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This podcast is about the power of books and the people they’ve shaped. Stephen Nichols joins R.C. Sproul and other teachers in their personal libraries to discover the books that have left a mark on these men and their ministries.

Open Book with Stephen Nichols Ligonier Ministries

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.9 • 379 Ratings

This podcast is about the power of books and the people they’ve shaped. Stephen Nichols joins R.C. Sproul and other teachers in their personal libraries to discover the books that have left a mark on these men and their ministries.

    Joel Beeke on William Perkins

    Joel Beeke on William Perkins

    What can we learn from the father of the English Puritans? Bringing the third season of Open Book to a close, Joel Beeke and Stephen Nichols discuss William Perkins, whose writings have helped generations of Christians apply the truth of God to their everyday lives.
    Read the transcript: https://openbookpodcast.com/joel-beeke-on-william-perkins/

    • 9 min
    Joel Beeke on Thomas Goodwin

    Joel Beeke on Thomas Goodwin

    What is one of the most precious yet underestimated doctrines in Reformed theology? In this episode of Open Book, Stephen Nichols and Joel Beeke speak on the strength and comfort we receive from Jesus' heavenly intercession for His people.
    Read the transcript: https://openbookpodcast.com/joel-beeke-on-thomas-goodwin/

    • 9 min
    Joel Beeke on Teellinck’s The Path of True Godliness

    Joel Beeke on Teellinck’s The Path of True Godliness

    Christians want to dedicate their lives to the glory of God. But how do we do that? In this episode of Open Book, Stephen Nichols is joined by Joel Beeke, who introduces the best book he has ever read on sanctification.
    Read the transcript: https://openbookpodcast.com/joel-beeke-on-teellincks-the-path-of-true-godliness/

    • 7 min
    Joel Beeke on à Brakel’s The Christian’s Reasonable Service

    Joel Beeke on à Brakel’s The Christian’s Reasonable Service

    More than mere head knowledge, theology transforms the way we live in this world. In this episode of Open Book, Stephen Nichols and Joel Beeke consider the richly devotional theology that Wilhelmus à Brakel wrote to encourage Christian families.
    Read the transcript: https://openbookpodcast.com/joel-beeke-on-a-brakels-the-christians-reasonable-service/

    • 8 min
    Joel Beeke on Bunyan’s The Pilgrim’s Progress

    Joel Beeke on Bunyan’s The Pilgrim’s Progress

    Christians are not meant to be lone rangers traveling to eternity. We have fellow believers as our companions and the Scriptures as our map. To begin season three of Open Book, Stephen Nichols enters the library of Joel Beeke to discuss John Bunyan's beloved classic on the Christian life.
    Read the transcript: https://openbookpodcast.com/joel-beeke-on-bunyans-the-pilgrims-progress/

    • 8 min
    Coming Soon: Season Three

    Coming Soon: Season Three

    Open Book is returning for a third season. Whose library is Stephen Nichols visiting this time? Listen to the trailer to find out today, and subscribe to the podcast so you can hear the first episode of season three on April 28.

    • 1 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
379 Ratings

379 Ratings

BnThr2 ,

Wonderful program

I first heard Open Book when RC Sproul was the subject. Loved the podcast! So thankful that it is continuing. Informative and edifying

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Helpful Reviews of the Great Books

Thank you for bringing back the Open Book podcast! With so many Christian books on the market to choose from, it is helpful to hear what Christian scholars think are the best.

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Great podcast

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