Recommended Reading: On the Grace of God

I’m asked lots about recommended books about grace. In On the Grace of God, I included this recommended reading list:


Bridges, Jerry. The Discipline of Grace: God’s Role and Our Role in the Pursuit of Holiness. Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress, 2006.

Bridges, Jerry. Transforming Grace: Living Confidently in God’s Unfailing Love. Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress, 2008.

Brown, Steve. A Scandalous Freedom: The Radical Nature of the Gospel. West Monroe, LA: Howard Publishing Co., 2004.

Brown, Steve. Three Free Sins: God’s Not Mad At You. New York: Howard Books, 2012.

Capon, Robert Farrar. The Astonished Heart: Reclaiming the Good News from the Lost-and-Found of Church History. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1996.

Capon, Robert Farrar. Between Noon and Three: Romance, Law, and the Outrage of Grace. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1997.

Capon, Robert Farrar. Kingdom, Grace, Judgment: Paradox, Outrage, and Vindication in the Parables of Jesus. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2002.

Capon, Robert Farrar. The Romance of the Word: One Man’s Love Affair with Theology. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1995.

Chapell, Bryan. Holiness by Grace: Delighting in the Joy That Is Our Strength. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2001.

Elert, Werner. Law and Gospel. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1967.

Falsani, Cathleen. Sin Boldly: A Field Guide for Grace. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2008.

Ferguson, Sinclair B. By Grace Alone: How the Grace of God Amazes Me. Lake Mary, FL: Reformation Trust, 2010.

Ferguson, Sinclair B. Grow in Grace. Edinburgh: Banner of Truth, 1989.

Fitzpatrick, Elyse M. Because He Loves Me: How Christ Transforms Our Daily Life. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2010.

Fitzpatrick, Elyse M. & Jessica Thompson. Give Them Grace: Dazzling Your Kids with the Love of Jesus. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2011.

Forde, Gerhard O. On Being a Theologian of the Cross: Reflections on Luther’s Heidelberg Disputation, 1518. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1997.

George, Timothy. Amazing Grace: God’s Pursuit, Our Response. 2nd edition. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2011.

Giertz, Bo. To Live with Christ: Devotions by Bo Giertz. Translated by Richard Wood with Bror Erickson. St. Louis, MO: Concordia, 2008.

Hoekema, Anthony A. Saved By Grace. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1989.

Horton, Michael. Putting Amazing Back Into Grace: Embracing the Heart of the Gospel. Revised and updated edition. Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 2011.

Keller, Timothy. The Prodigal God: Recovering the Heart of the Christian Faith. New York: Riverhead Books, 2008.

Kleinig, John W. Grace Upon Grace: Spirituality for Today. St. Louis, MO: Concordia, 2008.

Lloyd-Jones, Sally & Jago. Thoughts to Make Your Heart Sing. Grand Rapids: Zonderkidz, 2012.

Luther, Martin. The Freedom of a Christian. Translated by Mark D. Tranvik. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2008.

Luther, Martin. Galatians. Crossway Classic Commentaries. Alister McGrath and J.I. Packer, editors. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 1998.

Manning, Brennan. Abba’s Child: The Cry of the Heart for Intimate Belonging. Expanded edition. Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress, 2002.

Manning, Brennan. All Is Grace: A Ragamuffin Memoir. Colorado Springs, CO: David C. Cook, 2011.

Manning, Brennan. The Ragamuffin Gospel. Sisters, OR: Multnomah, 2005.

May, Gerald G. Addiction and Grace: Love and Spirituality in the Healing of Addictions. New York: HarperOne, 1988.

McKnight, Scot. Embracing Grace. Orleans, MA: Paraclete Press, 2005

Ortlund, Dane. Defiant Grace: The Surprising Message and Mission of Jesus. Carlisle, PA: EP Books, 2011.

Sproul, R. C. What Is Reformed Theology? Understanding the Basics. Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 1997.

Swindoll, Charles R. The Grace Awakening. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2010.

Tchividjian, Tullian. Jesus + Nothing = Everything. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2011.

Tchividjian, Tullian. Surprised by Grace: God’s Relentless Pursuit of Rebels. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2010.

Wilson, Jared C. Gospel Deeps: Reveling in the Excellencies of Jesus. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2012.

Wilson, Jared C. Gospel Wakefulness. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2011.

Yancey, Philip. What’s So Amazing About Grace? Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1997.

Zahl, Paul F. M. Grace in Practice: A Theology of Everyday Life. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2007.