1) Life of Martyn Lloyd-Jones – 1899-1981
Iain H. Murray gives us Life of Martyn Lloyd-Jones – 1899-1981 – a book that tells the story of Dr. Lloyd-Jones’ fascinating life between 1899-1981. A shorter read than Murray’s two volume work on Dr. Lloyd-Jones, readers will still find sanctification in their souls. The book is a fascinating, intimate, and accessible account of one of our greatest evangelical leaders by one of our finest biographers today.
2) The Forgotten Spurgeon
The Forgotten Spurgeon, by Iain H. Murray, traces the main lines of Preacher Charles Spurgeon’s spiritual thought in connection with several great controversies in his life and ministry. This book is very helpful in understanding Spurgeon’s theology and will give you a more well-rounded view of Spurgeon and his thoughts.
3) George Whitefield: The Life and Times of the Great Evangelist of the Eighteenth-Century Revival – Volume I
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George Whitefield: The Life and Times of the Great Evangelist of the Eighteenth-Century Revival – Volume I by retired Baptist preacher Arnold A. Dallimore tells the story of George Whitefield’s life from birth to 1740. This book stands out in the fact that it does not “editorialize” Whitefield or judge him from today’s standards and norms. A balanced, thoughtful biography.
4) HERE I STAND: A Life of Martin Luther
Here I Stand: A Life of Martin Luther, by the late Roland H. Bainton (a former professor at Yale) remains the authoritative, classic biography of Martin Luther. This is a very well written, comprehensive account of one of the most important Christian leaders in history and the beginning of the Reformation.
5) The Autobiography Of George Muller
The Autobiography Of George Muller are excerpts from Muller’s diary that speak of his journey from a life of sin and rebellion to a glorious conversion. Published by Whitaker House in 1997, this book is instructive and encouraging by pointing to the trustworthiness of God. It is also a timeless call to take our needs to Him in prayer.