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The Preacher's Commentary - Volume 13: Psalms 1-72

The Preacher's Commentary - Volume 13: Psalms 1-72

by Donald Williams

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 13: Psalms 1-72. The design for the Preacher's Commentary gives the reader an overall outline of each book of the Bible. Following the intro… Read more…

Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament: Jude and 2 Peter

Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament: Jude and 2 Peter

by Gene L. Green

In this addition to the Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament (BECNT), respected New Testament scholar and teacher Gene Green offers a substantive yet highly accessible commentary on the books of Jude and 2 Peter. With extensive research and thoughtful chapter-by-chapter exegesis, Green leads readers through the sociological, historical, and theol… 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…

James MacArthur New Testament Commentary

James MacArthur New Testament Commentary

by John MacArthur and John F. MacArthur

Are there different degrees of faith? Does faith always prove itself only through action? James provides powerful, practical answers to timeless questions of the Christian faith, including teaching on how to gain wisdom, prevent hypocrisy, and control the tongue.… Read more…

Pillar New Testament Commentary (PNTC): The Gospel According to John

Pillar New Testament Commentary (PNTC): The Gospel According to John

by D. A. Carson

The Pillar New Testament Commentary: The Gospel According to John is a solid evangelical commentary on John's Gospel, a respected Scripture expositor makes clear the flow of the text, engages a small but representative part of the massive secondary literature on John, shows how the Fourth Gospel contributes to biblical and systematic theology, and offers… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Genesis 1-17

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Genesis 1-17

by Victor P. Hamilton

This first part of Victor P. Hamilton’s New International Commentary on Genesis seeks to provide clarity on these first seventeen chapters—chapters that have been theologically essential (and debated) for many years. Hamilton writes an introduction that covers structure, composition, canonicity, the text itself, interpretive problems, and theology. &… Read more…

Understanding the Bible Commentary - 1 Corinthians

Understanding the Bible Commentary - 1 Corinthians

by Marion J Soards

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…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Gospel According to Luke I-IX

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Gospel According to Luke I-IX

by Joseph A. Fitzmyer

In this first of two volumes on the Gospel According to Luke, Joseph A. Fitzmyer provides an exhaustive introduction, a definitive new translation, and extensive notes and commentary on Luke’s Gospel. Fitzmyer brings to the task his mastery of ancient and modern languages, his encyclopedic knowledge of the sources, and his intimate acquaintance with the qu… Read more…

Expositor's Bible Commentary - Revised (Vol. 12: Ephesians-Philemon)

Expositor's Bible Commentary - Revised (Vol. 12: Ephesians-Philemon)

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…

NIV Application Commentary John

NIV Application Commentary John

by Gary M. Burge

The Gospel of John stands apart from Matthew, Mark, and Luke with a singularly unique perspective on the personality of Jesus. From his deliberate echo of Genesis at the beginning of his Gospel and on through the subsequent chapters, John provides an indispensable portrait of the messiah, without which our picture of Christ would be tragically lacking. &… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Leviticus 17-22

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Leviticus 17-22

by Jacob Milgrom

Jacob Milgrom is Emeritus Professor of Hebrew Bible at the University of California, Berkeley, and a widely published author. His books include Studies in Levitical Terminology (1970), Cult and Conscience (1976), Numbers (1990), and Leviticus (3 vols.; 1991–2001). THE ANCHOR YALE BIBLE COMMENTARY SERIES is a project of international and … Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 20: Psalms 51–100 (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 20: Psalms 51–100 (WBC)

by Marvin E. Tate

This is Volume 20 of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering chapters 51-100 of the book of Psalms. 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…

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…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Exodus 19-40

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Exodus 19-40

by William H. C. Propp

The long-awaited conclusion of William H. C. Propp’s masterful study of Exodus, this informative, clearly written commentary provides a new perspective on Israelite culture and on the role of ritual, law, and covenant in biblical religion. Exodus 19–40 sets a new standard in biblical scholarship. Thorough and up-to-date, it is the firs… Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 50: Jude, 2 Peter (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 50: Jude, 2 Peter (WBC)

by Richard J. Bauckham

This is Volume 50 of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering the books of Jude and 2 Peter. 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, structura… Read more…

The Preacher's Commentary - Volume 19: Jeremiah / Lamentations

The Preacher's Commentary - Volume 19: Jeremiah / Lamentations

by John Guest

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 19: Jeremiah / Lamentations. The design for the Preacher's Commentary gives the reader an overall outline of each book of the Bible. Followi… Read more…

