Many of the books listed below have a Kindle option and they are free. I’ve listed them because I enjoyed reading them or I used them as resources when I created Jerry and God.
The first set of books are sold by me, the rest can be found on Amazon. If after reading the introduction, you are interested just click on the image.
Every day is a gift from God filled with the promise that His mercies are new every morning.
Through daily heart-stirring meditations, New Every Morning addresses the issues most critical to believers today to help us:
And to deal with important issues, such as:
These devotional messages will inspire and challenge you to know, love, and obey Jesus Christ.
Jesus? Sure. Lots of people know about Him. But do you really know HIM … personally, intimately, fully?
Dr. David Jeremiah takes you on an amazing journey into the very heart of Christ — not through a storybook of His life, but through an astonishing exploration of His character, His attributes, His spirit.
Did you know…
This study is not a recounting of Jesus’ earthly life and ministry. It is not about what Jesus did. This book is about who Jesus is… His character, His attributes, His spirit.
The Bible is the mind of Christ between two covers; but those covers enclose 66 books that may seem confusing – Genesis to Revelation.
The Lord imparted His Word to teach us, not to baffle us; and each of His 66 books is understandable and vital to our well-being.
Understanding the 66 Books of the Bible is a resource to orient you to each of God’s special books whether you’re a new reader or a veteran student, whether you want to visit the Gospel of John or take a journey into Nahum or Jude.
History is full of instrumentally violent women: women who have fought wars and battles throughout the world, with no less ferociousness than men, women such as Dynamis of Bosphorous, who starved her husband to death and took control of his kingdom, or Artemisia, the queen of Halicarnassus in the 5th century, who conducted a brilliant but brutal military campaign against the Greeks. Mary Tudor, Queen Mary 1 of England, in 1553 became known as “Bloody Mary,” for her extreme cruelty and willingness to execute people.
Alfred Edersheim wrote this volume for “those who teach and those who learn….to furnish what may be useful for reading in the family…not only to show them what the Bible really teaches, but to defend them against the insidious attacks arising from misrepresentation and misunderstanding of the sacred text.”
The persecution of Christians was for centuries a fact of living in Europe. Adherence to the faith was a great personal risk, with the Roman Empire leading the first of such persecutions against early Christian believers. Many were crucified, put to the sword, or burned alive –gruesome forms of death designed to terrify and discourage others from following the same beliefs.
John D. Laing is a professor of theology, philosophy, and ethics, a Southern Baptist minister, and a chaplain in the United States Army National Guard. His research interests include the doctrines of God, Trinity, Christ, salvation, and eschatology (the end); Constitutional Law and its impact on religion in the public square; and practical ministry and care at the end of life.
The Zondervan Illustrated Bible Dictionary offers a wealth of insight into the historical, chronological, archaeological, geographical, social, theological, and biographical aspects of the Bible. Through the articles, sidebars, charts, maps, and full-color images included in this volume, the text of the Old and New Testaments will come alive for you as never before.
The King James Study Bible, Full-Color Edition is the most complete and comprehensive KJV study Bible available. Comprehensive book introductions, doctrinal articles, study notes, commentaries, personality profiles, word studies, and archaeological insights will help you experience the riches of God’s Word. The full-color design, Holy Land images, classic works of art, charts, and maps further enhance your Bible reading experience. With all these features, plus special subject indexes, Christ’s words in red, and an extensive concordance.
A clear and frank exploration of the future of Christianity and whether it needs to be saved. In Saving Christianity? Dr. Michael Youssef explores this train of thought and its pitfalls. He describes how similar discussions in Christianity’s recent past explored the very same question. Saving Christianity? will help you discern what is going on within the church while it reviews the essentials of the Christian faith as described in the Bible.
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. Sketches of Church History is a classic religious history text by James Craigie Robertson. The beginning of the Christian Church is reckoned from the great day on which the Holy Ghost came down, according as our Lord had promised to His Apostles.
The Code of Hammurabi is one of the best preserved and most interesting legal codes of history. It was written by Hammurabi, a Babylonian ruler in ancient Mesopotamia, dating back to about 1754 B.C. The sixth Babylonian king, Hammurabi, enacted the code, and partial copies exist on a 2.25-meter (7.5 ft) stone stele and consists of 282 laws, with scaled punishments.
This indispensable best-selling Bible incorporates the history of the book, the Old Testament, the New Testament, and a special section on Biblical people and places. The stories are retold by experts from all denominations, resulting in an absorbing volume designed to educate and entertain readers, young and old.
In first experience with “The Life of Abraham Lincoln,” Henry Ketcham noticed that there has been such a great amount of expounded on Lincoln that the legend has started to darken, if not to destroy, the man. “In this life story the single reason has been to give the living man such peculiarity of diagram that the reader may have a kind of believing of being familiar with him.” Ketcham’s obviously composed, unadorned record of Lincoln’s life accomplishes its expressed reason, never expelling its concentration from the man who turned into the sixteenth President of the United States and drove the country through some of its most turbulent and troublesome circumstances.
The Life of Josephus (“Iosepou bios”), also called the “Life of Flavius Josephus”, is an autobiographical text written by Josephus in approximately 94-99 CE – possibly as an appendix to his Antiquities of the Jews (cf. Life 430) – where the author for the most part re-visits the events of the War, apparently in response to allegations made against him by Justus of Tiberias (cf. Life 336).
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.
Why is the Bible the all-time best-selling book? What makes it unique? Who were the key players in the events of the Bible? What was it like to live in biblical times? The Bible has made a huge impact on people for thousands of years – and continues to do so today. But what is it? Why does it matter? How was it written, and how did it come down to us? What was it like to live in the time of Jesus, or even earlier? What did people eat and drink? What did they wear? This fascinating new book will answer all your questions, and more.
The Old Scofield® Study Bible Classic Edition is the best cross-reference study Bible ever published. Among its many features are book introductions and outlines, unique subject chain reference system, comprehensive indexes, chronologies, a concordance and authoritative, full color Oxford Bible Maps.
The Pilgrim’s Progress has been called “the greatest allegory ever written.” Its appeal sweeps across the scopes of age, intellect, and education. Children read it for the excitement of the story; eager believers are challenged and trained by its invaluable teaching; Bible students and scholars alike read it for its depth of doctrine.
Every one of the Ten Commandments is relevant today. Some think of these commandments as the Law of Moses, now replaced by God’s grace and mercy, but a closer look reveals that we can’t willfully break a single one of the commandments and live. Every one of the commandments wholeheartedly obeyed will produce fruit of righteousness, peace, and spiritual prosperity. Society says “do whatever you want” but a careful study and application of this set of “life principles” will provide boundless fruit for the righteous.
An eye-opening, no-holds-barred memoir about life in the Church of Scientology, now with a new afterword by the author—the outspoken actress and star of the A&E docuseries Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath.
Leah Remini has never been the type to hold her tongue. That willingness to speak her mind, stand her ground, and rattle the occasional cage has enabled this tough-talking girl from Brooklyn to forge an enduring and successful career in Hollywood. But being a troublemaker has come at a cost.
The Complete Book of Who’s Who provides readers with a complete listing of people in the Bible with descriptions of their lives and accomplishments.