Top 10 Books about Jesus

 

Jesus is one of the most compelling men in history. Jesus is considered a god by many who follow him and there are shreds of evidence of his existence, as well. Jesus is considered as the Messiah by many and the belief is true, as he is the one who guided humanity to a noble path; providing a meaning to life.

With that being said, let us now look at the list of Jesus books, which will add more depth to the faith we all have in Jesus.

 

The Case for Christ

This text is completely devoted to verify the existence of Jesus. The author has questioned experts in the field, while retracing his own journey from atheism to faith. This nonfiction from the author has been written like a mesmerizing novel, a reason why it is one of the best books on Jesus.

Read it For:
The bulldog approach from the author in cross-examination is worth reading. The tough and point blank questions won’t just keep you captivated, but they will improve your interrogation ability as well.
Don't Read it For:
The novel can feel a bit fast paced to some readers, but the book will make you a believer.
What makes this book stand out?:
The content not only has the presentation part, but also has some behind the scene information; a real difference maker.

Cold Case Christianity

The book has been written like a detective novel and has examined the existence of Jesus. The book features real touch of Wallace’s experience as a homicide detective.

Read it For:
Read this book to clarify all the doubts and questions you have about existence of Jesus and make your belief even stronger.
Don't Read it For:
There are some points which can be countered by the readers, these points are minor and it is a book good overall.
What makes this book stand out?:
The illustrations provided by the author adds authenticity to the content, a must read for everyone.

The Words and Works of Jesus Christ

The book offers readers a chance to understand everything there is about Jesus. Why he came? What was his true message? What did he accomplish? And most important of all – How he achieved everything? You will develop a new understanding and appreciation for Jesus

Read it For:
The detailed and fluidic chronology by the author is the reason why the book is one of the popular Jesus books.
Don't Read it For:
The book has no major weak points, however some readers may argue about the content flow being slow at times.
What makes this book stand out?:
The way author has written the book is different from others who write like they know everything about Jesus. The approach here is something which will motivate you to love and worship Jesus as the King.

The Women of Christmas

This book is not something which will educate you about Jesus; rather it is something which will show you the right path. The book features stories about three women, going through hardships of life with strong belief in their hearts.

Read it For:
Read the book to familiarise yourself with this important scripture related to Jesus.
Don't Read it For:
Some readers can feel that the book lacks enlightenment, as per their taste. The book, however, is a must-read for all those who want to set themselves on the path of god.
What makes this book stand out?:
The book has deep informative content, presented in a fun way; for a more joyful reader experience.
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The Drawing of Indestructible Joy: Daily Readings for Advent

This book is completely devotional piece for readers to indulge in. There are 25 briefs, and as the name suggests, they should be read daily; especially during Christmas season.

Read it For:
Read this book and feel close to the God. The book is one of the most popular books on Jesus
Don't Read it For:
Some readers may find the stories to be a little short, don’t let that stop you; it is a book everyone should read.
What makes this book stand out?:
The enlightenment the book provides is not limited to the 25 days of reading the book. You will feel a lasting change in your personality, for good.

The Jesus Bible (NIV Edition)

The book features stories of living Jesus for readers to experience the Biblical era. There are 66 introductions in the book which will brief you about every story in the Bible.

Read it For:
Read it to understand the life of Jesus more comprehensively, as Jesus is the center of the book.
Don't Read it For:
The readers who studied a lot of bibles and know everything there is might not find a lot of new stuff in this bible.
What makes this book stand out?:
The 7 essays by Louie Giglio, Max Lucado, John Piper, Ravi Zacharias and Randy Alcorn, will work as a guide for readers to understand everything clearly and worship Jesus with more profound faith.

Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream

The author of this book will question the readers about how they have or the human race has manipulated the teachings of Jesus, as per our convenience. There is also a story about how a suburban church has decided to follow Jesus more seriously.

Read it For:
Reading this book will allow you to understand the teachings of Jesus and it will help you to apply that in your life as well.
Don't Read it For:
At the end author asks the reader to join The Radical Experiment, some readers may find this appeal of joining the one year experiment as something beneficial, while others may not.
What makes this book stand out?:
The book will ask you to consider everything with an open heart; not all writers can do that.

Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth

The author has examined the life of Jesus in this book. Light has been shed on how the most enigmatic personality of all time lived his life. The book has praised Jesus’ character and has some contradictory points as well.

Read it For:
Read this book and learn why Jesus was treated as a spiritual teacher and not a political revolutionary, even when he started a moment against the present order at that time.
Don't Read it For:
The book won’t offer something new to those who have read a lot about Jesus. However, the balance author has established in the book between Historical Jesus, and the Jesus of Gospel is worth reading.
What makes this book stand out?:
The way author has contradicted some points while paying respect to the feelings of all the followers is the difference maker.

Jesus Through the Middle Eastern Eyes: Cultural Studies in the Gospels

A must read for all the students who are studying the New Testament about Jesus. This book evaluates the life of Jesus and paints an image of Jesus while mixing Middle Eastern culture with it.

Read it For:
Read this book to understand the importance of Jesus in a very new manner.
Don't Read it For:
The readers can argue a bit about the new image of Jesus, but the book is beneficial for all those study Jesus, whatever is the reason.
What makes this book stand out?:
The gentle way through author has lifted all the new and wrong interpretations of Jesus, is what you should read this for.

Jesus: A Pilgrimage

The book will recreate the real Jesus of the first century in the minds of the readers. Everything has been explained through stories by the author. You will be able to understand how Jesus’ message speaks to us today.

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