I cannot be very precise about the effect but in general these all worked toward giving me a vivid sense of the reality of God with me and the importance of holiness and obedience to Jesus as the foundation of life and ministry.
1. Deeper Experiences of Famous Christians, J. Gilchrist Lawson
2. The Imitation of Christ, Thomas á Kempis
3. Autobiography, Charles Finney
4. The Writings of John Wesley
5. The Kingdom of God, John Bright