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Revelation - Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture

Revelation - Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture

by Peter S. Williamson

In this addition to the well-received Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture (CCSS), seasoned New Testament scholar and popular speaker Peter Williamson interprets Revelation from within the living tradition of the Church for pastoral ministers, lay readers, and students alike. The series, which will cover the entire New Testament, relates Scripture to Chri… Read more…

Swindoll's Living Insights: Insights on Acts (Vol. 5)

Swindoll's Living Insights: Insights on Acts (Vol. 5)

by Charles Swindoll

Insights on Acts explores the expansion of the early church throughout the Roman world in the continuing 15-volume Swindoll’s Living Insights New Testament Commentary series. This never-before-released volume draws on Gold Medallion Award–winner Chuck Swindoll’s 50 years of experience with studying and preaching God’s Word. His deep insight, signatur… Read more…

For Everyone Commentary Series - Matthew - Part 2

For Everyone Commentary Series - Matthew - Part 2

by N. T. Wright

Tom Wright's eye-opening comments on the Gospel of Matthew and what it might mean for us are combined, passage-by-passage, with his fresh translation of the Bible text. Making use of his true scholar's understanding, yet writing in an approachable and anecdotal style, Wright captures the urgency and excitement of Matthew's Gospel in a way few wri… Read more…

Preaching the Word - 1-3 John

Preaching the Word - 1-3 John

by David L. Allen

This commentary on 1–3 John is a great resource for pastors and laypersons alike, showing how John’s letters lay out the foundational nature of truth and love in the context of the local church, with teachings that overflow with theological depth and real-world wisdom. Part of the Preaching the Word commentary series.… Read more…

Welwyn Commentary Series - Ephesians Alive In Christ

Welwyn Commentary Series - Ephesians Alive In Christ

by Stuart Olyott

Ephesians is powerful spiritual fuel for every believer! Beginning with the great, heart-warming teaching of the opening chapters, Paul presents the riches the Christian has in the Lord Jesus Christ.Here are inexhaustible ‘heights of love and depths of peace.’ But in addition to rich doctrine this letter has an immensely practical dimension. If you want … Read more…

Ancient Christian Texts - Homilies on Numbers

Ancient Christian Texts - Homilies on Numbers

by Christopher A. Hall

Origen of Alexandria (185-254), one of the most prolific authors of antiquity and arguably the most important and influential pre-Nicene Christian theologian, was a man of deep learning and holiness of life. Regrettably, many of his works are no longer extant, in part due to the condemnation of his ideas by the Fifth Ecumenical Council in 553. The condemnati… Read more…

Bible Speaks Today, Old Testament (BST): The Message of the Song of Songs

Bible Speaks Today, Old Testament (BST): The Message of the Song of Songs

by Tom Gledhill

At first reading the Song of Songs appears to be an unabashed celebration of the deeply rooted urges of physical attraction, mutual love and sexual consummation between a man and a woman. Tom Gledhill maintains that the Song of Songs is in fact just that--a literary, poetic exploration of human love that strongly affirms loyalty, beauty an… Read more…

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

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): 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…

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…

Deutero-Isaiah  (Hermeneia)

Deutero-Isaiah (Hermeneia)

by Klaus Baltzer

Deutero-Isaiah's work, which comprises Isaiah chapters 40–55, has exerted its influence on testimonies of faith in both Jewish and Christian tradition down to the present day. Baltzer's magnificent commentary places the document in the new context after the Exile. The experience of catastrophe, the need to grapple with new proble… Read more…

Qoheleth (Hermeneia)

Qoheleth (Hermeneia)

by Thomas Krüger

Qoheleth presents a special challenge not only for professional commentators but also for 'normal' readers of the Hebrew text (or a modern translation). . . . Most people in modern Western industrial societies . . . can relate without great difficulty to the reflections of the book of Qoheleth on work and rest or on behavior vis-á-vis those in power… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Gospel According to Luke X-XXIV

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Gospel According to Luke X-XXIV

by Joseph A. Fitzmyer

In this second of two volumes on the Gospel According to Luke, beginning with chapter 10, Joseph A. Fitzmyer builds on the exhaustive introduction, definitive new translation, and extensive notes and commentary presented in his first volume. Fitzmyer brings to the task his mastery of ancient and modern languages, his encyclopedic knowledge of the sources, an… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Leviticus 23-27

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Leviticus 23-27

by Jacob Milgrom

Jacob Milgrom, a rabbi and Bible scholar, has devoted the bulk of his career to examining the laws of the Torah. His incisive commentary on Leviticus, which began with Leviticus 1-16, continues in this last volume of three. It provides an authoritative and comprehensive explanation of ethical values concealed in Israel's rituals. Although at first glance… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: II Chronicles

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: II Chronicles

by Jacob M. Myers

II Chronicles (Volume 13 in the acclaimed Anchor Bible Commentary Series) is a crucial book for historians of the biblical period and for students of the Bible. Like I Chronicles, it has been both over- and undervalued. In recent years it has, certainly, suffered undue neglect. However, II Chronicles is to be neither accepted as a faithful… Read more…

Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture: Job (OT Vol 6)

Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture: Job (OT Vol 6)

by Thomas C. Oden, Marco Conti and Manlio Simonetti

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 New Testament Commentary: Acts Vol 5

Tyndale New Testament Commentary: Acts Vol 5

by I. Howard Marshall

In the book of Acts the story of Jesus begun in the Gospel of Luke broadens into the story of the Holy Spirit, guiding the fledgling church to proclaim the saving reality of Jesus. While attentive to Luke's roles as a literary artist and theologian, I. Howard Marshall focuses primarily on Luke's role as a historian. He provides the reader with an acc… Read more…

Life Application Bible Commentary (Ephesians)

Life Application Bible Commentary (Ephesians)

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 - Paul’s Prison Letters (Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, Philemon)

For Everyone Commentary Series - Paul’s Prison Letters (Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, Philemon)

by N. T. Wright

Making use of his scholar's understanding, yet writing in an approachable and anecdotal style, Tom Wright captures the verve and sparkle of these letters. Paul wrote the letters while in prison facing possible death, but their passion and energy are undimmed. They reveal Paul's longing to see young churches grow in faith and understanding, rooted in … Read more…

Preaching the Word - Galatians

Preaching the Word - Galatians

by R. Kent Hughes, Todd Wilson and Todd A. Wilson

Paul’s letter to the Galatians stands as a key book in the Bible, especially as it relates to the Old Testament Law and to the Christian’s “freedom in Christ.” Paul’s emphasis on Jesus’s substitutionary death, justification by faith, and the work of the Spirit makes the letter crucial for a complete understanding of the Ne… Read more…


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