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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…

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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…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Books of Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Books of Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah

by O. Palmer Robertson

History and prophecy are closely connected when it comes to God’s chosen people. The books of Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah make this explicit in the eyes of O. Palmer Robertson, who, in showing the historical context of these books in the New International Commentary: Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah, presents the compelling argument that Biblical history … Read more…

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Romans Volume 3

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Romans Volume 3

by James Montgomery Boice

"No religion is stronger than its god," says James Montgomery Boice, "and in the case of Christianity, no Christians have ever been stronger than their knowledge of the true God and their desire to obey and glorify him." God and History asks what in the world is God doing to help Christians gain a better understanding of wh… Read more…

New American Commentary (NAC) Volume 5: Joshua

New American Commentary (NAC) Volume 5: Joshua

by David Howard

The New American Commentary - Volume 5: Joshua " . . . 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 theolog… Read more…

The Preacher's Commentary - Volume 20: Ezekiel

The Preacher's Commentary - Volume 20: Ezekiel

by Douglas Stuart

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 20: Ezekiel. The design for the Preacher's Commentary gives the reader an overall outline of each book of the Bible. Following the introduct… Read more…

The Preacher's Commentary - Volume 25: Mark

The Preacher's Commentary - Volume 25: Mark

by David McKenna

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 25: Mark. The design for the Preacher's Commentary gives the reader an overall outline of each book of the Bible. Following the introduction… Read more…

Understanding the Bible Commentary - James

Understanding the Bible Commentary - James

by Peter H. Davids

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. 11: Romans-Galatians)

Expositor's Bible Commentary - Revised (Vol. 11: Romans-Galatians)

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 29: Ezekiel 20–48 (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 29: Ezekiel 20–48 (WBC)

by Leslie C. Allen

This is Volume 29 of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering chapters 20-48 of the book of Ezekiel. 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…

Brazos Theological Commentary: 1 and 2 Kings

Brazos Theological Commentary: 1 and 2 Kings

by Peter Leithart

1 & 2 Kings is the second volume in the Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible and follows Jaroslav Pelikan's volume on Acts, winner of a 2006 Catholic Press Association Book Award. It is the first Old Testament commentary in the series. This commentary, like each in the series, is designed to serve the church--through aid in preaching, teaching, stu… Read more…

Paideia: Commentaries on the New Testament - 1 Corinthians

Paideia: Commentaries on the New Testament - 1 Corinthians

by Pheme Perkins

Paideia Commentaries on the New Testament proceed by sense units rather than word-by-word or verse-by-verse. This series explores how New Testament texts form Christian readers by: Attending to the ancient narrative and rhetorical strategies the text employs Showing how the text shapes theological convictions and moral habits … Read more…

Luke 6-10 MacArthur New Testament Commentary

Luke 6-10 MacArthur New Testament Commentary

by John MacArthur and John F. MacArthur

Luke 6-10 continues The MacArthur New Testament Commentary’s look at the longest of the four Gospels. Luke is unique in its historical detail and for how it positions Jesus as the Savior-King not just of the Jews, but of all mankind. Join John MacArthur as he explains each verse in a way that is both doctrinally precise and intensely practical… Read more…

Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture: Genesis 1-11 (OT Vol 1)

Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture: Genesis 1-11 (OT Vol 1)

by Thomas C. Oden and Andrew Louth

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…

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BE Dynamic (Wiersbe BE Series - Acts 1-12)

BE Dynamic (Wiersbe BE Series - Acts 1-12)

by Warren Wiersbe

"The ministry of the Holy Spirit is not a luxury; it is an absolute necessity," writes celebrated author and respected pastor Warren Wiersbe. In his first of two books covering Acts, Be Dynamic focuses on Peter's ministry, mostly in Israel and centered in Jerusalem. Through explaining Luke's record of the Gospel's advancement and church… Read more…

Ezekiel 1: Ezek 1-24 (Hermeneia)

Ezekiel 1: Ezek 1-24 (Hermeneia)

by Walther Zimmerli

This book will become one of the classic works on Ezekiel. It is so thorough that it will be most useful to the scholar and serious students.… Read more…

Romans (Hermeneia)

