First book for Rev McGeown

Author Rev. McGeown.
Author Rev. McGeown.

A product of both Cookstown Primary School and Cookstown High School, Martyn McGeown has recently had his first book published.

It is an exposition of Jesus Christ’s own teaching on the end of the world and his second coming in Matthew 24-25, which is the longest treatment of the end times in the four gospel accounts.

A graduate of Queen’s University in Belfast with a joint degree in German and French, Martyn has always been interested in literary and spiritual issues.

Much study of Scripture and close interaction with the various schools of thought lie behind his new book, Called to Watch for Christ’s Return.

The Cookstown man has lived in Germany, the Republic of Ireland and America, where he studied for four years for the Christian ministry.

Now serving as the minister of the Limerick Reformed Fellowship (, Rev. McGeown has put some of the fruit of his pastoral labours into book form.

Published in America, this superbly written work covers the fall of Jerusalem to the Romans in AD 70, the signs of the Lord’s return, the worldwide preaching of the gospel, the great tribulation, the abomination of desolation, the parable of the fig tree, the glory of Christ’s coming and much more.

Bringing in relevant portions of Daniel (including the 70 weeks), II Thessalonians (including the man of sin) and Revelation (including the mark of the beast), Pastor McGeown’s new book serves as a fine treatment of the whole subject of the Bible’s teaching regarding the future.

As the title indicates, Called to Watch for Christ’s Return is also a very practical book explaining the Christian hope, bringing comfort and guarding against unbelieving fears.

This attractive paperback of some 304 pages is available for £8.25 (inc. P&P) from the CPRC Bookstore (7 Lislunnan Road, Kells, BT42 3NR; 25 891851; with cheques payable to “Covenant Protestant Reformed Church.”