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Righteous by Faith Alone

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This exposition on what the author calls "one of the richest and most beautiful parts of the word of God" is clear in language, simple and warm in teaching, rich in practical application, and faithful to Scripture. This exposition is addressed not to the scholars, but to the very same audience for whom the apostle wrote the epistle: the "beloved of God, called to be saints."

REVIEWS
"...the best combination of theology and devotional reading that I have come across in a long time." ‚ÄĒEvangelical Times

"...the personal benefits from this exposition are as fine gold." ‚ÄĒNew Focus

  • 728 pages
  • hardcover¬†
  • ISBN 978-0-616206-71-0

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Behold, He Cometh: An Exposition of the Book of Revelation

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Behold, He Cometh is an essay-style commentary on the much disputed book of Revelation. By careful exegesis, the author gives a solidly Reformed, amillennial interpretation of scripture. This book sets forth in clear, concise language the comforting truths concerning the end times.

"...lucid, simple style...In interpreting the symbolism , the author is refreshingly sane." ‚ÄĒPeace & Truth magazine
  • 800 pages ¬†
  • hardcover ¬†
  • ISBN 978-1-944555-45-0

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Justified unto Liberty

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Today the central doctrine of the Reformation‚ÄĒjustification by faith alone‚ÄĒis under attack, even by many in historically Reformed and Presbyterian denominations. Under the guise of a ‚Äúnew perspective on Paul,‚ÄĚ revisionist theologians are resurrecting the old heresy of justification by faith and works. They give this a new name‚ÄĒthe federal vision. But it is nothing else than the error of the Judaizers that Paul condemns in the Epistle to the Galatians.

In direct contradiction of this heresy, the author stands squarely in the tradition of Luther and Calvin. From an uncompromisingly Reformed perspective, he clearly and positively expounds the epistle, emphasizing the truth of justification by faith alone, as well as the liberty this truth gives to God’s people.

  • 448 pages
  • hardcover
  • ISBN 978-1-936054-04-6

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    Mysteries of the Kingdom, The

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    The parables form a substantial part of our Savior's ministry, and this is ample reason for us to give good attention to them. With simple and familiar earthly pictures, Jesus tells us what the kingdom of heaven is like.

    "The author takes each parable and by careful exegesis opens up its rich seam of spiritual instruction, and gives a faithful and solidly Reformed interpretation. He shows us gospel mysteries of immense beauty, power, encouragement, practical relevance, and everlasting worth for citizens of a kingdom that is not of this world."

    • 432 pages
    • hardcover
    • ISBN 978-0-916206-82-6
    Common Grace Revisited: A response to Richard J. Mouw's He Shines in All That's Fair: Culture and Common Grace

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    Written as a response to Dr. Richard J. Mouw's apology for common grace, He Shines in All That's Fair: Culture and Common Grace, this book examines the theory of common grace in the light of scripture and the Reformed confessions, challenges its claim to be part of the body of Reformed truth, and proposes an alternative to common grace.

    • 112 pages
    • paperback
    • ISBN 978-0-916206-81-9

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    A Pilgrim's Manual

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    In his first epistle Peter writes to the saints in Asia Minor from the perspective of their lives as pilgrims. As sojourners in a strange land, they are on a journey through this world toward their eternal home.

    How must these pilgrims (and how must we), torn between this world and the next, walk in all the relationships of this life? Peter’s answers this question in his letter which serves as a pilgrim’s manual.

    Believers will find A Pilgrim’s Manual to be full of instruction, comfort, and hope as they wend their way toward their eternal home.

    • 352 pages
    • hardcover
    • ISBN 978-1-936054-14-5

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      Prosperous Wicked and Plagued Saints

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      Prosperous Wicked and Plagued Saints  is a commentary on Psalm 73 that sets forth the truth of God’s goodness to his people in their trouble and of God’s curse of the wicked in their prosperity. In light of the teaching of Psalm 73, the book takes issue with a theory about earthly prosperity and earthly woe that, for all its strange popularity with Reformed and evangelical Christians, only intensifies the believer’s temptation to doubt in the hour of trouble: the theory of common grace.

      • 120 pages
      • paperback
      • ISBN 978-0-916206-96-3

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      Saved by Grace

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      The five points of Calvinism (TULIP) are clearly explained and defended in this wonderful teaching tool. Typical objections to the "doctrines of grace" are answered using Scripture and the Reformed creeds as the authors present their arguments in an easy-to-follow format.

      • 264 pages
      • hardcover
      • ISBN 978-0-916206-74-1¬†
      Studies in the Book of Genesis

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      Written over the course of a thirty-year preaching ministry, this thorough commentary on the book of beginnings is useful as a Bible study aid or devotional. The author brings a wealth of information to the believer by way of an interesting narrative.

