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Seasonal Catalogue January – February 2013 Lamp unto my Feet

How God has used his Word through the ages. Peter Barnes – minister of Revesby Presbyterian Church, NSW, Australia God’s Word directs people’s lives. Over a hundred bite-sized, thrilling, biographical sketches from a wide range of cultures, time, gifts and status show how God’s Word determined their story. Here we meet theologians, missionaries, hymn writers, athletes and others including James, the Lord’s brother, Augustine of Hippo, Martin Luther, William Tyndale, Jonathan Edwards, Fanny Crosby, Mary Slessor, C. S. Lewis and Helen Roseveare. “These delightful sketches of Christian leaders remind us that Scripture shapes lives in many varied and rich ways.” Peter Sanlon Lecturer in Doctrine and Church History, Oak Hill College, London ISBN 978-1-78191-121-1 | Large Trade | PB | 384 Pages | PB | £8.99

To Walk or Stay

Trusting God through shattered hopes and suffocating fears Lara Williams – Greensboro, North Carolina Her marriage slowly deteriorated behind the facade of a happy, Christian home. After six years together, with three young children, Lara discovered the devastating reality of her husband's marital betrayal. Lara gives tender guidance to any woman walking the unexpected paths of betrayal. But even more than that, she testifies of the victorious life in Christ available to everyone, regardless of any shattered hopes or suffocating fears. "This is no mere "winning-through" story. It is about how theology changes lives. It brings big doctrines into home and marriage and the choices we make every day. Very relevant and very good thinking." Ann Benton ISBN 978-1-78191-128-0 | Trade | 144 Pages | PB | £7.99

Supernatural Living for Natural People

The Life-giving message of Romans 8 Ray Ortlund – lead Pastor at Immanuel Church, Nashville, Tennessee ROMANS EIGHT is a favourite of many Christians for it contains verse after verse of pure spiritual gold. It opens up to us peace with God, the ministries of the Spirit, the urgency of personal reformation, the glory of our eternal inheritance, the power of God's goodness at work in our daily lives and the invincibility of his loving intentions toward us. In this thoughtful and perceptive book, Ray Ortlund delves deeply into Romans 8. Our appreciation and understanding of the chapter will be thoroughly revitalised. “Ray Ortlund in his exposition of Romans 8 has succeeded in weaving together both truth and application, both theology and the realities of everyday life.” Thomas R. Schreiner “Ray’s confidence in the power of the Spirit-energized Word of God shows forth on every page of this wonderful, Christ-exalting study of Romans 8.” Sam Storms ISBN 978-1-78191-139-6 | Large Trade | 144 Pages | PB | £8.99

Family Lif Pilgrim’s Progress

John Bunyan This story has been a favourite for generations. Christian leaves his wife and children to risk everything to get to the heavenly city. ISBN 978-1-84550-102-0 | £9.99 £7.99

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God’s Book of Wisdom

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A family daily devotional built on the wisdom of Proverbs Belinda Buckland The book of Proverbs is a wonderful part of the Bible that has loads of wisdom and handy tips in it for life survival. ISBN 978-1-85792-963-8 | £8.99 £7.19

Family Religion

Principles for raising a godly family. Matthew Henry In this collection of his writings on family life, Henry expounds good sense and gives us better patterns for our devotional, practical and spiritual needs. ISBN 978-1-84550-313-0 | £8.99 £7.19

The Family Worship Book

A Resource Book for Family Devotions Terry Johnson Let Terry & Family Worship equip you for leading your family in worship. A valuable resource which you will not exhaust in years. ISBN 978-1-85792-401-5 | £11.99 £9.59

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It's Ok To Cry

Finding hope when struggling with infertility and miscarriage Malcolm & Nick Cameron Many couples live with the ache of not being able to have children. Malcolm and Nick Cameron are writing from such a background themselves. ISBN 978-1-84550-077-1 | £5.99 £4.79

Our Covenant With Kids

Timothy Sisemore This is a practical and theological approach to parenting and children's ministry - and shows how to nurture children to be disciples. ISBN 978-1-84550-350-5 | £7.99 £6.39

Our Dear Child

Denise & Timothy George These short meditations make an ideal gift to anyone contemplating bringing a child into this world and who wants to give them the best start in life. ISBN 978-1-84550-141-9 | £7.99 £6.39

Teach Your Children To Pray

Denise George In a nut-shell this book is a non-judgmental, practical, hands- on, I've been there approach to Christian parenting... with a wonderful, inspiring, get me started focus on prayer. ISBN 978-1-85792-941-6 | £7.99 £6.39

World-Proof Your Kids

Raising Children Unstained by the World Timothy & Ruth Sisemore Is your family influenced by the culture rather than your faith? Is your family falling into an unhealthy pattern of behaviour? It's time to find out and put things right. ISBN 978-1-84550-275-1 | £8.99 £7.19

