Books on History and Biography

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An Ark For All God’s Noahs

In a Gloomy Stormy Day

by Thomas Brooks


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Book Description We live in difficult days and in trying times. This book, with its quaint yet vivid title, points us to the One in whom Christian men and women have always found the strength to persevere come what may. Taking Lamentations 3:24 as his starting-point – ‘The Lord is my portion, saith my soul; […]

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Swift and Beautiful

The Amazing Stories of Faithful Missionaries

by David Calhoun


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NEW RELEASE Book Description In his Spiritual Unfolding of Bishop H. C. G. Moule, John Baird wrote, ‘No course of reading is more establishing than that of Christian biography — the battle story of those who in the conflict of earth have been great in the life of God.’ Swift and Beautiful tells the amazing […]

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Wisdom Everywhere

Introducing the Treasures of John Owen Box Set

by Sinclair B. Ferguson


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Book Description This is the 32-page introductory booklet to the Treasures of John Owen box set. ‘When you are a new user of any library, however small, it is always helpful if one of the librarians gives you some idea of what you can expect to find, or perhaps recommends a book that you will […]

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Welcome to the Library

Introducing the Puritan Classics Box Set

by Sinclair B. Ferguson


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Book Description This is the 32-page introductory booklet to the Puritan Classics box set. ‘When you are a new user of any library, however small, it is always helpful if one of the librarians gives you some idea of what you can expect to find, or perhaps recommends a book that you will appreciate, or […]

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price $125.00 $100.00

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Endorsements ‘Now the doors of your John Owen ‘library’ are open. Choose a volume. You can start anywhere; you will find biblical insight, wisdom, and personal help everywhere. And perhaps this little box set of the Treasures of John Owen will one day be part of your own spiritual heirloom…’ — SINCLAIR B. FERGUSON Book […]

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Puritan Classics Box Set

10 Volume Set

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price $250.00 $200.00

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Endorsements ‘These are the books to return to again and again as old friends. They are also a sacred trust, to pass on to our families, and to recommend to friends. For in these books we have been given light on our path, instruction for our minds, wisdom for our lives, pleasures for our spirit.’ […]

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Brownlow North

His Life and Work

by K. Moody Stuart


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Book Description The fruitfulness of Brownlow North’s ministry led him to become known as the ‘John the Baptist of the great awakening of 1859’. But what can this largely forgotten evangelist of the nineteenth century teach us today? His preaching was marked by an eloquent, but unadorned proclamation of Christ as revealed in the Scriptures. […]

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Master Robert Bruce

Minister in the Kirk of Edinburgh

by D. C. Macnicol


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Endorsements ‘Robert Bruce was one of the most distinguished men whom Scotland has ever produced, and rendered invaluable services to his Church and country.’ — WILLIAM CUNNINGHAM ‘The life of Bruce is a testimony to the manner in which joy in Christ can be known whatever the times. Certainly, he knew some dark days and […]

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J. Gresham Machen

A biographical memoir

by Ned B. Stonehouse


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Book Description John Gresham Machen (1881–1937) was one of the most significant figures in the evangelical church throughout the twentieth century. He is best known through his vision for a truly evangelical presbyterian church in the USA, and as the founder of Westminster Theological Seminary, Pennsylvania. Gifted with an incisive mind which was finely tuned […]

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The Covenanters

A History of the Church in Scotland from 1540-1690

by J. K. Hewison


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EndorsementsRead More ↓ ‘We all owe you a deep debt of gratitude for that wonderful book — The Covenanters.’ — LORD GUTHRIE, 1908 ‘His history is a triumphant vindication of the place which belongs to the Covenanters in the making of Scotland.’ — THE EXPOSITORY TIMES, 1908 ‘Dr Hewison has written a great book, one […]

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The Pastor of Kilsyth

The Life and Times of W. H. Burns

by Islay Burns


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Endorsements ‘One of the best Scottish ministerial biographies.’ — IAIN H. MURRAY Book Description The Pastor of Kilsyth introduces us to the life and ministry of William Hamilton Burns (1779–1859), the father of the better known preacher and missionary to China William Chalmers Burns (1815–68). But while eclipsed in fame by his son, the life […]

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The Great Awakening

A History of the Revival of Religion in the Time of Whitefield and Edwards

by Joseph Tracy


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Endorsements ‘I can recommend without hesitation the reading of The Great Awakening. It is really one of those marvellous heart-warming books and I cannot imagine a better way of spending a summer holiday. What Tracy gives us is an account of true revival.’ — D. MARTYN LLOYD-JONES ‘The history of genuine revival stirs us. Through […]

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The Glory of Grace

An Introduction to the Puritans in Their Own Words

by Lewis Allen, Tim Chester


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Book Description Who were the Puritans? What did they seek to achieve? What were their successes and failures? Are they of any importance to Christians today? We firmly believe that all Christians need to discover the important story of how these men and women sought to follow Jesus Christ. Their convictions resulted in a brave […]


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Book Description John Bunyan is known across the English-speaking world as the author of The Pilgrim’s Progress. But who was Bunyan, and what was it that provided him with the stimulus and inspiration to write that most revered and well-loved of allegories? The answer can, in part, be found in Grace Abounding, for it is […]

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Some Pastors and Teachers

Reflecting a biblical vision of what every minister is called to be

by Sinclair B. Ferguson


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Endorsements ‘Sinclair Ferguson is undoubtedly one of the premier Reformed theologians in our generation. This impressive book, Some Pastors and Teachers, is solid gold, mined from the rich quarries of his many years of scholarly studies and trusted writings. Whenever a weighty volume like this appears from a man of this stature, you should put […]

