Top 10 Reading List
One of the most common questions I get asked is, “Could you recommend a good book to read?” In response to this, one of the things I’ve done over the years is to post a Top 10 Reading List. These are ten books that I would consider absolutely a must-read for any serious Christian. I’ve only listed the author and title, as all are still in print and easy to obtain.
J.I. Packer • Knowing God
A classic on the person and work of God
R.C. Sproul • The Holiness of God
A classic on the holiness of God and why this is so important
Arthur Pink • The Sovereignty of God
A classic on God’s complete jurisdiction and authority over the universe
John MacArthur • The Gospel According to Jesus
A reminder what the Gospel is, according to Jesus in the Gospels
John Piper • Let the Nations Be Glad
A classic on missions; challenging and insightful
John Flavel • The Mystery of Providence
A Puritan classic on the Providence of God—powerful tonic for our modern age.
Martyn Lloyd Jones • Spiritual Depression
A classic on the spiritual causes of depression; a series of sermons from 1963
Joni Eareckson Tada • When God Weeps
A powerful book on suffering, God’s love, and God’s sovereignty
Francis Schaeffer • How Should We Then Live?
A classic on the consequences of ideas
John Stott • The Cross of Christ
A classic study on the heart of the Christian faith: the cross
by Jay Childs, Senior Pastor