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Matthew: NIV Application Commentary (NIVAC)

Matthew: NIV Application Commentary (NIVAC)

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…

Revelation: NIV Application Commentary (NIVAC)

Revelation: NIV Application Commentary (NIVAC)

by Craig Keener

Dealing with Revelation in all its complexity is a difficult task. Through the years it has been the center of much debate—debate that has caused many to ignore Revelation altogether. However, leading evangelical scholar Craig S. Keener, in this in-depth volume of the NIV Application Commentary, analyzes and explains Revelation in its genre as apocalyptic … Read more…

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

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

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…

Luke: NIV Application Commentary (NIVAC)

Luke: NIV Application Commentary (NIVAC)

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…

Exodus: NIV Application Commentary (NIVAC)

Exodus: NIV Application Commentary (NIVAC)

by Peter Enns

The Israelites’ exodus from Egypt was a time of intense vulnerability that called the entire nation to trust in God more than ever before. The Israelites’ doubt of God’s promise to deliver them certainly strikes chords in our own lives today, as we are called to believe in Christ and his sacrifice for us. Just as Israel was lead into the land of promis… Read more…

Isaiah: NIV Application Commentary (NIVAC)

Isaiah: NIV Application Commentary (NIVAC)

by John Oswalt

Like the other prophets, Isaiah’s writings are full of judgment, hope, and encouragement. Israel is a nation that knows God’s truth but, rather than living it, is hardened to it. Though God’s interactions with His people seem beyond understanding, or even altogether missing, His identity as redeemer is emphasized above all else. Isaiah is sharply aware… Read more…

Genesis: NIV Application Commentary (NIVAC)

Genesis: NIV Application Commentary (NIVAC)

by John Walton

Genesis serves as a foundation for the doctrine of redemption. From the beginning, God shows himself to be relatable, purposeful, and active. He truly cares about His creation and desires to be present, rather than watching events from a distance. To come to an understanding of our own history of salvation, we must place God first, just as Genesis demonstr… Read more…

Acts: NIV Application Commentary (NIVAC)

Acts: NIV Application Commentary (NIVAC)

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…

Hebrews: NIV Application Commentary (NIVAC)

Hebrews: NIV Application Commentary (NIVAC)

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…

Ephesians: NIV Application Commentary (NIVAC)

Ephesians: NIV Application Commentary (NIVAC)

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…

Proverbs: NIV Application Commentary (NIVAC)

Proverbs: NIV Application Commentary (NIVAC)

by Paul E. Koptak

The world’s definition of wisdom and God’s definition of wisdom do not often coincide. Popular culture often causes us to doubt what we know is right in God’s eyes. Sometimes we end up wandering from His will for months or even years before we learn to once again regard His wisdom more than the world’s. In a society at odds with God’s desires for … Read more…

Ezekiel: NIV Application Commentary (NIVAC)

Ezekiel: NIV Application Commentary (NIVAC)

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…


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