      • 950 pages
      • hardcover¬†
      • ISBN 978-0-916206-69-7
      Always Reforming, a continuation of the Sixteenth Century Reformation

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      Always Reforming demonstrates that the Spirit of Christ has carried on the reforming work of Christ in the sixteenth century in one particular branch of the church of the Reformation. A successor to The Sixteenth-Century Reformation of the Church, this book traces the continuing reformation in the Netherlands in the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries and in the Protestant Reformed Churches in North America in the twentieth century. 

      • 318 pages
      • paperback
      • ISBN 978-0-916206-99-4¬†

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      Unfolding Covenant History: Volumes 1-6

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      Volume 1 - From Creation to the Flood
      by Homer C. Hoeksema
      368 pages
      hardcover

      Volume 2 - From the Flood to Isaac
      by Homer C. Hoeksema
      328 pages
      hardcover

      Volume 3 - From Jacob to the Exodus
      by Homer C. Hoeksema
      344 pages
      hardcover

      Volume 4 - Through the Wilderness into Canaan
      by Homer C. Hoeksema
      414 pages
      hardcover

      Volume 5 - Judges and Ruth
      by David J. Engelsma
      238 pages
      hardcover

      Volume 6 - From Samuel to Solomon
      by David J. Engelsma
      224 pages
      hardcover


      Follow Old Testament history using God's covenant as the basis for a proper understanding of the unfolding events! Volumes 1-5 of an estimated 8-volume series are now available.


      PUBLISHED REVIEWS
      "These very readable volumes are a veritable treasure store into which, when the believer dips, he will surely increase his spiritual 
      wealth." ‚ÄĒThe Outlook¬†

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      Righteous by Faith Alone (ebook)

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      This exposition on what the author calls "one of the richest and most beautiful parts of the word of God" is clear in language, simple and warm in teaching, rich in practical application, and faithful to Scripture. This exposition is addressed not to the scholars, but to the very same audience for whom the apostle wrote the epistle: the "beloved of God, called to be saints." 

      REVIEWS
      "...the best combination of theology and devotional reading that I have come across in a long time."¬†‚ÄĒEvangelical Times
      "...the personal benefits from this exposition are as fine gold."‚ÄĒNew Focus

      • 728 pages
      • ISBN 978-1-936054-40-4

       

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      Unfolding Covenant History: From the Flood to Isaac - Volume 2

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      The second volume (ÔĽŅFrom the Flood to IsaacÔĽŅ) of the¬†Unfolding Covenant HistoryÔĽŅ¬†series is divided into three parts: the postdiluvian world and the patriarchal eras of Abraham and Isaac. The postdiluvian section covers the changed earth after the flood, the establishment by God of the sword-power ordinance, the covenant with Noah, Noah‚Äôs prophetic blessing and cursing, Nimrod, Babel, and the genealogy/chronology provided for Shem‚Äôs generations. Though the facts about the first two patriarchs are familiar, the covenantal perspective on those lives makes for a much richer interpretation than most readers have ever before encountered. In fact, this can be said of all the proposed books in this series.

      • 328 pages
      • hardcover¬†
      • ISBN 978-0-916206-70-3
      Micah (ebook)

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      Reviews:

      Rev. Jerome Julien

      Derrick Span

      Christians want to know Christ from the Old Testament, from Micah, and the other minor prophets. And yet for many of us the minor prophets are like a sealed book. The inspired writing of the minor prophets are addressed to the people of God and addressed to us also in the New Testament church. As inspired scripture they indeed  speak of Christ: Micah does so extensively, and not only in the obvious reference to Bethlehem in chapter 5:2.

      The prophet Micah proclaims the incomparable God of judgment and mercy. This God is our God, the God of all who believe in Jesus Christ. And this prophecy has vital lessons to teach us today.

      • 240 pages
      • ISBN¬†978-1-944555-42-9

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      Unfolding Covenant History: From Samuel to Solomon - Volume 6 (ebook)

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      REVIEWS: 

      Rev. Nathan Langerak (as reviewed in the July 2020 issue of Sword and Shield)
      Rev. David Noorman (as published in the May 15, 2020 issue of The Standard Bearer)
      Dr. David Schuringa
      Rev. Jerome Julien (as reviewed in the May/June 2021 issue of The Outlook)

       

      After a fifteen-year hiatus, and fourteen other published titles, Prof. David J. Engelsma continues the Unfolding Covenant History series, a covenantal exposition of the Old Testament.

      The Old Testament history covered in this volume is extensive, covering the account of the life and significance for the covenant of Samuel, Saul, David, and Solomon. This is the history recorded in 1 and 2 Samuel; 1 Kings 1‚Äď11; 1 Chronicles 10‚Äď29; and 2 Chronicles 1‚Äď9. In addition, the volume takes into consideration other passages in scripture (Psalms) that reflect on this history.

