Recommended Reading List

Recommended Reading List*

(Included in Our Current Church Library Collection)**

NOTE:  Check back often as the plan is to make this a growing list.










Christian Living

“Charity and Its Fruits” by Jonathan Edwards

“The Freedom and Power of Forgiveness” by John MacArthur

“The Doctrine of Repentence” by Thomas Watson

“The Godly Man’s Picture” by Thomas Watson

“Heaven on Earth” by Thomas Brooks

“Holiness” by J.C. Ryle

“A Lifting Up for the Downcast” by William Bridges

“The Mischief of Sin” by Thomas Watson

“The Power of Integrity” by John MacArthur

“Practical Religion” by J.C. Ryle

“Precious Remedies Against Satan’s Devices” by Thomas Brooks

“The Religious Affections” by Jonathan Edwards

“Sin and Temptation” by John Owen

“The Sinfulness of Sin” by Ralph Venning

“Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life” by Donald Whitney

“The True Bounds of Christian Freedom” by Samuel Bolton

“The Vanishing Conscience” by John MacArthur


Systematic Theology

“Abstract of Systematic Theology” by James P. Boyce

“Biblical Theology:  Old and New Testaments” by Geerhardus Vos

“The Existence and Attributes of God” by Stephen Charnock

“God the Father, God the Son” by D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

“The History of Christian Doctrines” by Louis Berkhof

“Institutes of Elenctic Theology” by Francis Turretin

“Institutes of the Christian Religion” by John Calvin

“A New Systematic Theology of the Christian Faith” by Robert Reymond

“A Puritan Theology” by Joel R. Beeke & Mark Jones

“Systematic Theology” by Louis Berkhof

“Systematic Theology” by Wayne Grudem


Theology Proper (The Doctrine of God) & Reformed Theology

“The Attributes of God” by Arthur Pink

“Covenant Theology: From Adam to Christ” by Nehemiah Coxe

“The Distinctives of Baptist Covenant Theology” by Pascal Denault

“Grace Unknown” by R.C. Sproul

“The Holiness of God” by R.C. Sproul

“The Invisible Hand” by R.C. Sproul

“Knowing God” by J.I. Packer

“The Knowledge of the Holy” by A.W. Tozer

“The Potter’s Freedom” by James White

“The Reformed Doctrine of Predestination” by Loraine Boettner

“The Sovereignty of God” by Arthur Pink


The Trinity

“Delighting in the Trinity” by Michael Reeves

“Father, Son and Holy Spirit” by Bruce Ware

“The Forgotten Trinity” by James White


Jesus Christ (Christology)

“Jesus Christ Our Lord” by John Walvoord

“The Person and Work of Jesus Christ” by B.B. Warfield

“The Work of Christ” by R.C. Sproul


Holy Spirit (Pneumatology)

“God the Holy Spirit” by D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

“The Holy Spirit” by John Owen

“The Holy Spirit” by Arthur Pink

“The Holy Spirit” by John Walvoord


Salvation (Soteriology)

“The Bondage of the Will” by Martin Luther

“Evangelism” by John MacArthur

“Faith Alone” by R.C. Sproul

“The Gospel According to Jesus” by John MacArthur

“Redemption Accomplished and Applied” by John Murray

“The Soul Winner” by Charles H. Spurgeon

“Today’s Gospel” by Walter Chantry


Doctrine of Man (Anthropology)

“The Christian View of Man” by J. Gresham Machen



“The Canon of Scripture” by F.F. Bruce

“The Inspiration and Authority of the Bible” by B.B. Warfield



“Christ-Centered Preaching” by Bryan Chapell

“Preachers and Preaching” by D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones



“A Call to Prayer” by J.C. Ryle

“The Valley of Vision:  A Collection of Puritan Prayers & Devotions”



“Christ-Centered Worship” by Bryan Chapell**

“Worship:  The Ultimate Priority” by John MacArthur**


The Church (Ecclesiology)

“9 Marks of a Healthy Church” by Mark Dever**

“Biblical Eldership” by Alexander Strauch

“Elders in Congregational Life” by Phil Newton

“Lectures to My Students” by Charles H. Spurgeon

“The New Testament Deacon” by Alexander Strauch

“The Reformed Pastor” by Richard Baxtor

“Warnings to the Churches” by J.C. Ryle

“What is a Healthy Church Member?” by Thabiti Anyabwile**


Baptist Disctinctives

“The Baptism of Disciples Alone” by Fred Malone

“Baptism in the Early Church” by Hendrick Stander

“Baptists and the Bible” by Tom Nettles

“By His Grace and for His Glory” by Tom Nettles

“In Defense of the Decalogue” by Richard Barcellos

“Southern Baptists and the Doctrine of Election” by Robert Selph


Church History (Eccesiology)

“Evangelicalism Divided” by Iain Murray

“The Expository Genius of John Calvin” by Steven Lawson

“The Gospel Focus of Charles Spurgeon” by Steven Lawson

“History of the Christian Church” by Philip Schaff**

“A Long Line of Godly Men” (Vol. 1 and 2) by Steven Lawson

“Sketches from Church History” by S.M. Houghton

“The Unwavering Resolve of Martin Luther” by Steven Lawson



“Confessions” by Augustine

“Here I Stand (Martin Luther)” by Roland Bainton**



“Apologetics to the Glory of God” by John Frame

“Bones of Contention” by Marvin Lubenow

“Evidence that Demands a Verdict” (Vol’s 1 & 2) by Josh McDowll

“The Genesis Flood” by Henry Morris

“The Great Dinosaur Mystery:  Solved” by Ken Ham

“The Long War Against God” by Henry Morris


World Religions and Cults

“The Kingdom of the Cults” by Walter Martin

“What Every Christian Needs to Know About the Qur’an” by James White



“Principles of Christian Conduct” by John Murray


*NOTE:  The inclusion of a book on this list does not necessarily indicate agreement or approval of everything contained in each book.  As with all things, please read with Christian discernment, checking all things according to Scripture, our final and ultimate standard for salvation, sanctification and Christian doctrine and living.

**DONATIONS:  We welcome donations for our church library from books included on this list.