66 Books One Story

A Family Guide to Every Book of the Bible Paul Reynolds – Assistant Pastor of the First Baptist Church, Grand Cayman The Bible has one author – God – so we need to see the Bible as a whole, as God’s Word. Every book of the Bible is the breath of God and the plan of Salvation spans all of Scripture. In this Bible overview each book of the Bible is summarised; background given; themes and theology explained. ISBN 978-1-84550-819-7 | 216 x 170mm| 240 Pages | PB | £11.99

My First Book about the Bible

Carine Mackenzie – author, Inverness We need to know that God’s Word is true, eternal, pure, living, perfect, inspired, and without error. It’s exciting to see God’s Word at work in our world and children will see this too as God’s Word acts as a seed, a sword, a fire, and food in people’s lives ... children and grown-ups. Each page in the book has a verse to learn and an explanation. ISBN 978-1-78191-123-5 | 150x100mm | 64 Pages | PB | £2.50

Input – Output

Getting to the Heart of Prayer and Bible Study Jo Boddam-Whetham Jo Boddam-Whetham has written this book to equip you to develop a regular, individual time of reading God’s Word and praying. When you let him, God in his Word and his wisdom will steer you in the right direction and help you to make the right choices. Reading God’s Word and praying to him are an essential part of receiving God’s input and ensuring the right output from your life. ISBN 978-1-78191-125-9 | Trade | 192 Pages | PB | £6.99

You Asked

Questions and Answers about God Bill Edgar – Professor of Apologetics at Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia It can be difficult to ask questions, far less answer them. Perhaps you’ve felt that sometimes the questions you really want to ask just can’t be answered. They’re too difficult; too embarrassing; and perhaps you shouldn’t be asking them anyway. William Edgar takes a selection of twenty-four questions that are asked by young adults just like you – and gives a biblical, common sense answer to each. ISBN 978-1-78191-143-3 | Large Trade | 272 Pages | PB | £9.99

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Martyn Lloyd-Jones (1899-1981) was born in Wales. He was a dairyman’s assistant, a political enthusiast, debater, and chief clinical assistant to Sir Thomas Harder, the King of England’s Physician. But at the age of 27 he gave up a most promising medical career to become a preacher. He had a far-reaching and influential ministry at Westminster Chapel in London, England from 193868. His published works have had an unprecedented circulation, selling in millions of copies.

Not Against Flesh and Blood

Introduced by R. Albert Mohler The author reminds us that the devil operates on a worldwide scale as well as upon individuals. He traces the confusion and chaos of present-day society to the destructive work of Satan and states that in a day where there is a renewed fascination with astrology, the occult, spiritism and ‘doctrines of devils’, we need to be aware of these evil powers. Here we are reminded that the Lord Jesus Christ, the King of righteousness will reign over all! ISBN 978-1-84550-735-0 Trade | 112 Pages | PB | £5.99


Truth Unchanged, Unchanging

Introduction by Alister Begg Dr Lloyd-Jones takes us beyond human prejudices and provides us with an apologetic for the gospel. The doctor exposes these flaws in modern thinking especially in the “scientific approach”. He provides us with a penetrating diagnosis of the human condition and shows decisively that the true remedy for our ills is in Jesus Christ - and Him alone. Truly every need for salvation is found in Christ alone. ISBN 978-1-84550-734-3 Trade | 112 Pages | PB | £5.99

A Christian's Pocket Guide to Islam

Partick Sookhdeo - Director of the Institute for the Study of Islam and Christianity. This book has been written to outline the worldview, practices and history of Islam, to help non-Muslims understand their Muslim friends and neighbours better. Topics covered include the Islamic sacred books and articles of faith, the key religious observances, and the differences to be found among Muslims. ISBN 978-1-84550-572-1 Mass Market | 144 Pages | PB | £4.99

The Plight of Man and the Power of God

Introduction by Mark Dever “We must rouse ourselves and realize afresh that though our Gospel is timeless and changeless, it nevertheless is always contemporary. We must meet the present situation and we must speak a word to the world that none else can speak.” Martyn Lloyd-Jones Based on Romans chapter 1, this wonderful book will help you understand what the gospel is. As we live in a world that seems to be spiralling out of control, you will want to hear this message again and again. ISBN 978-1-84550-736-7 Trade | 128 Pages | PB | £6.99

Fighting Fear with Faith

Weathering the Storms with God's promises Denise George - an internationally popular writer and speaker best known for creative biblical application Some fears are healthy-gifts from God to protect us. Many fears, though, are pretenders-tools of the enemy to harm us. Fighting Fear with Faith helps readers to discern the difference, to remember God's promises and to appropriate God's great power. Stories of people from the Bible and from Christian history inspire courage and strength. ISBN 978-1-84550-716-9 Trade | 224 Pages | PB | £7.99

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January 2013 New CFP book titles

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