Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading
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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. 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
•Fee & Stuart, How to Read the Bible for All It’s Worth
•Kaiser, Toward an Exegetical Theology
•Carson, Exegetical Fallacies 
•MacArthur, The MacArthur Bible Commentary
•MacArthur, The MacArthur Bible Handbook
•Pink, Profiting from the Word
•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

•Bridges, Trusting God
•Brooks, Precious Remedies Against Satan’s Devices
•Bunyan, Pilgrim’s Progress
•Carson, A Call to Spiritual Reformation

DeYoung, The Hole in Our Holiness
•Edwards, Resolutions of Jonathan Edwards
•MacArthur, Truth War
•MacArthur, The Gospel According to Jesus
•Mahaney, Cross-Centered Life
•Mahaney, Humility
•Owen, Mortification of Sin
•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
•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
•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

•Berkhof, 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

•McManus, Biblical Apologetics
•Van Til, Defense of the Faith

Other Reputable Resources not Listed in Specific Categories
The Gospel According to Jesus- MacArthur
The Gospel According to the Apostles- MacArthur
The Power of Integrity- MacArthur
The Vanishing Conscience- MacArthur
Ashamed of the Gospel- MacArthur
The Sovereignty of God- Pink
The Attributes of God- Pink 
Chosen for Life- Storms
My Heart for Thy Cause- Borgman
Counted Righteous in Christ- Piper
50 Reasons why Christ Came to Die- Piper
Supremacy of God in Preaching-Piper
Let the Nations be Glad- Piper
The Justification of God- Piper 
The Death of Death in the Death of Christ- John Owen
Reformed Pastor- Baxter
Mortification of Sin-Owen
Sin and Temptation -Owen
The Sovereignty of God- Sproul
Lectures to My Students-Spurgeon
Works of John Owen
Christian Ministry-Bridges
Redemption: Accomplished and Applied-Murray
Religious Affections-Edwards
Revivals and Revivalism-Murray
Expository Thoughts on the Gospels-Ryle
Preaching and Preachers-Lloyd-Jones
Sinners in the Hands of An Angry God-Edwards
Systematic Theology-Hodge
The Forgotten Spurgeon-Murray
Body of Divinity-Watson
Works of Edwards- Edwards             
Systematic Theology-Berkhof
A Quest for Godliness-Packer
Bondage of the Will-Luther
Pursuit of Holiness-Bridges
Reformed Doctrine of Predestination-Boettner
Spiritual Authority-Lloyd-Jones
Ten Commandments-Watson
The New Coveannt Ministry of the Holy Spirit- Pettigrew
A Biblical Critique of Infant Baptism- Waymeyer
Revelation 20 and the Millenial Debate- Waymeyer
An All Round Ministry-Spurgeon
Ashamed of the Gospel-MacArthur
Christian Directory-Baxter
Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God-Packer
New Park Street Pulpit Sermons-Spurgeon
Old Paths-Ryle
Practical Religion-Ryle
The Inspiration and Authority of the Bible-Warfield
The Knowledge of the Holy-Tozer
All of Grace-Spurgeon
Knowing the Times-Lloyd-Jones
Lord's Prayer-Watson
Memoir and Remains of R.M. M'Cheyne-Bonar
Mystery of Providence-Flavel
On Preaching-Dabney
The Existence and Attributes of God-Charnock
Thoughts on Preaching-Alexander
Treasury of David-Spurgeon
A User's Guide to Preaching-Adams
All Things for Good-Watson
Bad Record and Bad Heart-Martin
Baptism: Its Mode and Subjects-Carson
Biblical Deacon-Strauch
Biblical Eldership-Strauch
Biblical Interpretation-Berkhof
Biblical Theology-Vos
By His Grace and For His Glory-Nettles
Charismatic Chaos-MacArthur
Chosen by God-Sproul
Competent to Counsel-Adams
Created in God's Image-Hoekema
Critical Evaluation of Paedobaptism-Welty
Doctrine of the Knowledge of God-Frame

Doctrine of the Word of God-Frame
Essential Truths of the Christian Faith-Sproul
Exegetical Fallacies-Carson
Expository Encyclopedia-Spurgeon
Faith Alone-Sproul
Faith Works-MacArthur
God's Indwelling Presence- Hamilton
Grace Unknown-Sproul
Has the Church Replaced Israel?- Vlach 
Heading for Heaven-Ryle
History of Christian Doctrines-Berkhof
History of the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century-D'Aubigne
Introduction to the Old Testament-Longman
Invitation System-Murray
Jonathan Edwards on Heaven and Hell-Gerstner
Jonathan Edwards on Revival-Edwards
Morning and Evening-Spurgeon
Our Sufficiency In Christ-MacArthur
Pursuit of Holiness-Packer
Putting Amazing Back Into Grace-Horton
Reading the Scriptures in Public-McComiskey
Rediscovering Biblical Counseling-MacArthur
Rediscovering Expository Preaching-MacArthur
Rediscovering Pastoral Ministry-MacArthur
Saved by Grace-Hoekema
Sermon on the Mount-Lloyd-Jones
Shepherding a Child's Heart-Tripp
Spiritual Depression-Packer
Spiritual Depression: It's Causes and Cure- Lloyd-Jones
The Canon of Scripture-Bruce
The Christian Life-Ferguson
The Cross-Lloyd-Jones
The Discipline of Grace-Bridges
The Doctrine of Everlasting Punishment-Shedd
The Doctrine of Repentance-Watson
The Evil of Evils-Burroughs
The Exceeding Sinfulness of Sin-Burroughs
The Holy War-Bunyan
The Life and Times of Martin Luther-D'Aubigne
The Lord's Prayer-Watson

The Ten Commandments-Watson
The New Man-Lloyd-Jones
The Pleasures of God-Piper
The Plight of Man and the Power of God-Lloyd-Jones
The Pursuit of Holiness-Bridges
The Sermon on the Mount-Lloyd-Jones
Transforming Grace-Bridges
Ultimate Questions-Blanchard
Walking with God-Ryle
What is a Biblical Christian-Martin
Whatever Happened to Hell-Blanchard