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Affirming the Apostles' Creed

Affirming the Apostles' Creed

by J.I. Packer and J. I. Packer

The Apostles' Creed is the oldest, most beautiful succinct summary of Christian beliefs. Though often recited in unison during worship services, the creed begins with the phrase "I believe," making it a deeply personal profession of faith. But when was the last time you examined it closely? In Affirming the Apostles' Creed, an excerpt from Gr… Read more…

Joshua: A 12-Week Study

Joshua: A 12-Week Study

by Dane C. Ortlund, J. I. Packer, Lane T. Dennis and Trent Hunter

The Knowing the Bible series is a resource designed to help Bible readers better understand and apply God’s Word. These 12-week studies lead participants through books of the Bible and are made up of four basic components: (1) reflection questions help readers engage the text at a deeper level; (2) “Gospel Glimpses” highlight the gospel of grace throug… Read more…

Weakness is the Way: Life with Christ Our Strength
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Weakness is the Way: Life with Christ Our Strength

by J. I. Packer

Most people think of weakness as purely negative, but true Christianity embraces weakness as a way of life. In this collection of meditations on 2 Corinthians, renowned Bible scholar and theologian J. I. Packer reflects on the central importance of weakness for the Christian life. He exhorts readers to look to Christ for strength, affirmation, and contentmen… Read more…

Translating Truth (Foreword by J.I. Packer): The Case for Essentially Literal Bible Translation

Translating Truth (Foreword by J.I. Packer): The Case for Essentially Literal Bible Translation

by Leland Ryken, J. I. Packer, Wayne Grudem, Vern S. Poythress, C. John Collins and Bruce Winter

Which translation do I choose? In an age when there is a wide choice of English Bible translations, the issues involved in Bible translating are steadily gaining interest. Consumers often wonder what separates one Bible version from another. The contributors to this book argue that there are significant differences between literal translations and the altern… Read more…

Mark: A 12-Week Study

Mark: A 12-Week Study

by Dane C. Ortlund, J. I. Packer and Lane T. Dennis

The Gospel of Mark paints an important portrait of Jesus as Israel’s promised Messiah. Mark’s account also makes clear how Jesus’s kingship confounds public expectations by emphasizing his humility, suffering, and sacrifice. This accessible guide is filled with wise reflections on the biblical text and helps us understand what vibrant faith and authent… Read more…

Philippians: A 12-Week Study

Philippians: A 12-Week Study

by Dane C. Ortlund, J. I. Packer, Lane T. Dennis and Ryan Kelly

The book of Philippians challenges Christians to remember their true identity as citizens of God’s kingdom, especially when faced with difficult circumstances and painful trials. Helping us grasp the Apostle Paul’s gospel-centered exhortation to endurance, this guide explains the biblical text with clarity and passion—encouraging us to joyfully imitat… Read more…

Enjoying God: Finding Hope in the Attributes of God

Enjoying God: Finding Hope in the Attributes of God

by R. C. Sproul and J. I. Packer

Confused, angry, and hurt after the death of his father, a young R. C. Sproul began his personal search for ultimate truth with these piercing questions: Who are you, God? And why do you do the things you do? In Enjoying God, readers journey with R. C. Sproul to discover the attributes of God through the questions many of us have asked: Where are you, God? C… Read more…

A God Entranced Vision of All Things: The Legacy of Jonathan Edwards

A God Entranced Vision of All Things: The Legacy of Jonathan Edwards

by Mark Dever, Justin Taylor, Stephen J. Nichols, John Piper, J. I. Packer, Sam Storms, Paul Helm, Mark Talbot, Noël Piper, Donald S. Whitney, Sherard Burns and Noël Piper

"Useful men are some of the greatest blessings of a people. To have many such is more for a people's happiness than almost anything, unless it be God's own gracious, spiritual presence amongst them; they are precious gifts of heaven." Certainly one of the most useful men in evangelical history was the man who preached those words, pastor and … Read more…

Jeremiah: A 12-Week Study

Jeremiah: A 12-Week Study

by Dane C. Ortlund, J. I. Packer, Lane T. Dennis and Matthew S. Harmon

The Knowing the Bible series is a resource designed to help Bible readers better understand and apply God’s Word. These 12-week studies lead participants through books of the Bible and are made up of four basic components: (1) reflection questions help readers engage the text at a deeper level; (2) “Gospel Glimpses” highlight the gospel of grace throug… Read more…

Taking God Seriously: Vital Things We Need to Know
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Taking God Seriously: Vital Things We Need to Know

by J. I. Packer

Best-selling author J. I. Packer, one of the most influential evangelicals of our day, has put together what may become a Christian classic on the vital truths of the faith. Serving to nourish the church worldwide, Packer makes accessible the things we need to know in eight essential areas. This concise book also helps us guard against liberalism by pushing … Read more…

From Heaven He Came and Sought Her: Definite Atonement in Historical, Biblical, Theological, and Pastoral Perspective

From Heaven He Came and Sought Her: Definite Atonement in Historical, Biblical, Theological, and Pastoral Perspective

by Lee Gatiss, John Piper, J. I. Packer, Michael A. G. Haykin, Robert Letham, Thomas R. Schreiner, Paul Helm, Sinclair B. Ferguson, Carl R. Trueman, David Gibson, Jonathan Gibson, Henri A. Blocher, Raymond A. Blacketer, Amar Djaballah, Matthew S. Harmon, M Haykin, Mic Haykin and H

There is a palpable sense of confusion—and sometimes even embarrassment—with regard to so-called limited atonement today, pointing to the need for thoughtful engagement with this controversial doctrine. Incorporating contributions from a host of respected theologians, From Heaven He Came and Sought Her stands as the first comprehensive resource on def… Read more…

Galatians

Galatians

by Dane C. Ortlund, J. I. Packer, Lane T. Dennis and Geoff Ziegler

The book of Galatians is one of the apostle Paul’s most impassioned and eloquent letters. It warns Christians of the dangers of both legalism and lawlessness, calling believers to live gospel-shaped lives. In this study, pastor Geoff Ziegler walks readers through the promises, warnings, and gospel declarations found in Galatians. Both accessible a… Read more…


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