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Books Available for Purchase

So far, I have written seven books, which are introduced below. All of them are available for purchase through this website. Details for purchase are at the bottom of this page.

1. God's Story - A Bible Overview
2. The Lion and the Lamb - A Guide to the Inspiring Book of Revelation
3. Chaos in Corinth - A Study of the Book of 1 Corinthians
4. Gospel of Power - A Guide to Paul's Letter to the Romans
5. Trust and be Saved - A Guide to the Book of Isaiah
6. Press on or Give Up? - A Guide to the Book of Hebrews
7. God Rules the Nations - A Guide to the Book of Daniel

Coming soon

I am in the process of writing my next book, which will be on the Book of Deuteronomy and the Old Testament law.

God’s Story - A Bible Overview

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This is a very helpful book giving a historical overview through the whole Bible, from creation to the end of the first century AD. It helps people see the overall message of the Bible, showing where many of the familiar stories belong in God’s great plan of salvation. It is particularly designed for people who want increase their understanding of the Bible, and is an ideal resource for those who plan to commence formal study of the Bible.

The book begins with a summary of God’s plan of salvation from creation, through the fall, the death and resurrection of Jesus to his second coming. This gives a helpful framework for a biblical world-view.

The Old Testament section focusses on the main characters and events in the history of Israel. A chapter is devoted to each of the major periods of Old Testament history, describing the main events and characters in Israel, some of the major theological developments, and how Israel interacted with her neighbouring nations. Each of the books are set into the original place in history. The message of each of prophets is described at their most probable time in the history of Israel or Judah.

The first part of the the New Testament section looks first at the life and ministry of Jesus, describing relevant aspects of Jewish religion and culture, the main events of his ministry and his teaching on the kingdom of God.

The second part looks at the spread of the Gospel through the first century, describing Paul’s missionary journeys and summarising his letters, as well as noting the major challenges faced by the church. The message of each of the books is summarised, and each are set into their original historical context.

Many people have found this book a very useful tool in their Bible reading, to give them the “big-picture” - how all the Bible stories and events fit together into one great and continuing story.

Purchasing details

Each book is available as an electronic copy sent by email. Each book costs £4.

These electronic copies are available in .pdf format, which can be read using Adobe Acrobat.

You are welcome to print out one copy of the book if you want a hard copy.

Please note this is copyrighted material which should not be copied in any form.

If you purchase all seven books, the price is reduced to £20.

There are two ways to pay for them:

1. The most straightforward way is if you have a Paypal account, you can send me the money through our email address family_spriggs@yahoo.co.uk (there is an underscore between the "family" and the "spriggs"). Please put a note on the payment request to say which book or books you are sending money for.

This is a link to Paypal

2. Using the Contact Julian link, you can send me an email to request a book. We can then arrange how to process the payment.

On receipt of payment, I will send the books to you.