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Biblical Christianity

Biblical Christianity

The Institutes of the Christian Religion

~ John Calvin

Through exploring in turn the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, Calvin's Institutes sought to achieve a "knowledge of ourselves" in light of "knowledge of God". This work, foundational to theological thought for five... read more


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Born Slaves

Born Slaves

The Bondage of the Will

~ Martin Luther

The Bondage of the Will , first published in 1525 and very possibly Luther's most famous work, argues against the idea that we choose salvation of our own free will. Born Slaves presents this work, retaining the distinctive style... read more


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The Ministry We Need

The Ministry We Need

The Reformed Pastor

~ Richard Baxter

Richard Baxter believed that teaching was the minister's main task. He also believed that Christians should regularly come to their pastor with their problems and ministers should regularly catechise their congregations. Baxter's... read more


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Aspects of Holiness

Aspects of Holiness

Holiness

~ J. C. Ryle

Faithfully abridged, J. C. Ryle's iconic work Holiness is presented here for a modern audience. When Ryle wrote this piece in the 19th century, he was troubled by the worldliness which had infiltrated the church. He saw a neglect... read more


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The Experience That Counts

The Experience That Counts

~ Jonathan Edwards

What does it mean to be a Christian? Is Christianity a matter of the intellect alone? What about desires, feelings, and experiences? What is conversion? These questions are not new, Jonathan Edwards, the great American theologian... read more


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Living With the Living God

Living With the Living God

~ John Owen, George Smeaton

Living with the Living God brings together two of the classic works on the person and work of the Holy Spirit from two of the most renowned theologians - George Smeaton and John Owen. Part one looks at the Biblical teaching... read more


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Christian Freedom

Christian Freedom

~ Samuel Bolton

Christian Freedom provides an accessible entry into Samuel Bolton's original work, The True Bounds of Christian Freedom , first published in 1645. This book is not simply an academic discussion of the issues; Samuel Bolton... read more