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UBS Handbooks for New Testament (20 Vols.)

UBS Handbooks for New Testament (20 Vols.)

The United Bible Societies' New Testament Handbook Series is a comprehensive verse-by-verse guide to understanding exactly what is being communicated by the author in the original Scriptures. The Handbooks are detailed commentaries providing exegetical, historical, cultural, and linguistic information on the books of the Bible. They are prepared primarily… Read more…

UBS Handbooks for Old Testament (21 Vols.)

UBS Handbooks for Old Testament (21 Vols.)

The United Bible Societies' Old Testament Handbook Series is a comprehensive verse-by-verse guide to understanding exactly what is being communicated by the author in the original Scriptures. The Handbooks are detailed commentaries providing exegetical, historical, cultural, and linguistic information on the books of the Bible. They are prepared primarily … Read more…

Nelson

Nelson's Old Testament Survey: Discovering the Essence, Background & Meaning About Every Old Testament Book

by Eugene Merrill and Charles Dyer

Nelson's New Illustrated Old Testament Survey allows the reader to quickly summarize or review all the pertinent details about any Old Testament book. More than a Bible handbook but less than a commentary, this handy resource provides a section by section breakdown of issues and topics dealt with in the Hebrew Scriptures. It includes: Complete but conc… Read more…

Nelson

Nelson's New Testament Survey: Discovering the Essence, Background & Meaning About Every New Testament Book

by Thomas L. Constable and Mark Bailey

In Nelson's New Testament Survey: Discovering the Essence, Background & Meaning About Every New Testament Book, each book of the New Testament is introduced and investigated with scholarship and biblical faithfulness. This resource includes all the information usually found in a Bible handbook - author, date, historical background, purpose, outline - but it … Read more…

Keil and Delitzsch Commentary on the Old Testament

Keil and Delitzsch Commentary on the Old Testament

by C.F. Keil and F. Delitzch

This is one of the most popular Old Testament commentaries available, created by two scholars who deeply respected the authority of Scripture. It examines the historical and literary aspects of the text as well as grammatical and philological issues. It also makes use of the Hebrew words and grammar; but these have been put into context, making it easy to … Read more…

All-Sufficient Christ: Studies in Colossians

All-Sufficient Christ: Studies in Colossians

by Theodore H. Epp

While studying Colossians thoroughly, Theodore H. Epp noticed a common thread in the letter pointing to the sufficiency and supremacy of Christ in our lives and beliefs. He explored this thread as well as other themes in a series of radio programs through The Good News Broadcasting Association. At the end of the series he edited the messages for this book, c… Read more…

The Bible for Hope Study Notes: Caring for People God

The Bible for Hope Study Notes: Caring for People God's Way

by Tim Clinton

The Bible for Hope Study Notes is a resource created to help Christian counselors lead others to healing and hope in the midst of the challenges and difficulties of life. Tim Clinton pulled together an unparalleled team of biblical counselors to present key passages and concepts to lead the hurting to the feet of Jesus. There they will find strength, courage… Read more…

Lectionary Commentary: Theological Exegesis for Sunday

Lectionary Commentary: Theological Exegesis for Sunday's Texts, Vols. 1-3

by Roger E. Van Harn

The three-volume Lectionary Commentary gathers exegetical essays on 513 biblical texts from the Revised Common Lectionary spanning the three-year liturgical cycle. Seventy-eight pastors, priests, and teachers from a variety of Christian traditions have contributed exegetical insights on the First, Second, and Gospel lections for the Sundays of the church yea… Read more…

Story of God: Sermon on the Mount

Story of God: Sermon on the Mount

by Tremper Longman III and Scot McKnight

Emphasizing the historical distance between the New Testament and our contemporary culture, The Sermon on the Mount by Scot McKnight helps pastors, students, Sunday School teachers, and lay people discern how to live out the biblical text in the world. A highly-anticipated commentary series, The Story of God Bible Commentary will cover both the Old and New T… Read more…