Paideia: Commentaries on the New Testament - 1 & 2 Peter

Paideia: Commentaries on the New Testament - 1 & 2 Peter

by Duane F. Watson and Terrance Callan

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…

Pillar New Testament Commentary (PNTC): The Letter of James

Pillar New Testament Commentary (PNTC): The Letter of James

by Douglas J. Moo

Few books in the New Testament are better known or more often quoted as the Letter of James. Because James is so concise, so intensely practical, and so filled with memorable metaphors and illustrations, it has become one of the two or three most popular New Testament books in the church. This highly original commentary seeks to make the L… Read more…

Matthew 24-28 MacArthur New Testament Commentary

Matthew 24-28 MacArthur New Testament Commentary

by John MacArthur and John F. MacArthur

The Old Testament looked forward to the final King of kings who would bring everlasting salvation and peace. In his Gospel, Matthew demonstrates that Jesus Christ is that King, perfect in His eternal glory and majesty. As the King's ambassadors, Christians today will find in Matthew great motivation for heartfelt worship and service.Join John Ma… Read more…

NIV Application Commentary Psalms Vol 1 (Psalms 1-72)

NIV Application Commentary Psalms Vol 1 (Psalms 1-72)

by Gerald H. Wilson

The book of Psalms one of the best examples of theology from below, or human words directed to God. This human origin, however, should not deny the Psalms their place in biblical canon for a reason. The words of the psalms give us a vehicle for our emotions, whether we are faced with joy or pain. In the midst of our humanity we are met with words that open o… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Proverbs 15-31

New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT): The Book of Proverbs 15-31

by Bruce K. Waltke

The New International Commentary: The Book of Proverbs Chapters 15-31 has been carefully crafted for over twenty five years and is expected to set the bar in Proverbs research. Authored by the prominent Old Testament scholar Bruce Waltke, this dual-volume commentary is undoubtedly the most thorough study of Proverbs available. Waltke’s w… Read more…

Understanding the Bible Commentary - Revelation

Understanding the Bible Commentary - Revelation

by Robert W. Wall

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…

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Daniel

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Daniel

by James Montgomery Boice

Through Daniel's visions and experiences as an exile in Babylon, the book of Daniel gives us a clearer understanding of history than any other part of the Bible. Daniel also makes it clear that God is in control of all human events that have unfolded or will occur in the future. At the same time, he shows us how to live for God in ungodly days-like our o… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: I Samuel

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: I Samuel

by P. Kyle McCarter, Jr.

The two books of Samuel narrate the establishment and expansion of the Kingdom of Israel. From Samuel’s providential birth, to his appointment of Saul as Israel’s first king, to the demise of Saul and the rise of David as his successor, I and II Samuel are filled with the stuff of Israel’s everyday experience. Religious, political, economic, military, … Read more…

NIV Application Commentary 1&2 Timothy, Titus

NIV Application Commentary 1&2 Timothy, Titus

by Walter L. Liefeld

Just as today’s church deals with a myriad of issues, Christians in Paul’s time had issues of their own. Doctrinal matters are now dividing lines between thousands of denominations—Paul sensed that danger of division thousands of years ago as he wrote his letters to Timothy and Titus, two young church leaders. He writes about false teachers, the role o… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Proverbs 10-31

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Proverbs 10-31

by Michael V. Fox

This volume completes Bible scholar Michael V. Fox’s comprehensive commentary on the book of Proverbs. As in his previous volume on the early chapters of Proverbs, the author here translates and explains in accessible language the meaning and literary qualities of the sayings and poems that comprise the final chapters. He gives special attention to compara… Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 30: Daniel (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 30: Daniel (WBC)

by John Goldingay

This is Volume 48 of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering the book of Daniel. 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 theo… Read more…

NIV Application Commentary Ezekiel

NIV Application Commentary Ezekiel

by Iain M. Duguid

Ezekiel is one of the stranger books of the Bible. This book contains content ranging from a litany of prophetic judgments to a vision of a valley floor of old bones being raised to life by God. It can be difficult to look at this variety and see how the book can be relevant. But Ezekiel also emphasizes personal responsibility in one’s walk with God. God … Read more…

Brazos Theological Commentary: Ezra and Nehemiah

Brazos Theological Commentary: Ezra and Nehemiah

by Matthew Levering

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. Ezra & Nehemiah is the fourth volume in the series.… Read more…

The Preacher's Commentary - Volume 6: Joshua

The Preacher's Commentary - Volume 6: Joshua

by John Huffman

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 6: Joshua. The design for the Preacher's Commentary gives the reader an overall outline of each book of the Bible. Following the introductio… Read more…

