I don’t think its any secret that I love to read as much as I love to write. I am typically reading no less than two books at a time. While its true that lately its taken me far longer to read through a book than before I had kids, I find that I simply cannot not read.
While perusing my book selves (and Kindle), I ran across some “old friends”…and new ones that I can’t wait to try.
In addition to the books I’ve been waiting to read, here are some books I think every Christian should read at least once.
These books have shaped my personal walk with Christ and have become landmarks in my journey with the Lord. I encourage every Christian to get them and add them to their regular reading.
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Many of these books I’ve read more than once. Some of them I read regularly, because the message of them is timeless and grows with my growing spiritual maturity.
While no book can replace the Bible, it is imperative that we invite great men and women of God – trusted men and women of God who have endured in their walk with Christ – to speak into our lives. Hebrews instructs us in this.
These authors are such men and women. I trust their writing, and their testimony of endurance speaks to me.
The Breaking of the Outer Man and the Release of the SpiritSpiritual AuthorityThe Cost of DiscipleshipWhen I Don’t Desire God (Redesign): How to Fight for JoyMighty Prevailing Prayer: Experiencing the Power of Answered PrayerFervent: A Woman’s Battle Plan to Serious, Specific and Strategic PrayerThe Resolution for MenThe Resolution for WomenThe Heavenly Man: The Remarkable True Story of Chinese Christian Brother YunWomen Living Well: Find Your Joy in God, Your Man, Your Kids, and Your HomeDiscovering True Identity: A Believer’s Position in Christ (Freedom Series) (Volume 1)Agape: Unveiling the Mask of Darkness, Setting the Captives Free (Freedom Series) (Volume 2)Charis: The Power of Grace (The Freedom Series Book 3)Messy Beautiful Love: Hope and Redemption for Real-Life MarriagesThe Complete Works of E. M. Bounds: Through Prayer, Prayer and Praying Men, The Essentials of Prayer, The Necessity of Prayer, The Possibilities in Prayer, Purpose in Prayer, The Weapon of PrayerThe Best Yes: Making Wise Decisions in the Midst of Endless DemandsThe Power of a Praying® WifeThe Power of a Praying® ParentBeing Confident of This: 30 Days to Discovering Your Identity in ChristHope for the Hurting Wife: 30 Days of Practical Encouragement for Your Marriage
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