In this issue of Theology for Life Magazine, we’ve been considering the subject of doubt and how to deal with it with the help of the promises found in God’s Word and godly people. We understand that we haven’t covered everything on this topic, but it is our prayer that hopefully, readers of this issue of Theology for Life will grow in their understanding of it so they can biblically minister more effectively to those facing doubt.

If you’ve found this issue helpful and would like to study this subject further, please check out the following reading list below. These books are at the top of their genre in both excellence and readability.


  • How Can I Be Sure I’m a Christian by Dr. Donald Whitney
  • Assured: Discover Grace, Let Go of Guilt, and Rest in Your Salvation by Greg Gilbert
  • Assured by God: Living in the Fullness of God’s Grace Edited by Burk Parsons
  • Saved Without A Doubt: Being Sure of Your Salvation by Dr. John MacArthur
  • Knowing and Growing in Assurance of Faith by Dr. Joel Beeke
  • Doubt
  • Doubt: Trusting God’s promises (31-Day Devotionals for Life) by Elyze Fitzpatrick

Pastoral Theology:

  • Spurgeon’s Sorrows: Realistic Hope for Those who Suffer from Depression by Zach Eswine

Person and Work of Christ:

  • The Glory of Christ by John Owen
  • Chosen by God by Dr. R.C. Sproul

In Christ Alone,

Dave Jenkins

Executive Editor, Theology for Life Magazine