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IVP New Testament Commentary Series - 1 Peter

IVP New Testament Commentary Series - 1 Peter

by I. Howard Marshall

Recipient of Christianity Today’s Critics Choice Award! Peter’s letter encouraged his readers: not only as they endured suffering, but also as they persevered in holding fast to Christ in unbelieving and hostile world. Peter’s letter is full of practical advice for right familial and social living, not to mention for interacting with… 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…

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…

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…

Pillar New Testament Commentary: The Gospel According to Mark

Pillar New Testament Commentary: The Gospel According to Mark

by James R. Edwards

This new Pillar volume offers exceptional commentary on Mark that clearly shows the second Gospel — though it was a product of the earliest Christian community — to be both relevant and sorely needed in today's church. Written by a biblical scholar who has devoted thirty years to the study of the second Gospel, this commentary aims… Read more…

New International Commentary on the New Testament: The Book of Revelation

New International Commentary on the New Testament: The Book of Revelation

by Robert Mounce

Comprehensive and accessible, the New International Commentary on the New Testament is one of the most highly regarded resources of current scholarship. Prepared by world-renowned authorities, it reflects exacting study of the original Greek and offers careful exegesis with preachers and teachers concerns in mind. Critical comments are footnoted; grammatical… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Book of Proverbs 1-15

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Book of Proverbs 1-15

by Bruce K. Waltke

The eagerly awaited New International Commentary: The Book of Proverbs Chapters 1-15 has been carefully crafted for over twenty five years and is expected to set the bar in Proverbs research. Authored by the prominent Old Testament scholar Bruce Waltke, this dual-volume commentary is undoubtedly the most thorough study of Proverbs available. &#… Read more…

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Matthew Volume 2

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Matthew Volume 2

by James Montgomery Boice

The Gospel of Matthew, says James Montgomery Boice, is "the first of the Gospels, the longest, the most Jewish, the most evangelistic, and, in many was, the most compelling." This two-volume expositional and inspirational commentary on the book of Matthew integrates rigorous scholarship and clear communication. It will inform and h… Read more…

NIV Application Commentary 2 Peter, Jude

NIV Application Commentary 2 Peter, Jude

by Douglas J. Moo

Peter and Jude, the apostles who wrote these letters, speak against the deceptive messages that other so-called Christians—false prophets—were spreading. They encourage believers to hold fast to the Gospel they were originally given instead of listening to the ungodly, who “by stealth” enter the church and distort God’s grace. These messages, roote… Read more…

New American Commentary (NAC) Volume 1B: Genesis 11:27-50

New American Commentary (NAC) Volume 1B: Genesis 11:27-50

by Kenneth Matthews

The New American Commentary - Volume 1B: Genesis 11:27-50:26 " . . . all New American Commentary authors affirm the divine inspiration, inerrancy, complete truthfulness, and full authority of the Bible. The perspective of the NAC is unapologetically confessional and rooted in the evangelical tradition.... Thus, the commentary concentra… Read more…

New American Commentary (NAC) Volume 19A: Hosea, Joel

New American Commentary (NAC) Volume 19A: Hosea, Joel

by Duane Garrett

The New American Commentary - Volume 19A: Hosea, Joel " . . . all New American Commentary authors affirm the divine inspiration, inerrancy, complete truthfulness, and full authority of the Bible. The perspective of the NAC is unapologetically confessional and rooted in the evangelical tradition.... Thus, the commentary concentrates on … Read more…

The Preacher's Commentary - Volume 9: 1, 2 Kings

The Preacher's Commentary - Volume 9: 1, 2 Kings

by Russell Dilday

General editor Lloyd J. Ogilvie brings together a team of skilled and exceptional communicators to blend sound scholarship with life-related illustrations in The Preacher's Commentary - Volume 9: 1, 2 Kings. The design for the Preacher's Commentary gives the reader an overall outline of each book of the Bible. Following the introdu… Read more…

NIV Application Commentary 1&2 Chronicles

NIV Application Commentary 1&2 Chronicles

by Andrew Hill

These two books were written to provide a message of encouragement and hope. The chronicler keeps track of vital events in Israel’s history, such as Solomon’s reign and the rulers that followed him, Israel’s North/South split, and the people’s extreme fluctuations in faith. Through it all, however, God cares for His chosen people. Despite their shor… Read more…

Understanding the Bible Commentary - Acts

Understanding the Bible Commentary - Acts

by David J. Williams

Each volume in the Understanding the Bible Commentary Series breaks down the barriers between the ancient and modern worlds so that the power and meaning of the biblical texts become transparent to contemporary readers. They present a careful section-by-section exposition of the biblical books with key terms and phrases highlighted and all Greek transliterat… Read more…

Expositor's Bible Commentary - Revised (Vol. 8: Daniel-Malachi)