      This history is also rich in significance with regard to the development of God‚Äôs covenant and covenant dealings with his people. It includes the institution and early functioning of the office of the prophet; the institution of the office of king; the stark contrast between the people‚Äôs choice as king, in the charismatic, but reprobate, Saul, and God‚Äôs elect, David; and the realization of the fellowship of the covenant in the Old Testament in the temple. Among the fascinating and controversial events of the history on which the volume sheds light is the appearance to Saul of the ‚Äúwitch of Endor.‚ÄĚ

      • 224¬†pages
      • ISBN 978-1-944555-64-1

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      Faith Made Perfect: Commentary on James

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      Rev. Martyn McGeown review

      Seminarian Matt DeBoer review

      The believers James is writing to faced many problems as they made the transition from the Old Testament to the New Testament. James addresses these issues that the early Christians faced, including trials and temptations, true religion, wisdom, the use of the tongue, the judgment of the rich, patience, and spiritual help in trouble.

      This eminently practical book gives instruction for living the Christian life in many of its aspects. A salient feature is the relation between justification and works, which James explains by the examples of Abraham and Rahab.

      • 304 pages
      • hardcover
      • ISBN 978-1-936054-86-2

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      Unfolding Covenant History: From Jacob to the Exodus - Volume 3

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      Volume 3 (From Jacob to the Exodus) of the Unfolding Covenant History series is divided into three parts: the history of Jacob, the history of Joseph, and the history of the bondage and exodus of Israel from Egypt.

      Jacob is a very strong character in the history of God's covenant. His sins and shortcomings, as well as his penchant for running ahead of the Lord, are graphically described by the author. Yet the great strength of his faith in the covenant promise of God is the overriding theme. The history of this father of the tribes of Israel makes for interesting reading.

      The history of Joseph is perhaps even more intriguing. The story of his life, from his being sold into slavery to his ascension to a position as ruler of Egypt, is almost stranger than fiction. The author explains how‚ÄĒthrough the awesome power of God's sovereign providence by means of Joseph‚ÄĒthe line of the covenant was preserved, and the fledgling nation of Israel came to live in Egypt.

      The section on the bondage and exodus details the increasingly oppressive bondage of God's people. It describes the ten plagues visited by God upon Egypt, culminating in God's powerful deliverance of his people from the land of bondage, which is typical of our deliverance from the dominion of sin.

      • 344 pages
      • hardcover
      • ISBN 978-0-916206-78-9

        Unfolding Covenant History: Through the Wilderness Into Canaan - Volume 4

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        Volume 4 (Through the WildernessÔĽŅ ÔĽŅInto Canaan)¬†of the¬†Unfolding Covenant History¬†series describes the journey of Israel from Egypt to the land of promise, as well as their conquering and inheritance of Canaan.

        In the section on the wanderings in the wilderness, the author details Israel's journey to Mt. Sinai, where by the giving of God's law they were constituted as a covenant nation. He narrates their eventful progress towards Canaan, and their drawing back in unbelief when they were at the very door of the promised land.

        After their fulfillment of God's sentence to wander for forty years in the wilderness because of their unbelief, God's people must learn anew to trust in Jehovah as they seek to dispossess the inhabitants of the land of promise. Under the leadership of Joshua, and despite much stumbling, Israel learns to expect the victory from their covenant God, and finally subdues and inherits Canaan.

        • 414 pages
        • hardcover
        • ISBN 978-0-916206-80-2
        Redeemed with Judgment: Volumes 1 & 2

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        The prophecy of Isaiah occupies a large place in the Old Testament canon of Scripture, not only from the viewpoint of its length, but also from the perspective of its significance. Second only to the psalms, it is the book most frequently quoted in the New Testament. Among the books of the prophets, it is quoted by Jesus and his apostles in support of the New Testament gospel of grace more frequently than all of the other prophets put together. In addition, Isaiah’s vocabulary is richer than that of any other prophet, and even more comprehensive and diverse than that of the psalms.

        Why did Jesus and his apostles quote from Isaiah as often as they did? What did the author of this book see in the prophecy of Isaiah that made him concentrate much of his preaching on this book for some thirty years?

        The answer lies in the messianic characteristic of the book; Isaiah speaks of Christ. Sometimes the prophecy is indirect, vague, and difficult to understand. At other times clear, literal, and straightforward. In either case, Isaiah always speaks of the coming of the Messiah implying both the judgment of the wicked world and the salvation of Zion.

        The author of this book, Homer C. Hoeksema served as minister in the Protestant Reformed Church from 1947 to 1959 as a professor of Old Testament and Dogmatics in the Theological School of the Protestant Reformed Churches from 1959 until his death in 1989. Hoeksema loved the prophecy of Isaiah and preached on 125 different passages from this book. Redeemed with Judgment: Sermons on Isaiah is the transcribed and edited collection of these sermons.

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        Volume 1

        • 464 pages
        • hardcover
        • ISBN: 978-0-916206-97-0

        Volume 2

        • 639 pages
        • hardcover
        • ISBN 978-0-916206-98-7
        Unfolding Covenant History: Judges and Ruth - Volume 5

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        Judges and Ruth, the fifth volume in the Unfolding Covenant History series, continues the exposition of Old Testament history from the viewpoint of God’s covenant faithfulness toward his people in the old dispensation. Professor David J. Engelsma now becomes the author, intending to finish in this and succeeding volumes what Professor Homer C. Hoeksema began.

