Most Mondays I post something by or about Doctor Martyn Lloyd-Jones, one of my historical heroes. Today is an example of this habit. While I was preoccupied with New Word Alive, Martin Downes posted the chapter list for a new book on Lloyd-Jones by the Doctor’s assistant. The book, entitled “Lloyd-Jones—Messenger of Grace,” is broad-ranging, and will look at issues like Lloyd-Jones’ attitude toward the Holy Spirit, preaching, and the impact of his sermons. It sounds like a very interesting book.
To understand his sometimes unique position in relation to some of the controversies of his time is very instructive. You do not have to agree with Lloyd-Jones on everything, but you do have to take him seriously. Murray’s two-volume biography of the Doctor is compulsory reading for those wanting to understand our Christian heritage of the last century.