Books Worth Reading
If by Amy Carmichael
If I covet any place on earth but the dust at the foot of the cross, then I know nothing of Calvary love.
This convicting book, in short, pointed sentences, reveals the true meaning of Calvary love.
Rose from Brier by Amy Carmichael
Written not from the well to the ill, but from the ill to the ill, this book contains the treasures of Amy Carmichael's spiritual life during the final years of her life. This collection of poetry, short stories, and encouragement for fellow-sufferers addresses many aspects of human suffering and points us to Calvary as the only source of peace and comfort.
Set-Apart Femininity: God's Sacred Intent for Every Young Woman by Leslie Ludy
In contrast to the shallow, selfish, pleasure seeking femininity found today, Set-Apart Femininity lays out a blueprint for life-changing, world altering femininity that is based on God's sacred call and purpose. This book calls young women to make an eternal impact on this world rather than indulge themselves in today's self-focused culture. Speaking forthrightly to the corruption of today's culture and its infiltration into the church, the message of this book drives deep into the heart of true set-apart femininity and the heart of God.
Golden hours: Heart-hymns of the Christian life by Elizabeth Prentiss
In this book, Elizabeth Prentiss puts into verse her experiences of both intense joy and suffering. Born out of a time of the darkest pain, these poems reflect the lessons learned by a life consecrated to God.
Essays on Various Subjects Principally Designed for Young Ladies by Hannah More
Written over 200 years ago, this thought-provoking collection of essays expounds on various qualities that are unique to femininity. Chapter topics include conversation, meekness, education, and religion. This book affirms the God-ordained distinctions between men and women and encourages young ladies to pursue excellence. A very refreshing book for those who desire to return to a Biblical pattern for womanhood.
Vanya by Myrna Grant
The story of a young Russian soldier whose faith did not die in the face of torture and martyrdom. The amazing miracles God did through his life fanned the flames of Christianity in Russia.
A Day's Time-Table by E. S. Elliott
Written over a century ago, this simple tale of one day in a young unmarried woman's life incorporates and reveals powerful truths concerning the relevance of God's Word to every detail of our lives. This fictional story is written in the style of a novel, yet is full of Scripture. God's design for womanhood flows throughout the book, untainted by modern feminism.
Let Me Be a Woman by Elisabeth Elliot
A collection of letters written to the author's daughter on the meaning of womanhood.
Studies In The Sermon On The Mount by Oswald Chambers
The Sermon on the Mount would bring us to despair apart from the work of the Holy Spirit. Oswald Chambers expounds on the meaning of these commands of Christ and shows us that Christ enables us to follow His teachings.
Mimosa: A True Story by Amy Carmichael
A young Indian girl one day heard of a Savior who loved her and from then on she chose to worship only Him even though for many years she could not remember His name. This story reveals the amazing power of our Savior's love.