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Pastor Rick’s Favorite Books List

A. Knowing God, J. I. Packer
B. Attributes of God, A. W. Pink
C. Knowledge of the Holy, A. W. Tozer (slightly philosophical)
D. The Existence and Attributes of God, Stephen Charnock (2 vols. – very heavy)
E. Precious Things of God, Octavius Winslow
F. Our God, Octavius Winslow
G. The Pursuit of God, A. W. Tozer

A. Practical Religion, J. C. Ryle
B. Holiness, J. C. Ryle
C. Godly Man’s Picture, Thomas Watson (Old English)
D. Disciplines of A Godly Man, R. Kent Hughes
E. Pilgrim’s Progress, John Bunyan (many versions available)
F. The Joy of Fearing God, Dr. Jerry Bridges
G. Moses’ Self-Denial, Jeremiah Burroughs
H. The Mortification of Sin, John Owen
I. The Almost Christian Discovered, Matthew Mead
J. The Pursuit of Holiness, Jerry Bridges
K. Trusting God, Jerry Bridges
L. The Gospel for Real Life, Jerry Bridges
M. No Condemnation in Christ Jesus, Octavius Winslow

A. The God Who Hears, Bingham Hunter (how prayer works)
B. How Prayest Thou?, J. C. Ryle (A chapter out of Practical Religion)
C. The Valley of Vision, Arthur Bennet (Collection of Puritan Prayers)
D. A Method for Prayer, Matthew Henry
E. Answers to Prayer, George Muller
F. A Call to United, Extraordinary Prayer, Jonathan Edwards

A. Morning and Evening, Charles Spurgeon
B. Voices from the Past, Richard Rushing (Collection of Modernized Puritan Sayings)
C. On This Day, Robert Morgan (Historical Daily Devotions)
D. Amazing Grace Hymns, Kenneth Ozbeck, (Hymns with their stories)
E. Beside Still Waters, Roy H. Clarke, (Modernized devotional readings from C. H. Spurgeon, for those who are hurting or who are suffering trial.)
F. Devotions on Fire, Ken J. Burge Sr.

A. George Whitefield, Arnold Dallimore (One and two volume versions available)
B. C. H. Spurgeon, An Autobiography, Charles and Susanna Spurgeon
C. Eric Liddell: Pure Gold, David MacCasland
D. Light from Old Times, J. C. Ryle (Collection of Shorter biographies of men God used in the English Reformation)
E. The Christian Leaders of the Last Century, J. C. Ryle (Shorter Biographies of great preachers from the 1700’s)
F. Eccentric Preachers, C. H. Spurgeon, (Short biographies of eccentric men, God used in great ways to advance the kingdom).
G. Hidden Smile of God, John Piper (Short Biographies)
H. Legacy of Sovereign Joy, John Piper (Short Biographies)
I. John Patton, Missionary to the New Hebrides, John Patton
J. William Carey, by S. Pearce Carey
K. The New Foxes Book of Martyrs, Harold Chadwick (Updated and modernized classic)
L. J.C. Ryle: That Man of Granite with the Heart of a Child, Eric Russell
M. Jonathan Edwards: A New Biography, Iain Murray

A. Body of Divinity, Thomas Watson (Old English)
B. All Things for Good, Thomas Watson, (Old English on Providence)
C. Doctrine of Repentance, Thomas Watson (Old English)
D. Understanding End Times Prophecy, Paul Benware
E. Systematic Theology, Wayne Grudem
F. Christian Theology, Millard Erickson
G. Systematic Theology, Louis Berkhof
H. The Greatness of the Kingdom, Alva J. McClain
I. He Will Reign Forever, Michael J. Vlach
J. Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes: Removing Cultural Blinders to Better Understand the Bible, Randolph Richards, Brandon J. O’Brien

A. On the Preparation and Delivery of Sermons, John A. Broadus
B. Lectures to My Students, C. H. Spurgeon
C. Supremacy of God in Preaching, John Piper
D. Preaching with Passion, Alex Montoya
E. Preachers and Preaching, Martyn Lloyd Jones