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For more information about a book or to order it, click on its title. Some of the books can be read on-line in English. Some can be read on-line in whole or in part in other languages.

Postage on all orders within the UK is only 10% of the total order, unless otherwise stated. For postage costs to addresses outside the UK, please contact Mary Stewart (7 Lislunnan Road, Kells, Ballymena, Co. Antrim, BT42 3NR, Northern Ireland) on 0044 28 25 891851 or by e-mail.

Make cheques payable to "COVENANT PROTESTANT REFORMED CHURCH" (not just "CPRC"). Sorry, we do not take credit/debit card payments, due to the expense of installing and maintaining these facilities, for ours is only a small, church-based bookstore.

If you would like a free copy of one of our books for a review to be published in a magazine or journal, please contact Rev. Stewart.

The CPRC Bookstore includes books published by the Reformed Free Publishing Association (RFPA) in Michigan, USA. Those from North America are advised to purchase directly from the RFPA's website.

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Creeds

The Three Forms of Unity

The Three Forms of Unity
Reformed Fathers
   (56 pp. Softback, FREE, Read on-line)

Includes the Heidelberg Catechism, the Belgic Confession, and the Canons of Dordt, as well as several early creeds.

On-line translations: many languages.

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The Confessions & Church Order of the PRC

The Confessions & Church Order of the PRC
Reformed Fathers
   (431 pp. Hardback, £9.00, Read on-line)

Contains the Three Forms of Unity with full proof texts, liturgical forms and the Church Order of Dordt. Includes extensive indices.

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The Triple Knowledge

The Triple Knowledge (3 volumes)
Herman Hoeksema
   (2079 pp. Hardback, £40.00/set)

A compelling commentary on the Heidelberg Catechism.

On-line translations: Italian and Russian.

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The Triple Knowledge

The Triple Knowledge (10 volumes)  NEW!
Herman Hoeksema
   (2440 pp. Hardback, £85.00/set or £10/each)

The new edition of Hoeksema's superb commentary on the Heidelberg Catechism.

On-line translations: Italian, Russian and Spanish.

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The Voice of Our Fathers

The Voice of Our Fathers
Homer C. Hoeksema
(656 pp. Hardback, £20.00)

Second edition. A thorough exposition of the Canons of Dordt, the original five points of Calvinism. Includes a valuable "Historical Introduction."

On-line translations: Portuguese and Russian.

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Systematic Theology

Reformed Dogmatics

Reformed Dogmatics (2 volumes, revised)
Herman Hoeksema   (1380 pp. Hardback, £50.00/set)

Hoeksema's magnum opus, the fruit of teaching systematic theology for 40 years at the Protestant Reformed Theological Seminary.

On-line translations: Burmese, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.

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Doctrine According to Godliness

Doctrine According to Godliness
Ronald Hanko
   (338 pp. Hardback, £15.00)

Short, easy-to-read explanations of over 235 topics in Reformed theology. Comprehensive and succinct yet warm and personal. Second edition.

On-line translations: Afrikaans, Burmese, Chinese, Filipino, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Ukrainian.

Audio-visual excerpts

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The Reformed Faith of John Calvin

The Reformed Faith of John Calvin 
David Engelsma
   (472 pp. Hardback, £18.00)

A superb summary of Calvin's Institutes, including explanation, analysis and application of the Reformer's teaching for today.

On-line translation:  Italian.

Author interview video

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Scripture, God and Creation

The Doctrine of Scripture

The Doctrine of Scripture
Homer C. Hoeksema
   (93 pp Softback, £6.00)

In a time when the doctrine of Scripture is attacked, the author sets forth clearly the biblical and confessional view of God's Word.

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Trinity & Covenant

Trinity & Covenant 
David Engelsma   (158 pp. Hardback, £9.00)

A fresh, bold statement of the threeness of the one, true God and His rich covenant fellowship in Himself ... and with us in Christ.

On-line translation:  Afrikaans.

Author interview video

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The Work of the Holy Spirit

The Work of the Holy Spirit
David Engelsma & Herman Hanko
   (180 pp. Softback, £5.00, Read on-line)

This delightful book explains the Person and outpouring of the blessed Holy Spirit of truth and His role in the covenant of grace, the church and the believer's assurance. The two appendices expound two fascinating texts on the Holy Ghost: John 7:37-39 and Revelation 22:17.

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In the Beginning GodIn the Beginning God 
Homer C. Hoeksema
   (144 pp. Softback, £5.00)

Read this book for the faith-strengthening, Bible-affirming, God-honouring truth of divine creation in six days, against the many compromises with evolutionism.

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Knowing God & Man

Knowing God & Man
Herman Hoeksema   (152 pp. Softback, £6.00)

The 13 chapters include "God is God," "God is love," "Man, a Living Soul" and "Man and the Universality of Sin and Death."

