Behind a Frowning Providence - The Life of Joseph

ISBN: 978 1 897837 85 6   Paperback,  46 pages.

This book originated as a series of talks to our Pastor's Bible Class. So many of Joseph's problems were problems like those facing young people today.

Bible Doctrines Simply Explained

ISBN: 978 0 903556 77 4   Paperback Pages: 58

A simple presentation of Christian doctrine.  This originated as a series of talks by our Pastor to the children in the Sunday School and was originally published under the title “Bible Doctrines explained for Children”.  The title was changed as so many older people found the simple presentation very helpful.

The Birth of Jesus

ISBN: 978 0 903556 98 9   Hardback, 32 pages

One of a series of 10 titles specially written by our Pastor in a simple style for very young children. Great reverence is shown for the Person of Jesus and the authority of the Bible. It contains no pictures of the Lord Jesus.

The Crucifixion of Jesus

ISBN: 978 1 897837 33 7   Hardback,  28 pages

One of a series of 10 titles specially written by our Pastor in a simple style for very young children. Great reverence is shown for the Person of Jesus and the authority of the Bible. It contains no pictures of the Lord Jesus.

Miracles of Jesus

ISBN: 978 0 903556 84 2   Hardback, 28 pages

One of a series of 10 titles specially written by our Pastor in a simple style for very young children. Great reverence is shown for the Person of Jesus and the authority of the Bible. It contains no pictures of the Lord Jesus.

More Miracles of Jesus

ISBN: 978 0 903556 71 2   Hardback, 32 pages

One of a series of 10 titles specially written by our Pastor in a simple style for very young children. Great reverence is shown for the Person of Jesus and the authority of the Bible. It contains no pictures of the Lord Jesus.

The Book of Esther: God in Control

ISBN: 978 1 897837 58 0   Paperback, 44 pages

This book originated as a series of talks to our Pastor’s Bible Class.

William Gadsby

ISBN: 978 1 897837 31 3   Hardback, 352 pages

This book by our Pastor is almost certain to become the standard work on the life of William Gadsby.  Written over a period of 20-30 years, the life and character of this extraordinary man of God is now presented in the first biography of him since his death in 1844.

Publications

 Our Pastor has written many books on various subjects, his best seller being ‘Bible Doctrines Simply Explained’ which has been reprinted seven times and translated into numerous languages. There are also books by some of our church members, two of which are by our late deacon, Mr John Watts. Most of the titles listed here can be obtained from Gospel Standard Trust Publications.  


Except where stated, the books are by our Pastor. If you click on the picture of a book, a preview of the first 20% or so of the book will be displayed.  This list is not complete - we hope to add the remaining books later.

When God Made the World

Authors: D & N Sayers    ISBN: 978 0 897837 22 1   Paperback, 16 pages

A booklet for young children teaching the profound truth of God's creation in a simple and reverent way.

A Goodly Heritage

Authors: J. A. Watts and G. D. Buss

ISBN: 978 1 897837 74 0   Hardback,  80 pages

An insight into The Gospel Standard Articles of Faith.

Paul, Follower of Jesus

ISBN: 978 1 897837 82 5   Hardback, 32 pages

One of a series of 10 titles specially written by our Pastor in a simple style for very young children. Great reverence is shown for the Person of Jesus and the authority of the Bible. It contains no pictures of the Lord Jesus.

Peter Disciple of Jesus

ISBN: 978 1 897837 89 4   Hardback, 33 pages

One of a series of 10 titles specially written by our Pastor in a simple style for very young children. Great reverence is shown for the Person of Jesus and the authority of the Bible. It contains no pictures of the Lord Jesus.

Sing Aloud in Jesus' Name

ISBN: 978 1 897837 80 1   Paperback, 101 pages

Short biographies of 37 lesser-known hymnwriters with examples of their hymns.

The History of The Gospel Standard Magazine 1835-2010

ISBN: 978 0 95 10796 0 7 Paperback, 218 pages

An updated version of the book first issued in 1985 to mark the (then) 150th anniversary of the publishing of the Gospel Standard Magazine.  It gives the history of the the magazine itself and accounts of the lives of all of the editors.  This new book has additional chapter by G. D. Buss on the life of the current editor, Mr. B. A. Ramsbottom, who in 2010 completed his 40th year as editor.

The King's Daughters
ISBN: 978 1 897837 24 5    Hardback, 330 pages (Edited by B. A. Ramsbottom)
The Lord Jesus is King and Head of His Church. This most interesting book is about some of His daughters. How different was the coalheaver Peggy Greenhall ('a queer sort of an owd body') to the refined Cecilia Sloane who lived in a splendid mansion! How different was the surly Alice Shettlewood who had a problem with her temper to the genial Sarah Hatton who for 86 years had been spiritually blind!


The King who would not Listen
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SBN: 978 1 897837 21 4    Paperback, 66 pages
This book originated as a series of Bible class studies for teenagers and young adults. In a lively, easy to read manner, the author explains the meaning of incidents in the lives of the Old Testament kings. He shows their modern application, drawing lessons from long ago to provide answers for the problems of young people today.


