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New International Commentary on the New Testament: The Epistle to the Romans

New International Commentary on the New Testament: The Epistle to the Romans

by Douglas J. Moo

Comprehensive and accessible, the New International Commentary on the New Testament is one of the most highly regarded resources of current scholarship. Prepared by world-renowned authorities, it reflects exacting study of the original Greek and offers careful exegesis with preachers and teachers concerns in mind. Critical comments are footnoted; grammatical… Read more…

New International Commentary on the New Testament: The First Epistle to the Corinthians

New International Commentary on the New Testament: The First Epistle to the Corinthians

by Gordon D. Fee

Comprehensive and accessible, the New International Commentary on the New Testament is one of the most highly regarded resources of current scholarship. Prepared by world-renowned authorities, it reflects exacting study of the original Greek and offers careful exegesis with preachers and teachers concerns in mind. Critical comments are footnoted; grammatical… Read more…

New International Commentary on the New Testament: The Second Epistle to the Corinthians

New International Commentary on the New Testament: The Second Epistle to the Corinthians

by Paul Barnett

Comprehensive and accessible, the New International Commentary on the New Testament is one of the most highly regarded resources of current scholarship. Prepared by world-renowned authorities, it reflects exacting study of the original Greek and offers careful exegesis with preachers and teachers concerns in mind. Critical comments are footnoted; grammatical… Read more…

New International Commentary on the New Testament: The Epistle to the Galatians

New International Commentary on the New Testament: The Epistle to the Galatians

by Ronald Y. K. Fung

Comprehensive and accessible, the New International Commentary on the New Testament is one of the most highly regarded resources of current scholarship. Prepared by world-renowned authorities, it reflects exacting study of the original Greek and offers careful exegesis with preachers and teachers concerns in mind. Critical comments are footnoted; grammatical… Read more…

New International Commentary on the New Testament: The Epistles to the Colossians, to Philemon, and to the Ephesians

New International Commentary on the New Testament: The Epistles to the Colossians, to Philemon, and to the Ephesians

by F. F. Bruce

Comprehensive and accessible, the New International Commentary on the New Testament is one of the most highly regarded resources of current scholarship. Prepared by world-renowned authorities, it reflects exacting study of the original Greek and offers careful exegesis with preachers and teachers concerns in mind. Critical comments are footnoted; grammatical… Read more…

New International Commentary on the New Testament: The First and Second Letters to the Thessalonians

New International Commentary on the New Testament: The First and Second Letters to the Thessalonians

by Gordon D. Fee

Comprehensive and accessible, the New International Commentary on the New Testament is one of the most highly regarded resources of current scholarship. Prepared by world-renowned authorities, it reflects exacting study of the original Greek and offers careful exegesis with preachers and teachers concerns in mind. Critical comments are footnoted; grammatical… Read more…

New International Commentary on the New Testament: The Letters to Timothy and Titus

New International Commentary on the New Testament: The Letters to Timothy and Titus

by Phillip H. Towner

Comprehensive and accessible, the New International Commentary on the New Testament is one of the most highly regarded resources of current scholarship. Prepared by world-renowned authorities, it reflects exacting study of the original Greek and offers careful exegesis with preachers and teachers concerns in mind. Critical comments are footnoted; grammatical… Read more…

New International Commentary on the New Testament: The Epistle to the Hebrews

New International Commentary on the New Testament: The Epistle to the Hebrews

by F. F. Bruce

Comprehensive and accessible, the New International Commentary on the New Testament is one of the most highly regarded resources of current scholarship. Prepared by world-renowned authorities, it reflects exacting study of the original Greek and offers careful exegesis with preachers and teachers concerns in mind. Critical comments are footnoted; grammatical… Read more…

New International Commentary on the New Testament: The Letter of James

New International Commentary on the New Testament: The Letter of James

by James B. Adamson

Comprehensive and accessible, the New International Commentary on the New Testament is one of the most highly regarded resources of current scholarship. Prepared by world-renowned authorities, it reflects exacting study of the original Greek and offers careful exegesis with preachers and teachers concerns in mind. Critical comments are footnoted; grammatical… Read more…

