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A topical list of recommendations to encourage and strengthen you in your faith and love for God’s Word. All items are linked to Christianbook.com. Obviously, this is not an exhaustive list, but I believe it is a good start… enjoy!

Resources Recently Mentioned in Sermons

Topical Index of Articles for Spiritual Growth and Sanctification (Association of Certified Biblical Counselors)

Systematic Theology: An Introduction to Biblical Doctrine – Wayne Grudem

Systematic Theology: An Introduction to Biblical Doctrine (concise volume) – Wayne Grudem

Biblical Doctrine: A Systematic Summary of Bible Truth – John MacArthur & Richard Mayhue

The Expositor’s Bible Commentary, Abridged Edition: 2 Volumes

BIBLE

(ESV is my current preaching and teaching translation but NKJV, NASB, CSB are also good translations. I have included a variety of ESV Bibles in different formats to pick from. I have also included some great Study Bibles.)

ESV Bibles – A wide variety of ESV Bibles

John MacArthur Study Bibles – (variety of Bibles)


DEVOTIONALS

New Morning Mercies: A Daily Gospel Devotional – Paul David Tripp

The Songs of Jesus: A Year of Daily Devotions in the Psalms  – Tim Keller

Heart of the Matter: Daily Reflections for Changing Hearts and Lives


CHRISTIAN GROWTH (SANCTIFICATION)

Am I Really A Christian. By: Mike Mckinley

Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life, Updated 20th Anniversary Edition -Donald Whitney

Knowing God – J.I. Packer

How People Change – Timothy Lane and Paul David Tripp

Just Do Something: A Liberating Approach to Finding God’s Will – Kevin Deyoung

The Peacemaker: A Biblical Guide to Resolving Personal Conflict, Third Edition – Ken Sande

The Pursuit of Holiness with Study Guide – Jerry Bridges

Instruments in the Redeemer’s Hands: People in Need of Change, Helping People in Need of Change – Paul David Tripp

Simplify Your Spiritual Life: Spiritual Disciplines for the Overwhelmed – Donald Whitney

Trusting God with Study Guide – Jerry Bridges


MARRIAGE AND FAMILY

Tying the Note: A Premarital Guide to a Strong and Lasting MarriageRob Green

Strengthening Your Marriage – Wayne Mack

The Excellent Wife: A Biblical Perspective, Expanded Edition – Martha Peace

Excellent Wife/Exemplary Husband – 2 Books. Martha Peace and Stuart Scott

Parenting: 14 Gospel Principles That Can Radically Change Your Family – Paul David Tripp


MINISTRY TO MEN

Disciplines of a Godly Man, Updated Edition with Study Guide – R. Kent Hughes

The Masculine Mandate – Richard D. Phillips

The Exemplary Husband, Revised – Stuart Scott 


LEADERSHIP

The Conviction to Lead: 25 Principles for Leadership That Matters – Albert Mohler

Spiritual Leadership: Principles of Excellence for Every Believer – J. Oswald Sanders

The Book on Leadership – John MacArthur


COMMENTARIES

New Bible Commentary, 21st Century Edition

The Expositor’s Bible Commentary, Abridged Edition: 2 Volumes

MacArthur Bible CommentaryJohn MacArthur


BIBLE STUDY TOOLS

New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition

ESV Exhaustive Concordance

The Message of the New Testament: Promises Kept – Mark Dever

The Message of the Old Testament: Promises Made – Mark Dever

Handbook on Acts and Paul’s Letters – Thomas R. Schreiner


THE CHURCH

I Am a Church Member: Discovering the Attitude that Makes the Difference – Thom Rainer

The Master’s Plan for the Church – John MacArthur

A Theology for the Church, Revised Edition – Edited by Daniel L. Akin

Nine Marks of a Healthy Church – Mark Dever


WITNESSING AND EVANGELISM

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

The Gospel and Personal Evangelism, New edition – Mark Dever

Tell the Truth: The Whole Gospel Wholly by Grace Communicated Truthfully & Lovingly – Will Metzger

The Master Plan of Evangelism, 2nd edition, abridged – Robert E. Coleman

What Is the Gospel? – Greg Gilbert 

What Is the Gospel? Tract (Pack of 25)  – Evangelistic Tracts based of the book.


THEOLOGICAL REFERENCE BOOKS

Biblical Doctrine: A Systematic Summary of Bible Truth – John MacArthur & Richard Mayhue

Systematic Theology: An Introduction to Biblical Doctrine – Wayne Grudem

Concise Theology – J.I. Packer

What Is Reformed Theology? Understanding the Basics – R.C. Sproul

The Moody Handbook of Theology


BIBLICAL COUNSELING

Instruments in the Redeemer’s Hands: People in Need of Change, Helping People in Need of Change – Paul David Tripp

A Theology of Biblical Counseling: The Doctrinal Foundations of Counseling Ministry – Heath Lambert

Biblical Counseling and the Church: God’s Care Through God’s People – Edited by: Robert W. Kelleman & Kevin Carson

Scripture And Counseling: God’s Word for Life in a Broken World – Robert W. Kelleman & Jeff Forrey

Gospel-Centered Counseling: How Christ Changes Lives – Robert W. Kelleman

Speaking Truth in Love: Counsel in Community – David Powlison

Counseling the Hard Cases: True Stories Illustrating the Sufficiency of God’s Resources in Scripture – Stuart Scott & Heath Lambert


Sunday Night Groups (Koinonia Groups)

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