RECOMMENDED READING

RECOMMENDED READING

See below for suggestions on materials that we hope will reinforce and further develop what you are hearing at Redeemer Presbyterian Church. The Westminster Bookstore most often has the best prices or check out our Book Table in the church lobby where many of these books are available for purchase.

Books

Understanding the Bible

  • The ESV Study Bible
  • The Jesus Storybook Bible, Sally Lloyd-Jones
  • God’s Big Picture, Vaughan Roberts
  • The Unfolding Mystery, Edmund Clowney
  • Far as the Curse is Found, Michael Williams
  • The New Testament: An Introduction to its Literature and History, J Gresham Machen

Christian Thought

  • The Reason for God, Tim Keller
  • Counterfeit Gods, Tim Keller
  • Reasons for Faith, Scott Oliphint
  • The Certainty of Faith, Herman Bavinck
  • Redeeming Science, Vern Poythress

The Christian Life

  • By Grace Alone, Sinclair Ferguson
  • The Golden Booklet of the True Christian Life, John Calvin
  • The Prodigal God, Tim Keller
  • A Praying Life, Paul Miller
  • A Quest for More, Paul David Tripp
  • The Mortification of Sin, John Owen
  • Holiness, J.C. Ryle
  • Evangelism & the Sovereignty of God, J. I. Packer
  • When People Are Big & God Is Small, Ed Welch
  • How People Change, Paul Tripp and Tim Lane

Relationships

  • Relationships: A Mess Worth Making, Lane and Tripp
  • Instruments in the Redeemer’s Hands, Lane and Tripp
  • When Sinners Say I Do, Dave Harvey
  • What Did You Expect, Paul David Tripp
  • Marriage Matters, Winston Smith
  • Shepherding A Child’s Heart, Ted Tripp
  • Age of Opportunity, Paul David Tripp

The Church

  • Welcome to a Reformed Church, Daniel Hyde
  • What Is the Mission of the Church, Kevin DeYoung & Greg Gilbert
  • How Jesus Runs the Church, Guy Waters
  • On Being Presbyterian, Sean Lucas
  • The Church, Edmund Clowney

Christian Doctrine

  • The Christian Life, Sinclair Ferguson
  • Truth For All Time, John Calvin
  • Knowing God, J. I. Packer
  • The Westminster Confession of Faith
  • The Westminster Larger & Shorter Catechisms
  • The Christian View of Man, J. Gresham Machen
  • Redemption Accomplished & Applied, John Murray
  • Jesus Loves the Little Children: why we baptize children, Daniel Hyde
  • The Lord’s Supper, Robert Letham
  • Our Reasonable Faith, Herman Bavinck
  • By Faith Not By Sight, Richard B. Gaffin
  • The Holy Spirit, Sinclair Ferguson
  • The Plan of Salvation, B. B. Warfield
  • The Canon of Scripture, F. F. Bruce

For Parents of Youth       

  • “Unbelievable?” Podcast, Alister McGrath debate with Jim Al-Khalili. This conversation between renowned Christian apologist Alister McGrath and atheist Jim Al-Khalili is a wonderful example of civil dialogue between Christians and non-Christians. More than that, McGrath is a model of explaining the Christian faith reasonably and with great intellectual power.
  • Moralistic Interpretations of Scripture
  • Hurt by Chap Clark
  • Age of Opportunity by Paul David Tripp

Websites

Articles

A Simple Way to Pray by Martin Luther