New International Commentary on the New Testament: The First Epistle of Peter

New International Commentary on the New Testament: The First Epistle of Peter

by Peter H. Davids

Comprehensive and accessible, the New International Commentary on the New Testament is one of the most highly regarded resources of current scholarship. Prepared by world-renowned authorities, it reflects exacting study of the original Greek and offers careful exegesis with preachers and teachers concerns in mind. Critical comments are footnoted; grammatical… Read more…

New International Commentary on the New Testament: The Epistles of John

New International Commentary on the New Testament: The Epistles of John

by I. Howard Marshall

Comprehensive and accessible, the New International Commentary on the New Testament is one of the most highly regarded resources of current scholarship. Prepared by world-renowned authorities, it reflects exacting study of the original Greek and offers careful exegesis with preachers and teachers concerns in mind. Critical comments are footnoted; grammatical… Read more…

Pillar New Testament Commentary: The Epistle to the Romans

Pillar New Testament Commentary: The Epistle to the Romans

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. This mature, evange… Read more…

Ephesians - Reformed Expository Commentary

Ephesians - Reformed Expository Commentary

by Chapell Bryan

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 commentary well suite… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Book of Hosea

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Book of Hosea

by J. Andrew Dearman

In the New International Commentary: The Book of Hosea, J. Andrew Dearman goes back to Hosea’s own cultural heritage—especially the covenant relationships that God had made with Israel through its troubled history. Dearman translates the ancient Hebrew himself, and makes a potentially clouded text clear in terms of its poetic style. Hosea’s story of Is… Read more…

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

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: 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. Ha… Read more…

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

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: 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…

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

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: 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, Gordan Wenham ac… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Book of Numbers

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Book of Numbers

by Timothy R. Ashley

Numbers is an account with two central figures: God and Israel. Although the account appears strange and even cruel at times, the difficulties presented by Numbers deserve to be honestly faced by today’s Bible readers. The New International Commentary: The Book of Numbers will also hone in on the recurring theme of following God without deviation—a theme… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Book of Deuteronomy

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Book of Deuteronomy

by Peter C. Craigie

All of Christianity has been deeply influenced by Deuteronomy (the second giving of the law); this book’s scope and force is absolutely breathtaking when considered from the standpoint of theology. Christ quotes Deuteronomy 6:5 in summarizing “all the law and the prophets.” And when Jesus faces Satan in the wilderness, he quotes exclusively from Deuter… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Book of Joshua

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Book of Joshua

by Marten H. Woudstra

Whereas the Pentateuch is, largely, an account of Israel’s failures, Joshua is a success story. Here, God’s people finally take possession of the land promised to them. They conquer a great deal of kingdoms and experience the fullness of God’s blessings: “[n]ot one word of all the good promises that the LORD had made to the house of Israel had failed… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Book of Ruth

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Book of Ruth

by Robert L. Hubbard Jr.

Ruth is permeated with God’s providential care for Ruth and her family. The New International Commentary: The Book of Ruth draws from recent scholarship to carefully address the book of Ruth’s literary, grammatical, and theological aspects. Hubbard highlights the literary mastery and distinct theological views within Ruth in order to offer a new date and… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The First Book of Samuel

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The First Book of Samuel

by Tsumura David Toshio

David and Goliath, the call of Samuel, the witch of Endor, David and Bathsheba—these stories and people are familiar, even to some with no Biblical background. But the books of 1 and 2 Samuel are among the most difficult books in the Bible. The Hebrew text presents serious issues to translators and scholars alike. The social and religious customs depart in… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Books of Ezra and Nehemiah

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Books of Ezra and Nehemiah

by F. Charles Fensham

In the New International Commentary: The Books of Ezra and Nehemiah, F. Charles Fensham carefully walks readers through the books of Ezra and Nehemiah—two books that are central for a correct understanding of the origins of Judaism, particularly the roots of the Pharisees. This serves as invaluable background to Jesus’ interactions with the Jewish author… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Book of Job

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Book of Job

by John E. Hartley

Job is a book of unique renown. For people who undergo any kind of suffering, Job confronts the difficult question of theodicy (as C.S. Lewis puts it, “the problem of pain”). It challenges the blessing/reward theology found in the Pentateuch and the view that God ought not be confronted in times of trial. Job is honest with God about his pain, and is ric… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Book of Proverbs 1-15

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Book of Proverbs 1-15

by Bruce K. Waltke

The eagerly awaited New International Commentary: The Book of Proverbs Chapters 1-15 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 wo… Read more…

