History & Biography

Here are books on significant events and revivals in the history of the Church as well as Christian biographies (pastoral, missionary, puritan and reformer biographies). These books are warm theological reflections on historical events and people which challenge readers to learn from what God has accomplished through His Church in the past. Noteworthy books include The Agency that Transformed a Nation by J.C. Ryle, Amy Carmichael by Iain H. Murray, and The Life of John Calvin by W.J. Grier.

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T. C. Hammond–Irish Christian

His Life and Legacy in Ireland and Australia

by Warren Nelson


price £5.00

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The author of In Understanding Be Men comes alive in this biography, as scholar, evangelist, pioneer, pastor and college principal — but chiefly as an outstanding Mr Standfast for Jesus Christ. 198pp.

Susannah Spurgeon: Free Grace and Dying Love

Susannah Spurgeon: Free Grace and Dying Love

Morning Devotions With the Life of Susannah Spurgeon

by Susannah Spurgeon, Charles Ray


price £7.00

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Subtitled ‘Free Grace and Dying Love’, contains A Carillon of Bells, 24 daily meditations selected by Susannah Spurgeon, and The Life of Susannah Spurgeon by Charles Ray. 256pp.

Spurgeon

A Biography

by Arnold Dallimore


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This one-volume biography of the ‘Prince of Preachers’ will introduce Spurgeon to those ignorant of him and his achievements, but will also stir the interest of those who value his unique ministry. 280pp.

Spurgeon vs. Hyper-Calvinism

The Battle For Gospel Preaching

by Iain H. Murray


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Elaborates the issues involved in ‘The Battle for Gospel Preaching’ between Spurgeon and fellow Baptists of Hyper-Calvinistic views. 184pp.


price £5.75

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Conquests of faith in the lives of godly men and women such as Col. James Gardiner, Archibald Brown and Sally Wesley. 192pp.

Sound of His Name

Autobiography of Bernard J. Honeysett

by Bernard Honeysett


price £4.50

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An out-of-the-ordinary life story. 144pp.


price £4.00

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Splendid introductions to classics such as Guthrie’s The Christian’s Great Interest, Rutherford’s Letters and Ryle’s Christian Leaders. 128pp.

Sketches From Church History
price £8.50

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A companion to Sketches from Church History, contains a course syllabus, questions and answers, charts, time-lines, maps, puzzles and essay topics. Designed for home schooling; spiral-bound for ease of use. 128pp.

Sketches From Church History

Sketches from Church History

An Illustrated Account of 20 Centuries of Christ's Power

by S. M. Houghton


price £10.00

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A popular, fully illustrated introduction to church history from the early Church Fathers to the days of the modern missionary movement. 256pp.

Singing In The Fire

Singing In The Fire

Christians in Adversity

by Faith Cook


price £5.75

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The reality of the faith that carries Christians victoriously through trials is brought home through 14 short biographies. 208pp. Illustrated.

Select Sermons of George Whitefield

With an account of his life by J.C. Ryle

by George Whitefield


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A ‘judicious and representative’ selection of the sermons of George Whitefield, together with an account of his life by J. C. Ryle.

Seceders

The Story of J.C. Philpot and William Tiptaft

by J. H. Philpot


price £2.00

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A moving account of two brothers in Christ and their incredible relationship as they, together, left the Established Church of England in the 1830s. 208pp.

The Reformation
price £7.75

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One of the best summaries available of the 16th-century Reformation in Europe. A thrilling record of the triumph of the gospel. 288pp.

Reformation Of The Church

A Collection of Reformed and Puritan Documents on Church Issues

by Iain H. Murray


price £8.50

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A Collection of Reformed and Puritan Documents on Church Issues’ with introductory notes. 416pp.

A Reformation Guide to Scripture

A Reformation Guide to Scripture

The Prologues from the Geneva Bible 1560

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price £5.50

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The Prologues from the Geneva Bible, 1560’. 152pp.

Puritan Hope

The Puritan Hope

Revival and the Interpretation of Prophecy

by Iain H. Murray


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Subtitled ‘Revival and the Interpretation of Prophecy’, this is a study of the biblical and Reformed teaching on the Christian’s hope in this world, in the prospect of the triumph of the gospel. 328pp. Illustrated.

Power Of Prayer

The New York Revival of 1858

by Samuel Prime


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A first-hand record of the New York revival of 1858. 288pp.

Memories of Sandfields
price £5.50

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Vivid sketches of some of the converts and of the life of the spiritual family which Bethlehem Forward Movement Church (‘Sandfields’), Aberavon, became during the early ministry of Dr Martyn Lloyd-Jones. 122pp.

Making Many Glad

Making Many Glad

The Life and Labours of Daniel Baker

by William M. Baker


price £6.50

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The Life and Labours of Daniel Baker’ (1791–1857) — a moving biography of the great evangelist of the American South. 560pp.

Robert Murray M'Cheyne
price £6.25
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Bonar’s contemporary biography conveys the fragrance of M‘Cheyne’s life that no later writer could ever recapture. 272pp.

Life of John Newton
price £8.00

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Contains much valuable first-hand material from Newton himself. Formerly published as But Now I See. 432pp.

Life of John Murray
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A biography of Professor John Murray (1898–1975). 240pp. Illustrated.

The Life Of Edward Irving

The Fore-Runner of the Charismatic Movement

by Arnold Dallimore


price £6.00

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A gripping portrait of this remarkable but sadly mistaken Christian, the ‘fore-runner of the charismatic movement’. 208pp. Illustrated.

Life and Times of George Whitefield
price £10.00

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Perhaps the best one-volume account of the life of the great evangelist of the 18th century. 608pp.

Letters on Revival
price £6.00

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A valuable guide to the nature and effects of revivals of religion, from first-hand knowledge of revivals in the United States 1798–1808. 144pp.

Letters Of William Still
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A selection by Sinclair B. Ferguson of William Still’s pastoral letters to his Aberdeen congregation. 208pp.

Letters Of Charles Haddon Spurgeon

Letters Of Charles Haddon Spurgeon

Selected With Notes by Iain H. Murray

by Iain H. Murray, C. H. Spurgeon


price £5.50

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A selection, with notes by Iain H. Murray. 224pp.

Let Christ Be Magnified
price £5.50

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Shows how Calvin’s teaching centred on Christ — his Word, Person, Grace and Life. Includes a brief outline of Calvin’s life. 80pp.

Just A Talker

Just A Talker

Sayings of John ('Rabbi') Duncan

by John M. Brentnall


price £7.00

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Sayings of John ‘Rabbi’ Duncan under subject headings. 320pp.

Jonathan Edwards On Revival
price £5.50

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Contains Distinguishing Marks of a Work of the Spirit of God and A Narrative of Surprising Conversions. 168pp.

John Knox and the Reformation
price £5.50

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A collection of two addresses by Dr Martyn Lloyd-Jones and one by Iain H. Murray on the man who was instrumental, under God’s blessing, in transforming the nation of Scotland. 144pp.

John Calvin, Man of God's Word
price £5.50

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This brief study is an indication of the debt the church owes to Calvin the theologian, commentator and preacher. 144pp.

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