Six Remarkable Ministers

ISBN: 978 1 897837 04 7    Hardback, 348 pages (Edited by B. A. Ramsbottom)

An illiterate cobbler - a Scottish lad who loved singing and shooting - a tradesman who stammered so badly that his customers could not understand him - a Polish Jew - a poor shepherd boy- a young man who almost committed murder. The remarkable story of how all six were raised up by God to be ministers of the Gospel.

Stranger Than Fiction

ISBN: 978 0 903556 82 8    Paperback, 117 pages

Preacher and pastor, controversialist, wealthy merchant, Member of Parliament, confidant of kings yet several times in prison, William Kiffin (1616-1701) was one of the most remarkable men of a remarkable age.  Well researched, but simply and interestingly written.

The Puritan Samson

ISBN: 978 0 903556 93 4    Paperback, 10 pages

The remarkable story of a man whose preaching was wonderfully blessed by God in bringing the gospel to Lancashire - yet who later disgraced himself, before finally being brought to repentance. In his old age acquainted with Whitefield, and reputedly with Bunyan when young, David Crosley's life was crowned at last by God using him for the salvation of a murderer awaiting execution.

More Parables of Jesus

ISBN: 978 0 903556 81 1   Hardback, 32 pages

One of a series of 10 titles specially written in a simple style for very young children. Great reverence is shown for the Person of Jesus and the authority of the Bible. It contains no pictures of the Lord Jesus.

Parables of Jesus

ISBN: 978 0 903556 76 7   Hardback, 32 pages

One of a series of 10 titles specially written by our Pastor in a simple style for very young children. Great reverence is shown for the Person of Jesus and the authority of the Bible. It contains no pictures of the Lord Jesus.

People Jesus Met

ISBN: 978 0 903556 85 9  Hardback, 32 pages

One of a series of 10 titles specially written by our Pastor in a simple style for very young children. Great reverence is shown for the Person of Jesus and the authority of the Bible. It contains no pictures of the Lord Jesus.

The Resurrection of Jesus

ISBN: 978 1 897837 08 5  Hardback, 32 pages

One of a series of 10 titles specially written by our Pastor in a simple style for very young children. Great reverence is shown for the Person of Jesus and the authority of the Bible. It contains no pictures of the Lord Jesus.

Christ in the Book of Zechariah

ISBN: 978 1 897837 92 4   Paperback, 78 pages

An exposition of the prophecies concerning the Lord Jesus in the book of Zechariah, written in an easily understandable style.

Saturday Evening Meditations

Hardback, 142 pages

These fifty-two meditations are based on prayer meeting addresses given at Bethel Chapel, Luton, over many years.  As these were given in preparation for the time of prayer that followed, it is thought that under God’s blessing they may be a profitable preparation week by week as the Lord’s day approaches. (This book is now out-of-print, but the preview contains the whole book.)


Through Cloud and Sunshine

ISBN: 978 0 903556 68 2   Paperback, 15 pages

In an interesting way this booklet tells the story of the remarkable Stennett family, whose witness to the gospel covers the period from the Puritans till after the Evangelical Revival. During this period of about a hundred and fifty years, though at times persecuted for their faith or offered the prospect of high honours should they deny it, they never compromised.

When God Works

Compiled by: J. A. Kingham    ISBN: 978 1 897837 52 8   Hardback, 320 pages

This book contains an account of Thomas Bradbury’s early life, the accounts which he wrote of many of those who were called under his ministry, and the account too which James Turton wrote as an independent witness of what God accomplished through Mr. Bradbury.

A Prodigal Made a Blessing - The Life and Hymns of Joseph Hart

Compiled by: J. A. Kingham ISBN: 978 1 897837 57 3  Hardback,  198 pages.

This book is an attempt to revive the memory of a man who in his last years was made such a blessing, yet who his earlier days must have caused much grief and heartache to others. Apart from an account of Hart’s life, the book contains all his hymns, the only extant letter he wrote and the only known recorded sermon he preached.

Elisha - Man of God

ISBN: 978-1-911466-06-2 Hardback, 44 pages

The second of a new series of children’s books by our Pastor on Old Testament characters. Illustrated by M H Philpott.

David - Shepherd, Soldier, King
ISBN: 978 1 911466 09 3    Hardback, 44 pages
The third of a new series of children’s books by our Pastor on Old Testament characters. Illustrated by M H Philpott.


Elijah - Prophet of God

ISBN:  978-1-897837-65-8   Hardback,  36 pages

The first of a new series of children’s books by our Pastor on Old Testament characters.  Illustrated by M H Philpott.

Mordecai - The Man with a Secret

ISBN: 978-1-911466-14-7 Hardback, 36 pages

The fourth of a new series of children’s books by our Pastor on Old Testament characters. Illustrated by M H Philpott.