A Reflection on the Value of Reading Christian Books

Thomas Goodwin

Episode 104 features a discussion on the value of reading Christian books, especially for those who are participating in the Year of Biblical Literacy. The discussion makes reference to a number of writings; Links are below

The Heart of Christ by Thomas Goodwin



Donald Whitney

Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life by Donald Whitney





Jen Wilkin

How Much Should I Study Doctrine? by Jen Wilkin







Resolutions of Jonathan Edwards





Memoir of Thomas Watson by C. H. Spurgeon


21 Centuries in 21 Quotes – 18th Century

Jonathan_EdwardsOn March 18th, we visit the man who is perhaps the best-known theologian in American history (but who, over two decades before the Revolutionary War, would have considered himself a British theologian).

“Grace is but glory begun, and glory is but grace perfected.” Jonathan Edwards

Excerpt From The Excellency of Christ by Jonathan Edwards

Jonathan EdwardsIn this minisode, an excerpt is read from a sermon by the famous 18th century pastor and theologian, Jonathan Edwards.

A link to the text of the sermon found here at the Christian Classics Ethereal Library.

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The Prayer Call of 1784

Sutcliff-250x300In Episode 39, we will look at the history and text of the Prayer Call of 1784 which acted as a catalyst for a revival in Great Britain in the late 1700s and early 1800s.

The author of the Call, John Sutcliff is pictured here.

Link to a text of the Prayer Call of 1784 found here

Link to pdf article by Dr. Michael Haykin on the history surrounding the Prayer Call of 1784 found here

Link to lecture notes about the larger scale English church history leading up to 1784 found here

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A Sermon on Psalm 119

Manton SermonIn Episode 26, we will be exploring a sermon recommended by Jonathan Edwards. It is Thomas Manton’s 27th sermon on Psalm 119.

Link to a pdf of Manton’s sermons on Psalm 119 found here

Link to an audio version of Manton’s 27th sermon on Psalm 119 found here

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