Recommended Readings

Background

Old Testament

Kingdom of Priests: A History of Old Testament Israel by Eugene H. Merrill

The Ivp Bible Background Commentary: Old Testament by John H. Walton, Victor H. Matthews 

New Testament

Backgrounds of Early Christianity by Everett Ferguson 

Greco-Roman World of the New Testament Era: Exploring the Background of Early Christianity by James S. Jeffers

IVP Bible Background Commentary: The New Testament by Craig S. Keener 

Bible Reading/Study

ESV Reader’s Bible by Crossway

Talk Thru The Bible by Bruce H. Wilkinson and Kenneth Boa 

One-To-One Bible Reading by David Helm

How to read the Bible Book by Book by Gordon Fee

How to read the Bible for all its Worth by Gordon Fee 

New Bible Dictionary by I. Howard Marshall

Biographies

The life of Martyn Lloyd Jones 1899-1981 by Iain Murray

Commentaries

Proverbs by Bruce Waltke

New Bible Commentary by Gordon J. Wenham, J. Alec Motyer, and Donald A. Carson 

New Testament Commentary Survey by D.A Carson

Galatians by Thomas Schreiner 

The Letters of Timothy and Titus by Philip H. Towner

2 Corinthians by Paul Barnett

Discipleship

Gospel-Centered Discipleship by Jonathan Dodson

Instrument in the Redeemers Hands by Paul D. Tripp

Ethics

Ethics for a Brave New World by John and Paul Deinberg

40 Questions About Christians and Biblical Law by Thomas R. Schreiner

 Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit by Sinclair B. Ferguson

Marriage

This Momentary Marriage: A Parable of Permanence by John Piper

The Meaning of Marriage: Facing the Complexities of Commitment with the Wisdom of God by Tim Keller

Manhood and Womanhood

God’s Design for Man and Woman: A Biblical-Theological Survey by Andreas J. Kostenberger

Designed for Joy: How the Gospel Impacts Men and Women, Identity and Practice by Owen D. Strachan, and Jonathan Parnell

Recovering Biblical Manhood and Womanhood: A Response to Evangelical Feminism by John Piper, and Wayne Grudem

Prayer

Prayer: Experiencing Awe and Intimacy with God by Tim Keller

The Practice of the Presence of God by Brother Lawrence

Theology

New Testament Theology: Magnifying God in Christ by Thomas Schreiner 

God’s Kingdom through God’s Covenants: A Concise Biblical Theology by Peter J. Gentry and Stephen J. Wellum

Dominion and Dynasty: A Biblical Theology of the Hebrew Bible by Stephen G. Dempster

The Doctrine of God by John M. Frame