Online Reviews of Banner Books 2012 No. 3
‘Clear, concise, biblical teaching on the ways and means of growing in spiritual maturity . . . sets out the precedent for Christian growth (Jesus), lays down the theoretical foundation for Christian growth (theology), points to the context for Christian growth (Church), and provides examples of Christian growth (Bible). Ferguson’s pleasant style and earnest tone makes for a memorable reading experience.’
[Mark Tubbs on Sinclair Ferguson’s Grow in Grace.]
Below are links to selected online reviews of Banner titles, mostly posted April-July 2012. The views expressed are of course those of the respective bloggers. For each title mentioned, a link is also provided to the appropriate page of the Banner online Bookstore, where orders can be placed.
Princeton and the Work of the Christian Ministry (2 volumes)
Pastor-Teachers of Old Princeton
Selected and Introduced by James M.Garretson
Gary Steward (Louisville, Kentucky) in a joint review in Credo magazine.
One Lord, One Plan, One People: A Journey Through the Bible from Genesis to Revelation
by Rodger Crooks
Alan Hill (Montreux, Switzerland) at The Good Book Stall website.
John MacArthur: Servant of the Word and Flock
by Iain H. Murray
Jesse Johnson (Springfield, Virginia) on The Cripplegate blog.
Grow in Grace
by Sinclair B. Ferguson
Mark Tubbs (Vancouver, British Columbia) at the Discerning Reader website.
Her Husband’s Crown
by Sara Leone
Lauren Bottomly (Asotin County, Washington) in a customer review at amazon.com.
David: Man of Prayer, Man of War
by Walter J. Chantry
Josh Harris (Gaithersburg, Maryland) on his website.
The Valley of Vision: A Collection of Puritan Prayers & Devotions
edited by Arthur Bennett
Denise Malagari Heebner (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) on her Reviews from the Pew blog.
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