On-line translation: Italian.

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The Reformed Worldview

The Reformed Worldview
David J. Engelsma & Herman Hanko   (152 pp. Softback, £5.00, Read on-line)

With chapters including "The Unbreakable Scripture," "The Call to Spiritual Cleansing," "The Reformed Believer and Money," "The Organic Development of Sin," "The Sexual Revolution," "The Abolition of Truth" and "Towards a One-World Government," The Reformed Worldview presents, as its subtitle states, The Word of God for Our Generation.

On-line translation: Afrikaans and Indonesian.

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Predestination

Calvin's Calvinism

Calvin's Calvinism
John Calvin   (330 pp. Hardback, £15.00, Read on-line)

Calvin's Calvinism, consisting chiefly of God's Eternal Predestination and Secret Providence, is, as the Genevan Reformer himself states, his fullest presentation of the absolute sovereignty of God—going beyond even its treatment in his Institutes.

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Absolute Predestination

Absolute Predestination
Jerome Zanchius   (Read on-line)

Clear and compelling arguments by an Italian Reformer on election and reprobation and why it must be preached.

On-line translation: Portuguese.

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The Sovereignty of God

The Sovereignty of God
A. W. Pink 
  (269 pp. Softback, £8.00, Read on-line)

Probably Pink's greatest work —in the Baker edition, which includes all the vital material omitted by the Banner of Truth version.

On-line translations: Bengali, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.

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Sovereign Grace

The Wonder of Grace

The Wonder of Grace
Herman Hoeksema   (127 pp. Softback, £5.00, Read on-line)

Develops the concept of salvation by grace from God's election of the believer by grace to the glorifying of the believer through grace.

On-line translations: Italian and Portuguese.

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Particular Grace

Particular Grace
Abraham Kuyper   (356 pp. Hardback, £20.00)

Lively and warm explanation of the gospel of salvation by the grace of God in Jesus Christ by a former Dutch prime minister.

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Saved by Grace

Saved by Grace
Ron Hanko & Ron Cammenga   (245 pp. Hardback, £10.00, Read on-line)

A fine work explaining, proving and defending the sovereignty of God and the Five Points of Calvinism with ample Scripture, sound exegesis and theological acumen.  It is very clearly laid out, answering objections to and denials of the truth, and demonstrating the practical importance of salvation by grace alone.

On-line translations: Italian, Portuguese and Ukrainian.

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The Five Points of Calvinism

The Five Points of Calvinism
David Engelsma & Herman Hanko  (128 pp. Softback, price £5.00, Read on-line)

A profound exposition of the Five Points of Calvinism, humbling our pride and evoking our praise. Comes complete with a fascinating introductory chapter on "The History of Calvinism." Good binding and an attractive cover.

On-line translations: Indonesian

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Man's Relations to God

Man's Relations to God
John Kennedy   (88 pp. Softback, £4.00)

Treats man as created, man as fallen, man as evangelised and man in Christ—in relation to God.

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Whosoever Will

Whosoever Will
Herman Hoeksema 
  (111 pp. Softback, £8.00, Read on-line)

God alone makes the sinner thirsty to seek the Saviour!

On-line translations: German, Portuguese and Spanish.

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God's Effectual Saving Desire

Hypercalvinism and the Call of the Gospel

Hyper-Calvinism & the Call of the Gospel
David Engelsma   (224 pp. Softback, £9.00)

Third Edition. Defence of sovereign, particular grace in the preaching of the gospel against the Arminian error that God desires to save everyone, including the reprobate.

On-line translations: Hungarian and Portuguese.

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A History of the Free Offer of the Gospel

A History of the Free-Offer of the Gospel
Herman Hanko   (239 pp. Ring Binder, £9.00, Read on-line)

The 11 chapters include the Semi-Pelagian, Arminian, Amyraldian and Marrow controversies, plus much more. We know of no other work which covers this material.

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Corrupting the Word of God

Corrupting the Word of God   NEW!
Herman Hanko & Mark Hoeksema  (272 pp. Hardback, £15.00)

What is the history of the strange idea that Almighty God has passionate but weak and unfulfilled desires to save those whom He has eternally reprobated? Church historian Prof. Hanko guides us through the controversies in which various parties corrupted the sovereign grace and Word of God.

On-line translation: Spanish.

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The Biblical Offer of the Gospel

The Biblical Offer of the Gospel
C. J. Conners   (52 pp. Softback, £3.50, Read on-line)

Refutation of the "free offer" from Scripture, the confessions and Reformed and Presbyterian theologians by an Australian minister.

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A Power of God Unto Salvation

A Power of God Unto Salvation or "Grace No Offer"
Herman Hoeksema   (84 pp. Ring Binder, £5.00, Read on-line)

Defence of the power of the gospel against several well-meant offer men, including Abraham Kuyper's son.

