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RECOMMENDED READING

Below you will find a list of book titles on a variety of themes. This is a good starting point to build your Christian library made up of truth-filled and accessible resources.

THE BIBLE“Visit many good books, but live in the Bible.”  - Charles Spurgeon

1)  ESV Study Bible

2)  The Reformation Study Bible (ESV)

BIBLE STUDY:

1)  Mark Dever, The Message of the Old Testament: Promises Made
2)  Mark Dever, The Message of the New Testament: Promises Kept
3)  Tremper Longman III, Introducing the Old Testament
4)  D.A. Carson & Douglas Moo, Introducing the New Testament
5)  R.C. Sproul, Knowing Scripture

6) *New* Two-Year Bible Reading Plan (Stephen Witmer)
 

PRAYER:

1)  Paul E. Miller, A Praying Life: Connecting with God in a Distracting World

2)  Donald Whitney, Praying the Bible
3)  John Calvin, Prayer: The Chief Exercise of Faith

4)  John Onwuchekwa, Prayer: How Praying Together Shapes the Church
5)  Daniel Henderson, Transforming Prayer: How Everything Changes When You Seek God's Face

THE GOSPEL:

​1) Greg Gilbert, What is the Gospel?

2) Ray Ortlund, The Gospel: How the Church Portrays the Beauty of Christ

3) Matt Chandler, The Explicit Gospel

4) William P. Farley, Hidden in The Gospel

THEOLOGY

​1) Wayne Grudem, Systematic Theology

2) James Montgomery Boice, Foundations of the Christian Faith

3) Aaron Armstrong, Devotional Doctrine
4) J.I. Packer, Knowing God

5) A.W. Tozer, The Knowledge of the Holy
6) Joe Thorn, Experiencing the Trinity

THE CHURCH:

1) Mark Dever, Nine Marks of a Healthy Church

2) Tony Merida, Love Your Church

3) Jared Wilson, The Gospel-Driven Church

4) Stephen Witmer, A Big Gospel in Small Places

5) Jonathan Leeman, Word-Centered Church: How Scripture Brings Life and Growth to God's People

SHARING THE GOSPEL: *New*

1) Biblical Spirituality, Ten Questions to Ask at a Christmas Gathering

2) John MacArthur on YouTube, Sharing the Gospel with Courage

3) William Fay & Ralph Hodge, Share Jesus Without Fear

*New*  PASTOR'S PICKS

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