Jonah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah (NIVAC) by James Bruckner

One of the sections of books to preach through is the minor prophets. For many these books run contrary to that of our own current cultural trends. It is therefore extremely helpful that Zondervan Publications has put out a commentary on the Books of Jonah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah in the NIV application Commentary series. This … Continue reading Jonah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah (NIVAC) by James Bruckner

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Ephesians (WBC) by Andrew T. Lincon

The Word Biblical Commentary (WBC), has been a Biblical commentary series I had always desired to own more of. I was introduced to them in my second year of Seminary and found them extremely useful in writing academic papers, in sermon preparation, and in Sunday school preparation. A few years ago the Word Biblical Commentary … Continue reading Ephesians (WBC) by Andrew T. Lincon

The Christian Faith: Systematic Theology for Pilgrims on the Way by Michael Horton

There have been many Systematic Theology works produced over the last few centuries. Some stand the test of time such as John Calvin's, Institutes of the Christian Religion, or Charles Hodge's Systematic Theology (3 Volumes), or even Louis Berkhoff's Systematic Theology. Some however quickly fade into relative obscurity. It is a rarity that a thorough, … Continue reading The Christian Faith: Systematic Theology for Pilgrims on the Way by Michael Horton

Slave of Christ (NSBT) by Murray J. Harris

Slave of Christ: A New Testament metaphor for total devotion to Christ by Andrew S. Malone is one of the newest volumes in the longstanding series New Studies In Biblical Theology by IVP Academic Publishing.  This admirable series is edited by D.A. Carson is renowned for its impeccable research, its engagement with current scholarship, and conformity to the basic … Continue reading Slave of Christ (NSBT) by Murray J. Harris

Dictionary of the Old Testament: Historical Books, Edited by: Bill T. Arnold and H.G.M. Williamson

In a pastor or a Scholars Library, usually the first Works purchased or commentaries, followed by practical works with only a second thought towards biblical dictionaries and encyclopedias. This could not be a worse process of thinking, for dictionaries specifically those produced in the series titled, the IVP Bible Dictionary series, for this is a … Continue reading Dictionary of the Old Testament: Historical Books, Edited by: Bill T. Arnold and H.G.M. Williamson

I & 2 Corinthians (HNTC) by Richard L. Pratt

The Holman New Testament Commentary (HNTC), is Biblical commentary aimed at the working pastor.  It was a commentary I was introduced to in undergrad and have sought to attain the series ever since. While the HNTC is world renowned for its pastoral pursuit of God’s Word, I was pleasantly surprised at its accessibility to the pastor as … Continue reading I & 2 Corinthians (HNTC) by Richard L. Pratt

Holman Illustrated Bible Handbook by B&H Editorial Staff

There has been many Bible handbooks produced in the last few decades, yet many of them are either highly stall early or are so liberal in their understanding of scripture that they are hardly worth using. It was there for greatly appreciated when B&H Publications produced, the Holman Illustrated Bible Handbook. While this handbook does … Continue reading Holman Illustrated Bible Handbook by B&H Editorial Staff