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Modern Moderate Calvinism

Modern Moderate Calvinism
A. I. Morgan   (27 pp. Softback, Read on-line)

Deals with the will of God, the Five Points of Calvinism and an alleged, universal, divine love.

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The Disposition of God Toward the Non-Elect

The Disposition of God Toward the Non-Elect
EPC of Australia   (8 pp. Softback)

Analysis in the light of Scripture and the Westminster Confession.

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Calvin, Berkhof & H. J. Kuiper

Calvin, Berkhof & H. J. Kuiper
Herman Hoeksema   (60 pp. Softback, FREE, Read on-line)

Contrasts Calvin's teaching, in his book Calvin's Calvinism, with well-meant offer theologians, Louis Berkhof and H. J. Kuiper.

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The Clark-VanTil Controversy

The Clark-Van Til Controversy
Herman Hoeksema   (111 pp. Softback)

An insightful analysis of a controversy in the Orthodox Presbyterian Church in America involving the "free-offer of the gospel."

On-line translation: Portuguese.

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Uncommon Grace

The Rock Whence We Are Hewn

The Rock Whence We Are Hewn   NEW!
Henry Danhof & Herman Hoeksema   (544 pp. Hardback, £22.00)

God's covenant, man's depravity, unconditional election, irresistible grace, the spiritual antithesis, Calvin, Anabaptism, church protests and unity, etc.—all are covered in this book containing nine articles that are foundational to the Protestant Reformed Churches. Complete with valuable historical introductions and Afterword.

On-line translations: Italian, Portuguese and Spanish

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Sin & Grace

Sin & Grace
Henry Danhof & Herman Hoeksema   (250 pp. Hardback, £18.00)

The Christian worldview treating the doctrines of grace, the antithesis, the covenant and the kingdom of God.

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Common Grace Revisited

Common Grace Revisited
David Engelsma   (100 pp. Softback, £4.50, Read on-line)

A refutation of common grace as advocated by Richard Mouw in He Shines in All that's Fair: Culture and Common Grace.

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Prosperous Wicked and Plagued Saints

Prosperous Wicked and Plagued Saints
David Engelsma   (120 pp. Softback, £6.00)

A delightful exposition of Psalm 73, comforting the afflicted child of God and confounding the theory of common grace.

On-line translations: German and Portuguese.

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God's Goodness Always Particular

God's Goodness Always Particular   NEW!
Herman Hoeksema
   (144 pp. Softback, £7.00)

A fine biblical and polemical treatment against a gainsayer that cuts his alleged "triple cord" to ribbons.

On-line translation:  Spanish

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A Triple Breach

A Triple Breach
Herman Hoeksema   (77 pp. Softback, FREE, Read on-line)

An examination of the doctrine of common grace as embodied in the notorious "three points" of the Christian Reformed Church.

On-line translation: Italian.

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Christianizing the World

Christianizing the World   NEW!
David Engelsma
   (192 pp. hardback, £9.00)

A devastating critique of Abraham Kuyper's cultural theory of a common grace of God and its grandiose mission of "Christianizing" (not converting) the ungodly world.

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Church

The Necessity of Reforming the Church

The Necessity of Reforming the Church
John Calvin
   (159 pp. Softback, £5.00, Read on-line)

Calvin's succinct statement of the principal disputes of the Reformation also serves a spiritual manifesto for our day, calling us to repentance in an era of religious corruption and compromise.

On-line translation: Hungarian.

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Come Out From Among Them

Come Out From Among Them
John Calvin   (317 pp. Hardback, £15.00)

The great Reformer stresses the duty of Christians to separate themselves from polluted forms of worship and join a true church.

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Bound to Join

Bound to Join
David J. Engelsma   (184 pp. Hardback, £8.00) 

In the form of letters, this book addresses the issue of church membership in the twenty-first century on the basis of Scripture, the Belgic Confession and John Calvin's controversy with the Nicodemites.

On-line translation: Czech

Author interview video

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A Defense of the Church Institute

A Defense of the Church Institute
David J. Engelsma   (160 pp. Hardback, £8.00) 

Engelsma defends Belgic Confession 28, biblical and Reformed church membership, and Bound to Join from critical reviewers and house-church radicals.

Author interview video

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Notes on the Church Order

Notes on the Church Order   NEW!
Herman Hanko   (168 pp. Softback, £7.00) 

This is an excellent summation of the central principles of the 86 articles of the Church Order of Dordt used by the PRCA along with a pastoral manual on church polity for church members.

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Implications of Public Confession

The Implications of Public Confession
Abraham Kuyper   (68 pp. Softback, £3.00)

This challenging  and easily understood little book answers that important question, "What is expected of me after I make confession of faith?"

On-line translation: Spanish.