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price $10.00 $9.00

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EndorsementsRead More ↓ ‘We are thankful for this series which introduces the littlest kids to some of the biggest names in church history. The illustrations are engaging and the writing is simple, yet edifying. We look forward to reading these books to our own children.’ — KEVIN AND TRISHA DEYOUNG ‘I’ve read these books. I’ve […]

Christian Leaders
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Book Description Although much has been written on the evangelical revival of the 18th century, J. C. Ryle’s Christian Leaders of the 18th Century remains the best popular introduction to this great spiritual era. With simplicity and vigour, he traces the lives of the eleven Christian leaders who ‘shook England from one end to another’, […]

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John G. Paton

Missionary to the Cannibals of the South Seas

by Paul Schlehlein


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Endorsement ‘I am grateful to Paul Schlehlein for providing a new look at the life and ministry of John G. Paton. Early in my life I was enduringly impacted by Paton’s autobiography edited by his brother, James. The story was a stunning account of dedication, desperation, sacrifice at the most extreme level, and selfless love […]

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EndorsementsRead More ↓ ‘We are thankful for this series which introduces the littlest kids to some of the biggest names in church history. The illustrations are engaging and the writing is simple, yet edifying. We look forward to reading these books to our own children.’ — KEVIN AND TRISHA DEYOUNG ‘I’ve read these books. I’ve […]

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EndorsementsRead More ↓ ‘We are thankful for this series which introduces the littlest kids to some of the biggest names in church history. The illustrations are engaging and the writing is simple, yet edifying. We look forward to reading these books to our own children.’ — KEVIN AND TRISHA DEYOUNG ‘I’ve read these books. I’ve […]

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EndorsementsRead More ↓ ‘We are thankful for this series which introduces the littlest kids to some of the biggest names in church history. The illustrations are engaging and the writing is simple, yet edifying. We look forward to reading these books to our own children.’ — KEVIN AND TRISHA DEYOUNG ‘I’ve read these books. I’ve […]

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price $40.00 $36.00

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EndorsementsRead More ↓ ‘We are thankful for this series which introduces the littlest kids to some of the biggest names in church history. The illustrations are engaging and the writing is simple, yet edifying. We look forward to reading these books to our own children.’ — KEVIN AND TRISHA DEYOUNG ‘I’ve read these books. I’ve […]

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Seven Leaders

preachers and pastors

by Iain H. Murray


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Endorsements ‘Murray traces the work of seven pastors over time, and he shows the consistencies in their ministries, saying “what is it about these men that distinguished them as exceptional leaders, pastors, expositors of God’s word?” And he gives insights into that, and shows that it’s the same over the centuries; it hasn’t changed. Very […]

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Book Description Among the many memorials to the ‘great and the good’ in London’s Westminster Abbey, there is one made of black marble and inscribed with letters of gold which reads: ‘This tablet was placed here … in thankful commemoration of William Tyndale, B:1490 D:1536, translator of the Holy Scriptures into the language of the […]

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This critical edition of J. C. Ryle’s Autobiography (1873), is a rich and unparalleled account of the early decades of his life and ministry. 392 pp.

J.C. Ryle

Prepared to Stand Alone

by Iain H. Murray


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Endorsements ‘That man of granite with the heart of a child.’ — F. J. CHAVASSE ‘Ryle was at heart an evangelist.’ — MARCUS LOANE ‘Famous, outstanding and beloved exponent of the evangelical and reformed faith.’ — D. M. LLOYD-JONES ‘A single-minded Christian communicator of profound biblical, theological and pastoral wisdom, a man and minister of […]


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Book Description When the present publisher first issued The Reformation in England in 1962, it was hoped, in the words of its editor, S. M. Houghton, that it would ‘be a major contribution to the religious needs of the present age, and that it [would] lead to the strengthening of the foundations of a wonderful […]

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A Sad Departure

why we could not stay in the Church of Scotland

by David J. Randall


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Endorsement ‘David Randall has written a lucid manifesto explaining why he and others are leaving the Church of Scotland now. While that may seem a narrow issue of no concern to believers in the rest of the world, it is certainly not. The arguments he proffers for departure from this historic church stand equally true […]

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Ryle Clothbound Set

5 Volume Set

by J. C. Ryle


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This Set includes: Old Paths Practical Religion Holiness Light from Old Times Knots Untied Want to learn more about each title in this set? Click on the related items above to read in depth about each title, however, remember to add the ‘Ryle Clothbound Set’ to your cart if you want to receive the set. […]

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ENDORSEMENTS ‘This splendid, thoroughly researched, two-volume history of Princeton Seminary reads like a novel. It tells the story of one of the key institutions that shaped the transformation of post-colonial, adolescent America into a world power, and that for the first time made the Christian faith global, carrying it literally to the uttermost ends of […]

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Book Description Why Read Church History? is written by a man who is passionate about his subject. With infectious enthusiasm he outlines a number of important reasons why every Christian should develop a keen interest in what God has done in the past. He ably demonstrates the practical value of understanding church history, points out […]

Scottish Theology

in relation to church history

by John Macleod


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Endorsements ‘Reading Scottish Theology will prove an enlightening, heart-warming, and sobering engagement with the past and will enable us the better (hopefully) to “contend for the faith once for all delivered to the saint” in the present.’ — IAN HAMILTON Book Description ‘It has been my endeavour to handle my theme in a free and […]

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