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Preaching the Word - Hebrews Volume 2

Preaching the Word - Hebrews Volume 2

by R. Kent Hughes

The book of Hebrews conveys a double dose of spiritual power. It not only presents the greatness of Christ in ways no other New Testament writing does, but it repeatedly demands a heart response from the reader. No one can study Hebrews and not grow spiritually and come face to face in a new way with Christ. It is also true that no New Tes… Read more…

IVP New Testament Commentary Series - 2 Peter & Jude

IVP New Testament Commentary Series - 2 Peter & Jude

by Phillip H. Towner

In Simon Peter’s eyes, the mercy of forgiveness is, perhaps, matched only by the awe of experiencing trust after his threefold denial. That redemptive event in Peter’s life fueled profound letters—letters of caution and hope, grave counsel, and unimaginable promise. Jude is too often ignored because of its short length and forceful … Read more…

IVP New Testament Commentary Series - 1-3 John

IVP New Testament Commentary Series - 1-3 John

by Marianne Meye Thompson

Divided by discord, the church John wrote his letters to greatly needed his firm instruction to rediscover Christ-centered love and unity. His letters to that church are easily adapted to modern gatherings of believers, which are often challenged by disputes –whether internal or external. In a pluralistic society, visibly holding fast to gospel truth is im… Read more…

Preaching the Word - 1&2 Peter and Jude

Preaching the Word - 1&2 Peter and Jude

by David R. Helm

Neither Peter nor Jude minced words about the realities that would confront every Christian and that were confronting the church at large-suffering and persecution, contradictory views of the gospel, constant challenges to the faith at the hands of false teachers. Yet even in the face of these harsh realities, both biblical writers unswervingly declared that… Read more…

1 & 2 Thessalonians - Reformed Expository Commentary

1 & 2 Thessalonians - Reformed Expository Commentary

by Richard D. Phillips

Years before writing Romans or Ephesians, Paul sent a pair of letters to a new church in Thessalonica. Three concerns governed Paul’s teaching in these letters: What makes a healthy church? How should we view God’s Word? What does a Christian life look like? Richard D. Phillips’s commentary considers these foundational issues in a scholarly, pastoral, … Read more…

1 & 2 Thessalonians MacArthur New Testament Commentary

1 & 2 Thessalonians MacArthur New Testament Commentary

by John MacArthur and John F. MacArthur

Nowhere else than in 1st and 2nd Thessalonians does the apostle Paul deal so extensively with the second coming of Jesus Christ. Understanding this amazing event is key to developing and sustaining the Christian's hope, discipline, and evangelism. Respected preacher and Bible teacher, John MacArthur, presents yet another comprehensive and compelling … Read more…

1 - 3 John - Reformed Expository Commentary

1 - 3 John - Reformed Expository Commentary

by Douglas Sean O’Donnell

How can we know that we possess eternal life? The apostle John answered that question in the three epistles that bear his name. He wrote that we must firstly believe that Jesus is the Son of God and that Christ came in the flesh. Secondly, we are to obey God’s commandments. Thirdly, we must love others. In this illuminating and engaging … Read more…

1 Chronicles (Hermeneia)

1 Chronicles (Hermeneia)

by Ralph W. Klein

This commentary takes full advantage of recent advances in the textual history of Samuel and Kings, demonstrating in many cases that the differences often ascribed to the Chronicler came in fact from the divergent copy of the canonical books he was rewriting. Klein brings to lively expression the unique theological voice of the Chronicler and demonstrates th… Read more…

1 Corinthians (Hermeneia)

1 Corinthians (Hermeneia)

by Hans Conzelmann

This commentary on 1 Corinthians will bring to serious students, as well as pastors and ministers, the critical guide needed for their biblical work.… Read more…

1 Corinthians - Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture

1 Corinthians - Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture

by George T. Montague

A seasoned scholar interprets First Corinthians in this addition to the Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture (CCSS). The projected seventeen-volume series, which will cover the entire New Testament, responds to the desire of Catholics to study the Bible in depth and in a way that integrates Scripture with Catholic doctrine, worship, and daily life. &#… Read more…

