R.C. Sproul

Thomas Watson's 1692 "A Body of Practical Divinity" now available

Rare 1692 First Edition of "A Body of Practical Divinity, Consisting of above One Hundred Seventy Six Sermons on the Lesser Catechism Composed by the Reverend Assembly of Divines at Westminster" is available in our inventory.

Even Ants Love to Read Books!

Books may have become less fashionable for people, but our little neighbors underground know what's important! You rarely see them go anywhere without book in jaw.

The raison d'être for PurJoy Bookshop

I just ran across this article by Tim Keller, http://www.ccef.org/puritan-resources-biblical-counseling and realized that it embodies one of the reasons why we want to further promote our bookshop: www.purjoy.com The article is kinda long, but I hope you are blessed by it, (and better understand the raison d'être for the PurJoy Bookshop).

In Christ, Rick

Give Yourself unto Reading

“Give yourself unto reading."

"The man who never reads will never be read; he who never quotes will never be quoted. He who will not use the thoughts of other men’s brains, proves that he has no brains of his own. You need to read." C.H. Spurgeon

Crow vs. Raven

Have you ever wondered how to tell a crow and a raven apart? Here is an excellent, short video produced by The Cornell Lab of Ornithology explaining the differences between the two: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eZ5iippq3rA&list=UU5Lz88Rt3GT75YT2ORAmaMQ&index=3

Pierre Viret: The Angel of the Reformation—A Review

Just finished reading "Pierre Viret: The Angel of the Reformation" by R.A. Sheats.

Scan Reading & Aliteracy

There is a growing trend in our nation toward "scan reading." It's most serious consequence is "aliteracy." In centuries past, societies were plagued with illiteracy. The Puritan invention of public schools in 17th Century America changed all that. Eventually, most Americans learned to read. Now, however, we are bombarded with news clips on our cell phones and sound bites on our computers. And we have become "scan readers." Please take time to seriously consider what is communicated in the following interview, first posted on the Desiring God web site:

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