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Build a Personal Library


We are glad to recommend the following books to guide you in building your personal library.  We have organized the selections categorically to help you establish depth in your resources.  There are always more good books out there than we can recommend, but we think this will help you get started.



Systematic Theology

Systematic Theology by Wayne Grudem

Know the Truth by Bruce Milne


Biblical Theology

God's Big Picture by Vaughan Roberts



The Gospel for Real Life by Jerry Bridges

What is the Gospel by Greg Gilbert

The Cross of Christ by John Stott



Promoting the Gospel by John Dickson

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



If I were God, I'd End All Pain by John Dickson

My God is True! by Paul Wolfe


Christian Growth

Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan

Counterfeit Gods by Timothy Keller

How People Change by Timothy Lane & Paul David Tripp

What is an Evangelical? by David Martin Lloyd-Jones

Knowing God by J.I. Packer

When We Get it Wrong by Dominic Smart



Spurgeon: A New Biography by Arnold Dallimore



Practical Prayer by Derek Prime

Prayer by Ole Hallesby



The One Year New Testament

Morning and Evening by Charles Spurgeon and Alistair Begg



Operation World by Patrick Johnstone & Jason Mandryk

Let the Nations be Glad by John Piper



The Treasure Principle by Randy Alcorn


Marriage and Family

Lasting Love by Alistair Begg

Each for the Other by Bryan and Kathy Chapell

What did You Expect? by Paul David Tripp

When Sinners Say I Do by Dave Harvey

Marriage Matters by Winston Smith

Sacred Marriage by  Gary Thomas



The Exemplary Husband by Stuart Scott

The Complete Husband by Lou Priolo



Feminine Appeal by Caroline Mahaney

The Excellent Wife by Martha Peace



Shepherding a Child's Heart by Tedd Tripp

Instructing a Child's Heart by Tedd and Margy Tripp


Family Devotions

The Big Picture Story Bible (ages 1-6) by David R. Helm

The Jesus Story Book Bible (ages 1-6) by Sally Lloyd-Jones

The Big Book of Bible Truths 1 (ages 4-7) by Sinclair B. Ferguson

The Big Book of Bible Truths 2 (ages 4-7) by Sinclair B. Ferguson

The Big Book of Questions and Answers (ages 5-10) by Sinclair B. Ferguson

The Big Book of Questions and Answers about Jesus by Sinclair B. Ferguson


Family Memory Work- Hiding God's Word in your heart Psalm 119:11 (ages 2-grade 12)

Truth and Grace Memory Book 1( ages 2-grade 4) by Tom Ascol

Truth and Grace Memory Book 2 (grade 5-8) by Tom Ascol

Truth and Grace Memory Book 3 (grade 9-12) by Tom Ascol



The Jesus Storybook Bible by Sally Lloyd-Jones

My 1st book of Questions and Answers by Mackenzie


Theology 101 for Families

Big Truths for Young Hearts (Systematic theology 1001 age 6 and up) by Bruce Ware

God's Big Picture (Tracing the storyline of the Bible-biblical theology) by Vaughan Roberts

Christian Beliefs (age 12 and up) by Wayne A. Grudem


Church History

Foxe's Christian Martyrs (age 8 and up) by John Foxe

Christian Biographies for young readers (age 6-12) by Simonetta Carr



Little Pilgrim's Progress by Helen L. Taylor

Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan

Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis


(All age recommendations are approximations and may vary from child to child)