        Part 1 traces the dark history of the time of the judges with its recurring themes of Israel‚Äôs departure from Jehovah to serve heathen idols, God‚Äôs chastisement of his people by delivering them to the persecution and dominance of their enemies, their crying to him for help in their distress, and the Lord‚Äôs gracious deliverance of them by various judges. The conclusion of this downward line of the history of God‚Äôs people illustrates the necessity of a theocratic king in Israel, as expressed in the words of Judges 21:25:¬†‚ÄúIn those days there was no king in Israel.‚ÄĚ

        Part 2 explains the familiar but amazing history of Ruth, which illustrates vividly the truth of God’s sovereign redemption in the salvation of the Gentiles and the inclusion of Ruth into the line of the covenant so that she becomes the grandmother of King David, the savior of Israel as the theocratic king and the type of Christ.

        • 238 pages
        • hardcover
        • ISBN 978-0-916206-86-4
        Behold, He Cometh! (ebook)

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        In ebook format for the first time!

        Behold, He Cometh is an essay-style commentary on the much disputed book of Revelation. By careful exegesis, the author gives a solidly Reformed, amillennial interpretation of scripture. This book sets forth in clear, concise language the comforting truths concerning the end times.

        "...lucid, simple style...In interpreting the symbolism , the author is refreshingly sane." ‚ÄĒPeace & Truth magazine
        • 800 pages ¬†¬†
        • ISBN 978-1-944555-46-7

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        Redeemed with Judgment - Volume 2

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        The prophecy of Isaiah occupies a large place in the Old Testament canon of Scripture, not only from the viewpoint of its length, but also from the perspective of its significance. Second only to the psalms, it is the book most frequently quoted in the New Testament. Among the books of the prophets, it is quoted by Jesus and his apostles in support of the New Testament gospel of grace more frequently than all of the other prophets put together. In addition, Isaiah’s vocabulary is richer than that of any other prophet, and even more comprehensive and diverse than that of the psalms.

        Why did Jesus and his apostles quote from Isaiah as often as they did? What did the author of this book see in the prophecy of Isaiah that made him concentrate much of his preaching on this book for some thirty years?

        The answer lies in the messianic characteristic of the book; Isaiah speaks of Christ. Sometimes the prophecy is indirect, vague, and difficult to understand. At other times clear, literal, and straightforward. In either case, Isaiah always speaks of the coming of the Messiah implying both the judgment of the wicked world and the salvation of Zion.

        The author of this book, Homer C. Hoeksema served as minister in the Protestant Reformed Church from 1947 to 1959 as a professor of Old Testament and Dogmatics in the Theological School of the Protestant Reformed Churches from 1959 until his death in 1989. Hoeksema loved the prophecy of Isaiah and preached on 125 different passages from this book. Redeemed with Judgment: Sermons on Isaiah is the transcribed and edited collection of these sermons.

        • 639 pages
        • hardcover
        • ISBN 978-0-916206-98-7
        Job: God's Sovereignty in Suffering

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        Review by Rev. Jerome Julian, from The Outlook, Vol. 71 Issue 1
        Review by Rev. Joseph Holstege, from The Standard Bearer, Vol 98. Issue 5
        Review by Rev. Martyn McGeown, from the Protestant Reformed Theological Journal, Vol. 54 No. 2
        Review by Rev. Matthew DeBoer

         

        The book of Job is God’s commentary on the suffering and trials of his people. God speaks to our trials from the viewpoint, first, of his own interactions with Satan, then from the viewpoint of Job’s interactions with his friends, and finally as the one who appears to Job and his friends in a tornado. The book describes suffering on a scale seldom seen but shows our weaknesses and the temptations we face when under the hand of God or when called to bring comfort to others who are suffering. For that reason it is instructive and corrective but is also of great comfort, for it points those who are suffering to God’s sovereignty in trials and to his faithfulness and saving grace to his own.

        Those who have read the book of Job often find the book repetitious and difficult to follow, especially the interaction of Job and his friends. This work is not meant to be an exhaustive, verse-by-verse explanation of the book of Job but is an attempt to show how the book fits together and leads up to its grand climax in the appearance of God. It also attempts to show that Job has often been misunderstood and maligned, and though guilty of sin, as we all are in suffering, is nevertheless one whose faith and hope in God are sure. May it be of help to all who love God as Job did, especially when the God they love chastises and corrects them as he does all of his children.

        Ronald Hanko is an emeritus minister in the Protestant Reformed Churches of America. He has served in the active ministry for 38 years. He has also written Doctrine according to Godliness: A Primer of Reformed Doctrine and The Coming of Zion’s Redeemer: The Prophecies of Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi.

