The Message of Genesis 1-11 (BST) by David Atkinson

Genesis is one of the longest books in the Bible and because of this many commentaries have been written on and about it.   As with all commentaries they fall into three types, Popular (meant for the laity), Pastoral (written for Pastors and Teachers), and Scholarly (meant for scholarly pastors, theologians, and scholars).  The series the … Continue reading The Message of Genesis 1-11 (BST) by David Atkinson

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The Message of Ezekiel (BST) by Christopher H. Wright

One of the harder books to preach through is the book of Ezekiel, due to its prophetic style of writing.  This problem is also exacerbated by the sad fact many pastors and teachers are not as well versed in the Old Testament as well as the New.  One of the better commentaries on the book … Continue reading The Message of Ezekiel (BST) by Christopher H. Wright

1st and 2nd Thessalonians (ZECNT) by Gary Shogren

One of the greatest assets of a exegetical commentary is to have in-depth exegesis of the original language paired with superior application.  The Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament is a commentary which is an exemplary example of the a great commentary. One of the volumes of this series which demonstrates the qualities is … Continue reading 1st and 2nd Thessalonians (ZECNT) by Gary Shogren

1st Corinthians (TNTC) by Thomas R. Schreiner

Tyndale New Testament commentaries is on the of more recognizable commentary series.  It has been around for many decades and has been the bastion of more or less conservative theological commentaries.  In recent years due to developments in Biblical scholarship, there has been a need for some of the volumes to be updated.  While IVP … Continue reading 1st Corinthians (TNTC) by Thomas R. Schreiner

Dictionary of the Later New Testament & Its Developments (IVP Bible Dictionary Series)

In a pastors, usually the first books which are purchased are 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 top-notch and … Continue reading Dictionary of the Later New Testament & Its Developments (IVP Bible Dictionary Series)

Jesus’s Sermon on the Mount and His Confrontation with the World by D.A. Carson

In the last few years Baker Books has been re-issuing a number of D.A. Carson's works.  Most recenly Baker re-released two works in one volume titled, Jesus’s Sermon on the Mount and His Confrontation with the World.  This volume is the combination of the work "Jesus’s Sermon on the Mount" and "His Confrontation with the … Continue reading Jesus’s Sermon on the Mount and His Confrontation with the World by D.A. Carson

7 Dangers Facing Your Church by Juan Sanchez

Most people stay a away from reading, no less, preaching Revelation.  John Calvin was even quoted as saying, that He did not understand the book, while this quote was acquired second hand the point remains of the confusing nature of the book of Revelation.  Regardless, the book of Revelation is part of God infallible and … Continue reading 7 Dangers Facing Your Church by Juan Sanchez

A Fever, a Flight, and a Fight for the World (Rwendigo Tales) by J.A. Myhre

There are many books for youth, but not many which are not only enjoyable but show a Christ-centered focus.  One of these books can be found in the Rwendigo Series, authored by J.A. Myhre produced by New Growth Press.  The fourth book of this series is A Fever, a Flight, and a Fight for the … Continue reading A Fever, a Flight, and a Fight for the World (Rwendigo Tales) by J.A. Myhre