It’s October and here are five remarkable Christian books we recommend for reading.
Knowing God by James Innell Packer
James Innell Packer was an English-born theologian and writer. He passed away only last July. Throughout his lifetime, James published many works about his views on theology, Calvinism, Ecumenism, and other topics. One of his famous and most celebrated works is the book Knowing God. Published in 1973, the book the character of God according to the Holy Bible. In his book, James Innell Packer shares his insights on how Christians should respond to God’s character. The book is divided into three parts and contains essential discussions about God and His various roles in our lives. With over 1 million copies sold in the United States, Packer’s book Knowing God remains one of the most-read Christian books in the world.
Come Climb Toward God by Mariana Albriton
Come Climb Toward God: Are You Hungry for God? is a Christian self-help guidebook by Mariana Albritton. It was published in June 2013. The book features Albritton on steps to build a relationship with God. She also shares her views on how one’s spiritual journey can help meaning in our lives. Filled with practical insights and lessons, Come Climb Toward God is a remarkable guide book for readers, whether you are seeking a way to commune with God or already on a spiritual journey. To know more about Mariana Albritton and her works, you can grab a copy of her book, or visit her website today.
90 Minutes in Heaven by Don Piper and Cecil Murphey
The 90 Minutes in Heaven is the runaway bestseller about one man’s experience with death and life. Author Don Piper recalls the incident that changed his life. When his car collided with a semi-truck, Piper was pronounced dead at the scene. For the next 90 minutes, he claims that he experienced the glories of heaven. Back on earth, a passing minister is leading a prayer for the victim despite being told that Piper has already expired. And then a miracle happened- Piper came back to life. Don Piper narrates how and the pleasure of heaven was replaced by a long and painful recovery. His book, 90 Minutes in Heaven is an inspiring first-hand account that continues to inspire readers to this day.
The Screwtape Letters by Clive Staples Lewis
C.S. Lewis is known for his fantasy series The Chronicles of Narnia. However aside from his fantasy adventure books, he is also known for his Christian apologetics which includes Mere Christian, Miracles, and The Problem of Pain, all non-fiction works. Lewis also published a fiction apologetic novel entitled The Screwtape Letters. It is composed of 31 letters that follow the story of Screwtape, a devil who works in the “bureaucracy of Hell”. Screwtape acts as a mentor to Wormwood, his nephew who is a newbie “tempter”. It is one of C.S. Lewis’s interesting works aside from Narnia as it talks about the nature of man, and selfishness and power as the only real virtues, from the devil’s vantage point.
Be the Bridge: by Latasha Morrison
Be the Bridge: Pursuing God’s Heart for Racial Reconciliation is a recently published Christian book by Latasha Morrison (2019). This inspirational and heart-warming book teaches us that prejudice can be eradicated if we start a healthy and honest discussion guided by Christian principles. Morrison believes that we can overcome racial division by encouraging everyone to participate in building a community rather than advocating hate. Be the Bridge is a timely and relevant book that everyone should read. Filled with positivity, faith, and wisdom, Latasha Morrison’s book is the winner of the Christian Today Book Award and a New York Times bestseller.