Let’s Read!

January 3, 2008

The Thought of God

Books I read in 2007
A Display of God’s Glory – Mark Dever
What Is a Healthy Church? – Mark Dever
The Deliberate Church – Mark Dever
The Radical Reformission – Mark Driscoll
Confessions of a Reformission Rev – Mark Driscoll
The Millennial Maze – Stanley Grenz
Stop Dating the Church – Joshua Harris
The Mortification of Sin, abridged version – John Owen
Why the Government Can’t Save You – John MacArthur
The Morning Comes and Also the Night – Byron McDonald
Brothers, We Are Not Professionals – John Piper
The Total Money Makeover – Dave Ramsey
The Thought of God – Maurice Roberts
Shepherding a Child’s Heart – Tedd Tripp 

Books I read heavily from in 2007
Lots of Bible Commentaries on Genesis, Psalms, I & II Thessalonians, & Titus
Heaven – Randy Alcorn
Elders and Leaders – Gene Getz
Disciplines of a Godly Man – Kent Hughes
Bowling Alone – Robert Putnam
Christian Leaders of the 18th Century – JC Ryle
Lectures to My Students – CH Spurgeon
Instruments in the Redeemer’s Hands – Paul David Tripp 

English Standard Version of the Bible – For the record, I did not complete the reading of the entire Bible this year.  I finished the NT goal, but did not make it through the OT Prophets.  I will keep going until finished!  I’m enjoying the reading greatly! 

What did you read in 2007?  What are you going to be reading in 2008?  Do you have any suggestions?  Post a comment and let us know!~Jeff


2 Responses to “Let’s Read!”

  1. Books I read in 2007:

    What Jesus Demands from the World – John Piper
    A Harmony of the Gospels – R Thomas & S Gundry
    Universe Next Door – James Sire
    Every Thought Captive – Richard Pratt
    Total Truth – Nancy Pearcey (excellent book!)
    Knowledge of the Holy – A.W. Tozer
    The Holy Spirit – Walvoord
    Trusting God (Even When it Hurts) – Jerry Bridges
    Blue Like Jazz – Don Miller

    Books I read heavily from in 2007:

    Systematic Theology – Wayne Grudem
    Grasping God’s Word – J.S. Duvall & J.D. Hays
    English Standard Version of the Holy Scripture; I read Genesis-2 Samuel and Psalms, Proverbs and Ecclesiasties (Old Testament) and all four Gospels twice (New Testament)
    Encoutnering the Old Testament – Arnold and Beyer

    Books scheduled to read in 2008:

    Instruments in the Redeemer’s Hand – Paul Tripp
    Shepherding a Child’s Heart – Tedd Tripp
    When People Are Big and God is Small – Ed Welch
    Counelling: How to Counsel Biblically – MacArthur
    Idols of the Heart – Elyse Fitzpatrick
    The Supremacy of God in Preaching – John Piper
    The Cross and Salvation – Bruce Demarest
    How to Worship Jesus Christ – Joseph Carroll

    Books I’ll likely spend a lot of time in in 2008:

    English Standard Version of the Holy Scriptures:
    -1 Corinthians in it’s entirity (many times)
    Systematic Theology – Wayne Grudem
    1 Corinthians Commentary – Leon Morris
    The Message of 1 Corinthians – David Prior

    The list will definitely grow, so we can keep it updated! 😀


  2. Lisa said

    Read in 2007:
    The entire Bible! Woo Hoo!
    The Truth War by John MacArthur
    Passionate Housewives Desperate for God by Jennie Chancey
    America’s Cheapest Family By Steve and Annette Economides
    The Mom Walk and Seasons of a Mother’s Heart by Sally Clarkson
    Dig out of Debt and Penny Pinchin’ Mama by Jill Cooper
    Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey

    Currently Reading:
    From Forgiven to Forgiving by Jay E. Adams
    A Little House Reader by Laura Ingalls Wilder
    Psalms and Proverbs

    Going To Read in 2008:
    So many books… so little time 🙂

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