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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…

Baker Illustrated Bible Commentary

Baker Illustrated Bible Commentary

by Gary M. Burge and Andrew Hill

You want a deeper understanding of the Scriptures, but the notes in your study Bible don't give you enough depth or insight. This commentary was created with you in mind. The Baker Illustrated Bible Commentary is a nontechnical, section-by-section commentary on the whole Bible that provides reliable and readable interpretations of the Scriptures from fort… Read more…

New Testament in Antiquity, The: A Survey of the New Testament within its Cultural Context

New Testament in Antiquity, The: A Survey of the New Testament within its Cultural Context

by Gene L. Green, Gary M. Burge and Lynn H. Cohick

The New Testament in Antiquity is a textbook for college and seminary students penned by three evangelical scholars with over fifty years of combined experience in the classroom. Their challenge was to build a text that would be engaging, academically robust, richly illustrated, and relevant to the modern student. This book strikes a balance between being ac… Read more…

NIV Application Commentary John

NIV Application Commentary John

by Gary M. Burge

The Gospel of John stands apart from Matthew, Mark, and Luke with a singularly unique perspective on the personality of Jesus. From his deliberate echo of Genesis at the beginning of his Gospel and on through the subsequent chapters, John provides an indispensable portrait of the messiah, without which our picture of Christ would be tragically lacking. Ga… Read more…

NIV Application Commentary Letters of John

NIV Application Commentary Letters of John

by Gary M. Burge

The epistles of John betray the continuing challenges the early church faced. In this volume of the NIV Application Commentary series, Gary M. Burge (Ph.D., King’s College, Aberdeen University) leads us through John’s letters, connecting them to John’s Gospel as he goes, and illuminates their original messages and how we can apply them here and now. … Read more…

Jesus and the Land The New Testament Challenge to Holy Land Theology

Jesus and the Land The New Testament Challenge to Holy Land Theology

by Gary M. Burge

This accessible volume describes first-century Jewish and Christian beliefs about the land of Israel and offers a full survey of New Testament passages that directly address the question of land and faith. Respected New Testament scholar Gary M. Burge examines present-day tensions surrounding "territorial religion" in the modern Middle East, helpin… Read more…

Interpreting the Gospel of John (Guides to New Testament Exegesis)

Interpreting the Gospel of John (Guides to New Testament Exegesis)

by Gary M. Burge

The Gospel of John has become so familiar and seems so simple that it is easy to overlook its special challenges, says the author of this helpful guide.Interpreting the Gospel of John presents an easy-to-follow, step-by-step plan for exegeting the Fourth Gospel. It leads beginners through the maze of academic discussion concerning origins, authorship, and in… Read more…

Theology Questions Everyone Asks: Christian Faith in Plain Language

Theology Questions Everyone Asks: Christian Faith in Plain Language

by Gary M. Burge, Philip Graham Ryken and David Lauber

Everyone has questions about God and what matters most in life. When we ask those questions, we are asking about theology. Isn’t talk about God really a guessing game? What good is the Old Testament? How can we have free will if God controls everything? The virgin birth. Really? What does an earthquake say about God? Is the Holy Spirit still at work in ch… Read more…

A Week in the Life of a Roman Centurion

A Week in the Life of a Roman Centurion

by Gary M. Burge

Enter a world of warfare and treachery, of duty and honor, of love and loyalty, interwoven with the inner workings of a Roman centurion's household. And then trace it as the road curves toward little Capernaum. Follow the story of Appius, a proud centurion, and Tullus, his scribe and slave. From a battle with the Parthians, through a tragic personal crisis… Read more…