As a congregation, we have enjoyed choosing, reading and discussing various helpful books on the Christian life over the last few years. These are the books that we have read to date:
- Kevin DeYoung, The Hole in our Holiness
The author explores how in chasing passion and experience Christians have forgotten to seek holiness.
- Ed Welch, Side by Side
Aims to equip everyday Christians with the tools they need to wisely walk alongside one another in the midst of life’s struggles.
- Daniel Strange, Plugged In
The author encourages us to connect our faith with everything we watch, read, and play.
- Stephen McAlpine, Being the Bad Guys
Helping us to find ways to cope in this world, opposing values and reaching out to others.
- Rosaria Butterfield, The Gospel comes with a House Key
How to practise radically ordinary hospitality and express authentic love in a post-Christian world.
- Jonty Rhodes, Covenants Made Simple
An engaging study of covenant theology and why it matters; how covenants carry the Bible’s story from start to finish.
- Peter Williams, Can we Trust the Gospels?
An accessible introduction to the historical and theological reliability of the four Gospels, answering common doubts about their historicity and building our trust in the Word of God.
- Donald John MacLean, All Things Are Ready
Reminds Christians of the fullness and freeness of the gospel, and encourages us to share it with those who have not yet turned to Christ.
- Sinclair Ferguson, Devoted to God’s Church
Explores fundamental issues such as union with Christ, the rhythms of spiritual growth, the reality of spiritual conflict, and the role of God’s law.
- Sam Allberry, Seven Myths of Singleness
Sets forth a positive vision of singleness by answering common misconceptions, including the notion that singleness is too hard, requires a special spiritual gift, is a hindrance to ministry, or is a waste of sexuality.
- Michael Reeves, What does it mean to Fear the Lord?
Explains that the fear of God is not a gloomy fear marked by anxiety but a heartfelt and happy enjoyment of God as Creator and Redeemer; we discover the vital role we play in displaying to the world the awesomeness of our God.
- Henry Scougal, The Life of God in the Soul of Man
A timeless classic originally written to encourage a friend and stimulate his spiritual life, later published as a book for a wider readership. Describes the four essential characteristics of divine life, their excellence and their advantages.
- Benjamin Warfield, The Emotional Life of our Lord
“It belongs to the truth of our Lord’s humanity,” wrote the author, “that he was subject to all sinless human emotions.” In this short volume, Warfield focuses on Christ’s compassion, anger, and sorrow.
Thursday 7th December 7:45pm
Midweek Bible Study and Prayer
Resurrection Lutheran Church