Recommended Reading
AN ABBREVIATED LIST OF BOOKS TO READ
 
We live in an age rich with access to literature that can aide us in the understanding of our God and His Word. Sadly, not all books that claim to help us in this endeavor actually do. Therefore, we have put together a list of book recommendations to help guide you in your pursuit of the true Author of all things.
 
          Bible Study Aids
  • Gordon Fee & Douglas Stuart, How to Read the Bible for All It’s Worth
  • John MacArthur, The MacArthur Bible Commentary
  • John MacArthur, The MacArthur Bible Handbook
  • A. W. Pink, Profiting from the Word
  • Dick Mayhue, How To Study God’s Word
     
    Biographies
     
  • Roland H. Bainton, Here I Stand (Martin Luther)
  • John Bunyan, Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners
  • Pearce S Carey, William Carey
  • Marsden, Jonathan Edwards: A Life
  • Ian Murray, A Scottish Christian Heritage
  • Murray, D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones (2 volumes)
  • Ian Murray, The Forgotten Spurgeon
  • T. H. L. Parker, Calvin-A Biography
  • John Piper, Hidden Smile of God (John Bunyan, William Cowper, and David Brainerd)
  • John Piper, Legacy of Sovereign Joy (Augustine, Luther, and Calvin)
  • John Piper, Roots of Endurance (John Newton, Charles Simeon, and William Wilberforce)
  • John Piper, Contending for our All (Athanasius, John Owen, and J. Gresham Machen)
  • John Piper, Filling up the Afflictions of Christ (William Tyndale, Adoniram Judson, and John Paton)
  • J. C. Ryle, Five English Reformers
  • Charles Haddon Spurgeon, C.H. Spurgeon, Autobiography (2 volumes)
     
    Evangelism and Missions
  • Mark Dever, The Gospel and Personal Evangelism
  • David M. Doran, For the Sake of His Name
  • Greg Gilbert, What is the Gospel?
  • Bruce Metzger, Tell the Truth
  • Ian Murray, The Old Evangelicalism
  • J. I. Packer, Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God
  • John Piper, Let the Nations Be Glad
  • Charles Haddon Spurgeon, The Soul Winner
     
    Christian Living
  • Thomas Brooks, Precious Remedies Against Satan’s Devices
  • John Bunyan, Pilgrim’s Progress
  • D. A. Carson, A Call to Spiritual Reformation
  • D. A. Carson, The Intolerance of Tolerance
  • Johnathan Edwards, Resolutions of Jonathan Edwards
  • John MacArthur, Truth War
  • John MacArthur, Ashamed of The Gospel
  • John MacArthur, Reckless Faith
  • John MacArthur, The Gospel According to Jesus
  • C. J. Mahaney, Cross-Centered Life
  • C. J. Mahaney, Humility
  • John Owen, Mortification of Sin
  • John Piper, Don’t Waste Your Life
  • David Powlison, Seeing with New Eyes
  • J. C. Ryle, Holiness
  • Ken Sande, Peacemaker
  • Paul David Tripp, Instruments in the Redeemer’s Hand
  • Edward T. Welch, When People are Big and God is Small
  • David Wells, No Place For The Truth: Or Whatever Happen To Evangelical Theology?
  • David Wells, God In The Wastelands:The Reality of Truth in a World of Fading Dreams
  • David Wells. Losing Our Virtue:Why The Church Must Recover Its Moral Vision
  • David Wells, Above All Earthly Pow’rs: Christ In A Postmodern World
  • David Wells, The Courage to be Protestant
  • Don Whitney, Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life
  • Jerry Wragg, Exemplary Spiritual Leadership: Facing the Challenges, Escaping the Dangers
     
    Church
  • Dever and Alexander, The Deliberate Church
  • DeYoung and Kluck, Why we Love the Church: In Praise of Institutions and Organized Religion
  • Joshua Harris, Stop Dating the Church
  • John MacArthur, The Master’s Plan for the Church
  • George Zemek, Doing God’s Business God’s Way: A Biblical Theology of Ministry
     
    History
  • J. H. Merle D'Aubigne, The English Reformation
  • Justo L. Gonzales, The Story of Christianity (2 volumes)
  • Ian Murray, Evangelicalism Divided
  • Bruce Shelley, Church History in Plain Language
  • Leonard Verduin, The Reformers and Their Stepchildren
     
    Marriage & Family
  • Dave Harvey, When Sinners Say “I Do”: Discovering the Power of the Gospel for Marriage
  • Wayne Mack, Preparing for Marriage God’s Way
  • Martha Peace, The Excellent Wife
  • Lou Priolo, The Heart of Anger
  • Stuart Scott, The Exemplary Husband
  • Paul David Tripp, Age of Opportunity: A Biblical Guide to Parenting Teens
  • Ted Tripp, Shepherding a Child’s Heart
  • Paul D. Tripp, What did you Expect?: Redeeming the Realities of Marriage
  • Bruce Ware, Big Truths for Young Hearts: Teaching and Learning the Greatness of God
  • John Younts, Everyday Talk: Talking Freely and Naturally about God with your Children
     
    Theology and Apologetics
  • Greg Bahnsen, Always Ready: Directions for Defending the Faith
  • John Calvin, Institutes of the Christian Religion
  • Robert Duncan Culver, Systematic Theology Biblical & Historical
  • Walter Kaiser, The Promise Plan of God
  • Ian Murray, Spurgeon vs. Hyper-Calvinism
  • J. I. Packer, Knowing God
  • A. W. Pink, Attributes of God
  • John Piper, The Pleasures of God
  • Thomas Schreiner, The Law and Its Fulfillment: A Pauline Theology of Law
  • R. C. Sproul, The Holiness of God
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