Book Recomendations

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We live in an age rich with access to literature that can aid us in the understanding of our God and His Word. We've put together a list of book recommendations to help guide you in your pursuit of the true Author of all things.

 

 

Bible Study Aids

  • Fee & Stuart, How to Read the Bible for All It’s Worth

  • MacArthur, The MacArthur Bible Commentary

  • MacArthur, The MacArthur Bible Handbook

  • Pink, Profiting from the Word

 

Biographies

  • Bainton, Here I Stand (Martin Luther)

  • Bunyan, Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners

  • Carey (Pearce S.), William Carey  

  • Marsden, Jonathan Edwards: A Life

  • Murray, A Scottish Christian Heritage 

  • Murray, D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones (2 volumes)

  • Parker, Calvin-A Biography 

  • Piper, Hidden Smile of God (John Bunyan, William Cowper, and David Brainerd)

  • Piper, Legacy of Sovereign Joy (Augustine, Luther, and Calvin)

  • Piper, Roots of Endurance (John Newton, Charles Simeon, and William Wilberforce)

  • Piper, Contending for our All (Athanasius, John Owen, and J. Gresham Machen)

  • Piper, Filling up the Afflictions of Christ (William Tyndale, Adoniram Judson, and John Paton)

  • Ryle, Five English Reformers

  • Spurgeon, C.H. Spurgeon, Autobiography (2 volumes)

 

Evangelism and Missions 

  • Dever, The Gospel and Personal Evangelism 

  • Doran, For the Sake of His Name

  • Gilbert, What is the Gospel?

  • Metzger, Tell the Truth

  • Murray, The Old Evangelicalism 

  • Packer, Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God

  • Piper, Let the Nations Be Glad

  • Spurgeon, The Soul Winner 

 

Christian Living

  • Brooks, Precious Remedies Against Satan’s Devices 

  • Bunyan, Pilgrim’s Progress

  • Carson, A Call to Spiritual Reformation 

  • Edwards, Resolutions of Jonathan Edwards

  • MacArthur, Truth War

  • MacArthur, The Gospel According to Jesus 

  • Mahaney, Cross-Centered Life

  • Mahaney, Humility 

  • Owen, Mortification of Sin 

  • Owen, The Grace and Duty of Being Spiritually Minded

  • Piper, Don’t Waste Your Life

  • Powlison, Seeing with New Eyes

  • Ryle, Holiness

  • Sande, Peacemaker

  • Tripp, Instruments in the Redeemer’s Hand

  • Welch, When People are Big and God is Small

  • Wells, The Courage to be Protestant 

  • Whitney, Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life

  • Wragg, Exemplary Spiritual Leadership: Facing the Challenges, Escaping the Dangers

 

Church 

  • Dever and Alexander, The Deliberate Church

  • DeYong and Kluck, Why we Love the Church: In Praise of Institutions and Organized Religion

  • Harris, Stop Dating the Church 

  • MacArthur, The Master’s Plan for the Church 

  • Zemek, Doing God’s Business God’s Way: A Biblical Theology of Ministry 

 

History 

  • D'Aubigne, The English Reformation

  • Gonzales, The Story of Christianity (2 volumes)

  • Murray, Evangelicalism Divided

  • Shelley, Church History in Plain Language 

 

Marriage & Family

  • Harvey, When Sinners Say “I Do”: Discovering the Power of the Gospel for Marriage 

  • Mack, Preparing for Marriage God’s Way

  • Peace, The Excellent Wife 

  • Priolo, The Heart of Anger 

  • Scott, The Exemplary Husband 

  • Tripp, Age of Opportunity: A Biblical Guide to Parenting Teens

  • Tripp, Shepherding a Child’s Heart

  • Tripp, What did you Expect?: Redeeming the Realities of Marriage 

  • Ware, Big Truths for Young Hearts: Teaching and Learning the Greatness of God

  • Younts, Everyday Talk: Talking Freely and Naturally about God with your Children

 

Theology and Apologetics 

  • Bahnsen, Always Ready: Directions for Defending the Faith 

  • Calvin, Institutes of the Christian Religion

  • Grudem, Systematic Theology

  • Kaiser, The Promise Plan of God 

  • Murray, Spurgeon vs. Hyper-Calvinism 

  • Packer, Knowing God

  • Pink, Attributes of God

  • Piper, The Pleasures of God

  • Schreiner, The Law and Its Fulfillment: A Pauline Theology of Law 

  • Sproul, The Holiness of God

  • Van Til, Defense of the Faith

 

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