The New Unger

The New Unger's Bible Handbook

by Merrill Unger and Merrill F. Unger

A rich treasury of Bible information! The New Unger's Bible Handbook remains the one book indispensable to quality study, chock-full of color illustrations, photographs, maps, diagrams, charts and more. Now with updated graphics, this classic is sure to be a favorite among the next generation of Bible scholars.… Read more…

Hendrickson

Hendrickson's Expository Dictionary of Bible Words

by Stephen D. Renn

Hendrickson's Expository Dictionary is more than just a handy and thorough alphabetical guide to the English translation of the Hebrew and Greek words used in both Testaments. There are thousands of articles, all arranged alphabetically by English word for ease of use. Each article is divided into two sections--Old Testament (Hebrew) Words and New Testamen… Read more…

Lutheran Study Bible Notes

Lutheran Study Bible Notes

The Lutheran Study Bible Notes spotlight introductions, commentary, and essays by more than 60 Lutheran pastors and professors. It’s composed to invite readers to encounter the Bible’s good news via sound contextual information, specifically Lutheran instruction, and ample occasion for personal contemplation. Readable, inviting, and appealing, this study… Read more…

Manna Bible Maps Study Set

Manna Bible Maps Study Set

by Manna Maps

The Manna Bible Maps Study Set includes 21 full-color maps of Bible lands. These maps include a corresponding glossary of geographic terms for each map. Try Manna Bible Maps - Free Sample. The full set includes: Fertile Crescent I Fertile Crescent II Journey of Abraham Egyptian Empire Exodus Nations of Canaan Conquest of Canaan 12 Tribes Ki… Read more…

An Introduction to the New Testament, Second Edition

An Introduction to the New Testament, Second Edition

by D.A. Carson and Douglas J. Moo

An Introduction to the New Testament focuses on "special introduction" that is historical questions dealing with authorship, date, sources, purpose, destination, and so forth. This approach stands in contrast to recent texts that concentrate more on literary form, rhetorical criticism, and historical parallels—topics the authors don’t minimize, but inste… Read more…

With The Word: The Chapter-by-Chapter Bible Handbook

With The Word: The Chapter-by-Chapter Bible Handbook

by Warren Wiersbe and Warren W. Wiersbe

A fresh approach which not only offers trustworthy exposition, but also provides a book-by-book, chapter-by-chapter tour through the glory of the Bible. This highly readable personal 'conversation' with Scripture guides you through each book, helping you reap the rich, life-changing applications on every page. You will be encouraged to develop your own perso… Read more…

IVP Bible Background Commentary: New Testament, The

IVP Bible Background Commentary: New Testament, The

by Craig Keener

Critical to studying, understanding and applying the Bible is a knowledge of the Bible itself, as well as an understanding of the cultural background of the passage you're studying. With an understanding of the text's background you can more easily grasp the author's original concerns and purposes. The Bible Background Commentary provides, in verse-b… Read more…

IVP Bible Background Commentary: Old Testament, The

IVP Bible Background Commentary: Old Testament, The

by Mark Chavalas, Victor Matthews and John Walton

Crucial to understanding and apprehending the Bible is an understanding of the cultural, archaeological and historical background of the scripture you are studying. The author's purpose becomes much clearer with a more richly understood background. The IVP Bible Background Commentary: Old Testament sifts through the massive quantity of data, analysi… Read more…

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Ephesians

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Ephesians

by James Montgomery Boice

According to James Montgomery Boice, Paul's great letter to the Ephesians is "a mini-course in theology, centered on the church." Writing to the church in a city much like modern-day New York, Paul laid out his mature vision of the Christian faith's central elements. The apostle set these fundamental doctrines in the context of the church as the body of Chri… Read more…

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Philippians

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Philippians

by James Montgomery Boice

"Philippians is so simple and at the same time so profound that it speaks profitably to Christians at every level of spiritual understanding, age, and maturity." As James Montgomery Boice points out, no book in the Bible is so filled with joy as Philippians. Even though Paul faced possible execution for his faith, he managed to remain joyful in the midst … Read more…

