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IVP New Testament Commentary Series - James

IVP New Testament Commentary Series - James

by George M. Stulac

Recipient of Christianity Today’s Critics Choice Award! What is the connection between faith and works? What does growing in faith look like? What hope do we share with those in the midst of hardships? How do we avoid becoming like the rich young man who wouldn’t give up his wealth, and how do we govern our tongues? … 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… 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…

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…

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…

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 th… Read more…

IVP New Testament Commentary Series - Luke

IVP New Testament Commentary Series - Luke

by Darrell L. Bock

In Luke’s powerful account, Jesus enters Galilee, proclaiming “good news to the poor… freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind.” The Gospel of Luke—in more detail than the other Gospels—portrays Jesus’ striking care for the “least of these”: the destitute, the afflicted, the persecuted, the outcast—even non-Israelit… Read more…

Teach the Text Commentary Series: 1 and 2 Samuel

Teach the Text Commentary Series: 1 and 2 Samuel

by Robert B. Chisholm Jr.

Focused Biblical Scholarship to Teach the Text Effectively The Teach the Text Commentary Series gives pastors the best of biblical scholarship and presents the information needed to move seamlessly from the meaning of the text to its effective communication. By keeping the discussion in each carefully selected preaching unit to equal secti… Read more…

Teach the Text Commentary Series: Romans

Teach the Text Commentary Series: Romans

by C. Marvin Pate

An essential commentary for pastors The Teach the Text Commentary Series gives pastors the best of biblical scholarship and presents the information needed to move seamlessly from the meaning of the text to its effective communication. By keeping the discussion in each carefully selected preaching unit to six pages of focused commentary, t… Read more…

How to Read the Bible in Changing Times

How to Read the Bible in Changing Times

by Mark L. Strauss

How do we read God's unchanging Word in a world that is always changing? How can words written thousands of years ago in different times and cultures apply to us today? Why do Christians obey certain commands in the Bible and ignore others? Some say commands to greet one another with a kiss or not to eat pork are merely "cultural&#… Read more…

On the New Testament

On the New Testament

by Mark Driscoll and Mark Driscoll

Packed with big truth, this little book on the New Testament can be read in roughly one hour, making it a book you'll actually read. Mark Driscoll, one of America's most influential pastors, answers the nine most common questions about the New Testament-questions about authorship, different translations, trustworthiness of the Scriptures, and more-an… Read more…


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