The Life Application Bible New Testament Commentary:
This is my most used commentary for Sermon and lesson preparation. Written by the team that designed and produced the Life Application Bible, this commentary series greatly expands the amount of information given, for a fuller and deeper look at the Bible and is exegetically accurate, theologically sound, and intensely practical. It is the only commentary to offer sermon and lesson applications alongside stirring commentary.
The Life Application Bible Commentary offers a cohesive look at the major themes, issues, and doctrines that Christians are seeking to apply in their own lives. It’s numerous maps, charts, diagrams, quotes and illustrations make it extremely useful in helpin Christians to grow in their understanding and maturity. Each volume is split into three sections: an introduction, the commentary itself, and a reference section. Insight from various church leaders including John Calvin, Martin Luther, Charles Wesley, A.W. Tozer, and C.S. Lewis communicate truths in a clear and understandable way, with the goal of aiding further communication of the life-changing message of the Gospel.
Overview of the Life Application Bible Commentary:
- Theologically conservative (evangelical)
- Non-technical (no knowledge of Greek necessary)
- Uses the New International Version (NIV) and New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) predominantly, but also quotes from the New King James Version (NKJV) and the King James Version (KJV)
- A verse-by-verse exposition of the entire New Testament
- Geared for general Christians seeking to grow in their understanding and maturity, but helpful for teachers and pastors as well
- Introduction, commentary and references for each book of the New Testament
- Charts, diagrams, maps and illustrations helpful for applying the text to one’s life
- Practical application tips and information
- Highlighted (in bold text) verses for easy reference
- Bibliographies for each volume
Hard-hitting, application-oriented commentary makes this product great for pastors, teachers, Bible study leaders, and laymen. 17 Volumes.
Anchor Yale Bible Commentary:
The Anchor Yale Bible is a fresh approach to the world’s greatest classic—the Bible. This prestigious commentary series of more than 80 volumes represents the pinnacle of biblical scholarship, drawing from the wisdom and resources of Protestant, Catholic, and Jewish scholars from around the world. A book-by-book translation and exegesis of the Hebrew Bible, the New Testament, and the Apocrypha that includes more than 80 volumes, this vast commentary series makes available all the significant historical and linguistic knowledge which bears on the interpretation of the Bible.
These massive commentaries have set the standard for biblical scholarship for decades—marking the beginning of a new era—by making the Bible accessible to modern readers. The Anchor Yale Bible aims to arrive at the meaning of biblical literature through exact translation and extended exposition, and to reconstruct the ancient setting of the biblical story, as well as the circumstances of its transcription and the characteristics of its transcribers. These commentaries are written with the most exacting standards of scholarship, reflecting the highest technical accomplishment. They are accessible for laypersons, and vital for sermon preparation, research, and advanced study of the Bible.
The New Daily Study Bible New Testament Comentary:
World-renowned for his thought-provoking Daily Study Bible series, William Barclay is one of the best-loved commentators on the Bible. His brilliant communication, down-to-earth approach and sheer enthusiasm inspire spirituality and faith among his readers. Clearly defining the greatest issues of the Christian faith in plain and simple language, readers familiar with his work will find it enhanced throughout with explanation of contexts, sources for quotations and other details. 17 volumes