Spiritual Life

65538: Waking the Dead:  The Glory of a Heart Fully Alive Waking the Dead: The Glory of a Heart Fully Alive
By John Eldredge / Thomas Nelson

In Waking the Dead John Eldredge cuts straight to the heart. With characteristic insight and wit, Eldredge explains how the renewed heart is at the center of the Christian faith. Eldredge also explores how Christian practices such as discipleship revitalize our hearts by empowering us to love God more passionately and live for the hearts of others. Waking the Dead will inspire and encourage you as you learn to live from the heart.

0785991: The Practice of the Presence of God The Practice of the Presence of God
By Brother Lawrence / Baker

For three centuries the writings of Brother Lawrence have taught Christians that God is as present in the kitchen as in the cathedral and as accessible in the living room as He is around the Lord’s table. This simple, yet profound teaching will empower you to seek the joy of God’s presence in the midst of every moment and circumstance.

3913X: The New Pilgrim's Progress The New Pilgrim’s Progress
By John Bunyan / Discovery House Publishers

This classic allegory of the Christian life offers as much encouragement to new and long-time believers today as it did when it was first published in 1678. But Bunyan’s 17th-century English can be rough going for today’s readers. In this revised edition, Dr. Wiersbe has translated outdated words and phrases into refreshing modern equivalents while retaining Bunyan’s style and form. You’ll also find fascinating and helpful footnotes to Bunyan’s life, culture, and theological perspective. 217 pages, paper from Discovery.

3663: The Pursuit of God The Pursuit of God
By A.W. Tozer / Wingspread Publishers

In the muddle of day-to-day life, have you somehow forgotten that Christianity is a living, vibrant relationship with a personal God? Tozer reminds you, and challenges you to renew your relationship with the loving God. In each of 10 chapters, he explains one aspect of waiting on God, and ends with a prayer.

1650X: Knowing God: 20th Anniversary Edition Knowing God: 20th Anniversary Edition
By J.I. Packer / Inter-varsity Press

There’s a difference between knowing God and knowing about God. When you truly know God, you have energy to serve him, boldness to share him, and contentment in him. This edition of Packer’s classic has been totally retyped, includes a new preface, and has been updated and revised. 288 pages, softcover from InterVarsity Note: This does not include the study guide.

7310: Knowledge of the Holy Knowledge of the Holy
By A.W. Tozer / Harpercollins Publishing

Deepen your Christian walk with this spiritual classic! In words that go straight to your heart, Tozer’s lucid discussion of the attributes of God—from his infinity to his love—will open your eyes to the greatness of our Father and to his active presence in today’s world. Ideal for new and mature believers. 120 pages, softcover from HarperCollins.

64945: The Complete Works of E. M. Bounds on Prayer The Complete Works of E. M. Bounds on Prayer
By E.M. Bounds / Baker

No one has written as extensively or as convincingly on the essence of our communication with our heavenly Father than this 19th-century pastor. Experience the impact of God’s power in your life with Bounds’ guide to prayer. This modern classic includes an exploration of the essentials, necessity, possibilities, purpose, reality, and weapons of prayer. Foreword by Jim Cymbala.

81971: Too Busy Not to Pray, 10th Anniversary Edition, softcover Too Busy Not to Pray, 10th Anniversary Edition, softcover
By Bill Hybels / Inter-varsity Press

Although we intend to spend significant time in prayer, we often let our responsibilities and relationships keep us from doing so. In Too Busy Not to Pray pastor Bill Hybels reminds us that these commitments shouldn’t keep us from prayer but drive us to our knees. In order to help revitalize our prayer lives Hybels explores the basic ACTS formula (Adoration, Confession, Thanksgiving and Supplication) which will help us rediscover the power of prayer. Let one of America’s finest pastors help you renew your passion for prayer.

1189: Basic Christianity Basic Christianity
By John R.W. Stott / Eerdmans Publishing Co.

A remarkable resource from one of our most beloved leaders! In Basic Christianity John Stott clearly explains the fundamental claims of the Christian faith and explores how these beliefs impact the lives of believers. This volume is perfect for seekers who are desperate to know whether Christianity makes sense and believers who long for a deeper understanding of Christian belief. This resource deserves a place on every disciple’s shelf.

39655: The Holiness of God The Holiness of God
By R.C. Sproul / Tyndale House

Good news! Sproul’s classic has been expanded and updated for today’s readers. Sproul takes you on a journey into the awesome presence of God, and helps you wrestle with the tension that exists between God’s terrifying holiness and his inexplicable grace. This edition includes two new chapters and challenging end-of-chapter study questions. 226 pages, softcover from Tyndale.