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Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Sufferers by Dane Ortlund

Christians know what Jesus Christ has done—but who is he? What is his deepest heart for his people, weary and faltering on their journey toward heaven? Jesus said he is “gentle and lowly in heart.” This book reflects on these words, opening up a neglected yet central truth about who he is for sinners and sufferers today.

God Made Boys and Girls: Helping Children Understand the Gift of Gender by Marty Machowski

In a world where there is so much confusion about gender and identity, God Made Boys and Girls invites children to understand that their gender is a gift from God who made them and loves them.

Grace Defined and Defended: What a 400-Year-Old Confession Teaches Us about Sin, Salvation, and the Sovereignty of God by Kevin DeYoung

Grace—a doctrine central to the gospel—ought to be clearly defined so it can be celebrated, relished, and consistently defended.

In this book, Kevin DeYoung leads us back to the Canons of Dort, a seventeenth-century document originally written to precisely and faithfully define this precious doctrine.

Finding Hope in Hard Things: A Positive Take on Suffering by Pierce Taylor Hibbs

Join award-winning Christian writer Pierce Taylor Hibbs as he walks through his father's early death, his anxiety disorder, and his struggles with self-doubt, showing how God shapes us in powerful ways through our hardest things. If you've been walking through hard things, you won't want to miss this powerful testament to the God who gives himself to us.

When the Stars Disappear: Help and Hope from Stories of Suffering in Scripture by Mark R. Talbot

In this book, Mark Talbot recounts the suffering of some of the Bible’s greatest saints. They show us what it means to remain faithful and hopeful through life’s darkest times—and thus help us cling to God’s sure promise that he will never leave us or forsake us but will be with us and sustain us until the storms subside and the stars reappear.