Welcome to the CCEL

The mission of the Christian Classics Ethereal Library (CCEL) is to build up the church by making classic Christian literature widely available and promoting its use for edification and study by interested Christians, seekers and scholars. The CCEL accomplishes this by selecting, collecting, distributing, and promoting valuable literature through the World Wide Web and other media.

What's new

2018-2-12. Added MP3 recording of Spurgeon's sermon #135 1857 entitled, "Presumptuous Sins" (recorded by Leighton Garner).

2018-2-9. Added MP3 recording of Spurgeon's sermon #20 1855 entitled, "The Carnal Mind is Enmity Against God" (recorded by Leighton Garner).

2017-12-18. Added MP3 recording ofGospel Grounds and Evidences of the Faith of God's Elect by John Owen (recorded by Leighton Garner).

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Most popular eBooks

  • Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary on the Bible by Henry, Matthew (1662-1714)
  • Weapon of Prayer by Bounds, Edward M. (1835-1913)
  • Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah by Edersheim, Alfred (1825-1889)
  • Introduction to the Devout Life by Francis of Sales, St. (1567-1622)

Top 3 books of last week

  • ANF01. The Apostolic Fathers with Justin Martyr and Irenaeus by Schaff, Philip (1819-1893)
  • ANF05. Fathers of the Third Century: Hippolytus,
    Cyprian, Caius, Novatian, Appendix by Schaff, Philip (1819-1893)
  • ANF06. Fathers of the Third Century: Gregory
    Thaumaturgus, Dionysius the Great, Julius Africanus, Anatolius,
    and Minor Writers, Methodius, Arn by Schaff, Philip (1819-1893)