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NIV Application Commentary New Testament Set (20 Vols.)

NIV Application Commentary New Testament Set (20 Vols.)

by Craig Keener, David E. Garland, Ajith Fernando, George H. Guthrie, Walter L. Liefeld, Michael J. Wilkins, Gary M. Burge, Scott J. Hafemann, Klyne Snodgrass, Frank Thielman, Michael W. Holmes, David P. Nystrom, Craig L. Blomberg, Darrell L. Bock, Douglas J. Moo and Scot McKnight

Many Bible commentaries offer us an exciting tour through the ancient world of Biblical times. They give us cultural backdrop and add new, wonderful layers of meaning to familiar stories and passages. But when the time comes to return to normal, everyday life, we are left disconnected from the memories of our trip—without the knowledge of practical, real-… Read more…

Story of God Bible Commentary (SGBC): Old and New Testament Set (11 Vols.)

Story of God Bible Commentary (SGBC): Old and New Testament Set (11 Vols.)

by Tremper Longman and Scot McKnight

A new commentary for today's world, The Story of God Bible Commentary explains and illuminates each passage of Scripture in light of the Bible’s grand story. The first commentary series to do so, SGBC offers a clear and compelling exposition of biblical texts, guiding everyday readers in how to creatively and faithfully live out the Bible in their own … Read more…

Sermon on the Mount : Story of God Bible Commentary (SGBC)

Sermon on the Mount : Story of God Bible Commentary (SGBC)

by Scot McKnight

A new commentary for today's world, The Story of God Bible Commentary explains and illuminates each passage of Scripture in light of the Bible’s grand story. The first commentary series to do so, SGBC offers a clear and compelling exposition of biblical texts, guiding everyday readers in how to creatively and faithfully live out the Bible in their own … Read more…

New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT): The Letter of James

New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT): The Letter of James

by Scot McKnight

Pastors and scholars have often found the letter of James particularly vexing both to interpret and to apply. Scot McKnight's commentary expounds James both in its own context and in the context of ancient Judaism, the Greco-Roman world, and the emerging Christian faith. Though interacting with the best available scholarly work on James, McKnight first c… Read more…

Galatians: NIV Application Commentary (NIVAC)

Galatians: NIV Application Commentary (NIVAC)

by Scot McKnight

This study of Galatians, a part of the NIV Application Commentary series, certainly does not stop at doctrine. The author examines the epistle to the church in Galatia through Paul’s eyes, using the so-called “new perspective” approach: the belief that Judaism, in that time, did not adhere to a “works based” way of being righteous. He remains utter… Read more…

1 Peter: NIV Application Commentary (NIVAC)

1 Peter: NIV Application Commentary (NIVAC)

by Scot McKnight

This letter by Peter is full of encouragement and exhortation to live in right relationship both with God and with each other. The letter contains practical advice on what exactly putting others first looks like, even if it means accepting suffering for a time. This volume of the NIV Application Commentary series by Scot McKnight helps us to understand how P… Read more…

Kingdom Conspiracy Returning to the Radical Mission of the Local Church

Kingdom Conspiracy Returning to the Radical Mission of the Local Church

by Scot McKnight

An Award-Winning Challenge to Popular Ideas of the KingdomAccording to Scot McKnight, "kingdom" is the biblical term most misused by Christians today. It has taken on meanings that are completely at odds with what the Bible says and has become a buzzword for both social justice and redemption. In Kingdom Conspiracy, McKnight offers a sizzling bibli… Read more…

Giving Church Another Chance Finding New Meaning in Spiritual Practices

Giving Church Another Chance Finding New Meaning in Spiritual Practices

by Scot McKnight and Todd D. Hunter

Everybody wants to be spiritual. But nobody wants to be religious. Everybody is looking for a rich spiritual life. But nobody is looking to church. As a pastor, Todd Hunter found himself disillusioned, burned out and needing to drop out of traditional forms of church. He experimented with house churches and other options but was still dissatisfied. … Read more…

King Jesus Gospel

King Jesus Gospel

by Scot McKnight and N. T. Wright and Dallas Willard

Contemporary evangelicals have built a 'salvation culture' but not a 'gospel culture.' Evangelicals have reduced the gospel to the message of personal salvation. This book makes a plea for us to recover the old gospel as that which is still new and still fresh. The book stands on four arguments: that the gospel is defined by the apostles in 1… Read more…

Fasting

Fasting

by Scot McKnight and Phyllis Tickle

“Fasting is the body talking what the spirit yearns, what the soul longs for, and what the mind knows to be true.”— Scot McKnightChristianity has traditionally been at odds with the human body. At times in the history of the church, Christians have viewed the body and physical desires as the enemy. Now, Scot McKnight, best-selling author… Read more…

Blue Parakeet

Blue Parakeet

by Scot McKnight

Why Can’t I Just Be a Christian?” Parakeets make delightful pets. We cage them or clip their wings to keep them where we want them. Scot McKnight contends that many, conservatives and liberals alike, attempt the same thing with the Bible. We all try to tame it. McKnight’s The Blue Parakeet has emerged at the perfect time to cool the flames … Read more…

One.Life

One.Life

by Scot McKnight and Gabe Lyons

What is the “Christian life” all about? Studying the Bible, attending church, cultivating a prayer life, witnessing to others—those are all good. But is that really what Jesus has in mind? The answer, says Scot McKnight in One.Life, lies in Jesus’ words, “Follow me.” What does it look like to follow Jesus, and how will doi… Read more…


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