Best 5 Christian Books on the Gospel You Should Read First

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With so many Christian books on the Gospel, which are the best? These Christian books on the Gospel made it to our list of top books and we’ve compiled them to make it easy for you to find them. Please note that we did not write the descriptions ourselves (for our thoughts on books, check out our book reviews).

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1) What Is the Gospel? (Gospel Coalition Booklets)


What Is the Gospel? (Gospel Coalition Booklets)
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Bryan Chapell and Gospel Coalition Booklets present What Is the Gospel?  This 32 page booklet highlights key theology surrounding the gospel and is told through the life of a personal testimony. A good, easy-to-read primer on what the gospel is.


2) The Explicit Gospel (Paperback Edition)


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The Explicit Gospel, by pastor Matt Chandler, remind readers what is of first and utmost importance in religious practice:  the gospel.  Chandler beautifully illuminates and ties together both the personal and cosmic elements of the gospel.  His insights about the full, “explicit” gospel are motivating, convicting, and encouraging.


3) Gospel: Recovering the Power that Made Christianity Revolutionary



Gospel: Recovering the Power that Made Christianity Revolutionary, by  J.D. Greear, examines the gospel as the power of God and man’s truest source of joy. Greear is the lead pastor of The Summit Church, in Raleigh-Durham, NC.  This is a simple, practical guide for understanding the Gospel and applying it to one’s life.

4) What Is the Gospel? (9Marks)


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Greg Gilbert and 9Marks offer What Is the Gospel? – a careful examination of what the gospel is and how it can impact our lives.  Gilbert is senior pastor at Third Avenue Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky.  His book accomplishes its goal of thoroughly explaining what the gospel is in just about 100 pages.  A concise and important read.


5) Jesus + Nothing = Everything


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Jesus + Nothing = Everything is not just a book, but an equation Tullian Tchividjian made after a year of personal strife as pastorate at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church.  Using his personal story, he calls for Christians to rediscover the gospel and reorient their lives around Jesus.  This is a deeply impacting and eye-opening book.





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