Remaining Faithful in Ministry – John MacArthur (2019)

John MacArthur, Remaining Faithful in Ministry (Wheaton: Crossway, 2019), 71 pp. The mandate to finish strong is the calling of every follower of Christ. Men called to pastoral ministry must carefully heed this call, which is the theme of John MacArthur’s most recent book, Remaining Faithful in Ministry: 9 Essential Convictions for Every Pastor. AsContinue reading “Remaining Faithful in Ministry – John MacArthur (2019)”

Slave – John MacArthur (2010)

John MacArthur has been churning out quality Christian books and resources for over thirty-five years.  He has been defining and defending the biblical gospel in books like The Gospel According to Jesus, Faith Works, Ashamed of the Gospel, Hard to Believe, and The Truth War. Each of these books, beginning especially with The Gospel According […]

The Gospel According to God – John MacArthur (2018)

John MacArthur, The Gospel According to God,  Wheaton: Crossway, 2018, 206 pp. $17.38 C.H. Spurgeon calls the fifty-third chapter of Isaiah “a Bible in miniature … the condensed essence of the gospel.” John MacArthur agrees refers to Isaiah 53 as “the most remarkable chapter in the Old Testament.” This is the grand theme of Dr.Continue reading “The Gospel According to God – John MacArthur (2018)”

Slave – John MacArthur (2010)

John MacArthur has been churning out quality Christian books and resources for over thirty-five years.  He has been defining and defending the biblical gospel in books like The Gospel According to Jesus, Faith Works, Ashamed of the Gospel, Hard to Believe, and The Truth War. Each of these books, beginning especially with The Gospel According […]

The Gospel According to Paul

John MacArthur, The Gospel According to Paul, Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2017, 256 pp. $13.20 Nearly thirty years ago, Dr. John MacArthur wrote The Gospel According to Jesus. The book was a clear articulation of the gospel and a sharp repudiation of antinomianism and other views that failed to affirm the lordship of Jesus Christ inContinue reading “The Gospel According to Paul”

Resting in Free Grace – Resisting the Free Grace Movement

Wayne Grudem, Free Grace Theology: How Free Grace Diminishes the Gospel. Wheaton: Crossway, 2016, 160 pp. $11.42 Theological disputes have a tendency of generating more heat than light. The controversy surrounding the so-called Free Grace movement is no exception. Ever since the landmark book by John MacArthur was published, The Gospel According to Jesus, competingContinue reading “Resting in Free Grace – Resisting the Free Grace Movement”

STRANGE FIRE – John MacArthur (2013)

Nadab and Abihu, the Old Testament miscreants who offered unacceptable worship to the Lord paid the ultimate price for their diabolical deed – death.  The “strange fire” they offered led to their untimely deaths: “The crux of their sin,” writes John MacArthur, “was approaching God in a careless, self-willed, inappropriate manner, without the reverence HeContinue reading “STRANGE FIRE – John MacArthur (2013)”

ONE PERFECT LIFE – John F. MacArthur (2013)

One Perfect Life: The Complete Story of the Lord Jesus by John MacArthur, is as the name suggests, about the second member of the Trinity.  One Perfect Life is what I would call an extended harmony of the Gospels – extended because MacArthur reaches back into the Old Testament, which anticipates the coming of Christ as theContinue reading “ONE PERFECT LIFE – John F. MacArthur (2013)”

A TALE OF TWO SONS – John MacArthur (2008)

A Tale of Two Sons by John MacArthur is a rich retelling of one of Jesus’ most popular parables – the parable of the prodigal son.  MacArthur unpacks this powerful parable with typical skill. Details of the parable are explained.  Misconceptions are cleared.  The horror of sin exposed.  The hypocrisy of the Pharisees’ is revealed.Continue reading “A TALE OF TWO SONS – John MacArthur (2008)”

JOHN MACARTHUR: Servant of the Word and Flock – Iain Murray (2011)

John MacArthur: Servant of the Word and Flock is a mind-shaping, heart-riveting biography by one of the best living biographers around, Iain Murray.  This is familiar territory for Murray.  He has written a handful of excellent biographies, most notably, The Forgotten Spurgeon and Jonathan Edwards: A New Biography.  As usual, Murray does not disappoint. TheContinue reading “JOHN MACARTHUR: Servant of the Word and Flock – Iain Murray (2011)”