Best book besides the Bible of 2015

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  1. evangelist6589

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    I am reading my bible daily and it is the best book a man can read. But besides the bible what is your best book of the year? Mine would have to be one of the following

    Hell on trial
    Agents of the apocalypse
    The gospel according to jesus

    I have not read in full the gospel according to Jesus but have read many other of his books, but this one is more in-depth and he really dives into scripture in his arguments.

    The others are good as well
     
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    Pilgrims Progress
    Its an oldie but a goodie. And it has stood the test of time.
     
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    Reign of the Servant Kings
    by Joseph Dillow

    It's the only "must read" I know of
     
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    There are many for me, but I doubt that they would meet with the OP's approval.
     
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    Good one. Foxe's also.


    ...and nice signature.;)
     
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    Agreed.

    The Valley of Visions is also good. My husband and I went through that while we were engaged and I will say that those Puritans knew how to pray at a whole other level then we do.

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    What is this a about?
     
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    Subtitled: A Study of Eternal Security and the Final Significance of Man

    It's much more than eternal security, though. Assurance, faith, the work of the Holy Spirit, etc.

    Dillow got his Doctorate from Dallas Theological Seminary.
     
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    He falls more into the "belief only: camp as contrasted with LS, correct?
     
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    Sshhhh !!!

    I was trying to slip that past. :D
     
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    Since 2015 has barely started, I'm guessing you mean the best book we've read so far.

    Currently reading Kingdom through Covenant and Discovering Romans.

    I read A Journey In Grace last week. Decent fiction with good theology.

    Also re-reading now. Great book. Spurgeon read it dozens of times IIRC.
     
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    I have heard a lot of good things about Kingdom Through Covenants. It's a book that I want to read. Just have to wait until money is not so tight around here.
     
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    It's an intimidating book. It's probably the largest and most technical theological book I've read yet. I am hoping to really get into it during my upcoming break - I've been neglecting it the last couple weeks while I've been working nights.
     
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    I figure if I can make it though all of Chafer's Systematic Theology I should be able to read that one as well. I have a lot of free time on my hands and really need to get back into reading more. But its kind of moot since I don't have the extra money to get that in hard copy. Even the Kindle version is a bit much but a book like that I would actually want a hard copy of.
     
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    Yeah you'll be fine I'm sure. And I agree about reading a hard copy - but I'm not a fan of reading books electronically anyway. Usually the only ebooks I get are free ones.
     
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    I don't mind reading fiction on my Kindle, but non-fiction you don't usually read in a lateral progression. At, least I don't. I like to flip back and forth to make sure I understand what the author is aruging and how he is building that arugment. It is harder to do that on a Kindle. But I have a feel with a book like this I would be flipping quite a bit, and would also want to put my own notes and thoughts along the margins. Yes I know you can do that with a Kindle but its just not the same to me.
     
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    I guess I'm just old school like that. :smilewinkgrin:
    My wife and I are the only 20-somethings I know of that don't have tablets or e-readers.

    Agreed :thumbs:
     
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    I was like that until I was traveling for 2 months and being able to have my entire fiction library with me in my purse was enough to tip me over the edge into e-reader territory.
     
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    Hey GreekTim these are the books I would like to read next (not including some I have on my iPad) which ones would you pick?

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