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In this acclaimed commentary series, R. C. H. Lenski interprets each book of the New Testament on the basis of thorough exegetical research. Lenski, a meticulous student of Greek, provides an original, literal translation of each portion of the text. Working through the text section by section, he provides linguistic and textual analysis, historical background and context on the text and its author, chief themes, and much more. In addressing difficult or controversial texts, Lenski clearly describes and evaluates multiple viewpoints before choosing a final interpretation.
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Writing from a conservative Lutheran perspective, he is unwavering in his high view of Scriptural authority. The author's purpose is to answer the question "What does this portion of the Bible say to us?" He sees the answer to the question against the background of the whole message of the Word of God.
Lenski’s Commentary on the New Testament is ideal for sermon preparation and serious Bible study. Pastors and students of the Bible who seek deep and detailed engagement with the text of the New Testament have long relied on R. C. H. Lenski's classic text. Hard to find in print, this 20 volume commentary series can be accessed anywhere with the Olive Tree Bible App.
"A great work of exegesis, every page the result of long meditation, based on rich scholarship, warm with holy reverence for the Word of God."—Moody Monthly