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  1. following-Him

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    What are you currently reading?
     
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    Puritan Papers Vol. I , Martyn Lloyd-Jones, editor & Spiritual Leadership by Oswald Sanders. [​IMG]
     
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    Brothers, We Are Not Professionals by John Piper (A must read for pastors!)

    A Beginner's Guide to Expository Preaching by Stephen McQuoid (Helpful brush-up for expositors)

    Spurgeon: A New Biography by Arnold Dallimore (Great Intro to Spurgeon)

    Just finished The Cross Centered Life by C.J. Mahaney. Great little devotional work.

    I try to always be reading a book for the soul and a book to help my preaching. I'm finding great affection for Christian Biography. I'm getting more into regularly reading something to brush up about pastoral ministry also. And I am regularly reading theology. Piper and Dallimore combine much of these at one whack! :D
     
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    I have finished a delightful novel called "The Number One Ladys Detective Agency" which is delightful, fresh and highly original. It is set in Botswana......

    Also an autobiography of a Master Mariner of British extraction who was in the Merchant Navy. The account of the capture during WW2 is well done and the tedium of over 4 years as a POW of the Germans. I had never realised the enormous casualties sustained by the merchant Navy of UK, over 30% of the MN were killed during this period.
     
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    Just finished... The Last Days Are Here Again... A History Of The End Times... By Richard Kyle... A book on the history of eschatological thought down through the ages.

    Also reading... When Time Shall Be No More... Prophecy Belief in Modern American Culture by Paul Boyer.

    Also The Beast Of Revelation by Dr. Kenneth Gentry... Unmasking the beast in the first century... Historically

    Also Jesus and the Holy City... New Testament Perspectives on Jerusalem by P.W.L. Walker

    That is enough for now... Happy reading... I recommend them all... Brother Glen [​IMG]
     
  6. Daniel David

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    "Brothers, we are not professionals" - Dr. John Piper (from the SBC viewpoint, he is the one that got away).

    "Four view of Revelation" - part of the Zondervan counterpoint series.

    "Five views of sanctification" - part of the Zondervan counterpoint series.

    "The race set before us" - Thomas Schreiner.

    "Grace Theological Journal" - don't remember which volume
     
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    Occult Invasion by Dave Hunt
     
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    Currently:The Glass Lake by Maeve Binchey

    Just finished : Lucky Man by Michael J. Fox
    and.......... Find me by Rosey O'Donell
     
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    The Grand Convention by Clinton Rossiter

    Disquisitions Concerning Government by Algernon Sidney

    Selected Writings on the Constitution by Raoul Berger

    A Nation Dedicated to Religious Liberty by Adams and Emmerich
     
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    Theodore Rex by Edmund Morris.
     
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    Spurgeon's Treasury of David.

    "Backroad to Heaven" a book on the following anabaptist old order groups: Amish, Mennonites, Brethren, and Hutterites. Very interesting
     
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    Time Enough for Love by Robert A. Heinlein
    Subject to Debate by Katha Pollitt
    Songs of Earth and Power by Greg Bear
    A Theory of Justice by John Rawls
     
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    The New Testament and Homosexuality by Robin Scroggs (1983, Fortress Press)

    I just received this in the mail today from Amazon.com. If I have time, I would like to do a review/discussion of it later.
     
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    I'm reading The death of death in the death of Christ by John Owen... Actually written in the 1684... From a reprint put out by The Banner Of Truth Trust.

    I would also like to acknowledge rsr... Who we on the Baptist History Forum know as Stephen... The reason I say this is he mentioned this book and it seemed something I would be interested in reading. The synopsis of the book for those interested in the unusual title... Is that the doctrine of universal redemption is unscriptural and destructive of the gospel.

    I know many times I forget to thank those who have helped me and especially when it comes to a good book to add to your library. I may not read the books that everyone recommends but it is a good place to find recommendations for those on various topics... So get off this computer and curl up with a good one [​IMG] ... I know when I sign off that is what I do... It helps me get a good nights [​IMG] ... Brother Glen The Primitive Baptist [​IMG]
     
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    The Reformers and Their Step-Children, by Leonard Verduin.

    Recommended by The Squire on the History Forum.

    Kokoro--a Japanese work required for book review in Hist. 361 Modern China and Japan.

    Selected works on Race Relations in the U.S. since the L.A. Riots for a group research paper in Soc. 362

    Works on "Seward's Folly" the purchase of Alaska for a research paper in Hist. 241 U.S. History snc. 1865

    Works on the growth of Idealism in America, from The Wilson Administration, WWI, II etc. for a research paper in International Politics.

    When I have free time and am not spending it here, I am reading Hassell's History of the Church of God.

    I read everything in print I can get my hands on. The BB has been very useful in providing suggestions.

    Bro. Dallas
     
  16. Pete Richert

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    Preach! Your so well read. You have picked somoe excellent books. I just finished myself "Five views on Law and Gospel", and then my second reading of "The God of Promise and the Life of Faith (Hafemann)". Soon though, I wish to read "The race set before us" by my man Schrein-Dog, as I enjoy everything he writes.
     
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    Jesus Among Other Gods by Ravi Zacharias

    The Holy Thief - #19 in the Brother Cadfael Chronicles

    6th grade American History text - (helping my child) (finished review of Civil War today)

    Karen
     
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    The Existence and Attributes of God - Charnock
    The Gift of Prophesy - Grudem
    Autobiography of George Muller - Muller

    I'll be diving back into Edwards soon to get ready for the conference (Oct.) in Minneapolis (hosted by Piper).
     
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    "Why Preach Against Sin?" By John R. Rice. I'm enjoying it. Although at times I get convicted! I'm also reading my Bible. Proverbs and will start I Corinthians in the morning {Just finished Acts today! I love that book!} I just finished a book by Lori Wick {A Christian fiction writer} called "The Rescue." It was really good. And I'm going to see if our church book store has a book on prayer in school {like a sermon on it} since I have that big report due!
    ~Abby [​IMG]
     
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    Preach! Your so well read. You have picked somoe excellent books. I just finished myself "Five views on Law and Gospel", and then my second reading of "The God of Promise and the Life of Faith (Hafemann)". Soon though, I wish to read "The race set before us" by my man Schrein-Dog, as I enjoy everything he writes. </font>[/QUOTE]Pete, I am about to feast upon "Inerrancy" (edited by Geisler). You have got to grab hold of "The Race" and soak it in. It is so concise.
     
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