Its Inspiration and Authority
The Bible is more than a collection of ancient books; it is the Word of God. This short book seeks to encourage confidence in the Scriptures by reviewing their divine inspiration and authority as attested by their internal consistency, the evidences of fulfilled prophecy, and the testimony of God’s Son, Jesus Christ. (eBook, PDF)
Uncovering The Pattern
God’s Way of Unity for Disciples Today
There are hundreds of Christian denominations today, all teaching and practicing different things – is this really God’s plan? This book explains how God reveals to us in the Bible how He wants all Christians to serve Him.
Part 1 explores how God’s purposes are ultimately collective and not just with individuals.
Part 2 reviews how God works through covenants – firstly the Old and then the New.
Part 3 looks at the important differences between the Church the Body and the Churches of God in scripture.
Part 4 brings it back to the personal level and our personal accountability to act on what God has shown us from His Word. (eBook, PDF)
Churches of God:
Their Biblical Constitution and Functions
This book explores what the Bible carefully and deliberately describes as “Churches of God” – both what they should be and what they should do. It explores the scriptural use of the term church, the significance of the designation “of God”, the holy priesthood and the role of the elderhood. (eBook, PDF)
Builders For God
This short book takes a look at various Bible characters who were instrumental in building for God, including Moses, Bezalel and Oholiab, David, Solomon, Nehemiah, and Paul. In the Old Testament, the focus was God’s physical house. In the New Testament, this switched to His spiritual house, a house which still exists and is being built up today! (eBook, PDF)
Its Meaning and Teaching
The closing words of the Lord Jesus to the eleven disciples are all-important for all time: ‘And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit …”’ (Matt.28:18-19). This is the Lord’s mandate to his apostles to teach and carry out the practice of baptism. This booklet endeavours to explore its relevance, taking a broadly chronological approach to the subject. (eBook, PDF)
The Holy Spirit
and the Believer
This book is designed to provide a brief outline of Bible truth regarding the Person and work of the Holy Spirit, especially His activity in the life of the believer. It covers such key topics as speaking in tongues and interpretation, the gift of healing, the second blessing, and living by the Spirit. (eBook, PDF)
Churches of God:
The New Testament Pattern
What were the key features of the early Churches of God in the New Testament and are they simply a description or a prescription for today? This short book explores their authority, pattern, unity, character and conflict. (eBook, PDF)
The Kingdom of God
and the Holy Nation
God is holy and therefore His kingdom would also need to be a holy nation. This book explores the principles and characteristics of nationality in general and their particular application first to God’s Old Testament kingdom of Israel, and then to its New Testament counterpart, that was established by Jesus Christ. The constitution, government, service, and destiny of God’s kingdom are traced from earliest times to the ultimate realisation of the purposes of God in a new heaven and a new earth. (eBook, PDF)
The Search For
The Truth Of God
This historical review traces the stages of a return journey which began with the reformation and led, we believe, to an important recovery of New Testament church truth at the end of the 19th century. (eBook, PDF)
New Testament Greek
Those looking to learn New Testament Greek will benefit from this introductory 40-week course, to be used in conjunction with “The Elements of New Testament Greek” by Jeremy Duff, which is available in paperback, eBook and audiobook formats from online bookstores, including Amazon. (PDF)
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Walking With God
Principles of Separation
in Christian Life and Service
in Christian Life and Service
It’s never been easy to a disciple of Jesus; it often involves forsaking people, ambitions or associations as we answer the call of “Follow Me”. This book traces the principles of separation for service, from the time of Abraham to the present. It examines the practical issues of discipleship and stresses the strongly positive intent of God’s purpose in separation. (eBook, PDF)
of the Christian Gospel
What do intimidating Bible words like justification, atonement, sanctification, redemption and election mean? This overview of the main features of the Christian good news of salvation is designed to give Christians a better understanding from the Bible of all that God did the moment they became a Christian, what he is doing and will do in the future! (eBook, PDF)
God’s Bible Blueprint for Growth
Many churches in the Western world seem to be declining in numbers and spiritual vitality. This book explores some of the root causes and also how this trend could be reversed. The good news is that God gives us the growth blueprint in His Word through a number of key Bible words, such as sowing, reaping, planting, watering, cultivating, building and edifying. Find out the importance of each step in the process and get inspired to go for growth with, in and through, God! (eBook, PDF)
Elders and the Elderhood
In Principle, In Practice
This booklet deals with a number of aspects of this important subject, including the need for Biblical rule and authority, the example of elders in Israel, the roles of apostles, prophets and elders in the New Testament church, the scriptural process for making decisions, accountability, and overseeing the work and care of the church. (Hardcopy/PDF/eBook)
Really Good News For Today!
Daily newspaper headlines tell us bad news – but the Bible tells us good news! This book contains 15 good news ‘gospel’ messages from the Bible, written by Bible teacher and broadcaster Brian Johnston. (eBook, PDF)
Living In God’s House
His Design In Action
God uses the analogy of a garden to illustrate that He doesn’t want Christians to be isolated after they’ve been born again. Like a gardener, He wants to gather and plant them together in an organised garden setting. Likewise, God is a builder that brings individual stones together to form His house according to His own design. This book, traces the development of God’s House in the Bible and how it can still function today. (eBook/PDF)
Outlines of Scripture Doctrine
This booklet provides a concise outline on what the Bible has to say about 15 key doctrines or teachings of the Christian faith: the Holy Scriptures, the Godhead, the incarnation, the atonement, the resurrection, eternal salvation, the Holy Spirit, ‘my church’ – his body, discipleship, the Churches of God, baptism and adding, the breaking of the bread, the kingdom of God, the house of God, the coming again of the Lord Jesus Christ. (Hardcopy/PDF/eBook)
Hebrews has been called “the forgotten letter of the New Testament” but it contains a marvellous, divine revelation that is not found anywhere else in the Bible!
The writer of the letter is concerned that new Jewish believers might be soon be walking away from their new-found faith and reverting back to Judaism. He passionately explains the unique superiority of Jesus Christ, but also gives an amazing insight into the location of the collective worship of God, which remains unchanged to this day and which gives incredible meaning to the Tabernacle service of the Old Testament! (eBook/PDF)
The Breaking of the Bread
Its History, Its Observance, Its Meaning
The Breaking of the Bread is fundamental to the life of a disciple of the Lord Jesus. It has seen many changes over the centuries and has resulted in something today which is unrecognisably far away from the simplicity of the Lord’s words the night before He went to Calvary: “Do this in remembrance of me.” The aim of this booklet is to challenge a generation of new believers to carefully examine this precious command of their Lord and to keep it, proclaiming His death until he comes. (Hardcopy/PDF/eBook)
Ye That Are Christ’s
Guy Jarvie explores what the Bible has to say on a number of key Christian doctrines: The Word of God, The New Birth, Our Three-Fold Salvation, Baptism, The Church Which Is the Body of Christ, The Church and Churches of God, The House of God, The Kingdom of God, The Breaking of the Bread, The Comforter – The Holy Spirit, The Christian’s Life, The Christian’s Warfare, The Lord’s Coming, The Judgement Seat of Christ. (eBook/PDF)