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

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: 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 work utilizes new… Read more…

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

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: 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…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: Song of Songs

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: 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 people t… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Book of Isaiah 1-39

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Book of Isaiah 1-39

by John Oswalt

This first installment of John N. Oswalt’s New International Commentary: The Book of Isaiah is excellent on all fronts: whether you approach from a theological, literary, or linguistic perspective, you can’t go wrong. Oswalt combines all these things with a great deal of historical context to provide a reliable commentary on Isaiah—an immensely vital p… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Book of Isaiah 40-66

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Book of Isaiah 40-66

by John Oswalt

Chapters 40-66 of Isaiah are some of the most beautifully written chapters in the Bible. As the writer addresses Jews during and returning from the exile, you’ll find messages of hope and encouragement as Israel faces the challenge of rediscovering its identity as God’s chosen people. In the New International Commentary: Isaiah Chapters 40-66, widely … Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Book of Jeremiah

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Book of Jeremiah

by John A. Thompson

The New International Commentary: The Book of Jeremiah by J.A. Thompson is advanced yet easy to read. It’s one of the best works on Jeremiah available today—it will help you understand this truly wonderful book that emphasizes God’s covenant love for his people. Aside from the commentary itself, Thompson’s book on Jeremiah seeks to solidify your know… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Book of Ezekiel 1-24

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Book of Ezekiel 1-24

by Daniel Block

The first twenty four chapters of Ezekiel can seem impossible at times, with their symbolic language and downright extraordinary descriptions. With the New International Commentary: Ezekiel Chapters 1-24 by Daniel Block, the difference will seem like night and day as he guides you through these challenging chapters. Block first offers an introduction that ex… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Book of Ezekiel 25-48

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Book of Ezekiel 25-48

by Daniel Block

The latter half of Ezekiel doesn’t necessarily land you out of the woods in terms of clarity—if anything, God’s constant anger and apparently confusing language here can be distressing. But the New International Commentary: Ezekiel Chapters 25-48 by Daniel Block walks you through these chapters verse-by-verse and brings out Ezekiel’s content and mean… Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Books of Joel, Obadiah, Jonah, and Micah

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Books of Joel, Obadiah, Jonah, and Micah

by Leslie C. Allen

Despite the popularity of the Minor Prophets’ focus on social justice, they are often overshadowed by the rest of the Bible. Additionally, they are home to a host of historical/literary challenges that scholars have been working with for decades—challenges that all Christians should be aware of. In the New International Commentary: Joel, Obadiah, Jonah, … Read more…

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

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

by O. Palmer Robertson

History and prophecy are closely connected when it comes to God’s chosen people. The books of Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah make this explicit in the eyes of O. Palmer Robertson, who, in showing the historical context of these books in the New International Commentary: Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah, presents the compelling argument that Biblical history … Read more…

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Books of Haggai and Malachi

New International Commentary on the Old Testament: The Books of Haggai and Malachi

by Pieter A. Verhoef

Haggai and Malachi are two significant but sometimes marginalized books. The New International Commentary: Haggai and Malachi by Pieter A. Verhoef is a comprehensive, critical interpretation and explanation of these two books in terms of how their messages are connected to today’s church. In his introductions to these books, Verhoef includes information… Read more…

IVP New Testament Commentary Series - Revelation

IVP New Testament Commentary Series - Revelation

by J. Ramsey Michaels

Perspectives on Revelation are everywhere. One affirms that its events reflect happenings contemporary to John’s life. An alternate view sees Revelation as a prophetic summary of church history. Yet another presents the account as a perfect forecast of the end times. However, as J. Ramsey Michaels argues, these positions nullify Revelation’s meaning to … Read more…

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Genesis Volume 1

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Genesis Volume 1

by James Montgomery Boice

What can we gain from studying the Book of Genesis? According to James Montgomery Boice, starting at the beginning of everything causes us to think about God and to understand ourselves as fallen, yet redeemable. This knowledge not only deepen our understanding of the Christian faith but also enhances our ability to impart the gospel's truth to a world despe… Read more…

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Genesis Volume 2

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Genesis Volume 2

by James Montgomery Boice

In this commentary on Genesis 12-36, Boice traces the "new beginning" of God's plan of redemption, which arose out of God's relationship with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. By delving into the patriarchs' lives, Boice demonstrates how much they are like us and how easily we relate to them, both in triumphs and failures. The second of three volumes on the Book… Read more…