        • ISBN:¬†978-1-944555-82-5
        • 160 pages
        • hardcover

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        Redeemed with Judgment - Volume 1

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        The prophecy of Isaiah occupies a large place in the Old Testament canon of Scripture, not only from the viewpoint of its length, but also from the perspective of its significance. Second only to the psalms, it is the book most frequently quoted in the New Testament. Among the books of the prophets, it is quoted by Jesus and his apostles in support of the New Testament gospel of grace more frequently than all of the other prophets put together. In addition, Isaiah’s vocabulary is richer than that of any other prophet, and even more comprehensive and diverse than that of the psalms.

        Why did Jesus and his apostles quote from Isaiah as often as they did? What did the author of this book see in the prophecy of Isaiah that made him concentrate much of his preaching on this book for some thirty years?

        The answer lies in the messianic characteristic of the book; Isaiah speaks of Christ. Sometimes the prophecy is indirect, vague, and difficult to understand. At other times clear, literal, and straightforward. In either case, Isaiah always speaks of the coming of the Messiah implying both the judgment of the wicked world and the salvation of Zion.

        The author of this book, Homer C. Hoeksema served as minister in the Protestant Reformed Church from 1947 to 1959 as a professor of Old Testament and Dogmatics in the Theological School of the Protestant Reformed Churches from 1959 until his death in 1989. Hoeksema loved the prophecy of Isaiah and preached on 125 different passages from this book. Redeemed with Judgment: Sermons on Isaiah is the transcribed and edited collection of these sermons.

         

        • 464 pages
        • hardcover
        • ISBN: 978-0-916206-97-0

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        Redeemed with Judgment - Volume 2
        Unfolding Covenant History: From Creation to the Flood - Volume 1

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        From Creation to the Flood is the first volume in Unfolding Covenant History, a series that will include Old Testament history syllabi written by the late Professor Homer C. Hoeksema and additional syllabi being written by Professor David J. Engelsma, his successor as Professor of Dogmatics and Old Testament at the Theological School of the Protestant Reformed Churches. 

        Prior to the publication of this series, mainly seminarians were able to benefit from this valuable material. Recognizing the great potential for the edification and comfort to all of God's people, the Reformed Free Publishing Association has undertaken the publication of this work in a series of hardcover volumes at the rate of approximately one per year under the editorship of Mark H. Hoeksema, Professor Hoeksema's son.

        The unique feature of these volumes, which distinguishes them from other such writings, is their emphasis on the theme of God's covenant of grace as the unifying principle of Old Testament history and of the very gospel itself. The appreciation for this truth by the reader will grow during the unfolding of the meaning of the covenant as history progresses through the books of the Old Testament.

        Volume 1 covers Genesis 1:1 through Genesis 6, a small portion of the scriptures, yet a period that encompasses 1,650 years of biblical history. In this volume Professor Hoeksema shows that the "book of beginnings" has a significance that holds for God's people today and endures to the end of the ages.

        • 368 pages
        • hardcover
        • ISBN 978-0-916206-64-2
        Justified unto Liberty (ebook)

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        Today the central doctrine of the Reformation‚ÄĒjustification by faith alone‚ÄĒis under attack, even by many in historically Reformed and Presbyterian denominations. Under the guise of a ‚Äúnew perspective on Paul,‚ÄĚ revisionist theologians are resurrecting the old heresy of justification by faith and works. They give this a new name‚ÄĒthe federal vision. But it is nothing else than the error of the Judaizers that Paul condemns in the Epistle to the Galatians.

        In direct contradiction of this heresy, the author stands squarely in the tradition of Luther and Calvin. From an uncompromisingly Reformed perspective, he clearly and positively expounds the epistle, emphasizing the truth of justification by faith alone, as well as the liberty this truth gives to God’s people.

        • 448 pages
        • ISBN 978-1-936054-37-4

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          Micah

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          Reviews:

          Rev. Jerome Julien

           

          Christians want to know Christ from the Old Testament, from Micah, and the other minor prophets. And yet for many of us the minor prophets are like a sealed book. The inspired writing of the minor prophets are addressed to the people of God and addressed to us also in the New Testament church. As inspired scripture they indeed  speak of Christ: Micah does so extensively, and not only in the obvious reference to Bethlehem in chapter 5:2.

          The prophet Micah proclaims the incomparable God of judgment and mercy. This God is our God, the God of all who believe in Jesus Christ. And this prophecy has vital lessons to teach us today.

          • 240 pages
          • hardcover
          • ISBN¬†978-1-944555-41-2

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          Faith Made Perfect: Commentary on James

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          $19.95

          Reviews:

          Rev. Martyn McGeown review

          Seminarian Matt DeBoer review

          The believers James is writing to faced many problems as they made the transition from the Old Testament to the New Testament. James addresses these issues that the early Christians faced, including trials and temptations, true religion, wisdom, the use of the tongue, the judgment of the rich, patience, and spiritual help in trouble.

