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Preaching the Word - Hebrews Volume 1

Preaching the Word - Hebrews Volume 1

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 Testament book has … Read more…

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 a culture that … Read more…

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 Testament book has … 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 content. Regardl… 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…

Parallel Classic Commentary on the Psalms

Parallel Classic Commentary on the Psalms

by John Calvin, Charles Spurgeon, Matthew Henry and Mark Water

This commentary on the Psalms comes from three of the greatest Bible commentators. Study the Psalms with the assistance of Matthew Henry, John Calvin, and Charles Spurgeon. The Psalms are an amazing collection of praise, prayer and prophecy, and these three giants of the faith bring out the most crucial elements, principles and applications of the Psalms. … Read more…

Crossway Classic Commentaries - 1 Corinthians

Crossway Classic Commentaries - 1 Corinthians

by Charles Hodge

1 Corinthians, one of Paul's epistles to the church at Corinth, is a masterpiece of spiritual truth applied to church crises of belief and practice. Hodge's commentary on it is an undeniable classic. CROSSWAY CLASSIC COMMENTARY Throughout the history of Christianity, many great minds have devoted themselves to the study and exploration of the Bib… Read more…

The Golden Alphabet: A Commentary on Psalm 119

The Golden Alphabet: A Commentary on Psalm 119

by Charles Spurgeon

The Golden Alphabet of the Praises of Holy Scripture - setting forth the believer's delight in the word of the Lord: being a devotional commentary upon the one hundred and nineteenth Psalm. "Our hope is that it will be largely used by devout persons for private reading. We shall be glad if our subscribers will purchase the book, and make it one of their f… Read more…

Reading the New Testament - Matthew

Reading the New Testament - Matthew

by David E. Garland

Reading Matthew: A Literary and Theological Commentary provides thorough guidance through Matthew's story of Jesus. Garland's commentary reveals the movement of the story's plot while also highlighting the theology of Matthew. Reading Matthew is an essential book for students and ministers studying the first Gospel. "Garland's commentary is an eminently… Read more…

Reading the New Testament - Luke

Reading the New Testament - Luke

by Charles H. Talbert

Reading Luke: A Literary and Theological Commentary on the Third Gospel concentrates on the literary and theological distinctives of the third Gospel. Charles Talbert’s effective and insightful commentary enables its reader to see and feel the full force of the literary masterpiece that begins the Christian story in the birth of Jesus Christ and continues … Read more…

NIV Compact Bible Commentary

NIV Compact Bible Commentary

by John Sailhamer

The NIV Compact Bible Commentary explains the Bible book by book. But unlike other commentaries, it begins with the larger context—the Bible as a whole—then shows how all its books fit into the grand picture. Instead of a verse-by-verse exposition, it unlocks the meanings of larger sections of Scripture. See how key themes, concepts, and even specific te… Read more…

John

John

by R. C. Sproul

In John, the second volume in the St. Andrew’s Expositional Commentary series, Dr. Sproul deals with major themes in his easily understandable style. Readers will find invaluable insights into the goals John had in writing his Gospel, the background for Jesus’ time, and the meanings of some of John’s most difficult passages. This introduction to the Go… 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 through th… Read more…

Romans: Saved by Grace

Romans: Saved by Grace

by Theodore H. Epp

To many people, grace is some sort of blessing that they are unable to define. In reality, it is an attribute of God. It is that part of God which governs His attitude toward man. It is in the heart of God to want to do something for someone who is in need. In Romans: Saved by Grace, Theodore H. Epp guides the reader on a step by step study of Romans, … Read more…

Pillar New Testament Commentary: The Gospel According to Matthew

Pillar New Testament Commentary: The Gospel According to Matthew

by Leon Morris

In the Christian Church the Gospel of Matthew has been considered the most important portrait of Jesus’ life and message. Containing Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount and a uniquely rich collection of parables, among many other things, Matthew has made a major contribution to the church throughout the centuries, and it still has much to say to the church today.… 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 primarily to interp… Read more…

Pillar New Testament Commentary: The Acts of the Apostles

Pillar New Testament Commentary: The Acts of the Apostles

by David G. Peterson

David Peterson's comprehensive commentary offers thorough exegesis and exposition of the Acts of the Apostles, drawing on recent scholarship in the fields of narrative criticism and theological analysis, incorporating insights into historical-social background, and investigating why Luke presents his material in the way he does. In view of how long the bo… Read more…

