Resources by Scot McKnight for the Olive Tree Bible App - Olive Tree Bible Software

Something for Everyone & New Bible Study Tools

Resources by Scot McKnight

For the Olive Tree Bible App

NIV Application Commentary New Testament Set (20 Vols.)

NIV Application Commentary New Testament Set (20 Vols.)

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

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: Sermon on the Mount

Story of God: Sermon on the Mount

by Tremper Longman III and Scot McKnight

Emphasizing the historical distance between the New Testament and our contemporary culture, The Sermon on the Mount by Scot McKnight helps pastors, students, Sunday School teachers, and lay people discern how to live out the biblical text in the world. A highly-anticipated commentary series, The Story of God Bible Commentary will cover both the Old and New T… Read more…

NIV Application Commentary Galatians

NIV Application Commentary Galatians

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…

NIV Application Commentary 1 Peter

NIV Application Commentary 1 Peter

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…

Story of God: Philippians

Story of God: Philippians

by Tremper Longman III, Scot McKnight and Lynn H. Cohick

Emphasizing the historical distance between the New Testament and our contemporary culture, Philippians by Lynn Cohick helps pastors, students, Sunday School teachers, and lay people discern how to live out the biblical text in the world. A highly-anticipated commentary series, The Story of God Bible Commentary covers both the Old and New Testaments in 43 vo… Read more…

Church in the Present Tense (ēmersion: Emergent Village resources for communities of faith) A Candid Look at What's Emerging

Church in the Present Tense (ēmersion: Emergent Village resources for communities of faith) A Candid Look at What's Emerging

by Scot McKnight, Jason Clark and Kevin Corcoran

Much has been written by practitioners advocating the emerging church phenomenon, but confusion about the nature and beliefs of those who identify with the emerging church still exists. Now that the movement has aged a bit, the time has come for a more rigorous, scholarly analysis. Here four influential authors, each an expert in his field, discuss important… Read more…

Introducing New Testament Interpretation (Guides to New Testament Exegesis)

Introducing New Testament Interpretation (Guides to New Testament Exegesis)

by Scot McKnight

This volume discusses various hermeneutical methods used in understanding the New Testament such as word studies, grammatical analysis, New Testament background, theological synthesis, textual criticism, and use of the Old Testament in the New.… Read more…

Interpreting the Synoptic Gospels (Guides to New Testament Exegesis)

Interpreting the Synoptic Gospels (Guides to New Testament Exegesis)

by Scot McKnight

McKnight critiques various interpretive methods and suggests how students with some knowledge of Greek can benefit from different analyses.… Read more…

Difference Makers An Action Guide for Jesus Followers

Difference Makers An Action Guide for Jesus Followers

by Scot McKnight and M. Scott Boren

Christians want to make a difference, but sometimes the ministry bar is raised so high that only those who are "go-getters" can do it. Mission work can look like a drastic life change, unattainable to those who aren't in full-time ministry. So the average church member is left without a mission.Pastor and author M. Scott Boren shows how ordinar… Read more…

The Face of New Testament Studies A Survey of Recent Research

The Face of New Testament Studies A Survey of Recent Research

by Grant R. Osborne and Scot McKnight

In The Face of New Testament Studies, editors Scot McKnight and Grant R. Osborne bring together New Testament experts who track developments in their specialized fields of research-and why those developments are important. It provides scholars and students with a useful survey of the "state-of-the-question" in New Testament Studies.… 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…


(Number of titles: 17)