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Dr. R.C. Sproul’s List of Most Influential Books

By September 11, 2011April 12th, 2016Blog
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Read as an act of worship. Read to be elevated into the great truths of God so that you may worship the Trinity in Spirit and in truth. Be selective about what you read, however. Measure all your reading against the touchstone of Scripture. So much of today’s Christian literature is froth, riddled with Arminian theology or secular thinking. Time is too precious to waste on nonsense. Read more for eternity than time, more for spiritual growth than professional advancement. ~  Joel R. Beeke

Here are a few of the books R.C. Sproul says have had a great influence on his life:

  1. Freedom of the Will by Jonathan Edwards
  2. Bondage of the Will by Martin Luther
  3. Institutes of Christian Religion by John Calvin
  4. Charity and Its Fruits by Jonathan Edwards
  5. The Person of Christ by G.C. Berkhouwer
  6. Gospel Fear by Jeremiah Burroughs
  7. Gospel Worship by Jeremiah Burroughs
  8. Elenctic Theology 3 vol, Francis Turretin
  9. Principles of Conduct by John Murray
  10. Here I Stand by Roland Bainton