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Number of Pages: 735
Publication Date: 2002
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Previously released in five volumes, this comprehensive study and application of the Apostle John's dynamic first epistle is now gathered together in one book.
Martyn Lloyd-Jones (1899-1981), minister of Westminster Chapel in London for 30 years, was one of the foremost preachers of his day. His many books have brought profound spiritual encouragement to millions around the world.
Christopher Catherwood (PhD, University of East Anglia) is a fellow of the Royal Historical Society and member of both Churchill and St. Edmund's Colleges at Cambridge University. He was a fellow of the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust in 2010 and medalist in 2014. Christopher lives in a village near Cambridge with his wife, Paulette.
iamhBC, CanadaAge: 45-54Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5A High Quality Collection of L-J SermonsJanuary 5, 2017iamhBC, CanadaAge: 45-54Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Friends of mine find Lloyd-Jones' expositions excruciating and tedious. On the contrary, his detailed study of every nuance is most welcome and, I believe, necessary. The Holy Spirit has mightily used these sermons to enable me to truly understand what it means to be a Christian -- all grounded in the person and work of Christ Jesus the Lord. To some, this may sound too 'doctrinal'. But as Lloyd-Jones wisely explains, one cannot have the practical until one first has a clear comprehension of the doctrinal. Far from tedious!
DarinAge: 45-54Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5Life in ChristMay 15, 2015DarinAge: 45-54Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Excellent book. 1 John contains a wealth of information on how God wants us to know we are His children, and Lloyd-Jones captures this very well. It's a challenging read, but worth the effort.
Jackie Fawcett5 Stars Out Of 5February 12, 2010Jackie FawcettThis man can explain the Bible to anyone. I am enjoying reading and expanding my knowledge in 1 John.
William Smith5 Stars Out Of 5January 1, 2009William SmithI have written reviews of other Lloyd-Jones books before, and I cannot say enough about the ways in which the LORD has graciously used this man's ministry to grow me in the grace and knowledge of the LORD Jesus Christ. One of the great weaknesses in the body of Christ, in my opinion, is that we are not sure what the Bible declares to be the evidence of true faith in the life of the believer. This has lead to a devilish misuse of the title "Christian" in our world, and moreso in America. GOD in his grace has spoken through John in his first epistle to assure the believer that he can know beyond a doubt that he is saved, and by default, discern evidences in others as to their declaration of faith, and it's reality. Lloyd-Jones does a masterful job of clearly expounding this epistle, one of GOD's most blessed messages to his children. I heartily recommend anyone who loves Christ to read this book; you will be genuinely edified and encouraged.
Tom Dominski5 Stars Out Of 5November 25, 2008Tom DominskiThis book is outstanding. I have read the Sermon on the Mount and Spiritual Depression, but this one is the best. MLJ really covers all aspects of Christianity including God's Love, the Holy Spirit, and many other topics. If you really want to get a good understanding of the Christian faith, I highly recommend this book. Sometimes MLJ repeats himself, but remember this is a sermon.