          This eminently practical book gives instruction for living the Christian life in many of its aspects. A salient feature is the relation between justification and works, which James explains by the examples of Abraham and Rahab.

          • 304 pages
          • ISBN 978-1-936054-87-9

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          Reformed Faith of John Calvin, The (ebook)

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          As the subtitle indicates, The Reformed Faith of John Calvin is a summary (not an abridgment) in one volume of John Calvin's Institutes of the Christian Religion. In a succinct, systematic way, the book sets forth the essence of the great reformer's teachings in his Institutes on all the truths of the Christian religion.

          Throughout, this sum of Calvin's explanation and defense of the truths of the Christian faith is either expressed or supported by quotations of Calvin. The book is replete with quotations from the Institutes (in the judgment of the author, the most important and vivid statements of Calvin), so that the reader hears Calvin himself.

          One who reads this book will know the Institutes and its comprehensive, powerful instruction in the Reformed faith‚ÄĒthe faith of the sixteenth-century Reformation of the church and the faith of true churches of Christ in the twenty-first century.

          The book also gives a brief explanation of certain of Calvin's teachings, offers analysis of Calvin's doctrine, applies the reformer's teachings to contemporary doctrinal issues, and even, rarely, becomes so bold as to criticize Calvin's doctrine, for instance, Calvin's teaching that the magistrate is called to enforce the first table of the law of God.

          Many seminarians, pastors, elders, and laity, perhaps even a theologian or two, although desirous of learning the content of the Institutes, are put off from reading it by the sheer size of the massive, two-volume work or are hindered by the demands of their calling. This summary will supply their want and, it is hoped, motivate them to read the Institutes itself.
          • 472 pages
          • ISBN 978-1-944555-05-4

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          The Church Order Commentary

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          This revised third edition is the accepted standard for the interpretation and application of the Church Order of Dordrecht by Reformed and Presbyterian denominations. This weighty and time-tested commentary instructs us today on the need for a book of order for biblical consistency in church government.

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          • 464 pages
          • hardcover

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          Unfolding Covenant History: Volumes 1-6 (ebook)

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          Volume 1 - From Creation to the Flood
          by Homer C. Hoeksema
          368 pages

          Volume 2 - From the Flood to Isaac
          by Homer C. Hoeksema
          328 pages

          Volume 3 - From Jacob to the Exodus
          by Homer C. Hoeksema
          344 pages

          Volume 4 - Through the Wilderness into Canaan
          by Homer C. Hoeksema
          414 pages

          Volume 5 - Judges and Ruth
          by David J. Engelsma
          238 pages

          Volume 6 - From Samuel to Solomon
          by David J. Engelsma
          224 pages


          Follow Old Testament history using God's covenant as the basis for a proper understanding of the unfolding events! Volumes 1-6 of an estimated 8-volume series are now available.


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          "These very readable volumes are a veritable treasure store into which, when the believer dips, he will surely increase his spiritual 
          wealth." ‚ÄĒThe Outlook¬†

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              Pilgrim's Manual, A (ebook)

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              In his first epistle Peter writes to the saints in Asia Minor from the perspective of their lives as pilgrims. As sojourners in a strange land, they are on a journey through this world toward their eternal home.

              How must these pilgrims (and how must we), torn between this world and the next, walk in all the relationships of this life? Peter’s answers this question in his letter which serves as a pilgrim’s manual.

              Believers will find A Pilgrim’s Manual to be full of instruction, comfort, and hope as they wend their way toward their eternal home.

              • 352 pages
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                Unfolding Covenant History: From Samuel to Solomon - Volume 6

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                Rev. Nathan Langerak (as reviewed in the July 2020 issue of Sword and Shield)
                Rev. David Noorman (as published in the May 15, 2020 issue of The Standard Bearer)
                Dr. David Schuringa
                Rev. Jerome Julien (as reviewed in the May/June 2021 issue of The Outlook)

                 

                After a fifteen-year hiatus, and fourteen other published titles, Prof. David J. Engelsma continues the Unfolding Covenant History series, a covenantal exposition of the Old Testament.

                The Old Testament history covered in this volume is extensive, covering the account of the life and significance for the covenant of Samuel, Saul, David, and Solomon. This is the history recorded in 1 and 2 Samuel; 1 Kings 1‚Äď11; 1 Chronicles 10‚Äď29; and 2 Chronicles 1‚Äď9. In addition, the volume takes into consideration other passages in scripture (Psalms) that reflect on this history.

                This history is also rich in significance with regard to the development of God‚Äôs covenant and covenant dealings with his people. It includes the institution and early functioning of the office of the prophet; the institution of the office of king; the stark contrast between the people‚Äôs choice as king, in the charismatic, but reprobate, Saul, and God‚Äôs elect, David; and the realization of the fellowship of the covenant in the Old Testament in the temple. Among the fascinating and controversial events of the history on which the volume sheds light is the appearance to Saul of the ‚Äúwitch of Endor.‚ÄĚ

                • 224¬†pages
                • hardcover
                • ISBN 978-1-944555-63-4

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                Unfolding Covenant History: From Jacob to the Exodus - Volume 3 (ebook)

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                Volume 3 (From Jacob to the Exodus) of the Unfolding Covenant History series is divided into three parts: the history of Jacob, the history of Joseph, and the history of the bondage and exodus of Israel from Egypt.

