New Books Arrival & Reviews

Russell, Walt. Playing with fire: how the Bible ignites change in your soul [220.1 RUS] “For too many of us, reading the Bible is about as enjoyable as pulling weeds. At best, it’s unexciting, and sometimes, it’s just plain work. But Bible scholar Walt Russell insists that when we study the Scriptures properly, it’s like … » Read the Rest…


Faith in an age of terror / edited by Quek Tze-Ming and Philip E. Satterhwaite [201 FAI] “…attention has been drawn to the link between terrorism and religious belief, as both those responsible for terrorist acts and those who launch counter-terrorist actions justify what they do by appealing to religious teachings. Questions addressed include: What … » Read the Rest…


Showers, Renald E. What on earth is God doing? Satan’s conflict with God [220.95 SHO] “For centuries, mankind has wrestled with three major questions: Where have we come from? Why are we here? Where are we going? Numerous attempts have been made to answer three questions, often with unsatisfactory results. This book presents answers to … » Read the Rest…


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…