Skip to comments.Other than the Bible, what are the most important Christian texts?
Posted on 04/22/2008 12:08:45 PM PDT by ChurtleDawg
Other than the Holy Bible, what writings should every Christian try to find and read, in your opinion?
For example: The Didache, writings by early Christian apologetics like Justin Matyr, St. Augustine's books, The Nicene Creed, the works of C.S. Lewis, Pope Benedict's book "Jesus of Nazareth", the Dead Sea Scrolls....etc.
These can be any book, writing or article that you think was essential to your understanding of Christianity, theology or to your interpretation of the Bible.
Pilgrim’s Progress (Bunyon) and anything at all by Randy Alcorn.
I’d add Francis Schaeffer’s works as well as Charles Spurgeon’s sermons.
“Christian Institutes” by Calvin, “Religious Affections” by Johnathan Edwards, “Knowing God” by J.I. Packer, and “The Cross of Christ” by John Stott.
A.W. Tozer, The pursuit of God (actually any of his works).
“Reign of the Servant Kings” by Joseph Dillow
“Once Saved Always Saved” by R.T. Kendall
C.S Lewis for sure.
I also highly recommend anything by Norman Geisler.
Anything by Max Lucado.
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Tozer! Yes! Very powerful, very convicting. Have you read anything by G. Campbell Morgan or C.H. MacKintosh? 2 very good Christian writers.
You’re not serious.
Martyrs Mirror, 1660.
Since you mentioned C.S. Lewis, my very favorite writing of his is “A Grief Observed.” On the same subject, the only book actually penned by Oswald Chambers, “Baffled to Fight Better” is a must read. “The School of Christ” by T. Austin Sparks had a big impact on me, and a book by present day author, Gene Edwards, “The Prisoner in the Third Cell.”
Eusebius’ History of the Church through 300 AD. Luther’s commentaries on Romans and Galations
Catechism of the Catholic Church
“God in the Dock” by CS Lewis
Anything by Joyce Meyers /s
Lewis himself acknowledged his indebtedness to:
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