Books to Read Slowly on Repeat
The Glory of Christ by John Owen
Knowing God by J.I. Packer
Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis
Holiness by J.C. Ryle
Practical Religion by J.C. Ryle
A Little Book on the Christian Life by John Calvin
Heaven Taken by Storm by Thomas Watson
Trusting God by Jerry Bridges
Our Blessed Hope
The Future of Everything: Essential Truths About the End Times by William Boekestein
Triumph of the Lamb by Dennis Johnson
An excellent commentary and the book of Revelation by a respected scholar. Johnson has a brilliant ability to demystify one of the most challenging books in the Bible and show how the book equips us to serve the Lord today.
Family Read Aloud
Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan
The linked edition from Crossway is the best modern English translation for reading to children. Many beautiful color illustrations throughout the book.
The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis
The Magician’s Nephew; The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe; and Prince Caspian are family favorites. Lewis is hard to beat for cultivating the imaginations of young and old.
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White
Memoir & Remains of Robert Murray M’Cheyne by Andrew Bonar
J.C. Ryle: Prepared to Stand Alone by Iain H. Murray
Life of Martyn Lloyd-Jones by Iain H. Murray
The Hiding Place by Corrie Ten Boom
The Promises of God by Charles H. Spurgeon
Voices from the Past, Vol. 1 by Richard Rushing (editor)
Voices from the Past, Vol. 2 by Richard Rushing (editor)
The Hidden Life of Prayer by David McIntyre
Prayer: Experiencing Awe and Intimacy with God by Timothy Keller
A Call to Prayer by J.C. Ryle
Piercing Heaven: Prayers of the Puritans by Robert Elmer (editor)
Times of Affliction
Christ and Calamity by Harold Senkbeil
Walking with God through Pain and Suffering by Timothy Keller
The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
One of the best novels ever written. The Russian names can make this a challenging read. Listening to one of the excellent audio editions available on audible is a great option here.
Till We Have Faces by C.S. Lewis
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
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