Book Notices -- By: Anonymous

Journal: Bibliotheca Sacra
Volume: BSAC 133:529 (Jan 1976)
Article: Book Notices
Author: Anonymous

Book Notices

The Grace of God. By Charles C. Ryrie. 1963. Reprint. Chicago: Moody Press, 1975. 126 pp. Paper, $1.95.

The publishers are to be commended for the attractive appearance, quality, and price of this paperback edition of what is probably the most helpful book in print on the extremely important subject of the grace of God. The chapters on “Living under Grace” and “Understanding Legalism and Liberty” should be pondered by every Christian.

F. D. Lindsey

All the Divine Names and Titles in the Bible. By Herbert Lockyer. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, 1975. 360 pp. $8.95.

Lockyer has done it again with the publication of this fifteenth volume in his “All” series. There is much useful material here on the person and performances of God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit as manifested in their names, titles, and descriptions. Subject and Scripture indexes make this a helpful homiletical tool.

F. D. Lindsey

Secure Forever. By Harold Barker. Neptune, NJ: Loizeaux Bros., 1974. 190 pp. Paper, $2.50.

The subtitle—What Gods Word, the Bible, Says Concerning the Eternal Security of the Believer—accurately describes the content of this book. Harold Barker is pastor of the First Baptist Church of Streamwood, Illinois. Part one of the book sets forth the eternal security of the believer; part two presents and answers arguments often used against the doctrine of security. For those open to the truth, the book will be helpful. There is extensive quotation of Scripture passages bearing on the subject.

R. P. Lightner

Guarantee of Glory. By George Meisinger. Minnetonka, MN: Maranatha Bible Church, 1974. 129 pp. Paper, n.p.

This treatise, written by the pastor of the Maranatha Bible Church in Minnetonka, Minnesota, is a defense of the doctrine of the eternal security of the believer. A number of the controversial passages are handled. Meisinger deals first with Romans 8:28–39: John 10:22–30; and 2 Timothy 2:11–13, which he presents as basic passages setting forth the believer’s security. He then discusses a number of passages including Hebrews 5:11–6:6 and 10:26–39, which he believes argue for the need of maturity in the believer’s life rather than against security. The book also includes brief sect...

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