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IVP New Testament Commentary Series - Romans

IVP New Testament Commentary Series - Romans

by Grant R. Osborne

Not many books of the Bible have so impacted the movement of church history like Paul’s epistle to the Romans. Think of Augustine’s heart-rending conversion in the fourth century, or Martin Luther’s monumental rediscovery of justification by faith in the 16th. Think of John Wesley’s conversion and how it influenced the church to re… Read more…

Preaching the Word - Luke Volume 2

Preaching the Word - Luke Volume 2

by R. Kent Hughes

Luke's carefully researched and orderly account of the life of Christ is one of the finest pieces of historical writing in all of ancient literature. Yet it also accomplishes its divinely appointed purpose: that people of every century "may know the truth." The breadth of Luke's Gospel–with entire sections that are record… Read more…

IVP New Testament Commentary Series - 1 Corinthians

IVP New Testament Commentary Series - 1 Corinthians

by Alan F. Johnson

The church of Corinth and the issues it faced are quite similar to those of today’s churches. We face ethnic, religious, economic, and social barriers. Churches split over matters of authority, sexual practice, gender, marriage, and divorce. Paul wrote his letter to the Corinthians to give them practical solutions to these problems. In… Read more…

Preaching the Word - John

Preaching the Word - John

by R. Kent Hughes

While each of the Gospels presents Christ with a distinct emphasis, the Gospel of John focuses on His greatness. As the timeless Creator-God of the universe. As the Word made flesh. As the gracious Lover of our souls who is the only Way to the Father. Instead of detailing the facts and events of His earthly life, as the other Gospel writer… Read more…

IVP New Testament Commentary Series - 2 Corinthians

IVP New Testament Commentary Series - 2 Corinthians

by Linda L. Belleville

When Paul wrote his second letter to the church in Corinth, he was addressing some of the same materialistic issues and tendencies towards decadence that assail churches today. Paul’s tactics and time-proven ministerial insights are still relevant ways of addressing these very problems. In this thorough commentary of 2 Corinthians,Linda … Read more…

Preaching the Word - Acts

Preaching the Word - Acts

by R. Kent Hughes

Dynamic churches–congregations that are experiencing phenomenal growth, Christian ministries that God is using to take down walls, churches where souls are being saved and lives transformed–inspire us and make for great reading. The book of Acts, the divinely inspired history of the early church, is all this and more. In the author'… Read more…

IVP New Testament Commentary Series - Galatians

IVP New Testament Commentary Series - Galatians

by G. Walter Hansen

Walter Hansen begins his commentary with this piercing counsel: "Wherever ethnic rivalries are destroying societies, the book of Galatians calls Christians to express the truth of the gospel in communities where there are no ethnic or social or gender divisions.” With billions of people in need of hearing the gospel, this cuts to the heart of evangelis… Read more…

Preaching the Word - Romans

Preaching the Word - Romans

by R. Kent Hughes

Few Christians would dispute that the book of Romans is one of the most powerful and influential books ever written. After all, Paul’s epistle has been the written force behind some of the most significant conversions of church history: St. Augustine was convicted of his sin after reading some verses from the thirteenth chapter; Martin Luther recovered th… Read more…

IVP New Testament Commentary Series - Ephesians

IVP New Testament Commentary Series - Ephesians

by Walter L. Liefeld

For readers who both yearn to know God more deeply and desire to know their purpose before God, Ephesians offers an overarching picture of God’s intention for His church, with Jesus Christ at the center. Paul starts out with a beautiful doxology and then exhorts the church to prove its vocal praise with action. Paul’s letter to the church in Ephesus rema… Read more…

Preaching the Word - 2 Corinthians

Preaching the Word - 2 Corinthians

by R. Kent Hughes

During Paul’s ministry, Corinth was a newly rebuilt, bustling, important city in the Roman Empire. It was a place full of pride, individualism, wealth, and religious pluralism. No wonder its inhabitants held little regard for Paul’s message! Sound familiar? Our contemporary culture has much in common with ancient Corinth. The relevance… Read more…

IVP New Testament Commentary Series - Philippians

IVP New Testament Commentary Series - Philippians

by Gordon D. Fee

Nothing hinders a church’s witness—and its day-to-day existence—like conflict from within. Paul, in his letter to the church in Philippi, responded to a church body whose personal battles were worsened by outside hostility and adversity. Paul thus chose to reinforce friendship and morality in his letter, along with their “partners… Read more…

