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Living Zealously

Living Zealously

by Joel R. Beeke and James La Belle

In Living Zealously, Joel R. Beeke and James A. La Belle address the much overlooked topic of Christian zeal. Having mined the depths of Puritan wisdom on what it means to live earnestly for Christ, they explain it in a way that is familiar to our modern ears and applicable to our souls. Beeke and La Belle do us a valuable service by helping us see the impor… Read more…

Sing a New Song: Recovering Psalm Singing for the Twenty-First Century

Sing a New Song: Recovering Psalm Singing for the Twenty-First Century

by Joel R. Beeke

The book of Psalms occupies a unique place in Scripture, being both the Word from God and words to God from His people. Unfortunately, psalm singing no longer plays an integral part of worship in most evangelical churches. In this book, thirteen well-respected scholars urge the church to rediscover the treasure of the Psalms as they examine the history of ps… Read more…

Why Christ Came

Why Christ Came

by Joel R. Beeke

When thinking about Christ’s birth, we often focus our attention on Luke’s detailed gospel account. But to appreciate the main point of the story—that the eternal Son of God assumed our flesh-and-blood human nature—we need to learn from the rest of the Bible why Christ came to earth. Why did Christ come? In this book, thirty-one thoughtful meditation… Read more…

God's Alphabet for Life

God's Alphabet for Life

by Joel R. Beeke

Using the alphabet as a guide, this book provides 26 devotional meditations for young children (ages 4–9), based on Bible texts that children can easily memorize. God’s Alphabet for Life stresses that, like adults, children must be born again, come by faith and repentance to the Lord Jesus Christ, and live lives of thankfulness to God for His great salva… Read more…

Beauty and Glory of Christ

Beauty and Glory of Christ

by Joel R. Beeke

Enjoy the spiritual feast served in The Beauty and Glory of Christ, a compilation of the addresses given at the Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary’s annual conference in August 2010 at Grand Rapids, Michigan. Each essay sets before readers the unsearchable riches of the Lord Jesus Christ, the hope of our glory and the glory of our hope. Topics include C… Read more…

Getting Back in the Race: The Cure for Backsliding

Getting Back in the Race: The Cure for Backsliding

by Joel R. Beeke

The Christian life is a race. Through the gospel, God summons us to sustained and persevering effort. He empowers his children by grace—free and undeserved blessing through Christ. But he does not carry them to heaven on flowery beds of ease. Faith is a living, athletic grace. God’s mercy motivates Christians and energizes them to press on and overcome g… Read more…

Beauty and Glory of Christian Living

Beauty and Glory of Christian Living

by Joel R. Beeke

When the seed of life is sown in their hearts, God’s people grow up beautifully and gloriously. Taking up this botanical analogy, The Beauty and Glory of Christian Living opens by discussing the divine roots of the Christian life in being united to Christ in faith, being sanctified by the Holy Spirit, becoming spiritually minded, and living by the means of… Read more…

Friends and Lovers: Cultivating Companionship and Intimacy in Marriage

Friends and Lovers: Cultivating Companionship and Intimacy in Marriage

by Joel R. Beeke

Neither a comprehensive marriage manual, nor a complete exploration of the theological significance of marriage, Friends and Lovers focuses on two key ingredients in a vital marriage, friendship and sexual intimacy. Drawing from the wisdom of the Bible, especially the Book of Proverbs, Joel Beeke shows you how to grow closer to your spouse both emotionally a… Read more…

Beauty and Glory of the Father

Beauty and Glory of the Father

by Joel R. Beeke

The essays in The Beauty and Glory of the Father call us to stand in wonder of the First Person of the Trinity. Through an assortment of studies, readers are challenged to recognize the Father’s glory displayed in His Son, to adore His beautiful attributes, to know Him as a Savior, and to rest in His loving hands. This book, along with The Beauty and Glory… Read more…

How Should Men Lead Their Families?

How Should Men Lead Their Families?

by Joel R. Beeke

God’s Word teaches us that Jesus Christ was ordained by God and anointed by the Spirit for His work as prophet, priest, and king of His children. Those who are in union with Him share His offices in a limited but important way. In this booklet, Joel Beeke explains how husbands and fathers should lead their families as prophets, priests, and kings. Filled w… Read more…

How Should We Develop Biblical Friendship?

How Should We Develop Biblical Friendship?

by Michael A. G. Haykin and Joel R. Beeke

“Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend,” Proverbs 27:17 tells us. God uses Christian friendships to help His children grow in grace and stay true to Christ. But our twenty-first-century Western culture values individualism, busyness, and selfishness—qualities that do not encourage deep, long-lasting, satisfying friends… Read more…

How Should Teens Read the Bible?

How Should Teens Read the Bible?

by Joel R. Beeke

Most Christians know that they should read the Bible, and many have tried, but it is not unusual for people to get stuck, get lost, or get discouraged. Here is a booklet that lays out wise guidelines for how to read the most important book in the world and not give up. Joel Beeke offers many helpful tips on how to benefit from the Scriptures with the constan… Read more…


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