Jesus, keep me near the cross

This looks like a great book to read in the run up to Easter: Nancy Guthrie (ed.), Jesus, Keep Me Near the Cross: Experiencing the Passion and Power of Easter (Crossway). It’s an anthology of reflections on the cross and resurrection from Reformed writers, ancient and modern. It’s due out  in the United States and in the UK at the end of the month – just in time to get a copy for Lent. Here’s the line up …

1. Martin Luther, “True Contemplation of the Cross”
2. John Piper, “He Set His Face to Go to Jerusalem”
3. Alistair Begg, “An Innocent Man Crushed by God”
4. C. J. Mahaney, “The Cup”
5. R. Kent Hughes, “Gethsemane”
6. J. Ligon Duncan III, “Betrayed, Denied, Deserted”
7. Charles Spurgeon, “Spit in His Face”
8. Adrian Rogers, “The Silence of the Lamb”
9. J. C. Ryle, “The Sufferings of Christ”
10. John MacArthur, “Father, Forgive Them”
11. John Owen, “With Loud Cries and Tears”
12. Martin Lloyd-Jones, “That He Might Destroy the Works of the Devil”
13. Skip Ryan, “I Am Thirsty”
14. Phillip Ryken, “God-Forsaken”
15. R. C. Sproul, “Cursed”
16. James Montgomery Boice, “Into Your Hands I Commit My Spirit”
17. John Calvin, “Blood and Water”
18. J. I Packer, “He Descended into Hell and Ascended into Heaven”
19. Jonathan Edwards, “A Sweet-Smelling Savor to God”
20. Raymond C. Ortlund Jr., “The Most Important Word in the Universe”
21. Francis Shaeffer, “Resurrection Preview”
22. Saint Augustine, “Peace Be Unto You”
23. Tim Keller, “Knowing the Power of His Resurrection”
24. Joni Eareckson Tada, “Knowing the Fellowship of His Sufferings”
25. Stephen Olford, “Crucified with Christ”

HT: Justin Taylor


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