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Feasting on the Gospels, Matthew (2 Vols.)

Feasting on the Gospels, Matthew (2 Vols.)

by Cynthia A. Jarvis and E. Elizabeth Johnson

Feasting on the Gospels is an all-new, seven-volume preaching series that focuses on the most prominent and preached-on New Testament books, the four Gospels. Featuring never-before-published essays from a diverse and respected group of scholars and pastors, Feasting on the Gospels covers every single passage in the Gospels, making it a valuable resource for… Read more…

Welwyn Commentary Series - Habakkuk - The Expectant Prophet

Welwyn Commentary Series - Habakkuk - The Expectant Prophet

by John D. Currid

The days in which Habakkuk preached were a dark time for the church in the Old Testament. God's people were suffering at the hands of others in the community, and the law of God was being sidelined in society. It was about to get worse! Why would God allow this? The author shows how Habakkuk teaches the sovereignty of God in a way not found in any other … Read more…

Ancient Christian Texts - Commentary on the Gospel of John

Ancient Christian Texts - Commentary on the Gospel of John

by Joel C. Elowsky

Theodore of Mopsuestia, born in Antioch (c. 350) and a disciple of Diodore of Tarsus, serves as one of the most important exemplars of Antiochene exegesis of his generation. Committed to literal, linguistic, grammatical and historical interpretation, he eschewed allegorical explanations that could not be supported from the text, though he was not averse to t… 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…

IVP New Testament Commentary Series - Revelation

IVP New Testament Commentary Series - Revelation

by J. Ramsey Michaels

Perspectives on Revelation are everywhere. One affirms that its events reflect happenings contemporary to John’s life. An alternate view sees Revelation as a prophetic summary of church history. Yet another presents the account as a perfect forecast of the end times. However, as J. Ramsey Michaels argues, these positions nullify Revelation’s meaning to … Read more…

NIV Application Commentary Mark

NIV Application Commentary Mark

by David E. Garland

The Gospel according to Mark is widely known for its short but concise narrative-driven account of Jesus’ life—his ministry and subsequent death and resurrection. Get straight to the core of Jesus’ saving character by studying Mark, which many scholars think is a common source for the other Gospels. Let its message of new life—new life without end—… Read more…

Hebrews - Reformed Expository Commentary

Hebrews - Reformed Expository Commentary

by Richard D. Phillips

In keeping with the Reformed Expository Commentary series, Richard Phillips' Hebrews - Reformed Expository Commentary is accessible to both pastors and lay teachers. Each volume in the series provides exposition that gives careful attention to the biblical text, is doctrinally Reformed, focuses on Christ through the lens of redemptive history, and applie… Read more…

New American Commentary (NAC) Volume 29: 2 Corinthians

New American Commentary (NAC) Volume 29: 2 Corinthians

by David E. Garland

The New American Commentary (NAC) Volume 29: 2 Corinthians. " . . . 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 concentrat… Read more…

The Preacher's Commentary - Volume 16: Ecclesiastes / Song of Solomon

The Preacher's Commentary - Volume 16: Ecclesiastes / Song of Solomon

by David Hubbard

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 16: Ecclesiastes / Song of Solomon. The design for the Preacher's Commentary gives the reader an overall outline of each book of the Bible. … Read more…

The Preacher's Commentary - Volume 30: 1, 2 Corinthians

The Preacher's Commentary - Volume 30: 1, 2 Corinthians

by Kenneth Chafin

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 30: 1, 2 Corinthians. The design for the Preacher's Commentary gives the reader an overall outline of each book of the Bible. Following the … Read more…

Understanding the Bible Commentary Series - 1 & 2 Kings

Understanding the Bible Commentary Series - 1 & 2 Kings

by Iain Provan

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 Hebrew translitera… Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 3: Exodus  (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 3: Exodus (WBC)

by John I. Durham

This is Volume 3 of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering the book of Exodus. 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, and theol… Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 33b: Matthew 14–28 (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 33b: Matthew 14–28 (WBC)

by Donald A. Hagner

This is Volume 33b of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering chapters 14-28 of the book of Matthew. 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…

Brazos Theological Commentary: Jonah

Brazos Theological Commentary: Jonah

by Phillip Cary

Pastors and leaders of the classical church--such as Augustine, Calvin, Luther, and Wesley--interpreted the Bible theologically, believing Scripture as a whole witnessed to the gospel of Jesus Christ. Modern interpreters of the Bible questioned this premise. But in recent decades, a critical mass of theologians and biblical scholars has begun to reassert the… Read more…

Paideia: Commentaries on the New Testament - John

Paideia: Commentaries on the New Testament - John

by Jo-Ann A. Brant

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…

Acts 13-28 MacArthur New Testament Commentary

Acts 13-28 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, The MacArthur Bible Studies are in… Read more…

Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture: Luke (NT Vol 3)

Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture: Luke (NT Vol 3)

by Thomas C. Oden and Arthur Just Jr.