Preaching the Word - Ephesians

Preaching the Word - Ephesians

by R. Kent Hughes

The Apostle Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians is one of the most dynamic portions of all of Scripture. Called by one commentator “the crown and climax of Pauline theology,” it issues a clarion call to all who follow the Master. With its dual focus on Christ and the Church, as well as its careful presentation of doctrine and duty, Ephesians points the way … Read more…

IVP New Testament Commentary Series - Colossians & Philemon

IVP New Testament Commentary Series - Colossians & Philemon

by Robert W. Wall

Paul’s letter to the Colossians, who were absorbed with legalism and intellectual conflicts, emphasizes the essential need for belief in Christ and the calling of all Christians to demonstrate their faith in right relationship with others. Paul’s solution to a purely individual and intellectualized faith will ease believer’s hearts and minds even today… Read more…

Preaching the Word - Philippians

Preaching the Word - Philippians

by R. Kent Hughes

The four chapters of Philippians contain some of the most-quoted and beloved passages in Scripture: "For me to live is Christ, and to die is gain," "Rejoice in the Lord always," "Do not be anxious about anything," "I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content." Yet in our familiarity with the Apostle Paul's word… Read more…

Preaching the Word - Colossians and Philemon

Preaching the Word - Colossians and Philemon

by R. Kent Hughes

In our day of massive religious confusion, the message of Colossians is among the most timely of all the New Testament books. Today many seek to exclude belief in God from every corner of modern life. Others flaunt "New Age" ideas about God and Christ which collide with the Scriptures. Confusion reigns and many are in need of knowing the Truth. &… Read more…

IVP New Testament Commentary Series - 1-2 Thessalonians

IVP New Testament Commentary Series - 1-2 Thessalonians

by G. K. Beale

The end times (eschatology) intrigued the early church as much as it does today’s church. The new church at Thessalonica, which Paul planted during his short time there, also wondered when the end might be. Paul composed two letters for them, so that they might have a fuller knowledge of the “last things.” Taken in tandem, they expla… Read more…

Preaching the Word - 1 & 2 Thessalonians

Preaching the Word - 1 & 2 Thessalonians

by James H. Grant, Jr.

Paul wrote to the church in Thessalonica to encourage them to live in the light of the gospel. In his two letters he addresses a number of topics, including the persecution they were enduring, the second coming of Christ, and how they were to live in the present times. While the letters were written nearly two thousand years ago, pastor James H. Grant Jr. in… Read more…

IVP New Testament Commentary Series - 1-2 Timothy & Titus

IVP New Testament Commentary Series - 1-2 Timothy & Titus

by Phillip H. Towner

Issues of leadership, wealth, right handling of cults, women in ministry, and even marriage as a social establishment—the very same issues faced by today’s church—are addressed by Paul in 1 & 2 Timothy and Titus. His compassionate advice to Timothy and Titus as they guide first century believers in Crete and Ephesus is advice modern churches still need… Read more…

Preaching the Word - 1-2 Timothy and Titus

Preaching the Word - 1-2 Timothy and Titus

by R. Kent Hughes

There are substantial reasons to be energized about studying the Pastoral Letters of Paul. Between them they teach the proper ordering of the church (1 Timothy), they present a developed challenge to all Christians (2 Timothy), and they suggest God’s priorities for mature ministry (Titus). Experienced pastors R. Kent Hughes and Bryan Chapell have done thei… Read more…

IVP New Testament Commentary Series - Hebrews

IVP New Testament Commentary Series - Hebrews

by Ray C. Stedman

The letter to the Hebrews is one of the longest, most striking arguments for the singularity and sovereignty of Christ in the New Testament. Today’s readers will be challenged to stretch their understanding of Christ and recommit their allegiance to Him in this portrayal of our High Priest, God’s only Son—whose life showed us how to live, whose death a… Read more…

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 Tes… Read more…

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…

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 Tes… 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…

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…

Esther and Ruth - Reformed Expository Commentary

Esther and Ruth - Reformed Expository Commentary

by Iain M. Duguid

Esther and Ruth is part of the Reformed Expository Commentary series, aimed at both pastors and lay teachers. Each volume in the series provides exposition that gives careful attention to biblical text, is doctrinally Reformed, focuses on Christ through the lens of redemptive history, and applies the Bible to our contemporary setting. Doe… Read more…

