Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading

General Theology

Now That's a Good Question, RC Sproul.

God's Passion for His Glory, John Piper.

Desiring God, John Piper.

Systematic Theology

Systematic Theology, Wayne Grudem.
Bible Doctrine, Wayne Grudem.
A New Systematic Theology of the Christian Faith, Robert Reymond.

Biblical Theology

From Eden to the New Jerusalem, T. Desmond Alexander.
From Paradise to the Promised Land, T. Desmond Alexander.
The Message of the Old Testament: Promises Made, Mark Dever.
The Drama of Scripture: Finding Our Place in the Biblical Story 2nd Edition, Craig G. Bartholomew & Michael W. Goheen.
The God Who Is There: Finding Your Place in God's Story, DA Carson.
The Servant King, T. Desmond Alexander.

Historical Theology

The Theology of the Reformers, Timothy George.

Church History in Plain Language, Bruce Shelley.

Christian History Made Easy, Timothy Paul Jones.

Church

The Reformed Pastor, Richard Baxter.
Nine Marks of a Healthy Church, Mark Dever.

The Deliberate Church, Mark Dever.
The Church, Mark Dever.
The Shepherd Leader, Timothy Witmer.

Church Membership, Jonathan Leeman.

Center Church, Tim Keller.
Leading with a Limp, Dan Allender.
The Cross and Christian Ministry, D.A. Carson.

Called to Ministry, Edmund Clowney.

Memoirs of a Ordinary Pastor, DA Carson.

Total Church, Tim Chester and Steve Timmis.

Dangerous Calling, Paul David Tripp.

God

Knowing God, J.I. Packer.
The Holiness of God, RC Sproul.
The Pleasures of God, John Piper.
Difficult Doctrine of the Love of God, DA Carson.

Chosen by God, RC Sproul.
Still Sovereign, Tom Schreiner.

The Prodigal God, Tim Keller.
Redemption: Accomplished and Applied, John Murray.

The Death of Death in the Death of Christ, John Owen.

The Final Days of Jesus, Kostenberger and Taylor.
The Cross of Christ, John Stott.

Theological Dictionaries

New Dictionary of Biblical Theology, DA Carson.

Evangelical Dictionary of Theology, Walter Elwell.

Preaching

The Supremacy of God in Preaching, John Piper.
Preaching & Preachers, Martin Lloyd-Jones.
Lectures to My Students, Charles Spurgeon.
Christ-Centered Preaching, Bryan Chapel.
Preaching Christ from the Old Testament, Sidney Greidanus.

Doctrine that Dances, Robert Smith, Jr.

Sanctification

Respectable Sin, Jerry Bridges.

The Practice of Godliness, Jerry Bridges.

Trusting God, Jerry Bridges.

Keep in Step with the Spirit, J.I. Packer.
A Quest for Godliness, Packer.
Future Grace, Piper.
The Hole in Your Holines, Kevin DeYoung.
The Gospel for Real Life, Jerry Bridges.
The Way of Holiness, Kenneth Prior.
Children of the Living God, Sinclair Ferguson.

The Doctrine of Repentance, Thomas Watson.

Spiritual Depression, Martyn Lloyd-Jones.

The Discipline of Grace, Jerry Bridges.

Gospel-Driven Sanctification, Jared Wilson.

Charity and Its Fruits, Jonathan Edwards.

Anxious for Nothing, John MacArthur.

When People are Big and God is Small, Edward Welch.

Discipleship

Cost of Discipleship, Dietrich Bonhoeffer.

Follow Me, David Platt.
Insourcing, Randy Pope.
Discipling, Mark Dever.

Crazy Busy, Kevin DeYoung.
Disciplines of a Godly Man, Kent Hughes.

Gospel Coach, Scott Thomas and Tom Wood.

Prayer & Fasting

Praying with Paul, DA Carson.
A Praying Life, Paul Miller.
Hunger for God, John Piper.
Valley of Vision: A Collection of Puritan Prayers and Devotions

Evangelism & Apologetics

Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God, J.I. Packer.

Tell the Truth, Will Metzger.
Apologetics to the Glory of God, John Frame.
The Reason for God, Timothy Keller.

Women's Reading Recommendations

Devoted: Great Men and Their Godly Moms, Tim Challies.

Choosing Gratitud, Nancy Leigh DeMoss.

Calm My Anxious Heart, Linda Dillow.

Keep a Quiet Heart, Elisabeth Elliot.

Becoming a Woman Who Pleases God, Ennis/Tatlock.

Disciplines of a Godly Woman, Barbara Hughes.

Women in the Church: An Analysis and Application of 1 Timothy 2:9-15, Kostenberger, Andreas J.

God's High Calling for Women, John MacArthur.

Feminine Appeal: Seven Virtues of a Godly Wife and Mother (Redesign), Carolyn Mahaney.

Attitudes of a Transformed Heart, Martha Peace.

Damsels in Distress, Martha Peace.

In Search of Balance, Richard Swenson.

Grace Church’s Every Women’s Grace https://www.gracechurch.org/ewg 

You can check out all their women’s studies (audio and video) here. https://www.gracechurch.org/ewg/series

Missions

Let the Nations Be Glad, John Piper.
Salvation to the Ends of the Earth, Andreas Kostenberger & Peter O’Brien.
From Jerusalem to Irian Jaya : A Biographical History of Christian Missions, Ruth Tucker.

Study Bibles

MacArthur Study Bible, NASB, The MacArthur Study Bible, Thomas Nelson.

ESV Study Bible, Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2008.
NIV Zondervan Study Bible, edited by D.A. Carson.
Reformation Study Bible, edited by RC Sproul, Ligonier.

Bible Surveys

An Introduction to the Old Testament, Tremper Longman.
An Introduction to the New Testament, Carson, Moo and Morris.

Introduction to Biblical Interpretation, Klein, Blomberg, and Hubbard.

40 Questions About Interpreting the Bible, Robert L. Plummer.
How to Study the Bible, John MacArthur.
Knowing Scripture, RC Sproul.

Grasping God’s Word, Zondervan, J. Scott Duvall and J. Daniel Hays.

Word Studies

Mounce's Complete Expository Dictionary of Old and New Testament Words Hardcover, September 5, 2006, William Mounce.
Theological Dictionary of the New Testament
The New International Dictionary of the Old & New Testaments 

Commentaries

The Expositor’s Bible Commentary, Zondervan.
Calvin’s Commentaries (http://www.ccel.org/ccel/calvin/commentaries.i.html).
Matthew Henry Commentaries (https://www.biblestudytools.com/commentaries/matthew-henry- complete/).
Charles Spurgeon Commentaries (https://www.blueletterbible.org/commentaries/spurgeon_charles/). Jamieson Fausett & Brown Commentaries (https://www.blueletterbible.org/commentaries/jfb/).

Commentary Rankings

Tim Challies’s Review of Commentaries
Ligonier’s Review of Commentaries

www.bestcommentaries.com

Listen to Good Teachers and Preachers

John Piper: https://www.desiringgod.org

Alistair Begg: www.truthforlife.org

John MacArthur: https://www.gty.org

Kevin DeYoung: https://christcovenant.org/sermon-archive/
Mark Dever: http://www.capitolhillbaptist.org/resources/sermons/