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JBC Volume 5:2 (1981) PDF


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Table of Contents


  • A Reminder on Suicide Jay E. Adams


  • “Lifestyle Therapy”: The New Task for Health Education Tim Crater
  • The Key to the Casebook—“The Job Hunter” Jay E. Adams
  • Myths of Career Choice Martin E. Clark
  • Book Review: Knowing God’s Will: Biblical Principles of Guidance by M. Blaine Smith James R. Johnson
  • The Ministry of Rebuking Keith Megilligan

Medicine and Health

  • Is Oral Sex Sinful? Robert D. Smith
  • Book Reviews:
    Solomon on Sex by Joseph C. Dillow Robert D. Smith
    The Act of Marriage by Tim and Beverly LaHay Robert D. Smith
    100 Ways to Defeat Depression by Frank B. Minnirth, States Skipper, Paul D. Meier Robert D. Smith
  • Medical News of Interest to the Nouthetic Counselor


  • A Modest Proposal for a Grand Scheme Milton Fisher

Para Christianity

  • Trinitarianism—A Pagan Creation? John P. Juedes
  • The Alberto Phenomenon Kurt Goedelman
  • News Notes
  • Book Briefs
    The Existence of God and the Beginning of the Universe by William Lane Craig Wesley Walters
    Mormonism Against Itself by Maurice Barnett Wesley Walters
  • Filmstrips
    Jehovah’s Witness: The Christian View, and Mormonism: The Christian View, John Juedes


  • Audience Analysis and Martyn Lloyd-Jones Robert Penny
  • Martyn Lloyd Jones on the Delivery of Sermons Robert Penny
  • A Suggestion for Young Preachers Jay E. Adams
  • Don’t Tell Us What You Are Going to Do—Do It Jay E. Adams

Hebrew Helps for Busy Pastors (Part 6)

  • Lessons Twenty-nine through Thirty-one Milton Fisher and Dwight Zeller


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