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Dr Masters books

The Faith - Great Christian Truths

This is a popular, non-technical sweep through key themes of the Christian faith, highlighting very many inspiring and enlivening points. It often takes an oblique and unusual approach to a topic in order to bring out the full wonder and significance.

It is designed to be enjoyed by seasoned Christians, and also by all who want to explore the great features of the faith, and discover the life of the soul.

 

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Paul's Ten Point Design for Church Health and Growth

What are our aims for the shaping of our church fellowship, and for its growth? Do we have an agenda or framework of desired objectives? The apostle Paul had a very definite policy, and called it his 'purpose', using a Greek word which means – a plan or strategy displayed for all to see. This book sets out ten policy ideals, gleaned from Paul's teaching, all of which are essential for the health and growth of a congregation today.

A new revised edition of Do We Have a Policy? (2002)

 

Table of Contents
 
'Prothesis' - Paul's Blueprint
Policy 1: A Worshipping Church
Policy 2: A Praying Church
Policy 3: A Sanctified Church
Policy 4: A Working Church
Policy 5: A Learning Church
Policy 6: An Evangelistic Church
Policy 7: A Separated Church
Policy 8: A Sacrificial Church
Policy 9: A Loving Church
Policy 10: A Believing Church

 
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Author: Peter Masters
ISBN: 978 1 908919 99 1
Publisher: Wakeman Trust
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 84
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The Charismatic Illusion - Expanded revision of The Charismatic Phenomenon

Expanded revision of the Charismatic Phenomenon (1982) with answers to questions.

Now with more answers to questions asked by people investigating the arguments, this veteran book contends for the biblical position on the gifts that prevailed for nearly 2,000 years before the charismatic movement came along.

Here is the dynamic teaching of the Spirit that sustained true churches and believers through dark and bright years of history, through the Reformation, through the Puritan era, through the time of great Confessions of Faith, through repeated awakenings and revivals, and through the worldwide growth of the modern missionary movement.

Here is the case for authentic biblical spiritual life.

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The Real Baptism of the Holy Spirit

Is there a second blessing or baptism of the Spirit after conversion? Is the believer meant to struggle against sin, or does the Spirit sanctify by grace? What is the witness of the Spirit? And what is meant by the filling of the Spirit? Here are answers to all such questions with ‘proof texts’.

Ideal for all, especially new believers and study groups.

A revised version of Only One Baptism of the Holy Spirit (1994).

Contents
1  When is a Believer Baptised With the Spirit?
2  Is a Second Baptism Needed for Assurance?
3  How Does the Spirit Witness With Our Spirit?
4  The Spirit of Holiness
5  Attending the Wrong Classroom
6  Are We to Fight Sin?
7  Must We be Emptied or Broken?
8  The Filling of the Spirit
9  The Spirit’s Way
10 A Baptism of Bliss?
11  The Case of the Ephesus Twelve

Author: Peter Masters
ISBN: 978 1 908919 91 5
Publisher: Wakeman Trust
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 86
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Hallmarks of Christian Character

Here are great themes for the Christian life, combining devotional, encouraging and practical views of the distinctive characteristics, aims and way of thinking of sincere believers. Beginning with the foundation of humility, these pages show the strong sense of pilgrimage shared by true Christians, their outgoing helpfulness, their sense of closeness to God, their attitude to serving the Lord, their happiness and their access to the power of the Spirit.

 

Table of Contents

1. The Clothing of Humility
2. Pursuing Positive Covetousness
3. Embracing the Pilgrim Concept
4. Sanctifying Power
5. Aspirations of Christian Service
6. Christian Mutual Helpfulness
7. The Defeat of Talebearing
8. Closeness to God
9. Spiritual Happiness
10. Walking in the Spirit

 

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Author: Peter Masters
ISBN 978-1-908919-80-9
Publisher: Wakeman Trust
Binding: Paperback
RRP: £6.95
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Faith, Doubts, Trials and Assurance

Ongoing faith is essential for answered prayer, effective service, spiritual stability and real communion with God. This book answers many questions about faith, such as: How may we assess the state of our faith? How can faith be strengthened? What are the most dangerous doubts? How should difficult doubts be handled? What is the biblical attitude to trials? How can we tell if troubles are intended to chastise or to refine? What can be done to obtain assurance? Can a believer commit the unpardonable sin? Exactly how is the Lord's presence felt?

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