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Joshua

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Joshua

by James Montgomery Boice

"The secret of success is to know God's Word, speak about it, meditate on it, and then, above all, do it. In God's world there is no substitute for full obedience." Joshua was a soldier. According to James Montgomery Boice, he was "one of the most extraordinary military commanders of all time." But what sets Joshua apart from his predecessors and suc… Read more…

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Gospel of John (5 volume set)

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Gospel of John (5 volume set)

by James Montgomery Boice

The Boice Commentary series combines careful scholarship and clear communication in a verse-by-verse and section by section reading of various biblical texts. Combining thoughtful interpretation with contemporary insight for daily living, James Montgomery Boice explains the meaning of the text and relates the text's concerns to the church, Christianity, and … Read more…

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Romans (4 volume set)

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Romans (4 volume set)

by James Montgomery Boice

"Christianity has been the most powerful, transforming force in human history," says James Montgomery Boice, "and the book of Romans is the most basic, most comprehensive statement of true Christianity." This collection of commentaries on Romans contains: Volume 1: Justification by Faith (Romans 1-4) Volume 2: The Reign of Grace (Romans 5-8) Volume 3… Read more…

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Genesis (3 volume set)

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Genesis (3 volume set)

by James Montgomery Boice

A set of three newly repackaged editions of classic commentaries from James Montgomery Boice who discusses the events of Genesis and how they set the stage for all of Scripture. This commentary bundle includes: Volume 1: Creation and Fall (Genesis 1-11) Volume 2: A New Beginning (Genesis 12-36) Volume 3: Living by Faith (Genesis 37-50) Each volume … Read more…

Naves Topical Bible Index

Naves Topical Bible Index

by Orville J. Nave

Nave's Topical Bible Index is an indispensable tool for topical Bible study, this volume provides more than 100,000 hyperlinked Scripture references arranged under more than 6,000 topical headings. Used by teachers, pastors, and Bible students for many years as a reliable convenient way to study the word of God. Compiled by Orville J. Nave, A.M., D.… Read more…

Torrey

Torrey's New Topical Textbook

by R. A. Torrey

Torrey's New Topical Textbook, by the beloved evangelist and Bible teacher R. A. Torrey (1856-1928), is a true gem among Bible study tools, one that deserves a place in the library of any serious Bible student. This work honors the authority of Scripture by gathering together in small, informative outlines the major verses that pertain to hundreds of impor… Read more…

Vincent

Vincent's Word Studies

Vincent's Word Studies combine a verse-by-verse commentary and Greek lexicon in a clear, coherent format. This valuable resource brings out the richness and fullness of the precise Greek meaning, grammatical structure, history, derivation, and usage in a way that is accessible to the average English reader. For both sermons and personal study, Christia… Read more…

Manna Bible Maps - Free Sample

Manna Bible Maps - Free Sample

Manna Bible Maps - Free Sample includes three full-color maps of Bible lands. These maps include a corresponding glossary of geographic terms for each map. Free sample maps: Egyptian Empire Conquest of Canaan Kingdom of Saul Manna Bible Maps Study Set contains 21 maps and is also available for The Bible Study App. … Read more…

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Psalms (3 volume set)

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Psalms (3 volume set)

by James Montgomery Boice

Whether you're a serious Bible student probing through Psalm 19 or a first-time reader inspired by the promise of Psalm 23, this three-volume series on the book of Psalms explores each and every one of the psalms, uncovering deep reflections, wisdom for living, and verses of praise, confidence, and repentance. This expositional commentary bundle includes:… Read more…

Vine

Vine's Topical Commentaries: Christ

by W. E. Vine

W. E. Vine's profound commentaries on the person and work of Christ in one volume. William Edwy Vine, author of the celebrated Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words, was one of the great evangelical Bible scholars of the twentieth century. He brought to all his writings a level of exegetical care and precision that is rare in any age, ensuring his … Read more…