The Preacher's Commentary - Volume 2: Exodus

The Preacher's Commentary - Volume 2: Exodus

by Maxie Dunnam

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

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 47A: Hebrews 1-8

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 47A: Hebrews 1-8

by William L. Lane

This is Volume 47A of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering chapters 1-8 of the book of Hebrews. 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, st… Read more…

2 Corinthians MacArthur New Testament Commentary

2 Corinthians MacArthur New Testament Commentary

by John MacArthur and John F. MacArthur

The Corinthian church required Paul's repeated care. In 2 Corinthians, he continues his attempt to correct errors of unchristian practice, worship, and doctrine. Concerned with false apostles who were leading the church astray, Paul defended his own authority as God's apostle and sought reconciliation within the church. Respected preacher and … Read more…

Ephesians - Reformed Expository Commentary

Ephesians - Reformed Expository Commentary

by Bryan Chapell

Ephesians - Reformed Expository Commentary is written to serve the needs of pastors, as a true homiletical commentary. Bryan Chapell, a noted preacher and teacher of preachers, provides and in-depth exegetical analysis in a sermon format, providing outlines, pastoral explanation, illustrations and applications for each passage. As a comme… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Ephesians 4-6

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Ephesians 4-6

by Markus Barth

Ephesians comprises volumes 34 and 34A of the Anchor Bible Series, a new book-by-book translation with introductions, notes, and comments by individual scholars, each known for outstanding contributions to biblical studies. Markus Barth, son of Karl Barth, held a New Testament chair at the University of Basel, Switzerland. Encompassing the… Read more…

Understanding the Bible Commentary Series - Job

Understanding the Bible Commentary Series - Job

by Gerald H. Wilson

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…

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Acts

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Acts

by James Montgomery Boice

"There's nothing today's church needs so much as to rediscover the doctrine, spirit, and commitments of the early Christian community," writes James Montgomery Boice. The power the early church exhibited for changes and growth is overwhelming. Although it faced enormous obstacles--it was completely new, it taught truths tha… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Joel

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Joel

by James L. Crenshaw

Scripture scholar James L. Crenshaw captures the ominous, yet hopeful spirit of Joel's prophecy in his new translation and commentary. Joel's Prophecy has an unexpectedly familiar ring to it. The biblical book of Joel is relevant to our late-twentieth-century world because it confronts an age when people tolerated almost anything, … Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 10: 1 Samuel (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 10: 1 Samuel (WBC)

by Ralph W. Klein

This is Volume 10 of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering the book of 1 Samuel. 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 th… Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 38a: Romans 1–8 (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 38a: Romans 1–8 (WBC)

by James D. G. Dunn

This is Volume 38a of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering chapters 1-8 of the book of Romans. 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, str… 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…

Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament: Luke Vol. 1:  1:1–9:50

Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament: Luke Vol. 1: 1:1–9:50

by Darrell L. Bock

In the first of two volumes on the Gospel of Luke, Darrell L. Bock offers students of the New Testament a substantive yet highly accessible commentary. With extensive research and thoughtful chapter-by-chapter exegesis, Bock leads readers through all aspects of the third Gospel--sociological, historical, and theological. The result is a guide that clearly an… 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…

1 Peter MacArthur New Testament Commentary

1 Peter MacArthur New Testament Commentary

by John MacArthur and John F. MacArthur

The book of 1 Peter was written to believers scattered throughout Asia Minor. It addresses the sufferings that come to faithful Christians. As such, it speaks to believers today who are facing trials. For years now, John MacArthur has been helping Christians in their study of the New Testament, with verse-by-verse commentary on the theological ramificati… 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…

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…

NIV Application Commentary Matthew

NIV Application Commentary Matthew

by Michael J. Wilkins

The NIV Application Commentary on Matthew shows readers how this Gospel can have the same transformative force today as it did when it was first written. There is no way to exaggerate the effect the Gospel of Matthew has had on the church through the ages, especially right after Jesus’ ascension. His constant citations of scripture were … 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…

Expositor's Bible Commentary - Revised (Vol. 1: Genesis-Leviticus)

Expositor's Bible Commentary - Revised (Vol. 1: Genesis-Leviticus)

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…

NIV Application Commentary Acts

NIV Application Commentary Acts

by Ajith Fernando

The early church was incredibly active in its mission to bring God’s word to the world. What started as a small, Jewish cultic movement erupted into a dominant world religion—and all because of God’s absolute love for His people. Acts is a prime example of what active faith looks like, and guards against the incorrect tendency of relying on knowledge f… 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…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 21: Psalms 101–150, rev. ed. (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 21: Psalms 101–150, rev. ed. (WBC)

by Leslie C. Allen

This is Volume 21 of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering chapters 101-150 of the book of Psalms. 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…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Genesis

