25 Books For A Young Christian Man

My heart is moved by a noble theme as I recite my verses to the king; my tongue is the pen of a skillful writer.
-Psalm 45:1

“I kept always two books in my pocket, one to read, one to write in.”
― Robert Louis Stevenson

This is a list of 25 favorite books I am recommending to someone.  With the caveat, to read the Bible and pray foremost.

  1. The Normal Christian Life, Watchman Nee
  2. Sit, Walk, Stand; Watchman Nee
  3. My Utmost For His Highest, Oswald Chambers
  4. Experiencing God, Henry Blackaby
  5. The Cost of Discipleship, Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  6. The Screwtape Letters, C.S. Lewis
  7. The Pursuit of God, A.W. Tozer
  8. The Knowledge of The Holy, A.W. Tozer
  9. The Pilgrim’s Progress, Paul Bunyan
  10. The Pursuit of Holiness, Jerry Bridges
  11. A Shepherd Looks at Psalm 23, W. Phillip Keller
  12. A Tale of Three Kings, Gene Edwards
  13. The Christian’s Secret of a Happy Life, Hannah Whithall Smith
  14. Hinds Feet on High Places, Hannah Hurnard
  15. Celebration of Discipline, Richard Foster
  16. The Hiding Place, Corrie Ten Boom
  17. The Shack, William Paul Young
  18. The Final Quest, Rick Joyner
  19. The Day I Died, Steve Sjogren
  20. The Practice of The Presence of God, Brother Lawrence
  21. I Give You Authority, Charles H. Kraft
  22. Boundaries, Henry Cloud & John Townsend
  23. This Present Darkness, Frank Peretti
  24. Letters To Phillip On How to Treat a Woman, Charlie W. Shedd
  25. Life’s Little Instruction Book, H. Jackson Brown Jr.