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Genesis Volume 3

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Genesis Volume 3

by James Montgomery Boice

No man in Scripture lived more consistently and completely for God than did Joseph, a favorite son of Jacob. In times of adversity and in times of prosperity-both of which offered the temptation to deny God and his lordship-Joseph remained steadfast. Living by Faith is the third and final volume on Genesis. Volume 1 focused on God's relationship to the co… 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, and because he w… Read more…

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Psalms Volume 1

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Psalms Volume 1

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 first volume on the book of Psalms explores each of the first forty-one psalms, uncovering deep reflections, wisdom for living, and verses of praise, confidence, and repentance. Psalm 1 stresses the importance of God's guidance … Read more…

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Psalms Volume 2

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Psalms Volume 2

by James Montgomery Boice

Covering Psalms 42-106, this second volume on the book of Psalms portrays the realities of human life and the peace that is found in God alone. James Montgomery Boice explores the life of David--his pain, trials, joy, and spiritual aspirations. Psalm 47 reveals God as king of all the earth and calls people of all nations to praise him. Psalm 62 speaks Go… Read more…

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Psalms Volume 3

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Psalms Volume 3

by James Montgomery Boice

Exploring Psalms 107-150, this third and final volume on the book of Psalms offers solid, practical, and well-illustrated expositions on God's nurturing, grace, comfort, and instruction. James Montgomery Boice expounds on the theme of worship--what true worship is, who should worship, and when and how we should praise God. Psalm 110 calls us to offer our … 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 own. … 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. This … Read more…

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Minor Prophets Volume 2: Micah - Malachi

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Minor Prophets Volume 2: Micah - Malachi

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. This … Read more…

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Matthew Volume 1

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Matthew Volume 1

by James Montgomery Boice

The Gospel of Matthew, says 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 two-volume expositional and inspirational commentary on the book of Matthew integrates rigorous scholarship and clear communication. It will inform and help a wide range of read… Read more…

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Matthew Volume 2

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Matthew Volume 2

by James Montgomery Boice

The Gospel of Matthew, says 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 two-volume expositional and inspirational commentary on the book of Matthew integrates rigorous scholarship and clear communication. It will inform and help a wide range of read… Read more…

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: The Sermon on the Mount

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: The Sermon on the Mount

by James Montgomery Boice

Jesus' Sermon on the Mount shows us the absolute necessity of the new birth and a regenerated heart. It points us to Jesus himself. And it indicates the way to blessing for Christians--how we can please our heavenly Father. In this unique addition to his popular commentary series, James Montgomery Boice provides an in-depth look into the Sermon on the Mo… 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 laypersons. James Montgomer… 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 regard to various practices of faith and how he did… Read more…

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: The Gospel of John Volume 3

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: The Gospel of John Volume 3

by James Montgomery Boice

"Open your ears," says James Montgomery Boice. "Hear the voice of Christ. Believe him. Turn to him. Throw yourself upon him. Receive him as your Savior." Even in the midst of pain and persecution, we are to live as Christ would live. Volume 3 on the Gospel of John shows Jesus turning to all who had received him in the midst of, and in spite of, growi… Read more…

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: The Gospel of John Volume 4

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: The Gospel of John Volume 4

by James Montgomery Boice

"Do you want peace?" asks James Montgomery Boice. "Are you willing to receive it at the point where Jesus indicated it may truly be found?" This fourth volume on the Gospel of John calls us to the peace that can be found in Christ's love. Nowhere in the entire Bible can we walk on more holy ground as we listen to Christ's final discourses. Covering c… Read more…

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: The Gospel of John Volume 5

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: The Gospel of John Volume 5

by James Montgomery Boice

"In the wisdom and purpose of God," says James Montgomery Boice, "the tragedy of the cross is a triumph since it is this that makes salvation possible." More than a message of Christ's triumph, the final chapters of the Gospel of John describe how we can triumph as well. Volume 5 covers chapters 18-21 and deals with the culmination of Christ's earthl… 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 that seemed unbelievable, and it su… Read more…

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Romans Volume 1

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Romans Volume 1

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." Volume 1, Justification by Faith, discusses the full impact of justification by faith alone. Boice uses stories and hymns to present the thoughts of Paul… Read more…