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Covenant and Baptism

Keeping God's Covenant

Keeping God's Covenant
David Engelsma & Herman Hanko   (101 pp. Softback, £3.00, Read on-line)

Practical directions on how we must keep God's covenant in marriage, in the home, in training our children, in the church and in antithetical living. On-line Study Guide Questions are available.

On-line translations: Burmese, Portuguese.

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God's Everlasting Covenant of Grace

God's Everlasting Covenant of Grace
Herman Hanko  (236 pp. Softback, £8.00)

Sets forth the beauty of God's covenant as it unfolds in the Scriptures. Relates the covenant to Christ, predestination, Canaan, etc.

On-line translation: Portuguese.

Author interview video

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Covenant & Election in the Reformed TraditionCovenant & Election in the Reformed Tradition
David Engelsma
   (288 pp. Hardback, £15.00)

Traces the doctrines of covenant and election in the confessional documents of the Reformed churches and in the 16th-20th century church fathers. It also deals with the contemporary heresy of the Federal Vision.

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Federal Vision: Heresy at the RootFederal Vision: Heresy at the Root 
David Engelsma
   (252 pp. Hardback, £8.00)

This superb book eradicates the Federal Vision root and branch (part 1) and answers dozens of questions in part 2 dealing with Federal Vision advocates, conditions, the covenant with Adam, covenant children, the doctrines of grace, etc.

Author interview video

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The Covenant of God & the Children of BelieversThe Covenant of God & Children of Believers
David Engelsma
   (249 pp. Hardback, £15.00)

A vital and timely work, setting forth the truth of God's Word against the Federal Vision and a conditional covenant.

On-line translations: Dutch, Italian, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.

Author interview video

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Believers & Their Seed

Believers & Their Seed
Herman Hoeksema
   (159 pp. Hardback, £12.00, Read on-line)

Sets forth the relationship between infant baptism and the covenant. Includes a fine refutation of baptismal regeneration.

On-line translations: Dutch and Italian.

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We and Our Children

We & Our Children (revised)
Herman Hanko   (165 pp. Softback, £9.00)

Relates the covenant and infant baptism, because "we" and "our children" both belong to God's covenant of grace.

On-line translations: Italian and Portuguese.

Author interview video

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The Meaning and Mode of Baptism

The Meaning & Mode of Baptism
Jay E. Adams   (56 pp. Softback, £3.50)

An excellent book that should make Baptists think again.

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Baptism: Meaning, Mode & Subject

Baptism: Meaning, Mode & Subject
Michael Kimmitt   (48 pp. Softback, £2.00, Read on-line)

What does baptism mean? How should the water be applied? Who are to be baptized? Simple, clear, biblical arguments contrary to oft-repeated but unproven baptistic assertions..

On-line translations: Dutch, Italian and Portuguese.

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The Reformed Baptism FormThe Reformed Baptism Form   NEW!
Bastiaan Wielenga
   (448 pp. Hardback, £18.00)

Solid commentary on the Reformed Baptism Form by a Dutch pastor influenced by Herman Bavinck and Abraham Kuyper.

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Worship

God's Hymnbook for the Christian Church

God's Hymnbook for the Christian Church
Malcolm H. Watts   (62 pp. Softback, £3.00)

A clear and convincing presentation of exclusive psalmody, refuting Iain Murray's The Psalter—The Only Hymnal

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The Voice of His Praise

The Voice of His Praise
J. Kerr & J. McDonald   (36 pp. Softback, £1.75)

Sets forth Christ in the Psalms, quotes on Psalm singing, etc. "Make the voice of his praise to be heard" (Ps. 66:8)!

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Eschatology

Christ's Spiritual Kingdom

Christ's Spiritual Kingdom
David Engelsma   (158 pp. Softback, £7.00, Read on-line)

A stirring defence of Reformed amillennialism. Includes superb exegesis of Isaiah 65, Matthew 24, II Thessalonians 2, Revelation 20, etc.

On-line translation: Portuguese.

Author interview video

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The Momentous Event

The Momentous Event
W. J. Grier   (128 pp. Softback, £4.50)

Presents the scriptural teaching on Christ's second coming in clear, short chapters. Compelling reading.

On-line translation: Portuguese.

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Called to Watch for Christ's Return

Called to Watch for Christ's Return  NEW!
Martyn McGeown   (304 pp. Softback, £7.50)

What did the Lord Jesus, while He was on earth, say about His own return? Read this superb exposition of Matthew 24-25 by CPRC missionary, Rev. Martyn McGeown, and find out!

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A Study in Eschatology

A Study in Eschatology
Jason Kortering 
  (75 pp. Softback, £1.50)

Contains seven chapters on the last things, including the four horsemen, the 144,000, the locusts from the abyss and the little book.

On-line translation: Italian.

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