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Quest for the Historical Adam, The: Genesis, Hermeneutics, and Human Origins

Quest for the Historical Adam, The: Genesis, Hermeneutics, and Human Origins

by William VanDoodewaard

Was Adam really a historical person, and can we trust the biblical story of human origins? Or is the story of Eden simply a metaphor, leaving scientists the job to correctly reconstruct the truth of how humanity began? Although the church currently faces these pressing questions—exacerbated as they are by scientific and philosophical developments of our ag… Read more…

Marrow Controversy and Seceder Tradition, The: Atonement, Saving Faith, and the Gospel Offer in Scotland (1718–1799)

Marrow Controversy and Seceder Tradition, The: Atonement, Saving Faith, and the Gospel Offer in Scotland (1718–1799)

by William VanDoodewaard

After the Reformation, the Marrow Controversy of the eighteenth century is noted as one of the most significant and defining events in the Scottish church. However, until now, there has not been a serious analysis of the theology of the Marrow Men as it relates to churches in Scotland during the aftermath of the controversy. In this important study, William … Read more…

Growing in Grace

Growing in Grace

by Joel R. Beeke, William VanDoodewaard, Tom Nettles, Joseph A Pipa, Greg Salazar, Stephen Myers, Ian Macleod, Daniel Timmer, Rhett P Dodson, Maarten Kuivenhoven and Robert Ventura

Realizing our deficits of spiritual grace can be shocking. We see a chasm between what we know as Christians and what we practice as Christians. But this chasm is not impassable, for the Holy Spirit, the Helper sent from the Father and the Son, works with and within us to traverse that gap. For the Christian, through all of life’s circumstances and our ch… Read more…

The Beauty and Glory of the Last Things

The Beauty and Glory of the Last Things

by Joel R. Beeke, Derek Thomas, David Murray, Gerald M. Bilkes, William VanDoodewaard, Adriaan C Neele, Greg Salazar, Dr Michael Barrett, David T Strain and Daniel Timmer

We live in a challenging cultural moment; there are reasons for great alarm and concern in society around us and it’s easy to lose heart. Yet the Christian hope of the last things, so wonderfully disclosed in the Scriptures and so certainly embodied in our risen Savior, is a beacon of beauty and glory shining on our way as we traverse the ugly and the glo… Read more…

The Beauty and Glory of God's Word

The Beauty and Glory of God's Word

by Joel R. Beeke, David Murray, Geoffrey Thomas, William VanDoodewaard, Dr Michael Barrett, Ronald Kalifungwa and Jack Schoeman

“The testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple” (Ps 19:7). In this age of uncertainty, we need to stand on the rock of God’s revelation. You will find encouragement in this book to trust the Bible as God’s inerrant, authoritative, clear, and sufficient word, as well as guidelines for how to use the Bible for personal joy and practical li… Read more…