Saturday, July 5, 2008

classics of faith ~ reading list

thank you to all who have answered my request for your favorite books which have influenced your faith! in the months to come i hope to work my way through many of these. i will be revisiting this post to update my progress. feel free to leave a comment adding your book suggestions!

The Pursuit of Holiness by jerry bridges
The Hiding Place by corrie ten boom
31 Days of Praise by ruth meyers (prayer; devotional)
Safely Home by randy alcorn (fiction)
Pilgram's Progress by john bunyan
The Imitation of Christ by thomas a kempis

recommended by mom:
Yet Will I Trust Him by peg rankin

recommended by marci:
A Chance to Die by elisabeth elliot (biography)
Stepping Heavenward by elizabeth prentiss

recommended by amy:
Mere Christianity by c.s. lewis

recommended by chris:
Hind's Feet on High Places by hannah hurnard (allegory)
Knowing God by j.i. packer

recommended by leslie:
Something More by catherine marshall
Believing God by beth moore
Israel, My Beloved by kay arthur (historical)
Destined for the Throne by paul e. billheimer
The Sacred Romance (and others) by john eldridge
Rees Howells, Intercessor by norman gruff (biography)
End of the Spear by steve saint (biography)
Secrets of the Vine by bruce wilkinson
My Utmost for His Highest by oswald chambers (devotional)

recommended by karla:
The Pursuit of God by a.w. tozer

recommended by barb:
If You Want to Walk on Water, You Have to Get Out of the Boat by john ortberg

recommended by ann @ holyexperience:
Stone Crossings: Finding Grace in Hard and Hidden Places by l.l. barkat

recommended by the girls @ fiveinarow:
The Shack by
The Ragamuffin Gospel by brennon manning
Desiring God (and others) by john piper
Passionate Housewives Desperate for God by stacy mcdonald
anything by philip yancey
fiction books by isabella alden
The Practice of Godliness by jerry bridges
Becoming a woman of Prayer by cynthia heald
A Lineage of Grace series by francine rivers

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