1 Corinthians MacArthur New Testament Commentary

1 Corinthians MacArthur New Testament Commentary

by John MacArthur and John F. MacArthur

These study guides, part of a set from noted Bible scholar, John MacArthur, take readers on a journey through biblical texts to discover what lies beneath the surface, focusing on meaning and context, and then reflecting on the explored passage or concept. With probing questions that guide the reader toward application, as well as ample space for journal… Read more…

1 Corinthians: Reformation Commentary on Scripture (RCS)

1 Corinthians: Reformation Commentary on Scripture (RCS)

by Scott Manetsch

In his first letter to the church in Corinth, Paul writes, "I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received: that Christ died for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures" (1 Cor 15:3-4 ESV). Reflecting on Paul's summary… Read more…

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1 Kings - Reformed Expository Commentary

1 Kings - Reformed Expository Commentary

by Philip Graham Ryken

Dynasties, fractured kingdoms, prophecies of coming hardships—the book of 1 Kings is a grand, sweeping narrative of the beginning of the downfall of God’s people. Its size and scope may seem intimidating, but Phil Ryken shows us in this biblical, doctrinal, practical, and Christological commentary how this imposing book can be divided into three key sect… Read more…

1 Peter  (Hermeneia)

1 Peter (Hermeneia)

by Paul J. Achtemeier

This commentary, the fruit of years of research, is a gold-mine for clergy and an indispensable resource for students and scholars. Achtemeier brings to this text his characteristic mastery of scholarship, theological insight and balanced judgment.… Read more…

1 Peter - Reformed Expository Commentary

1 Peter - Reformed Expository Commentary

by Daniel M. Doriani

Many Christians around the world today face severe persecution, while others daily feel the weight of cultural pressure against them. The apostle Peter speaks to this as he reminds us that Christians are aliens and exiles in an often-hostile empire. Yet we are simultaneously the chosen of God, equipped by Jesus’ work for us and in us to live faithfully in … Read more…

1 Peter MacArthur New Testament Commentary

1 Peter MacArthur New Testament Commentary

by John MacArthur and John F. MacArthur

The book of 1 Peter was written to believers scattered throughout Asia Minor. It addresses the sufferings that come to faithful Christians. As such, it speaks to believers today who are facing trials. For years now, John MacArthur has been helping Christians in their study of the New Testament, with verse-by-verse commentary on the theological ramificati… Read more…

1 Samuel - Reformed Expository Commentary

1 Samuel - Reformed Expository Commentary

by Richard D. Phillips

David is more than a great hero, a man of faith, and a model for Christians to follow. He is one of the most important Old Testament types of Jesus Christ. It is as an anointed one—called and provided by God to lead Israel—that David plays his chief role in redemptive history and makes his distinctive contribution in preparing God’s people for the … Read more…

1 Timothy (Reformed Expository Commentary)

1 Timothy (Reformed Expository Commentary)

by Philip Graham Ryken

1 Timothy (Reformed Expository Commentary), by Philip Ryken, originated with a series of Sunday evening sermons preached at Tenth Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia. In keeping with the subject matter of the book itself, the focus of the exposition is on its practical implications for life in the local church. The author chose to preach from this New Testam… Read more…

1 Timothy MacArthur New Testament Commentary

1 Timothy MacArthur New Testament Commentary

by John MacArthur and John F. MacArthur

These study guides, part of a set from noted Bible scholar, John MacArthur, take readers on a journey through biblical texts to discover what lies beneath the surface, focusing on meaning and context, and then reflecting on the explored passage or concept. With probing questions that guide the reader toward application, as well as ample space for journal… Read more…