New International Greek Testament Commentary: The Gospel of Luke

New International Greek Testament Commentary: The Gospel of Luke

by I. Howard Marshall

Written by I. Howard Marshall, acclaimed professor and Bible scholar and the series editor for the New International Greek Testament Commentary, this volume on the Gospel of Luke provides the tools necessary for Bible scholars at any level to study and dig deeply into the Luke's valuable Gospel. Leaning heavily on the Greek text for semantic and hermeneu… Read more…

Understanding the Bible Commentary - 2 Corinthians

Understanding the Bible Commentary - 2 Corinthians

by James M. Scott

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…

Brazos Theological Commentary: Genesis

Brazos Theological Commentary: Genesis

by R. R. Reno

In this addition to the well-received Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible, esteemed theologian R. R. Reno offers a theological exegesis of Genesis. This commentary, like each in the series, is designed to serve the church--providing a rich resource for preachers, teachers, students, and study groups--and demonstrate the continuing intellectual and pra… Read more…

New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT): The Epistle to the Galatians

New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT): The Epistle to the Galatians

by Ronald Y. K. Fung

About the New International Commentary on the New Testament "Faithful criticism" characterizes volumes in The New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT), and is widely recognized by pastors, students, and scholars alike for its attention to the text of Scripture, its currency with contemporary scholarship, and its service to t… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Genesis 18-50

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Genesis 18-50

by Victor P. Hamilton

Read on as the beginnings of God’s chosen people unfold even further. Although the amount of pure content in Genesis can seem overwhelming, the New International Commentary: Genesis Chapters 18-50 seeks to make it more manageable while soundly explaining theology, issues of criticism, and crucial background information. Like the first chapters of Genesis, … Read more…

Paideia: Commentaries on the New Testament - Hebrews

Paideia: Commentaries on the New Testament - Hebrews

by James W. Thompson

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…

Incarnation in the Gospels

Incarnation in the Gospels

by Richard D. Phillips, Philip Graham Ryken and Daniel M. Doriani

Incarnation in the Gospels is written as a commentary, with a focus on a theme rather than a particular Bible book. It is a look at the incarnation at Christmas in three of the Gospels. Daniel Doriani, addresses “The Hope of Israel” in Matthew, Philip Ryken, the “Songs for the Savior” in Luke and Richard Phillips, “The Coming of the Light” in th… Read more…

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

Pillar New Testament Commentary (PNTC): 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…

Brazos Theological Commentary: Matthew

Brazos Theological Commentary: Matthew

by Stanley Hauerwas

Matthew, the third volume in the Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible, brings the stimulating insights of one of today's most exciting theologians to the first Gospel. This commentary, like each in the series, is designed to serve the church--through aid in preaching, teaching, study groups, and so forth--and demonstrate the continuing intellectual… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Ecclesiastes

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Ecclesiastes

by Tremper Longman III

Ecclesiastes both absorbing and unforgettable. It stands out in the OT because of its strikingly distinct message. Author Tremper Longman III gives the speaker of the book the name Qohelet, who confronts doubts common in our own time as well as his. Qohelet is compelled by the question, “Where can we finding meaning in the world?” And though his mantra s… Read more…

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: The Gospel of John Volume 1

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: The Gospel of John Volume 1

by James Montgomery Boice

The Gospel of John, says James Montgomery Boice, is "a powerful source of instruction and comfort to many millions of God's people down through the ages of church history." Exploring chapters 1-4, this first volume on the Gospel of John is an insightful study and devotional guide for serious Bible students as well as interested… Read more…

Premium Roast with Ruth

Premium Roast with Ruth

Premium Roast with Ruth, a Coffee Cup Bible Study, contains a Monday through Friday Bible study, complete with the Biblical Text in the NET Bible translation, questions and application-oriented devotionals for lighter weekend reading. This study demonstrates how God can work in against all odds; how He keeps His promises; how He is in control; and how He ble… Read more…

Understanding the Bible Commentary Series - Joshua, Judges, Ruth

Understanding the Bible Commentary Series - Joshua, Judges, Ruth

by Cheryl A. Brown, J. Gordon Harris and Michael S. Moore

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…

Galatians - Reformed Expository Commentary

Galatians - Reformed Expository Commentary

by Philip Graham Ryken

Galatians - Reformed Expository Commentary by Philip Graham Ryken, is interpreted in line with Reformation teaching on this epistle, especially with respect to the doctrine of justification by faith alone. “Properly understood, the gracious gospel of Galatians liberates us from legalism,” Ryken writes. “But since we are legalists by nature, the book ch… 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…