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Writings of John, The

Writings of John, The

by C. Marvin Pate

The Writings of John introduces students to the Gospel of John, the Johannine epistles, and Revelation, covering the texts themselves as well as issues of authorship, transmission, background, and interpretation. Books themselves receive paragraph-by-paragraph commentary, which includes applicable insight for the Christian life today. The writings of Joh… Read more…

Resource Guide Sample Pack

Resource Guide Sample Pack

As you read along in your Bible, Olive Tree's Resource Guide follows you, looking in your library for any information that is relevant to your reading. This powerful and easy to use tool can greatly enhance your Bible study! To see just how amazing the Resource Guide can be, download our Free Sample Pack, and navigate to John 1. The Sample Pack includes S… Read more…

Bible History of the Old Testament (7 Vols.)

Bible History of the Old Testament (7 Vols.)

by Alfred Edersheim

Alfred Edersheim is a well-known Biblical scholar and a Jewish convert to Christianity. His Bible History of the Old Testament was originally published in seven volumes. This classic work is enriched by Edersheim's deep devotion to the authority of the Scriptures, his ability to make the Scriptures come alive in their ancient context, and his encyclopedic … Read more…

Dake Study Bible Notes

Dake Study Bible Notes

by Finis Jennings Dake

Dake's Study Notes are the same notes found in Dake's Annotated Reference Bible. Written by Rev. Finis Jennings Dake (1902-1987) and first published in 1963, it is a monumental achievement, the product of over 100,000 hours of Bible study over 43 years. It includes over 35,000 notes and comments (more than any other study Bible), over 500,000 cross-referenc… Read more…

A Walk with God: An Exposition of Luke

A Walk with God: An Exposition of Luke's Gospel

by R. C. Sproul

Are you at home in the Company of Jesus? In A Walk with God, respected theologian, R.C. Sproul helps us walk with Jesus as a friend through over 100 passages from the Gospel of Luke. Learning to live with Jesus at the center of our world is the secret to a meaningful life. Jesus is the pre-eminent character in history - even time is divided by his birt… Read more…

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Minor Prophets (2 volume set)

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Minor Prophets (2 volume set)

by James Montgomery Boice

A set of two inspirational commentaries on the message of the Minor Prophets. Respected preacher James Montgomery Boice discusses the life and works of each prophet, starting with Hosea and ending with Malachi. This two-volume bundle contains: Volume 1: Hosea through Jonah Volume 2: Micah through Malachi Each volume is also available for individua… Read more…

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Matthew (2 volume set)

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Matthew (2 volume set)

by James Montgomery Boice

The Gospel of Matthew, said James Montgomery Boice, is "the first of the Gospels, the longest, the most Jewish, the most evangelistic, and, in many was, the most compelling." This bundle includes two volumes also available for individual purchase: Volume 1: The King and His Kingdom Volume 2: The Triumph of the King This two-volume expositional and… Read more…

Lectionary Commentary: Theological Exegesis for Sunday

Lectionary Commentary: Theological Exegesis for Sunday's Texts, Vol. 1: The First Readings, Old Testament and Acts

by Roger E. Van Harn

Preaching pastors, ministers, and priests know how quickly Sundays come and go. The Lectionary Commentary, Vol. 1 will not slow the pace of the weekly calendar, but it will help assure that sermon preparation begins with a solid engagement with Scripture. This indispensable work gathers exegetical essays on biblical texts from the Revised Common Lectionary. … Read more…

Lectionary Commentary: Theological Exegesis for Sunday

Lectionary Commentary: Theological Exegesis for Sunday's Texts, Vol. 2: The Second Readings, Acts and the Epistles

by Roger E. Van Harn

Preaching pastors, ministers, and priests know how quickly Sundays come and go. The Lectionary Commentary, Vol. 2 will not slow the pace of the weekly calendar, but it will help assure that sermon preparation begins with a solid engagement with Scripture. This indispensable work gathers exegetical essays on biblical texts from the Revised Common Lectionary. … Read more…

