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New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Ecclesiastes

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Ecclesiastes

by Tremper Longman III

Ecclesiastes both absorbing and unforgettable. It stands out in the OT because of its strikingly distinct message. Author Tremper Longman III gives the speaker of the book the name Qohelet, who confronts doubts common in our own time as well as his. Qohelet is compelled by the question, “Where can we finding meaning in the world?” And though his mantra s… Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 9: Ruth, Esther (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 9: Ruth, Esther (WBC)

by Frederic W. Bush

This is Volume 9 of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering the books of Ruth and Esther. The Word Biblical Commentary delivers the best in biblical scholarship, from the leading scholars of our day who share a commitment to Scripture as divine revelation. This series emphasizes a thorough analysis of textual, linguistic, structural,… Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 38a: Romans 1–8 (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 38a: Romans 1–8 (WBC)

by James D. G. Dunn

This is Volume 38a of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering chapters 1-8 of the book of Romans. The Word Biblical Commentary delivers the best in biblical scholarship, from the leading scholars of our day who share a commitment to Scripture as divine revelation. This series emphasizes a thorough analysis of textual, linguistic, str… Read more…

Interpreting the New Testament Text Introduction to the Art and Science of Exegesis

Interpreting the New Testament Text Introduction to the Art and Science of Exegesis

by Darrell L. Bock, Buist Fanning, I. Howard Marshall, Daniel B. Wallace, Darrell L. Bock, Daniel B. Wallace, Buist M. Fanning, J. William Johnston, Jay E. Smith, David K. Lowery, Joseph D. Fantin, Michael H. Burer, John D. Grassmick, W. Hall HarrisIII, Timothy J. Ralston, Narry F. Santos and Will

With the explosive increase in availability of English Bible translations, the question can easily be asked, 'Why bother with the hard work of biblical exegesis?' Computers can translate foreign languages and our English texts can take us very close to the original meanings, so why exegete? Answer: because the deepest truths of the Bible are found th… Read more…

New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT): The Letters to Timothy and Titus

New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT): The Letters to Timothy and Titus

by Phillip H. Towner

The most accessible, most broadly pitched full-length commentary on Timothy and Titus, this NICNT volume explores Paul's three letters to Timothy and Titus within their historical, religious, and cultural settings. In his introduction, Towner sets out the rationale for his historical approach, questions certain assumptions of recent c… Read more…

Vision of His Glory

Vision of His Glory

by Anne Graham Lotz and Anne Graham Lotz

With a focus on Jesus Christ, Anne Graham Lotz brings clarity and understanding to the book of Revelation. Lotz explains God's faithfulness regardless of circumstance. All who feel depressed, deluded or discouraged can find hope in all of life's difficult situations: When life seems too small and problems seem too great; when personal insignificance … Read more…

Our God

Our God

by Octavius Winslow

In Our God, Octavius Winslow examines several of the perfections of God revealed to us in Scripture. Rather than advancing a comprehensive study on the attributes of God, Winslow limits his discussion to some of the moral perfections of God, such as His love, patience, comfort, and grace. "Do you yearn to know God better? Read this book thoughtf… Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 21: Psalms 101–150, rev. ed. (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 21: Psalms 101–150, rev. ed. (WBC)

by Leslie C. Allen

This is Volume 21 of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering chapters 101-150 of the book of Psalms. The Word Biblical Commentary delivers the best in biblical scholarship, from the leading scholars of our day who share a commitment to Scripture as divine revelation. This series emphasizes a thorough analysis of textual, linguistic, … Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 51: 1, 2, 3 John (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 51: 1, 2, 3 John (WBC)

by Stephen Smalley

Dr. Smalley's exhaustive commentary on the Greek text of the letters of John argues that they, together with the Fourth Gospel, record and reflect the spiritual history of the Johannine community itself. These letters contain theological, ethical and practical truths that are fundamental to the Christian position in every age: that Jesus is one with God … Read more…

Pillar New Testament Commentary (PNTC): 1 and 2 Thessalonians

Pillar New Testament Commentary (PNTC): 1 and 2 Thessalonians

by Gene L. Green

In this commentary Gene Green reads Paul's two letters to the Thessalonians in light of the canon of Scripture and of new knowledge about the first-century world of Thessalonica. This fruitful approach helps illuminate the impact of the gospel on its original readers and, in turn, shows how potent a force it can be for the church and society today. &… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Leviticus

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Leviticus

by Gordon J. Wenham

The modern church pays significantly less attention to this part of the Pentateuch. To many readers, the subjects of Leviticus—ritual, food, cleanliness, and purification laws—seem inapplicable to today’s church. What does Leviticus have to do with contemporary Christians? In the New International Commentary: The Book of Leviticus, … Read more…

Pillar New Testament Commentary (PNTC): The Gospel According to John

Pillar New Testament Commentary (PNTC): The Gospel According to John

by D. A. Carson

The Pillar New Testament Commentary: The Gospel According to John is a solid evangelical commentary on John's Gospel, a respected Scripture expositor makes clear the flow of the text, engages a small but representative part of the massive secondary literature on John, shows how the Fourth Gospel contributes to biblical and systematic theology, and offers… Read more…


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