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Publisher: Reformation Heritage Books
Caspar Oleviaus (1536–1587) is most known today for his role as one of the authors of the Heidelberg Catechism. He was also an able biblical commentator, passionate preacher, and influential churchman. His place in history is noted as a key transitional theologian, helping to bridge the gap between the first generation of the Reformation and the era of Reformed Orthodoxy.
Olevianus’s Exposition of the Apostles’ Creed is a collection of sermons he preached on the basic articles of the Christian faith. It serves as a reminder that the Reformed tradition did not see itself as separate from the universal church, though it was principally opposed to Rome. Rather, Olevianus and his tradition argue for a Reformed catholicity rooted in the ancient confession of the church. (more…)
Charles Foster thought he knew the familiar story of the resurrection of Jesus. He thought Christianity rested on sound historical foundations.
But could he be wrong? Could Christianity be built on a terrible mistake or downright lie?
As nagging doubts began to surface, Foster turned to countless Christian books to find comfort and proof. But all he found were more questions. What began as a personal quest for reassurance quickly turned into an in-depth examination of the most astounding historical claim of all time. He crawled through Jerusalem tombs, dusty libraries, and the recesses of his own mind in search of an answer. He turned the war in his head—the war between faith and doubt—into this heated, no-holds-barred debate, which presents the case both for and against the resurrection of Jesus.
The Jesus Inquest takes you through medical evidence, Jewish burial practices, archaeological hypotheses, maps, ancient artifacts, the canonical and non-canonical gospels, biblical criticism, and much more, providing an unbiased examination of the facts of the case. A practicing trial attorney and University of Oxford academic, Charles Foster vigorously argues both sides of the issue, presenting information in compelling courtroom style and leaving no hard question unaddressed.
The Jesus Inquest gives readers the tools necessary to debate the most remarkable and controversial event of world history—a debate so crucial and fascinating it cannot be ignored.
The Inspiring Love Story That Will Change Your Life
Over one hundred years ago, an “unsinkable” luxury liner sank on its maiden voyage. More than 1,500 men, women, and children tragically lost their lives after the RMS Titanic struck an iceberg on the night of April 14, 1912.
Shockingly, many who perished had refused to board the lifeboats at first, believing the ship as truly indestructible and would not sink!
From that dark disaster shines an inspirational love story—the true story of one man’s great love for his Savior and for humankind. This is the story of John Harper, the Titanic’s last hero, who set his only child in a lifeboat before setting his sights on the salvation of the lost souls around him.
Re-live John Harper’s last hours as the ship took on water and passengers swarmed the decks. “Let the women, children, and the unsaved into the lifeboats!” was Harper’s cry.
Discover, through the testimonies of those who knew him, what inspired this man to go down with the ship and flounder in icy waters under a starry sky as he searched for doomed souls who needed his message of love and salvation.
The Titanic’s Last Hero presents a hero whose courageous story you will never forget.
Jimmy was excited! Across the street, Mrs. Smith was decorating her house for Easter … With an understanding of Jesus’ resurrection, Jimmy and his mommy make plans for a ‘Resurrection party’ instead.
The Bible contains many of the most memorable stories of all time–the great flood, David and Goliath, the empty tomb. These stories are packed with enough drama to astound and inspire readers on their own. Yet when read as parts of a larger, grander story, each of these stories reveals added depths of artistry and meaning. Still, it is easy to lose sight of how the Bible’s narrative threads weave together into one great tapestry. In Story of Stories readers join Karen Lee-Thorp on a guided tour of Scripture where she retells the Bible’s major stories, draws out the significance of overlooked subtleties and shows how individual vignettes contribute to Scripture’s overarching story of redemption. Readers will find a renewed appreciation for the breadth and depth of the greatest story ever told. Written with both individuals and groups in mind, this revised and expanded edition includes end-of-chapter reflection questions and a leader’s guide for facilitating discussions.
This is a collection of nineteen sermons given by the Baptist preacher, Charles Spurgeon, using illustrations from rural settings. A profitable read for any Christian.
In this work the Scottish Puritan, Thomas Boston, walks through exploring and explaining the significance of the three offices of Christ, showing how he is the preeminent prophet, priest, and king. This is a great read for those wanting to see how the Old Testament foreshadows the work and role of Jesus.