Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading

For starters, 

Books of the Bible/ Commentaries:

  • Recovering Eden: The Gospel According to Ecclesiastes (The Gospel According to the Old Testament) / Zack Eswine 
  • Parables: The Mysteries of God’s Kingdom Revealed Through the Stories Jesus Told / John MacArthur 
  • The Imitation of Christ in the Gospel of Luke: Growing in Christlike Love for God and Neighbor / C.D. Jimmy Agan III

Systematic Theology:

  • Systematic Theology: An Introduction to Christian Belief / John Frame
  • Systematic Theology: An Introduction to Biblical Doctrine / Wayne Grudem
  • PROOF: Finding Freedom through the Intoxicating Joy of Irresistible Grace /  Daniel Montgomery

Biblical Theology:

  • Far as the Curse Is Found: The Covenant Story of Redemption / Michael D. Williams 
  • God’s Big Picture: Tracing the Storyline of the Bible / Vaughan Roberts
  • The Story of Everything: How You, Your Pets, and the Swiss Alps Fit into God’s Plan for the World / Jared C. Wilson

The Gospel:

  • The Gospel’s Power and Message (Recovering the Gospel) / Paul Washer
  • The Gospel Call and True Conversion (Recovering the Gospel) / Paul Washer
  • Gospel Assurance and Warnings (Recovering the Gospel) / Paul Washer

Other:

  • You Are What You Love: The Spiritual Power of Habit / James K. A. Smith
  • Desiring God: Meditations of a Christian Hedonist / John Piper
  • All of Grace / Charles Spurgeon
  • Holiness by Grace (Redesign): Delighting in the Joy That Is Our Strength / Bryan Chapell

The Trinity:

  • Experiencing the Trinity: The Grace of God for the People of God / Joe Thorn
  • Father, Son, and Holy Spirit: Relationships, Roles, and Relevance Paperback / Bruce A. Ware

God the Father:

  • Knowing God / J. I. Packer
  • God Is Impassible and Impassioned: Toward a Theology of Divine Emotion / Rob Lister 

God the Son:

  • Salvation Accomplished by the Son: The Work of Christ /Robert A. Peterson
  • The Glory of Christ / John Owen
  • Knowing Christ / Mark jones

God the Holy Spirit:

  • Salvation Applied by the Spirit: Union with Christ / Robert A. Peterson
  • Jesus, Continued…: Why the Spirit Inside You is Better than Jesus Beside You Paperback / J.D. Greear

God’s Sovereignty:

  • From Heaven He Came and Sought Her: Definite Atonement in Historical, Biblical, Theological, and Pastoral Perspective /  David Gibson (Editor), Jonathan Gibson (Editor), J. I. Packer (Foreword), Henri A. Blocher (Contributor), Sinclair B. Ferguson (Contributor), Paul Helm (Contributor), Robert Letham (Contributor), & 15 more

Mission/Community:

  • Saturate: Being Disciples of Jesus in the Everyday Stuff of Life Hardcover / Jeff Vanderstelt

Leadership:

  • Leading with a Limp: Take Full Advantage of Your Most Powerful Weakness / Dan B. Allender

Brandon Scalf

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