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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…

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…

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 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…

Portraits of Faith: What Five Biblical Characters Teach Us About Our Life with God

Portraits of Faith: What Five Biblical Characters Teach Us About Our Life with God

by Joel R. Beeke

We often use the word faith without thinking much about its meaning. We know that without faith, it is impossible to please God and that faith is the core and foundation of daily Christian living. But what is faith? Author Joel R. Beeke believes we can best understand faith by seeing how it operates by the Spirit in the lives of fallen sinners like us. Accor… Read more…

Prepared by Grace, for Grace: The Puritans on God's Way of Leading Sinners to Christ

Prepared by Grace, for Grace: The Puritans on God's Way of Leading Sinners to Christ

by Joel R. Beeke

Few teachings of the Puritans have provoked such strong reactions and conflicting interpretations as their views on preparing for saving faith. Many twentieth-century scholars dismissed preparation as a prime example of regression from the Reformed doctrine of grace for a man-centered legalism. In Prepared by Grace, for Grace, Joel Beeke and Paul Smalley mak… Read more…

Living by God's Promises

Living by God's Promises

by Joel R. Beeke and James La Belle

In Living by God's Promises, Joel R. Beeke and James A. La Belle draw from stellar Puritan treatises on divine promises by Andrew Gray, Edward Leigh, and William Spurstowe, and offer them in contemporary language for today's readers. Moving beyond historical interest, this book explores a topic that is vital for Christian living. By God's grace, … Read more…


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