Expositor's Bible Commentary - Revised (Vol. 8: Daniel-Malachi)

by Tremper Longman III and David E. Garland

Continuing a Gold Medallion Award-winning legacy, this completely revised edition of The Expositor’s Bible Commentary series puts world-class biblical scholarship in your hands. Based on the original twelve-volume set that has become a staple in college and seminary libraries and pastors’ studies worldwide, this new thirteen-volume edition marshals the m… Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 20: Psalms 51–100 (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 20: Psalms 51–100 (WBC)

by Marvin E. Tate

This is Volume 20 of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering chapters 51-100 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, s… Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 50: Jude, 2 Peter (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 50: Jude, 2 Peter (WBC)

by Richard J. Bauckham

This is Volume 50 of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering the books of Jude and 2 Peter. 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, structura… Read more…

Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament: Mark

Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament: Mark

by Robert Stein

In this addition to the BECNT series, respected New Testament scholar Robert Stein offers a substantive yet highly accessible commentary on the Gospel of Mark. The commentary focuses primarily on the Markan understanding of the Jesus traditions as reflected in this key New Testament book. The author analyzes each section in Mark to show how it fits the immed… 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…

Be Concerned (Minor Prophets) Making a Difference in Your Lifetime

Be Concerned (Minor Prophets) Making a Difference in Your Lifetime

by Warren Wiersbe and Warren W. Wiersbe

The truth in God’s word illuminates the sinful state of our fallen world. And throughout history that insight has moved believers from conviction to action, to share His truth with a world in need, to burden us with a deep concern for people. But how can we translate that concern into effective ministry? The prophets Amos, Obadiah, Micah, and Zephaniah… Read more…

BE Skillful (Wiersbe BE Series - Proverbs)

BE Skillful (Wiersbe BE Series - Proverbs)

by Warren Wiersbe

Our world yearns for how-to guides and the secret to a fulfilled life. However, no truth is man-made. The wisdom that God granted to King Solomon is the same wisdom that would benefit us today—if only we would seek it. The book of Proverbs offers principles to develop godly character daily. From the dangers of speaking without listening … Read more…

Matthew 2 8-20  (Hermeneia)

Matthew 2 8-20 (Hermeneia)

by Ulrich Luz

This is the second of a three-volume commentary on the gospel of Matthew from Europe's leading Matthew scholar. Volume 1 Matthew 1-7 was previously published in the "Continental Commentaries" series. Luz's commentary is especially noteworthy, not only for his incisive exegesis, but also his keen eye for the importance of the history of interp… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Epistles of John

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Epistles of John

by Raymond E. Brown

With this study—companion to the masterful two-volume The Gospel According to John, Raymond E. Brown completed his trilogy on the Johannine corpus. Meticulous in detail, exhaustive in analysis, persuasive in argument, it examines controversies that have long troubled both biblical scholars and lay readers. Questions of authorship, composition, and dating, … Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Joshua

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Joshua

by G. Ernest Wright and Robert G. Boling

Joshua began as a collaboration between G. Ernest Wright, the distinguished biblical scholar and archaeologist, and his student, Robert G. Boling. After Wright’s death, Professor Boling, who also did the translation and commentary for Judges, finished the task alone. Boling’s extensive treatment includes not only an entire new translat… Read more…

Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture: John 11-21 (NT Vol 4b)

Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture: John 11-21 (NT Vol 4b)

by Thomas C. Oden and Joel Elowski

The Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture does what very few of today's students of the Bible could do for themselves. With the aid of computer technology, the vast array of writings from the church fathers—including much that is available only in the ancient languages—have been combed for their comment on Scripture. From these results, scholars … Read more…

Bible Speaks Today, New Testament (BST):  The Message of Thessalonians

Bible Speaks Today, New Testament (BST): The Message of Thessalonians

by John Stott

How can two brief letters to a church in first-century Macedonia speak to us today? John Stott believes that Paul's letters to the Christians in Thessalonica offer three main guidelines to churches at the beginning of the twenty-first century; a model for ministry, as Paul's self-giving, prayerful love for the church challenges Chr… Read more…

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Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries: Daniel Vol 23

Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries: Daniel Vol 23

by Joyce G. Baldwin

Daniel is a difficult book. But it is a book about the meaning of history, and people today need its message. The whole church needs reassurance, especially in view of Marxist claims to be able by human effort to introduce a utopian world government. "When the church lets part of its message go by default people look elsewhere for a substitute," writ… Read more…

Gospel of John - Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture

Gospel of John - Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture

by Francis Martin and William M. Wright IV

In this addition to the Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture, two well-respected New Testament scholars interpret the Gospel of John in its historical and literary setting as well as in light of the Church's doctrinal, liturgical, and spiritual tradition. They unpack the wisdom of the Fourth Gospel for the intellectual and spiritual transformation of … Read more…

Swindoll's Living Insights: Insights on Romans (Vol. 6)

Swindoll's Living Insights: Insights on Romans (Vol. 6)

by Charles Swindoll

The 15-volume Swindoll’s Living Insights New Testament Commentary series continues with Insights on Romans. This newly revised and expanded edition draws on Gold Medallion Award–winner Chuck Swindoll’s 50 years of experience with studying and preaching God’s Word. His deep insight, signature easygoing style, and humor bring a warmth and practical acc… Read more…


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