                Jacob is a very strong character in the history of God's covenant. His sins and shortcomings, as well as his penchant for running ahead of the Lord, are graphically described by the author. Yet the great strength of his faith in the covenant promise of God is the overriding theme. The history of this father of the tribes of Israel makes for interesting reading.

                The history of Joseph is perhaps even more intriguing. The story of his life, from his being sold into slavery to his ascension to a position as ruler of Egypt, is almost stranger than fiction. The author explains how‚ÄĒthrough the awesome power of God's sovereign providence by means of Joseph‚ÄĒthe line of the covenant was preserved, and the fledgling nation of Israel came to live in Egypt.

                The section on the bondage and exodus details the increasingly oppressive bondage of God's people. It describes the ten plagues visited by God upon Egypt, culminating in God's powerful deliverance of his people from the land of bondage, which is typical of our deliverance from the dominion of sin.

                • 344 pages
                • ISBN 978-1-936054-99-2

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                      Unfolding Covenant History: From Creation to the Flood - Volume 1 (ebook)

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                      From Creation to the Flood is the first volume in Unfolding Covenant History, a series that will include Old Testament history syllabi written by the late Professor Homer C. Hoeksema and additional syllabi being written by Professor David J. Engelsma, his successor as Professor of Dogmatics and Old Testament at the Theological School of the Protestant Reformed Churches. 

                      Prior to the publication of this series, mainly seminarians were able to benefit from this valuable material. Recognizing the great potential for the edification and comfort to all of God's people, the Reformed Free Publishing Association has undertaken the publication of this work in a series of hardcover volumes at the rate of approximately one per year under the editorship of Mark H. Hoeksema, Professor Hoeksema's son.

                      The unique feature of these volumes, which distinguishes them from other such writings, is their emphasis on the theme of God's covenant of grace as the unifying principle of Old Testament history and of the very gospel itself. The appreciation for this truth by the reader will grow during the unfolding of the meaning of the covenant as history progresses through the books of the Old Testament.

                      Volume 1 covers Genesis 1:1 through Genesis 6, a small portion of the scriptures, yet a period that encompasses 1,650 years of biblical history. In this volume Professor Hoeksema shows that the "book of beginnings" has a significance that holds for God's people today and endures to the end of the ages.

                      • 368 pages
                      • ISBN¬†978-1-936054-97-8
                      Job: God's Sovereignty in Suffering (ebook)

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                      Review by Rev. Jerome Julian, from The Outlook, Vol. 71 Issue 1
                      Review by Rev. Joseph Holstege, from The Standard Bearer, Vol 98. Issue 5
                      Review by Rev. Martyn McGeown, from the Protestant Reformed Theological Journal, Vol. 54 No. 2
                      Review by Rev. Matthew DeBoer 

                       

                      The book of Job is God’s commentary on the suffering and trials of his people. God speaks to our trials from the viewpoint, first, of his own interactions with Satan, then from the viewpoint of Job’s interactions with his friends, and finally as the one who appears to Job and his friends in a tornado. The book describes suffering on a scale seldom seen but shows our weaknesses and the temptations we face when under the hand of God or when called to bring comfort to others who are suffering. For that reason it is instructive and corrective but is also of great comfort, for it points those who are suffering to God’s sovereignty in trials and to his faithfulness and saving grace to his own.

                      Those who have read the book of Job often find the book repetitious and difficult to follow, especially the interaction of Job and his friends. This work is not meant to be an exhaustive, verse-by-verse explanation of the book of Job but is an attempt to show how the book fits together and leads up to its grand climax in the appearance of God. It also attempts to show that Job has often been misunderstood and maligned, and though guilty of sin, as we all are in suffering, is nevertheless one whose faith and hope in God are sure. May it be of help to all who love God as Job did, especially when the God they love chastises and corrects them as he does all of his children.

                      Ronald Hanko is an emeritus minister in the Protestant Reformed Churches of America. He has served in the active ministry for 38 years. He has also written Doctrine according to Godliness: A Primer of Reformed Doctrine and The Coming of Zion’s Redeemer: The Prophecies of Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi.

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                      Unfolding Covenant History: Judges and Ruth - Volume 5 (ebook)

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                      Judges and Ruth, the fifth volume in the Unfolding Covenant History series, continues the exposition of Old Testament history from the viewpoint of God’s covenant faithfulness toward his people in the old dispensation. Professor David J. Engelsma now becomes the author, intending to finish in this and succeeding volumes what Professor Homer C. Hoeksema began.