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Romans Volume 2

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Romans Volume 2

by James Montgomery Boice

"Grace reigns," says James Montgomery Boice, "not because God is gracious to us no matter what we do, but because grace has created in us a genuinely godly walk." Volume 2, The Reign of Grace, focuses on the sovereignty, grace, and holiness of God and on the need for holiness in believers. James Montgomery Boice discusses the full meaning of salvation, th… Read more…

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Romans Volume 3

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Romans Volume 3

by James Montgomery Boice

"No religion is stronger than its god," says James Montgomery Boice, "and in the case of Christianity, no Christians have ever been stronger than their knowledge of the true God and their desire to obey and glorify him." God and History asks what in the world is God doing to help Christians gain a better understanding of who he is? With life-empowering de… Read more…

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Romans Volume 4

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: Romans Volume 4

by James Montgomery Boice

"It is changed people who change everything," says James Montgomery Boice. "If you have been called to faith in Jesus Christ, you are part of the radically changed community, the new humanity." Volume 4, The New Humanity, explores the life applications of theology Paul set out in the final four chapters of the book of Romans. Calling all Christians to re… Read more…

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: The Epistles of John

Boice Expositional Commentary Series: The Epistles of John

by James Montgomery Boice

The three letters of John found near the end of the New Testament have a tendency to be oversimplified or simply overlooked in the study of the Scriptures. However, though these letters may on the surface seem less applicable to our time because they address heresies and church management issues that seem unique to the early church, careful study reveals jus… Read more…

NIV Application Commentary Mark

NIV Application Commentary Mark

by David E. Garland

The Gospel according to Mark is widely known for its short but concise narrative-driven account of Jesus’ life—his ministry and subsequent death and resurrection. Get straight to the core of Jesus’ saving character by studying Mark, which many scholars think is a common source for the other Gospels. Let its message of new life—new life without end—… Read more…

NIV Application Commentary Luke

NIV Application Commentary Luke

by Darrell L. Bock

Luke’s gospel has earned a reputation for being greatly concerned with social justice. Jesus’ attention to those downtrodden for reason of race, class, or gender is a stunning example of how we ought to treat our neighbors. His extensively detailed ministry to diverse groups of people for the sake of unity is a particularly important message in the face… 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. Ga… 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…

NIV Application Commentary Romans

NIV Application Commentary Romans

by Douglas J. Moo

The idea of absolute truth has largely disappeared from our culture. But God’s truth does not fade, and His claims on our lives must stand out in the midst of postmodernism. The church in Rome needed this message just as we do today—the message of who God is, and what He’s done for us through His sacrifice on the cross. By growing in our understanding … Read more…

NIV Application Commentary 1 Corinthians

NIV Application Commentary 1 Corinthians

by Craig L. Blomberg

Just as Protestants are now split into countless denominations, the Corinthian church was marred, albeit on a smaller scale, by factions and discord. It fell to Paul to reconcile the church to itself in the face of convictions alike only in the strength that their adherents clung to them with. Subjects like eating habits, doctrine, marriage, lawsuits, and wo… Read more…

NIV Application Commentary 2 Corinthians

NIV Application Commentary 2 Corinthians

by Scott J. Hafemann

2 Corinthians follows in the footsteps of 1 Corinthians by providing a window into both Paul’s character and the character of God. You’ll get an intimate glimpse into Paul’s heart and his love for the church in this NIV Application Commentary volume by Scott J. Hafermann, who shows us both the original meaning of 2 Corinthians and how its message appli… Read more…

NIV Application Commentary Galatians

NIV Application Commentary Galatians

by Scot McKnight

This study of Galatians, a part of the NIV Application Commentary series, certainly does not stop at doctrine. The author examines the epistle to the church in Galatia through Paul’s eyes, using the so-called “new perspective” approach: the belief that Judaism, in that time, did not adhere to a “works based” way of being righteous. He remains utter… Read more…

NIV Application Commentary Ephesians

NIV Application Commentary Ephesians

by Klyne Snodgrass

Ephesians transcends the paradigm of works-based righteousness. Indeed, there is no ladder high enough that we can climb to heaven—only Christ can restore our relationship with God. And he does: we have so much more than forgiveness in Christ. Our lives are constantly being transformed to look more and more like the example set for us by Jesus. The NIV App… Read more…


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