"But when the kindness of God our Saviour and His love for mankind appeared, He saved us, not on the basis of deeds which we have done in righteousness, but according to His mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewing by the Holy Spirit, whom He poured out upon us richly through Jesus Christ our Saviour, so that being justified by His grace we would be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life."

Why God Is Not a Megalomaniac in Demanding to Be Worshiped

Very good overview and defense of the Biblical teaching that God is seeking His own glory.

State of Theology Survey

Fascinating survey of theological understanding (with a really good data explorer).

"The resurrection of Jesus our Lord entitles us to conceive of God's omnipotence not as mere unqualified power, but as power no less than infinite engaged in the work of man's salvation from sin."

Religious Affections

Helpful book defining and describing the role of 'Affections' in genuine faith.

"He that has doctrinal knowledge and speculation only, without affection, never is engaged in the business of religion."

"The business of religion is, from time to time, compared to those exercises, wherein men are wont to have their hearts and strength greatly exercised and engaged; such as running, wrestling, or agonizing for a great prize or crown, and fighting with strong enemies that seek our lives, and warring as those that by violence take a city or kingdom."


Finding Freedom through the Intoxicating Joy of Irresistible Grace.

"That religion which God requires, and will accept, does not consist in weak, dull and lifeless wouldings, raising us but a little above a state of indifference: God, in his Word, greatly insists upon it, that we be in good earnest, fervent in spirit, and our hearts vigorously engaged in religion..."

The Consolation of Philosophy

A delightful and thought-provoking book both for the philosophical questions it raises (e.g. Is happiness the chief end of man? Should it be? How is this to be achieved?) and for its historical role as a precursor to (or as Dante claims, the start of) Scholasticism.

The Perspicuity of Scripture

An introduction to the doctrine of the perspicuity (clarity) of scripture.

Prayer as Worship

Based on Matthew 6:9-10, John MacArthur argues that prayer ought to be an act of worship that is focused on God rather than our selfish needs.

Practical Spiritual Disciplines

An examination of how we can enjoy the means of grace given to us in the Bible.

A Short History of the Interpretation of the Bible

Helpful introduction considering how Biblical interpretation has developed and changed over time.

Prayer Planner/Journal

Prayer planner and journal to help you pray consistently and powerfully.

Study on Prayer

Some thoughts on the nature, benefits, and practice of prayer.

Bible Notes

Summaries for every book in the Bible.

Bible Research Blog

Blog investigating and researching the Bible and how to live as a follower of Christ in the modern world.

Mystery of the Trinity

A wonderful introduction to the Biblical and historical roots of the doctrine of the Trinity.