Essential Bible Companion to the Psalms

Essential Bible Companion to the Psalms

by Brian L. Webster and David R. Beach

The Essential Bible Companion to the Psalms provides fundamental information regarding the meaning, background, context, and application of the Psalms. In addition to practical application, numerous charts are included that provide information about the various types of psalms (messianic, prophetic, etc.) along with a quick reference list of psalms that lend… Read more…

Baker Commentary on the Old Testament: Wisdom and Psalms - Ecclesiastes

Baker Commentary on the Old Testament: Wisdom and Psalms - Ecclesiastes

by Craig G. Bartholomew

In this addition to the Baker Commentary on the Old Testament: Wisdom and Psalms series, Craig Bartholomew, coauthor of the well-received Drama of Scripture and a leading voice in the call for a renewal of theological biblical interpretation, combines a careful exegetical reading of the book of Ecclesiastes with keen theological insights. Along with helpful … Read more…

Baker Commentary on the Old Testament: Wisdom and Psalms - Proverbs

Baker Commentary on the Old Testament: Wisdom and Psalms - Proverbs

by Tremper Longman III

This is the second volume in the Baker Commentary on the Old Testament: Wisdom and Psalms series. In Proverbs, Old Testament scholar Tremper Longman III offers an accessible commentary on one of Scripture's most frequently quoted and visited books. With his deft exegetical and expositional skill, the resulting work is full of fresh insight into the meaning … Read more…

Baker Commentary on the Old Testament: Wisdom and Psalms - Psalms vol. 1

Baker Commentary on the Old Testament: Wisdom and Psalms - Psalms vol. 1

by John Goldingay

In this first volume of a three-volume commentary on the book of Psalms, Old Testament scholar John Goldingay provides a lucid introduction to the Psalter and fresh commentary on Psalms 1-41 as a part of the Baker Commentary on the Old Testament: Wisdom and Psalms series. Writing with a scholar's eye and a pastor's heart, Goldingay considers the literary, hi… Read more…

Baker Commentary on the Old Testament: Wisdom and Psalms - Psalms vol. 2

Baker Commentary on the Old Testament: Wisdom and Psalms - Psalms vol. 2

by John Goldingay

In the fourth volume of the Baker Commentary of the Old Testament: Wisdom and Psalms and the second volume of his three-volume commentary on the book of Psalms, Old Testament scholar John Goldingay provides fresh commentary on Psalms 42-89. He considers the literary, historical, and grammatical dimensions of the text as well as its theological implications. … Read more…

Baker Commentary on the Old Testament: Wisdom and Psalms - Psalms vol. 3

Baker Commentary on the Old Testament: Wisdom and Psalms - Psalms vol. 3

by John Goldingay

In this third and final volume of his commentary on the book of Psalms in the Baker Commentary on the Old Testament: Wisdom and Psalms series, Old Testament scholar John Goldingay provides fresh insights on Psalms 90-150. He considers the literary, historical, and grammatical dimensions of the text as well as its theological implications. The Baker Commenta… Read more…

Baker Commentary on the Old Testament: Wisdom and Psalms - Song of Songs

Baker Commentary on the Old Testament: Wisdom and Psalms - Song of Songs

by Richard S. Hess

Song of Songs is the first of six volumes in the Baker Commentary on the Old Testament: Wisdom and Psalms series. This series is tailored to the distinctives of poetry and wisdom literature. Features include: Emphasis on the message of the biblical book Special attention to poetic structure and literary devices Incisive comments based on the author's tr… Read more…

Baker Commentary on the Old Testament: Wisdom and Psalms - Job

Baker Commentary on the Old Testament: Wisdom and Psalms - Job

by Tremper Longman III

In this final volume in the Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms series, Tremper Longman offers an accessible commentary on one of Scripture's most intriguing books. With his deft exegetical and expositional skill, the resulting work is full of fresh insight into the meaning of the text. In addition to the helpful translation and commen… Read more…

Preaching the Word - Proverbs

Preaching the Word - Proverbs

by Raymond C. Ortlund, Jr.

