Goodreads Top Theology Books

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#1 Martyn Lloyd-Jones’ Studies on the Sermon on the Mount


Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

A spiritual classic, this detailed and comprehensive study by one of the greatest expository preachers of our time explains Christ’s teaching in the Sermon on the Mount and incisively applies it to the Christian life. With characteristic vigor and emotional vitality Dr. Lloyd-Jones presents a brilliant and detailed exposition of one of the best known but most frequently misunderstood passages of Scripture. Here is a comprehensive and exhaustive study of our Lord’s words as recorded in Matthew chapter five.

#2 Nabeel Qureshi’s No God but One: Allah or Jesus?


Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

In this anticipated follow-up book, Nabeel reveals what he discovered in the decade following his conversion, providing a thorough and careful comparison of the evidence for Islam and Christianity–evidence that wrenched his heart and transformed his life. In Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus, Nabeel Qureshi recounted his dramatic journey, describing his departure from Islam and his decision to follow Christ. In the years that followed, he realized that the world’s two largest religions are far more different than they initially appeared.

#3 Dane Ortlund’s Deeper


Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

How do Christians grow? Few question the call of the Bible to grow in godliness, but the answer to exactly how this happens is often elusive. In this audiobook, Dane Ortlund points believers to Christ, making the case that sanctification does not happen by doing more or becoming better, but by going deeper into the wondrous gospel truths that washed over them when they were first united to him. Drawing on wisdom from figures throughout church history, Ortlund encourages listeners to fix their gaze on Jesus in the battle against sin, casting themselves upon his grace and living out their invincible identity in Christ.

  1. Pearcy, Nancy. Love Thy Body: Answering Hard Questions About Life & Sexuality. (4.46)
  2. Trueman, Carl. The Rise & Triumph of the Modern Self. (4.46)
  3. Childers, Alisa. Another Gospel? (4.44)
  4. Vincent, Milton. A Gospel Primer for Christians. (4.42)
  5. Owen, John. The Glory of Christ. (4.40)
  6. Gibson, David. Living Life Backward. (4.38)
  7. Spurgeon, Charles Haddon. All of Grace. (4.36)