                      Part 1 traces the dark history of the time of the judges with its recurring themes of Israel‚Äôs departure from Jehovah to serve heathen idols, God‚Äôs chastisement of his people by delivering them to the persecution and dominance of their enemies, their crying to him for help in their distress, and the Lord‚Äôs gracious deliverance of them by various judges. The conclusion of this downward line of the history of God‚Äôs people illustrates the necessity of a theocratic king in Israel, as expressed in the words of Judges 21:25:¬†‚ÄúIn those days there was no king in Israel.‚ÄĚ

                      Part 2 explains the familiar but amazing history of Ruth, which illustrates vividly the truth of God’s sovereign redemption in the salvation of the Gentiles and the inclusion of Ruth into the line of the covenant so that she becomes the grandmother of King David, the savior of Israel as the theocratic king and the type of Christ.

                      • 238 pages
                      • ISBN 978-1-944555-01-6

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                              Unfolding Covenant History: Through the Wilderness Into Canaan - Volume 4 (ebook)

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                              Volume 4 (Through the WildernessÔĽŅ ÔĽŅInto Canaan)¬†of the¬†Unfolding Covenant History¬†series describes the journey of Israel from Egypt to the land of promise, as well as their conquering and inheritance of Canaan.

                              In the section on the wanderings in the wilderness, the author details Israel's journey to Mt. Sinai, where by the giving of God's law they were constituted as a covenant nation. He narrates their eventful progress towards Canaan, and their drawing back in unbelief when they were at the very door of the promised land.

                              After their fulfillment of God's sentence to wander for forty years in the wilderness because of their unbelief, God's people must learn anew to trust in Jehovah as they seek to dispossess the inhabitants of the land of promise. Under the leadership of Joshua, and despite much stumbling, Israel learns to expect the victory from their covenant God, and finally subdues and inherits Canaan.

                              • 414 pages
                              • ISBN 978-1-944555-00-9

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                                    Unfolding Covenant History: From the Flood to Isaac - Volume 2 (ebook)

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                                    The second volume (ÔĽŅFrom the Flood to IsaacÔĽŅ) of the¬†Unfolding Covenant HistoryÔĽŅ¬†series is divided into three parts: the postdiluvian world and the patriarchal eras of Abraham and Isaac. The postdiluvian section covers the changed earth after the flood, the establishment by God of the sword-power ordinance, the covenant with Noah, Noah‚Äôs prophetic blessing and cursing, Nimrod, Babel, and the genealogy/chronology provided for Shem‚Äôs generations. Though the facts about the first two patriarchs are familiar, the covenantal perspective on those lives makes for a much richer interpretation than most readers have ever before encountered. In fact, this can be said of all the proposed books in this series.

                                    • 328 pages
                                    • ISBN 978-1-936054-98-5

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                                        Moses: Typical Mediator of the Old Covenant

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                                        ‚ÄúMoses was a unique figure in the history of the church. Never again would there be a mere human prophet who would know the Lord so intimately, face to face. His life in so many respects [was] a visible demonstration of the grace of God and of the gospel. He was a mediator through whom Israel‚Ķstood before the greatness of the living God. Henceforth they could only look forward to the day of which Moses spoke when he said to them, ‚ÄėThe Lord thy God will raise up unto thee a Prophet from the midst of thee, of thy brethren, like unto me; unto him ye shall hearken‚Äô (Deut. 18:15). He would be the fulfillment of that of which Moses was only the type.‚ÄĚ

                                        Rev. Bernard Woudenberg (1931‚Äď2020) was a member of the Protestant Reformed Churches of America and served in several pastorates during his forty-year ministry. One of his greatest loves was Old Testament history, the fruit of which became the rubric ‚ÄúCloud of Witnesses‚ÄĚ in the Standard Bearer magazine. He wrote more than 200 articles under this rubric, many of which covered the life of Moses and became the subject matter of this book.

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                                        ‚ÄúMoses was a unique figure in the history of the church. Never again would there be a mere human prophet who would know the Lord so intimately, face to face. His life in so many respects [was] a visible demonstration of the grace of God and of the gospel. He was a mediator through whom Israel‚Ķstood before the greatness of the living God. Henceforth they could only look forward to the day of which Moses spoke when he said to them, ‚ÄėThe Lord thy God will raise up unto thee a Prophet from the midst of thee, of thy brethren, like unto me; unto him ye shall hearken‚Äô (Deut. 18:15). He would be the fulfillment of that of which Moses was only the type.‚ÄĚ

                                        Rev. Bernard Woudenberg (1931‚Äď2020) was a member of the Protestant Reformed Churches of America and served in several pastorates during his forty-year ministry. One of his greatest loves was Old Testament history, the fruit of which became the rubric ‚ÄúCloud of Witnesses‚ÄĚ in the¬†Standard Bearer¬†magazine. He wrote more than 200 articles under this rubric, many of which covered the life of Moses and became the subject matter of this book.


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