How exactly does one become wise? With the overwhelming flood of information and opinion in our times—much of it a mixture of spin, sound bites, and trivialities—it is crucial we turn back to the Bible and pay close attention to the deep insights that have stood the test of time. Proverbs 1:20 tells us that “Wisdom cries aloud in the street, in the … Read more…

Preaching the Word - Ecclesiastes

Preaching the Word - Ecclesiastes

by Philip Graham Ryken

The book of Ecclesiastes is "about life, the way it really is," writes commentator Philip Ryken. Readers throughout the ages have been drawn to the way it honestly wrestles with the tedium of work, injustices in this life, the ravages of age, and the inevitability of death. But its wisdom, according to Ryken, is in teaching people to trust God with life's qu… Read more…

IVP New Testament Commentary Series - Matthew

IVP New Testament Commentary Series - Matthew

by Craig Keener

Widely read among the early church for its focus on the teachings of Jesus, the Gospel of Matthew is uniquely suited as a guide for discipleship. Craig Keener expertly presents this first-century work as pertinent to modern believers as well by explaining Jesus’ teachings on how to live at any time. Introductory materials describe the context of the gos… Read more…

IVP New Testament Commentary Series - Mark

IVP New Testament Commentary Series - Mark

by Ronald J. Kernaghan

The Gospel of Mark is generally considered to be the earliest written gospel. Only in later years have scholars searched beneath its brisk, seemingly uncomplicated surface to investigate its hidden theological elegance. Author Ronald Kernaghan leads readers into a compelling examination of Mark as a parable—a dynamic account that challenges us to live … Read more…

Preaching the Word - Mark Volume 1

Preaching the Word - Mark Volume 1

by R. Kent Hughes

In our age of aggressive evil and apathetic faith, the Gospel of Mark resounds with the dynamic power of the Lord Jesus Christ. Perhaps the most dramatic and action-packed of the synoptic Gospels, Mark's writing continues to inspire increased commitment in the Church at large. Mark's portrayal of Christ as the Servant-Savior takes on fresh relevance in th… Read more…

IVP New Testament Commentary Series - John

IVP New Testament Commentary Series - John

by Rodney A. Whitacre

John’s purpose in the Gospel of John is two-fold: to encourage believers and to demonstrate reasons to believe and proclaim Jesus as Messiah, the divine Son of God. Both first century believers and modern Christians can be inspired by this account of the significance of Jesus’ life and teachings. Rodney A. Whitacre’s commentary explains what John m… Read more…

Preaching the Word - Mark Volume 2

Preaching the Word - Mark Volume 2

by R. Kent Hughes

This second volume covers Mark 9:2-16:20, the culmination of Jesus's ministry on earth. Seen in glory on the Mount of Transfiguration, challenged by religious skeptics, the Christ moves inexorably toward the cross, where history's greatest battle would be fought and won. And so we, like the ancient world, are confronted with the crucified and risen Christ an… Read more…

IVP New Testament Commentary Series - Acts

IVP New Testament Commentary Series - Acts

by William J. Larkin, Jr.

Following the ascension of Jesus, the strife-torn, ethnically diverse backwater of the Roman Empire known as Palestine was a hostile environment for the gospel. Despite that, the gospel flourished -- from Jerusalem to Judea, Samaria, and the rest of the known world. In Acts, the sequel to his Gospel, Luke describes how the Holy Spirit transformed a small … Read more…

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 realize the need f… 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 this commentary… 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 writers did, John conc… 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 L. Belleville pr… 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 evangelistic … 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…

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 “partnership in the gospe… 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…

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 explain the “alread… 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. Christians… 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 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 - 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…

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? As an apostle of Christ, James d… 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…

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…


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