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Genesis

by E.A. Speiser

Genesis is Volume I in the Anchor Bible Series of new book-by-book translations of the Old and New Testaments and Apocrypha. Ephraim Avigdor Speiser was University Professor and Chairman of the Department of Oriental Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. Using authoritative evidence from archaeology, linguistics, and comparative relig… Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 51: 1, 2, 3 John (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 51: 1, 2, 3 John (WBC)

by Stephen Smalley

Dr. Smalley's exhaustive commentary on the Greek text of the letters of John argues that they, together with the Fourth Gospel, record and reflect the spiritual history of the Johannine community itself. These letters contain theological, ethical and practical truths that are fundamental to the Christian position in every age: that Jesus is one with God … 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…

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. Video: How Bible Maps work in the Olive Tree Bible App Free sample maps: Egyptian Empire Conquest of Canaan Kingdom o… 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…

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…

Luke 1-5 MacArthur New Testament Commentary

Luke 1-5 MacArthur New Testament Commentary

by John MacArthur and John F. MacArthur

Luke 1-5 begins The MacArthur New Testament Commentary’s look at the longest of the four gospels. The commentary provides a verse by verse and phrase by phrase exposition of the text, taking into account the cultural, theological, and Old Testament contexts of each passage. Interpretive challenges are fully dealt with, and differing views are fairl… Read more…

NIV Application Commentary Leviticus, Numbers

NIV Application Commentary Leviticus, Numbers

by Roy Gane

Leviticus and Numbers continue to tell the story of Israel’s failures and God’s relentless love in spite of them. Though these books deal with genuinely hard issues and seem to paint a harsh picture of God, they also emphasize the absolute holiness of God compared to sinful humanity. God wanted His people to be set apart from the rest of humanity in the … 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 Greek Testament Commentary Series: The Gospel of Mark

New International Greek Testament Commentary Series: The Gospel of Mark

by R. T. France

Taking a direct approach and delving into the text itself, R. T. France has produced an impressive study on the Gospel of Mark out of the Greek UBS New Testament text. His is a commentary on the text and theology raised within the gospel itself, "not a commentary on commentaries of Mark," as the publisher notes. France pulls together a structure that… 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…

Understanding the Bible Commentary: Daniel

Understanding the Bible Commentary: Daniel

by William Nelson

Expert help for understanding the Bible 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 k… Read more…

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Minor Prophets Volume 1: Hosea - Jonah

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Minor Prophets Volume 1: Hosea - Jonah

by James Montgomery Boice

The Minor Prophets dramatize the character of God as few other books in the Bible do. According to noted expositor James Montgomery Boice, they particularly highlight three aspects of God's character: his sovereignty, his holiness, and his love. The messages of the Minor Prophets and their pertinent application for our lives should not be dismissed. … Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: II Corinthians

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: II Corinthians

by Victor Paul Furnish

Nothing speaks more highly for a commentary than how valuable it is to pastors and scholars, students, and interested readers. By all accounts, Victor Paul Furnish’s commentary on II Corinthians has become the standard by which others are judged. It is praised as “a quite superb commentary . . . everything that a good commentary should be” (Expository … Read more…

NIV Application Commentary Hebrews

NIV Application Commentary Hebrews

by George H. Guthrie

The author of Hebrews writes about a variety of issues including repentance, faith, transformed living, and Jesus as Messiah and high priest. George H. Guthrie (Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) writes on the original, theological importance of Hebrews in this book of the NIV Application Commentary, as well as how we can apply that to our mo… Read more…

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Psalms I 1-50

Anchor Yale Bible Commentary: Psalms I 1-50

by Mitchell Dahood

Psalms I (1–50) is the first of a three-volume commentary on the biblical book of Psalms. It offers a unique, lively translation of the most beloved collection of poetry in Judeo-Christian sacred Scriptures. Based on his linguistic analysis of both biblical and extrabiblical texts, Mitchell Dahood, S.J., interprets this Hebrew poetry in light of rich lingu… Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 31: Hosea-Jonah (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 31: Hosea-Jonah (WBC)

by Douglas Stuart

This is Volume 31 of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering the books of Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, and Jonah. 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, … Read more…

NIV Application Commentary Haggai, Zechariah

NIV Application Commentary Haggai, Zechariah

by Mark J. Boda

These books are set after the Jews’ return from the Babylonian exile. Once again, the people of Israel have gone their own way and have neglected God’s will. These prophetic works explore the tensions that surround YHWH’s second temple and the trials that Israel faced in returning to God in order to be a blessing for the whole world. … Read more…


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