Romans (Hermeneia)

by Robert Jewett

Deeply conversant in the full range of questions and interpretations of the letter, Jewett's commentary explores the crucial and controverted passages that have always animated studies of Romans. Jewett also incorporates the exciting new insights from archaeology of the city of Rome, social history of early Christianity, social-scientific work on early C… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Habakkuk

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Habakkuk

by Francis I. Andersen

The book of Habakkuk (one of the twelve Minor Prophets) is an intensely personal testimony played out against a highly political backdrop. Writing as his land and his fellow Israelites were being invaded and plundered by the Chaldeans, Habakkuk questions God’s actions with a passion equal to Job’s. Habakkuk wonders, how can a God who is just and compassi… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Malachi

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Malachi

by Andrew E. Hill

Admittedly, as the last book in the Old Testament, and a minor prophet at that, Malachi is often overlooked by Bible readers. Yet, Malachi's passionate proclamations and the significance of what he had to say to his people capture the attention of even the casual reader. The message of Malachi came at a time of cultural and religious rethinking for Israe… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Job

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Job

by Marvin H. Pope

This third edition of the Anchor Bible Book Of Job (Volume 15 in the series) contains numerous new, revised or augmented notes. Of special interest is the inclusion of readings from the earliest translation of the Book Of Job, the recently published Targum (Aramaic translation) recovered from Cave XI of Khirbet Qumran, in the Judean Wilderness near the Dead … Read more…

Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture: Psalms 1-50 (OT Vol 7)

Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture: Psalms 1-50 (OT Vol 7)

by Thomas C. Oden, Craig A. Blaising and Carmen S. Hardin

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…

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Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries: Genesis Vol 1

Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries: Genesis Vol 1

by D. J. Wiseman

Genesis--the Bible's account of human origins and the harbinger of human destiny--is a book teeming with critical problems. Who wrote it? When? Does the account of creation square with modern science? What about Adam and Eve? Derek Kidner not only provides a running exegetical commentary, but lucidly handles the tough issues that Genesis raises. His clea… Read more…

Tyndale New Testament Commentaries: Romans Vol 6

Tyndale New Testament Commentaries: Romans Vol 6

by F. F. Bruce

Paul's epistle to the Romans changed the lives of many great Christian thinkers, including Augustine, Martin Luther, John Wesley and Karl Barth. However, while Romans has been among the most influential books of the New Testament, it has also been the subject of some of the church's most heated debates. What is justification by faith? What is the rel… Read more…

Life Application Bible Commentary (Galatians)

Life Application Bible Commentary (Galatians)

by Philip Comfort

The Life Application Bible Commentary series is the only commentary to offer sermon and lesson applications alongside stirring commentary. Each volume in the series provides in-depth explanation, background, and application for every verse in the text. Perfect for sermon preparation and lesson planning, this one-of-a-kind reference provides excellent quotes … Read more…

For Everyone Commentary Series - Galatians and Thessalonians

For Everyone Commentary Series - Galatians and Thessalonians

by N. T. Wright

Tom Wright's eye-opening comments on these letters are combined, passage-by-passage, with his fresh and inviting new translation of the Bible text. Making use of his true scholar's understanding, yet writing in an approachable and anecdotal style, Wright captures the tension and excitement of the time as the letters seek to assert Paul's authorit… Read more…

Preaching the Word - Judges and Ruth

Preaching the Word - Judges and Ruth

by R. Kent Hughes and Barry Webb

The book of Judges powerfully demonstrates the chaos that can arise when sin reigns in people’s hearts. In contrast, the book of Ruth offers a message of redemption and hope following disorder. Set in a time when everyone “did what was right in his own eyes,” both books work together to highlight God’s faithfulness in the midst of Israel's disobe… Read more…

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Welwyn Commentary Series - Joshua - Strong And Courageous

Welwyn Commentary Series - Joshua - Strong And Courageous

by John D. Currid

The central theme of the book of Joshua is that God keeps his promises. Joshua records how God was true to his word in helping Israel take possession of the promised land. What now for them? God does not leave them to carry on in their own strength. Christians, like Joshua, are to be strong and courageous, no matter what we may face - we can be because God i… Read more…


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