” to the closing exclamation of Psalm 150, “Let everything that has breath praise the Lord!” … » Read the Rest…


Wilkinson, John. Jerusalem as Jesus knew it : archaeology as evidence [225.9 WIL] “In this lucid and scholarly guide to the sites in and around Jerusalem that legitimately can be linked to Jesus, John Wilkinson provides not only the details of where events took place, but analyses the reasons for their occurrence, drawing on research … » Read the Rest…


Adams, Jay E. What to do about worry? [131.337 ADA] Bridges, Jerry. Trusting God even when life hurts [231.4 BRI] “Why is it easier to obey God than to trust Him? Because obeying God makes sense to us. In most cases, His laws appear reasonable and wise, and even when we don’t want to obey … » Read the Rest…