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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…

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, 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, 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…

Adam and the Genome: Reading Scripture after Genetic Science

Adam and the Genome: Reading Scripture after Genetic Science

by Scot McKnight, Tremper LongmanIII, Dennis R. Venema and Daniel Harrell

Genomic science indicates that humans descend not from an individual pair but from a large population. What does this mean for the basic claim of many Christians: that humans descend from Adam and Eve?Leading evangelical geneticist Dennis Venema and popular New Testament scholar Scot McKnight combine their expertise to offer informed guidance and answers to … Read more…

Fellowship of Differents

Fellowship of Differents

by Scot McKnight and Scot McKnight

In this compelling book, Scot McKnight shares his personal experience in the church as well as his study of the Apostle Paul to answer this significant question:  What is the church supposed to be? For most of us the church is a place we go to on Sunday to hear a sermon or to participate in worship or to partake in communion or to fellowship with ot… Read more…

The Acts of the Apostles

The Acts of the Apostles

by Scot McKnight and James D. G. Dunn

Authored by one of the world's leading New Testament scholars, this commentary on the Acts of the Apostles was originally published in 1996. James Dunn first takes the reader through questions of authorship, audience, date, purpose, and literary structure. He then considers the kind of history writing that we find in the narrative of Acts, delineates the… Read more…


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