God has spoken in his Son. A biblical theology of Hebrews

God has spoken in his Son. A biblical theology of Hebrews

The series New Studies in Biblical Theology is a series I can heartily recommend. Key issues in the discipline of biblical theology are addressed to learn Christians to understand the Bible better. In this series Peter T. O’Brien, formerly Vice-Prin-cipal of and Senior Research Fello0w in New Testament at Moore College, Sydney has written a [...]

The Glory of Grace: An Introduction to the Puritans

The Glory of Grace: An Introduction to the Puritans

Who were the Puritans? What did they seek to achieve? The Puritans were British preachers living in the second part of the sixteenth century and in the seventeenth century whose desire was to promote a God glorifying piety; a piety of the heart that sets us in flame for God and his glory; a practical [...]

Human Na­ture in its Fourfold State

Human Na­ture in its Fourfold State

If there is one book that stands out more than others as rep­re­sen­tati­ve of the best of the Scottish religious classics it is Human Na­ture in its Fourfold State. It met wide accept­ance not only in Scot­land, but also abroad. Already in the eighteenth cen­tury it was trans­lated into Dutch. In this work Thomas Boston (1676-1732) [...]

Saved by Grace Alone: Sermons on Ezekiel 36:16-36

Saved by Grace Alone: Sermons on Ezekiel 36:16-36

Martyn Lloyd Jones (1899-1081) was one of the leading British evangelicals of the twentieth century. Trained as a medical doctor he first served a small congregation in Wales. On a local level a revival was seen under his ministry there. From 1939 to 1968 he was the pastor of Westminster Chapel, London. In the past [...]

From the Mouth of God

From the Mouth of God

Why should we believe that – as Jesus our Lord and Savior – that the Bible is the mouth of God. In From the Mouth of God Sinclair Ferguson, a former minister of the First Presbyterian Church in Colombia, South Carolina and a former professor of systematic theology at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, answers this question. [...]

John Owen as Guide to Theology

John Owen as Guide to Theology

John Owen (1613-1683) is rightly regarded as one of the greatest theologians Britain ever produced. A.F Mitchell said that he was a genius and learning only se­cond to Cal­vin’s. In him we see the not atypical combination of fervent puritan piety and reformed ortho-doxy that uses scholastic terminology to clarify the message of the gospel. The [...]

Archibald Alexander and his Thoughts on Religious Experience

Archibald Alexander and his Thoughts on Religious Experience

Personal introduction By the grace of God I was brought up in a God fearing family. My father who was a engineer was a lover of the writings of the Dutch practical writers, the Puritans and Scottish theo­logians as Thomas Boston Ralph and Ebener Erskine. Also Luther and Kohlbrugge (the latter is less well known [...]

The Jewish People and Jesus Christ. Biographical sketch of Jakob Jocz (1906-1983)

The Jewish People and Jesus Christ. Biographical sketch of Jakob Jocz (1906-1983)

Jakob Jocz was a Messianic Jew – or what was before World War II the usual designation: a Hebrew Christian - of the third generation. Both his parents and grandparents were Jewish believers. He was born on 18th of October, 1906 in Vilnius, Lithuania, as the son of cabinet­maker; Lithuania being then a part of [...]