1-2 Peter & Jude - Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture

1-2 Peter & Jude - Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture

by Daniel A. Keating

In this addition to the Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture (CCSS), Daniel Keating interprets First and Second Peter and Jude for pastoral ministers and lay readers alike. The seventeen-volume CCSS series, which will cover the entire New Testament, relates Scripture to life, is faithfully Catholic, and is supplemented by features designed to help readers… Read more…

1-2 Timothy & Titus - Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture

1-2 Timothy & Titus - Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture

by George T. Montague

George Montague offers a Catholic pastoral commentary on the letters to Timothy and Titus in the second volume in the Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture (CCSS). He presents sound exegesis followed by reflection on the pastoral, theological, and practical applications of the text. About the Series The Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scri… Read more…

1-3 John MacArthur New Testament Commentary

1-3 John MacArthur New Testament Commentary

by John MacArthur and John F. MacArthur

The apostle John is really a man for our times. He wrote his three New Testament letters in a bold, direct, even dogmatic style, more so perhaps than any other New Testament writer. Although renowned traditionally as the apostle of love (and he was), he was an authoritative, uncompromising teacher and an exclusive-style instructor with a crucial message … Read more…

2 Chronicles (Hermeneia)

2 Chronicles (Hermeneia)

by Ralph W. Klein

This volume completes Ralph Klein's magisterial commentary on 1 and 2 Chronicles. Klein incorporates the breakthroughs of the last half-century of research. He shows that the Chronicler used a text of Kings significantly different from the Masoretic Text; argues that the Chronicler's departures from the historical picture of Kings result from a disti… Read more…

2 Corinthians - Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture

2 Corinthians - Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture

by Thomas D. Stegman SJ

This fourth volume of the Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture, like each in the series, relates Scripture to life, is faithfully Catholic, and is supplemented by features designed to help readers understand the Bible more deeply and use it more effectively in teaching, preaching, evangelization, and other forms of ministry. About the S… Read more…

2 Corinthians 8 & 9 (Hermeneia)

2 Corinthians 8 & 9 (Hermeneia)

by Hans Dieter Betz

The series [Hermenia] is designed to be critical and historical commentary to the Bible without arbitrary limits in size or scope. It will utilize the full range of philological and historical tools, including textual criticism (often slighted in modern commentaries), the methods of the history of tradition (including genre and prosodic analysis), and the hi… Read more…

2 Corinthians MacArthur New Testament Commentary

2 Corinthians MacArthur New Testament Commentary

by John MacArthur and John F. MacArthur

The Corinthian church required Paul's repeated care. In 2 Corinthians, he continues his attempt to correct errors of unchristian practice, worship, and doctrine. Concerned with false apostles who were leading the church astray, Paul defended his own authority as God's apostle and sought reconciliation within the church. Respected preacher and … Read more…

2 Maccabees (Hermeneia)

2 Maccabees (Hermeneia)

by Robert Doran

The second-century B.C.E. Maccabean revolt against Seleucid oppression was a watershed event in early Jewish history and Second Maccabees is an important testimony to the revolt and its aftermath. Robert Doran's commentary on 2 Maccabees explores the interplay between history and historiography in the document. Providing detailed philological analysis of… Read more…

2 Peter and Jude MacArthur New Testament Commentary

2 Peter and Jude MacArthur New Testament Commentary

by John MacArthur and John F. MacArthur

From the bestselling Bible commentator, we are releasing 2 Peter & Jude, the 24th addition to the MacArthur New Testament Commentary series. This volume will include 9 chapters on 2 Peter and 6 on Jude. These commentaries have been praised for their accessibility to lay leaders and are a must for the library of every pastor. MacArthur gives vers… Read more…

2 Timothy MacArthur New Testament Commentary

2 Timothy MacArthur New Testament Commentary

by John MacArthur and John F. MacArthur

These study guides, part of a set from noted Bible scholar, John MacArthur, take readers on a journey through biblical texts to discover what lies beneath the surface, focusing on meaning and context, and then reflecting on the explored passage or concept. With probing questions that guide the reader toward application, as well as ample space for journal… Read more…


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