5 Books Every Christian Woman Should Read

Books for Christian Women

Some questions will not have answers till we are this side of heaven. And I read books, to get as much insight as I can soak up, till I stand in front of my Heavenly Father. 

I don't come accusing God with loaded questions, but there are some mysteries we will not be enlightened to until we stand before God and all His glory. Then again, I'm sure God's reveal of His mysteries are on His timing, even in Heaven. 

So I read. I'm not blessed with easily memorizing scripture or putting together analogies from the Bible into my real life situations. 

So I read. To glean from others, their words that grab my attention and shed a light on what I might not have understood on my own accord. 

I've been asking my friends, family and Facebook followers what they would suggest a Christian woman add to her book collection. 

Books for christian women

In no particular order, here is the top 5 that was suggested. 

5 Books Every Christian Woman Should Read 

Of course, the Bible should be your most read book and nothing compares to it's truth. 

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I do love a good devotional, but sometimes I want something different and that's when I found Jen Wilkin's book "Women of the Word". It's a "how to" study the bible approach instead of a daily devotional. As a woman of God, I want to be all in. No more skimming the top for my bible reading and quality time with God. 

I don't normally read fiction, but this one was highly recommended. Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers is a powerful retelling of the story of Gomer and Hosea, and is a life-changing story of God’s unconditional, redemptive, all-consuming love. My heart swoons at the thought that God, the One that sits on His throne, loves me like this. 

I cried with this one. Seriously, what I was going through when I read this just had me in tears and it ministered to my heart. I'll always keep this book in my book shelf. It's cover is a little tattered, but I enjoyed this one to much to let it go. Micca Campbell
explores the anxieties of every woman's heart from insecurities, to finances, to marital challenges, to raising healthy children.

I had to read the introduction 3 times to move forward to chapter one in this book. Seriously, I kid you not, this book is highlighted up! Breaking free from spiritual strongholds by praying and scripture. Beth Moore reminds us that nothing is bigger than God! A must read for sure. 

Sometimes I think I must live under a rock. Boundaries are a somewhat newer concept to me. Because of my personality, I will hold on to hope for a relationship even if it destroys me. Yes, I hate to admit it, but I needed help setting up boundaries in my life. This book was a great guide to help me understand what boundaries are and how to put them into place. A must read!

There are several on my to read list..... Uninvited by Lysa TerKeurst, One Thousand Gifts by Ann VosKamp, Crazy Love by Francis Chan and Battlefield of the Mind by Joyce Meyer just to name a few. 

What is on your book reading list? I'd love to know! 


  1. I can't memorize scripture to save my life! Glad I'm not alone in that. I feel like the master of poor Bible paraphrases. I'm going to add these to my reading list. Thanks!

  2. Great recommendations! I've never read the Francine Rivers book, but I hear people talk about it all the time - guess I need to read it! ;)

    1. It is a great book about redemption!!

  3. Thanks for sharing this Starla! I've only read 2 of the books! Checking out the others:)
    Visiting from By His Grace

  4. Three of my favorites...I will definitely check out the other two. Not sure much could top Francine Rivers' Redeeming Love but if you enjoyed it check out Lineage of Grace. It is written in a similar fashion but for the five women mentioned in the bloodline of Jesus. You will fall even more in love with those five women!

  5. Redeeming Love! I think it's time for a re-read of that old favorite. Thanks for sharing ans will be looking into the others as well. :)

  6. Crazy Love is an excellent book!!


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