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We are Cliff and Ruth Parsons. We live and work in Portsmouth in Hampshire, UK. We worship at Salem Baptist Chapel in Portsmouth and we are both members of the church meeting there.

The Parsons Pages began as a vehicle “For promoting the Christian religion as it is professed by Protestant Dissenters of the Denomination of Particular Baptists.” We sought to do this by publishing various articles on our website and then, in 2012, we ventured into the world of bookselling. Our aim is to supply good quality, doctrinally sound, new and second-hand Christian books, many of which are not available on the high street. We are Protestant, Evangelical (in the true sense of the word) and Calvinistic.

“The LORD hath done great things for us;
whereof we are glad.”

Psalm 126:3


A Prayer of Oliver Cromwell on his Deathbed

The dying Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Ireland and Scotland, “Our Chief of Men,” was heard to utter this Prayer in the midst of his sickness two or three days before he died in 1658.

Lord, though I am a miserable and wretched creature, I am in Covenant with Thee through grace.  And I may, I will, come to Thee, for Thy People.  Thou hast ...