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Walter J. Chantry

Author of Today's Gospel: Authentic or Synthetic?

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About the Author

Walter J. Chantry was, before his retirement, pastor of Grace Baptist Church, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, USA. He has written Today's Gospel: Authentic or Synthetic?, Signs of the Apostles, God's Righteous Kingdom, The High Calling of Motherhood, Praises for the King of Kings, and Call the Sabbath a show more Delight. He is also a former editor of the Banner of Truth magazine. show less
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Works by Walter J. Chantry

Call the Sabbath a Delight (1991) 352 copies
Signs of the Apostles (1973) 314 copies
God's Righteous Kingdom (1980) 224 copies
High Calling of Motherhood (1997) 33 copies
Man's will--free yet bound (1975) 14 copies
Myth of Free Will (2010) 8 copies
John Newton 4 copies

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A sober examination of the "ear Tickling" Preaching of another gospel, that is not the Gospel. Man pleasing entertainment. Men are not warned of their damned state, they are not told their thoughts are only evil continually. They are hell bent depraved sinners who cannot save themselves, but are given "easy Steps for self improvement and an abundant life of self-esteem encouragement. God has been disrobed of his Majestic Sovereignty and is a good old buddy that likes everyone and hopes you will like him too. There is no presenting of an offended Holy God who wrath is kindled against the Cosmic Treason of sinful mankind. There need be no concern that the unrepentant are "sinners in the hands of an Angry God"… (more)
rbcarver | 4 other reviews | Feb 7, 2024 |
Differences between much of today's preaching and that of Jesus are enormous. The chief errors are not in emphasis or approach but in the heart of the gospel message.
phoovermt | 4 other reviews | Apr 9, 2023 |
I thought I would enjoy this book because I enjoyed Chantry's pamphlet on "The Covenants of Works and of Grace". How wrong I was. This book severely misconstrues the Kingdom of God. Chantry asserts that the Kingdom of God is only a heavenly reality, when in fact the Kingdom of God is to be advanced throughout the whole world in the hearts and minds of sinful men, that they may bring every thought into subjection to Christ. Chantry asserts that the moral law remains binding on believers, but limits the moral law to the Decalogue. Thus in affect he redefines the Ten Commandments by arguing that the judicial case laws of the Old Testament are not binding throughout all ages. He asserts that the judicial laws are harsh, thus unfit for Christians to apply to modern society. I cannot recommend this book to anyone.… (more)
AmundsonLibrary | Mar 4, 2019 |
Like many other characters in Scripture, the prophet Habakkuk word for 'embrace' and conveys the idea of a wrestler in an embrace with his opponent. As Walter Chantry shows in this absorbing book, Habakkuk lived out his name by wrestling with God in prayer in the midst of a national and international situation resembling our own in many respects. As we read his prophecy, we hear Habakkuk pray, then listen as the Almighty responds. The divine response at first seems overwhelming. Yet at its centre is a glorious revelation of the very heart of the gospel. In this brief exposition, previously published in the Banner of Truth magazine, Chantry draws out themes that are timely, challenging, but ultimately full of comfort.… (more)
Paul_Brunning | Apr 26, 2016 |

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