From The Heart of David


    Aids to help you navigate life from God's view.

The Most Important Book

The Bible was never meant to be reduced to mere study and analysis. It is designed to be lived, to take us on a personal discovery of reality. Let the characters of the Bible be your intimate mentors, and you a humble student.

Scripture is the highest standard and guardian of Truth. With the help of the Holy Spirit it is our primary light in a dark world. Click here for internet access to the Bible text. Or go here to select and listen to a passage of the New Testament.

Recommended Classics

The Deeper Christian Life by Andrew Murray in 1895

Holiness and Humility by Andrew Murray

The Christian's Secret of a Happy Life by Hanna Whithall Smith in 1875

The Normal Christian Life by Watchman Nee
(Foundation principles of the Christian life and walk)

Watchman Nee of Foochow, China, became famous for his liberating teaching on effective Christian living and life in the Spirit. He died in 1972 after 20 years imprisonment for his faith. His books have influenced millions of readers for many decades.

Training of the Twelve A.B. Bruce
(The author asks, "What was to be expected of the men that were with Jesus?" This classic on making disciples has been called 'One of the great Christian classics of the nineteenth century.')

Pursuit of God by A.W. Tozer

A.W. Tozer has been my favorite author ever since reading his famous book Pursuit of God.  I can't recommend Tozer to you as eloquently as his peers, so read a few of their comments:

"If a sermon can be compared to light, then A.W. Tozer released a laser beam from the pulpit, a beam that penetrated your heart."   -- Warren Wiersbe, Author

"I have read and reread Tozer's books and each time sense a hushed silence. It is the silence that has heard from God."  -- Dr. Ravi Zacharias, President, Ravi Zacharias International Ministries

"Tozer is one the great Christian writers of this century…. Reading him is like drinking at an oasis in the desert." -- Dr. J.I. Packer, Regent College, Vancouver, Canada

Some of David's Favorites 

The Saving Life of Jesus Christ by Major Ian Thomas
They Found The Secret by Raymond V. Edman (twenty transformed lives)
The Pursuit of God by A.W. Tozer
God's Pursuit of Man (original title: The Divine Conquest) by A.W. Tozer
Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis (Are you an atheist? I dare you to read this.)
Power Through Prayer by E.M. Bounds
Kingdoms In Conflict by Chuck Colson
Freedom of Simplicity by Richard Foster
The Three Battlegrounds by Francis Frangipane
The Calvary Road by Roy Hession
The Naked Church by Wayne Jacobson
Practicing His Presence by Brother Lawrence
The Normal Christian Life by Watchman Nee
Sit, Walk, Stand by Watchman Nee
The Problem of Wineskins Today by Howard A. Snyder

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Jesus & The Pharisees, Session 1 by Malcolm Smith, 45 minutes

Malcolm is great at making the Bible plain. In this message he contrasts religion with the life Jesus brings.

Miracle In Darien by Dr. Terry Fullam, 55 minutes

A first-hand account of spiritual transformation at a dying church, as it learned what it means for Christ to be the head of the church. There is a wide gap between the Bible's definition of the church and our understanding of the church. Consider these three passages in the New Testament that describe the church:

Ephesians 1:22,23...God placed all things under [Christ's] feet and appointed Him to be the head over everything for the church which is His body.

Ephesians 4:15,16...[Christ is the head] from Him the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work.

1 Corinthians 12:12, 27…the body is a unit, though it is made up of many parts; and though all its parts are many, they form one body… Now you are the body of Christ, and each one of you is part of it.

Becoming Usable by God by Max Barnett, 1 hr 22 min

Max is funny, passionate, and down-to-earth. I selected this message because it is practical and inspirational.  Given at a Navigator conference, it will inspire you to trust God, memorize Scripture, find a mentor and be a mentor.

The Priesthood Of Parents by Larry Christenson, 53 min

Larry is the author of a number of books and articles on family life and spiritual renewal. His bestseller, The Christian Family, has sold more than two million copies, with translations into more than a dozen languages. This message is from Bethany Fellowship's annual summer conference in 1971.

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