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…

BE Free (Wiersbe BE Series - Galatians)

BE Free (Wiersbe BE Series - Galatians)

by Warren Wiersbe

More than just a guide to understanding Galatians, best-selling author Warren Wiersbe's Be Free is also a guide to embracing freedom in Christ. As a man who is known as the "pastor of pastors" and has studied the Bible relentlessly, gleaning relevance for today for his readers and listeners, Wiersbe has so gripped the hearts of his wide audience… Read more…

Hosea (Hermeneia)

Hosea (Hermeneia)

by Hans Walter Wolff

A fascinating commentary on one of the most difficult of the Old Testament prophets.… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: I Chronicles 1-9

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: I Chronicles 1-9

by Gary N. Knoppers

In his latest addition to the esteemed Anchor Bible Commentaries, scholar Gary N. Knoppers examines one of the most neglected books of the Old Testament and established its importance as a key to understanding the nation of Israel. Who were the Israelites? Was Israel’s first king, Saul, a hero or a disaster? Was David a gifted and accomp… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Nahum

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Nahum

by Duane L. Christensen

This volume represents a significant breakthrough in the study of Hebrew prosody with important implications for understanding the formation of the canon of the Hebrew Bible. Duane Christensen, a renowned biblical scholar, offers a detailed analysis of the Hebrew text of Nahum and demonstrates the intricate literary structure and high poetic quality of the w… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Wisdom of Ben Sira

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Wisdom of Ben Sira

by Alexander A. Di Lella and Patrick W. Skehan

The Wisdom of Ben Sira (Ecclesiasticus) contains the sayings of Ben Sira, arguably the last of Israel's wise men and its first scribe, whose world was defined and dominated by Greek ideas and ideals. This Hellenistic worldview challenged the adequacy of the religion passed down to Palestinian Jews of the second century B.C.E. by their ancestors. Ben Sira… Read more…

Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture: Isaiah 40-66 (OT Vol 11)

Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture: Isaiah 40-66 (OT Vol 11)

by Thomas C. Oden and Mark W. Elliott

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…

Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries: Deuteronomy Vol 5

Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries: Deuteronomy Vol 5

by Edward J. Woods

A dramatic address delivered on the verge of Israel’s entry into the land of Canaan, Deuteronomy has been described as a book "on the boundary." Ted Woods expounds its all-encompassing vision and shows how the Israelites were exhorted to make its words the interpreter of their life's story within the land "beyond the Jordan." &… Read more…

Tyndale New Testament Commentaries: Ephesians Vol 10

Tyndale New Testament Commentaries: Ephesians Vol 10

by Francis Foulkes

Unlike Paul's letters to the Galatians or the Corinthians, the letter to the Ephesians contains almost no clues about the situation and issues its recipients faced. Nevertheless, the letter vividly depicts how God's will revealed in Christ reorients believers' lives toward unity, mutual respect, submission and love--in short, new life in Christ. … Read more…

Life Application Bible Commentary (Luke)

Life Application Bible Commentary (Luke)

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 - Genesis - Part 1

For Everyone Commentary Series - Genesis - Part 1

by John Goldingay

Following on the heels of the successful New Testament for Everyone commentaries by acclaimed scholar and author N. T. Wright, Westminster John Knox is pleased to announce the first volumes in the all new Old Testament for Everyone Bible commentary series. John Goldingay, an internationally respected Old Testament scholar, authors this amb… Read more…

For Everyone Commentary Series - Revelation

For Everyone Commentary Series - Revelation

by N. T. Wright

In this final installment of the New Testament for Everyone series, Tom Wright explores the book of Revelation. With clear, accessible language, Wright offers us an entrance into the final book of the New Testament. While the book of Revelation has often been written off as a foretelling of doom, it is much more complex than this and has captured the imagina… Read more…

Welwyn Commentary Series - 1 & 2 Peter - Living For Christ In A Pagan World

Welwyn Commentary Series - 1 & 2 Peter - Living For Christ In A Pagan World

by Michael Bentley

The people to whom Peter wrote his first epistle were already undergoing trials of all kinds and were soon to face fierce persecution for their faith at the hands of the cruel Emperor Nero. The apostle writes to encourage and strengthen them in the face of these trials and to remind them of the wonderful blessings and privileges they have in Christ. He has a… Read more…

Welwyn Commentary Series - Luke Saving a Fallen World

Welwyn Commentary Series - Luke Saving a Fallen World

by Michael Bentley

More than any of the other Gospel writers, Luke shows us the Lord dealing with individual people and how their lives were changed as a result of their personal encounter with him. These people came from all ranks of society: the rugged fisherman, the poor widow, the wealthy tax collector, the ruler of the synagogue, the Roman centurion. As the only New Testa… Read more…


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