Pillar New Testament Commentary: The First Letter to the Corinthians

Pillar New Testament Commentary: The First Letter to the Corinthians

by Roy E. Ciampa and Brian S. Rosner

This comprehensive commentary presents a sound reading of 1 Corinthians, taking full account of its Old Testament and Jewish roots and demonstrating Paul’s primary concern for the unity and purity of the church and the glory of God. Roy Ciampa and Brian Rosner’s well-informed, careful exegesis touches on an astonishingly wide range of important yet sensi… Read more…

Pillar New Testament Commentary: The Letter to the Ephesians

Pillar New Testament Commentary: The Letter to the Ephesians

by Peter T. O'Brien

From a foremost authority on the New Testament comes a major new commentary on Ephesians—a letter of truth, love, and unity to our superficial world. A model of the scholarly excellence, this volume in the Pillar New Testament Commentary series provides a rich exposition of Ephesians, one of the most significant documents ever written. Using the fruits … Read more…

Pillar New Testament Commentary: The Letter to the Philippians

Pillar New Testament Commentary: The Letter to the Philippians

by G. Walter Hansen

In this commentary G. Walter Hansen offers rich exposition of the text of Philippians as well as wisdom and maturity in its application. In so doing he emphasizes partnership—the social and corporate dimensions of community—in the progress of the gospel. After a select bibliography, Hansen's introduction sets forth the historical setting of the church… Read more…

Pillar New Testament Commentary: The Letters to the Colossians and to Philemon

Pillar New Testament Commentary: The Letters to the Colossians and to Philemon

by Douglas J. Moo

Exhibiting the same brilliant exegesis and sound practical insight found in his previous works, noted commentator Douglas J. Moo in this new volume not only explains accurately the meaning of the letters to the Colossians and to Philemon but also applies that meaning powerfully to twenty-first-century readers. Moo both interacts with the Greek text of these … Read more…

Pillar New Testament Commentary: 1 and 2 Thessalonians

Pillar New Testament Commentary: 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. The bo… Read more…

Pillar New Testament Commentary: The Letter to the Hebrews

Pillar New Testament Commentary: The Letter to the Hebrews

by Peter T. O'Brien

In this carefully crafted commentary Peter O'Brien distinctively harvests the results of recent scholarship on the letter to the Hebrews, especially in relation to the genre of the document and the flow of its discourse. This volume is purposely neither unduly technical nor unhelpfully brief. Its careful exegesis and exposition combined with its theological … Read more…

Pillar New Testament Commentary: The Letter of James

Pillar New Testament Commentary: The Letter of James

by Douglas J. Moo

Few books in the New Testament are better known or more often quoted as the Letter of James. Because James is so concise, so intensely practical, and so filled with memorable metaphors and illustrations, it has become one of the two or three most popular New Testament books in the church. This highly original commentary seeks to make the Letter of James c… Read more…

Pillar New Testament Commentary:  The Letters of 2 Peter and Jude

Pillar New Testament Commentary: The Letters of 2 Peter and Jude

by Peter H. Davids

Filling a notable gap in scholarship on 2 Peter and Jude, Peter Davids artfully unpacks these two neglected but fascinating epistles that deal with the confrontation between the Greco-Roman world and the burgeoning first-century Jesus communities. Davids firmly grasps the overall structure of these oft-maligned epistles and presents a strong case for 2 Peter… Read more…

Pillar New Testament Commentary: The Letters of 1, 2, and 3 John

Pillar New Testament Commentary: The Letters of 1, 2, and 3 John

by Colin G. Kruse

This Pillar commentary seeks to clearly explain the meaning of John’s letters to teachers, pastors, and general readers looking for a reliable resource for personal study. Colin Kruse introduces the important issues involved in interpreting the Johannine letters, gives verse-by-verse comments, and provides extensive discussion of John’s major theological… Read more…

Govett on Philippians

Govett on Philippians

by Robert Govett

Mr. Govett's unique writing style was not only applicable to the late 1800's, the era in which he wrote, but his overview of scripture seems to transcend the pages of time, and brings to understanding the meaningfulness of God's Word for today. The epistle to the Philippians is designed to move the new believer forward in the faith and hope of the Gospel,… Read more…

New International Commentary on the New Testament: The Gospel of Matthew

New International Commentary on the New Testament: The Gospel of Matthew

by R. T. France

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…


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