In the Year of Our Lord: Reflections on Twenty Centuries of Church History
The story of the church is important for Christians to know, for it contains rich and uplifting stories of God's dealings with His people. Dr Sinclair B Ferguson takes the reader on a tour of the Christian history, featuring stories...
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The story of the church is important for Christians to know, for it contains rich and uplifting stories of God's dealings with His people. Dr Sinclair B Ferguson takes the reader on a tour of the Christian history, featuring stories and songs to give believers a sense of their place in God's kingdom and to encourage them in their walk.
"Whether you are being introduced to a new restaurant or returning to your favorite cuisine, few things are as delightful as a sampler plate prepared by a master chef to give a taste of various delicacies. Such is this book. Sinclair Ferguson, a wise teacher of Christian theology and history, has given us a chef's tour of the Lord's sweet mercies across the last two thousand years. This is no bland synopsis. Ferguson's clear summaries of each century are festooned with juicy morsels taken from classic Christian writings and savory biographical stories. This little book will be a blessing to earnest Christians and a boon to those who would provide future generations with deeper roots in our rich Christian heritage."
--Dr Joel R. Beeke
"As a general rule, I give this counsel to everyone who will receive it: Read anything and everything by Sinclair Ferguson! This book is no exception. In the Year of Our Lord: Reflections on Twenty Centuries of Church History walks us through our Christian family history, in twenty short, easy-to-read chapters, always ultimately emphasizing the great work of Christ in preserving His church. There are tremendous lessons to increase our discernment and aid our encouragement stored up in this little book. Read, savor, and be edified."
--Dr J Ligon Duncan III
Sinclair B. Ferguson (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen) is Senior Minister of the historic First Presbyterian Church of Columbia, SC, and Distinguished Visiting Professor of Systematic Theology at Westminster Theological Seminary. He is the author of numerous books including Taking the Christian Life Seriously; Man Overboard; Know your Christian Life; Grow in Grace; Discovering God's Will; Handle with Care; A Heart for God; Kingdom Life in a Fallen World; Children of the Living God; John Owen on the Christian Life; Undaunted Spirit; Daniel (Communicator's Commentary); Understanding the Gospel; Healthy Christian Growth; Read Any Good Books?; Deserted By God?; If I Should Die Before I Wake; The Pundit's Folly; The Holy Spirit; Let's Study Philippians; Let's Study Mark and The Big Book of Questions and Answers About Jesus.