Understanding the Bible Commentary - Galatians

Understanding the Bible Commentary - Galatians

by L. Ann Jervis

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…

Brazos Theological Commentary: Leviticus

Brazos Theological Commentary: Leviticus

by Ephraim Radner

This volume, like each in the Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible, is designed to serve the church--through aid in preaching, teaching, study groups, and so forth--and demonstrate the continuing intellectual and practical viability of theological interpretation of the Bible. Leviticus is the fifth volume in the series.… Read more…

New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT): Paul's Letter to the Philippians

New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT): Paul's Letter to the Philippians

by Gordon D. Fee

About the New International Commentary on the New Testament "Faithful criticism" characterizes volumes in The New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT), and is widely recognized by pastors, students, and scholars alike for its attention to the text of Scripture, its currency with contemporary scholarship, and its service to t… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Leviticus

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Leviticus

by Gordon J. Wenham

The modern church pays significantly less attention to this part of the Pentateuch. To many readers, the subjects of Leviticus—ritual, food, cleanliness, and purification laws—seem inapplicable to today’s church. What does Leviticus have to do with contemporary Christians? In the New International Commentary: The Book of Leviticus, … Read more…

Paideia: Commentaries on the New Testament - James and Jude

Paideia: Commentaries on the New Testament - James and Jude

by John Painter

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…

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Nehemiah

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Nehemiah

by James Montgomery Boice

Nehemiah was a great leader. According to James Montgomery Boice, Nehemiah's leadership abilities were born from his submission to God, his ability to focus on the right goals, his wisdom in handling complex situations, and his courage to act decisively. "But the most important thing about Nehemiah," says Boice, "is that he was a man of God, … Read more…

New International Greek Testament Commentary Series: The Book of Revelation

New International Greek Testament Commentary Series: The Book of Revelation

by G. K. Beale

Esteemed as one of the greatest commentaries on John's Apocalypse of our time, the New International Greek Testament Commentary on the Book of Revelation reflects a lifetime of critical thinking and research on the book of Revelation. From G. K. Beale, the Kenneth T. Wessner Chair of Biblical Studies at Wheaton College Graduate School, who has also writt… 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…

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

Pillar New Testament Commentary (PNTC): 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…

Power of the Spirit, The

Power of the Spirit, The

by William Law

The ebook The Power of the Spirit by William Law details the power and work of the Holy Spirit. Law provides a concise yet instructive and challenging exposition of the Holy Spirit. Andrew Murray claimed, ”In all my reading I have never found anyone who has so helped me in understanding the Scripture truth of the work of the Holy Spirit.” Ch… Read more…

Brazos Theological Commentary: Acts

Brazos Theological Commentary: Acts

by Jaroslav Pelikan

Jaroslav Pelikan initiates the Brazos Theological Commenary on the Bible with his work on Acts. This commentary, like each in the series, is designed to serve the church--through aid in preaching, teaching, study groups, and so forth--and demonstrate the continuing intellectual and practical viability of theological interpretation of the Bible. … Read more…

Pillar New Testament Commentary (PNTC): The Epistle to the Romans (Morris)

Pillar New Testament Commentary (PNTC): The Epistle to the Romans (Morris)

by Leon Morris

Leon Morris tackles the complexities of faith and interpretation associated with the Epistle to the Romans in this substantial yet easy-to-read commentary, written to be intelligible to the layperson while also taking account of modern scholarship. Morris writes for readers who use commentaries to discover further what the Bible means. Thi… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): Song of Songs

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): Song of Songs

by Tremper Longman III

The Song of Songs focuses on the most important of human relationships—marriage. However, it is one of the lesser-studied books in the Bible in spite of its importance in our daily lives. In the New International Commentary: Song of Songs, Tremper Longman III explains the book for contemporary readers and examines the analogy of God's love for his peop… Read more…

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: The Gospel of John Volume 2

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: The Gospel of John Volume 2

by James Montgomery Boice

"If we allow God to use us, we become important spiritually," says James Montgomery Boice. "For the Lord Jesus Christ himself is seen in the conduct of his followers." This second volume on the Gospel of John shows how Jesus dealt with the hostility that began to arise among the religious leaders in reg… 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…

Understanding the Bible Commentary Series - Leviticus, Numbers

Understanding the Bible Commentary Series - Leviticus, Numbers

by W. H. Bellinger Jr.

The Understanding the Bible Commentary Series helps any reader navigate the strange and sometimes intimidating literary terrain of the Bible. These accessible volumes break down the barriers between the ancient and modern worlds so that the power and meaning of the biblical texts become transparent to contemporary readers. The contributors tackle the task of… Read more…


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