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  • Top 5 Commentaries on the Book of Job

    from Keith Mathison Sep 18, 2008 Category: Articles

    In this post, we look at the deeply profound book of Job. The following are five of the most helpful commentaries on this book of Scripture. Keep Reading
  • Top 5 Commentaries on the Book of 1 Corinthians

    from Keith Mathison Sep 13, 2008 Category: Articles

    The letter titled First Corinthians in our Bibles was written by the Apostle Paul from Ephesus during his third missionary journey sometime around AD 55. The letter is a favorite of many, but it contains a number of difficult texts. The following are five of the most helpful commentaries on the First Epistle to the Corinthians. Keep Reading
  • Respectable Sins

    from Keith Mathison Sep 09, 2008 Category: Articles

    Have you ever found yourself so caught up and concerned with the rampant sinfulness of our culture that you forget about the subtle sins in your own heart? If so, Jerry Bridges has written a book for you. Respectable Sins: Confronting the Sins We Tolerate (NavPress, 2007) takes aim at the sins many Christians consciously or unconsciously consider "acceptable" behavior. For those who take the lordship of Jesus Christ seriously and seek to be like Him, this book is required reading. Keep Reading
  • R.C. Sproul on the White Horse Inn with Michael Horton

    from Keith Mathison Sep 08, 2008 Category: Articles

    R.C. Sproul on the White Horse Inn provided the video for Michael Horton’s September interview of R.C. Sproul. Keep Reading
  • Top 5 Commentaries on the Book of Esther

    from Keith Mathison Sep 06, 2008 Category: Articles

    In the Hebrew Bible, the book of Esther is found in the third section of the canon, the Writings.  It is the last of the five "scrolls" (Ruth, Song of Songs, Ecclesiastes, Lamentations, and Esther), and is read at the Feast of Purim. It is a deeply profound and moving narrative of historical events that displayed the providence of God. The following are five of the most helpful commentaries on this book of Scripture. Keep Reading
  • Top 5 Commentaries on the Books of Ezra and Nehemiah

    from Keith Mathison Sep 01, 2008 Category: Articles

    With the books of Ezra and Nehemiah, the continuous historical narrative of the Old Testament comes to a close. These two books were originally a single work, and most commentaries treat them together. The following are five of the most helpful commentaries on Ezra/Nehemiah. Keep Reading
  • Top 5 Commentaries on the Books of 1 & 2 Chronicles

    from Keith Mathison Aug 24, 2008 Category: Articles

    If you randomly select 100 Christians and ask them to name their five favorite books of the Bible, it is unlikely that the books of 1 & 2 Chronicles will be found on many lists. These books are largely neglected by Christians today. These theologically rich books contain principles that remain as relevant for the people of God today as they were for the people of God then. The following are five of the most helpful commentaries on 1 & 2 Chronicles. Keep Reading
  • Top 5 Commentaries on the Book of Romans

    from Keith Mathison Aug 19, 2008 Category: Articles

    The sheer number of commentaries on Romans makes it somewhat difficult to choose a "Top 5." Our own Dr. Sproul has himself written an outstanding introductory level commentary on Romans. I recommend this volume to anyone who is not familiar with the great themes of Paul's epistle. In addition to this volume, the following are five of the most helpful commentaries on the book of Romans. Keep Reading
  • Top 5 Commentaries on the Books of 1 & 2 Kings

    from Keith Mathison Aug 15, 2008 Category: Articles

    The books of 1 and 2 Kings recount events that cover a period of just over four hundred years, from the death of David to the release of Jehoiachin from prison in Babylon. The books of 1 and 2 Kings describes a movement towards the eventual loss of the land and exile. The following are five of the most helpful commentaries on the books of 1 & 2 Kings. Keep Reading
  • Top 5 Commentaries on the Books of 1 & 2 Samuel

    from Keith Mathison Aug 10, 2008 Category: Articles

    The books of Samuel deal in the broadest sense with the establishment of the monarchy in Israel in fulfillment of promises found within the Pentateuch. Within this larger context, these books focus primarily on the stories of three important individuals in the history of Israel: Samuel, Saul, and David. The following are five of the most helpful commentaries on the books of Samuel. Keep Reading

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