New Treasury of Bible Doctrine: ‘Things most surely believed’

John Scarsbrook, Killamarsh, England

Precious Seed

Paperback, 590 pages,
Published by Precious Seed Publications, 34 Metcalfe Avenue, Killamarsh, Sheffield, S21 1HW, UK. 
ISBN: 978 1 871642 84 1.
First published 1977. Revised and updated 2017.

 

This symposium of articles, mainly selected from the Precious Seed magazine, was originally issued as a companion volume to a similar symposium entitled Church Doctrine and Practice, first published in 1970. Both publications were warmly received at the time, and have been reprinted repeatedly. They have proved to be a very useful resource for the Lord’s people.

 

However, since 1977 many more helpful articles have been published in Precious Seed International and its associated publications. The Trust has therefore decided to issue this revised edition of the Treasury, which retains the value of the original, but adds important new topics. About thirty new articles have been added, some specially written for this edition, on subjects which were not adequately covered in the original publication. These include a series of articles on the attributes of God, previously published under the title Behold your God, and designed to counteract current attitudes in our increasingly man-centred contemporary world. Also included now are articles on the unity of the Spirit, Satan, angels, and the trial of faith. 

 

The rising generation of Christians can benefit here from the ministry of many past and present Bible teachers. Amongst them are many well-known and respected brethren of former generations. This is part of their spiritual legacy to us. The doctrine which they teach is thoroughly sound and scriptural. Only in the section on prophecy are there any statements which some Christians today might justifiably question. The reviewer warmly recommends this edition to all readers, both young and old.

 

[Our thanks to Malcolm Davis, Leeds, England, for this review]

There are 22 articles in
ISSUE (2017, Volume 72 Issue 4)

A Word for Today - Mashah

An Anchor for the Soul

TheArgument of Galatians

At His Feet - Part 1

Chairman’s Notes

Characters Around the Crucifixion - Part 9: A Soldier Who Observed Him

Editorial

Ephesians - Part 11: Chapter 5 vv 22-33

The Gifts of the Holy Spirit

Martin Luther - Hero of the Reformation

The Messianic Psalms - Psalm 16

New Treasury of Bible Doctrine: ‘Things most surely believed’

Pocket Commentary Series – 1st John

Question Time - What advice can be offered to a couple who cannot have children?

Ruth

Suicide

Their Finest Hour - Peter

This Man

Truth & Training from Titus - Part 9: Chapter 3 vv 1-8

Will I be a Winner or a Loser at the Bema? - Part 2

Wiser than the World

Your Five for the Day

This article is not part of a series

There are 65 articles by this author

The Privilege

The Responsibility

The John Ritchie Library

The Church at Philadelphia

The Days when the Judges ruled (1)

OTHNIEL - the Lion of God (2)

EHUD and SHAMGAR (3)

Deborah - a mother in Israel (4)

Gideon - the weak confounding the mighty (5/1)

Gideon - the weak confounding the mighty (5/2)

ABIMELECH the ‘Bramble King’ (6)

JEPHTHAH - A Man of Contradictions (7)

SAMSON - A model of Inconsistency (8/1)

Samson a model of inconsistency

Abijah

The Throne of His father David

Church Gatherings - Part 1

Church Gatherings - Part 2 - Teaching and being taught

Church Gatherings - Part 3 - The Breaking of Bread

Developing and renewing eldership

Manasseh and Amon

Josiah - Part 1

Josiah - Part 2

Jehoahaz to Zedekiah

Poisoned Soul – the deadly effects of bitterness - Paul Young

Living with the glory of the Lord – Ezekiel’s Prophecy - Malcolm Davis

Indispensible Ordinance: Baptism, the Lord’s Supper and the Head Covering - Romel Ghossain

The New Calvinists, Changing the Gospel - E. S. Williams

Learning to Lead – Next Generation - David Clarkson and Stephen McQuoid

Travel with Jonathan Edwards – A God-centred life, an enduring legacy

Their Finest Hour - Esther

A Study of First Thessalonians: The Model Church, Gary McBride

The Riches of Divine Wisdom, David Gooding

Wisdom for Fools – 101 Proverbs to Live By, Shane Watson

Then came a Rich Man of Arimathea

Looking for the Glory – An Exposition of the Epistle to Titus - Adam D. Thropay

If it wasn’t for the Lighthouse Bill and Irene Ridgeway

Nathan the Prophet

Gleanings from the book of Ruth - Alex Dryburgh

How to Master the Bible - Martin Anstey

The Land and People of Israel, what does the future hold? - Drew Craig

Stories from Luke’s Gospel - Robert Craig

TheExtent of the Atonement - James Morison

TheNature of the Atonement - James Morison

Day by Day – Through the Bible Edited - Ken Totton

Insects of the Bible - Tom H. Ratcliffe

Precious Seed 70th Anniversary Edition

Beginnings: Old Testament Overview Volume 1 - Richard Catchpole

Christian Frontline Series: The Christian and Money - Hansruedi Graf

God’s weeping prophet and wayward people: Jeremiah’s prophecy and Lamentations - Malcolm C. Davis

Joshua

Judges

Ruth

Pocket Commentary Series – 1st John

New Treasury of Bible Doctrine: ‘Things most surely believed’

Character Studies in the Book of Proverbs - Part 1

Character Studies in the Book of Proverbs - Part 2: The Wise Man and His Companions

False Apocalypse, False Gospel, False Witnesses - Donald C. B. Cameron.

The People’s Bible – The remarkable history of the King James Version - Derek Wilson

Character Studies in the Book of Proverbs - Part 3: The fool and his friends

Their Finest Hour - Peter

Truth and Training from Titus - Stephen G. Baker

His Coming – A Guide to Future Events - Various Authors

New Testament Priests, Speak Up! - Mike Stephenson

Character Studies in the Book of Proverbs - The Sluggard - Part4