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  • Top 5 Commentaries on The Song of Songs

    from Keith Mathison Nov 01, 2008 Category: Articles

    It is somewhat difficult to recommend a "Top 5" list on the Song of Songs because one's inclusion of commentaries in the list will largely depend on whether one takes an allegorical or non-allegorical approach to the book. The list below is based on my own non-allegorical approach to the book. Keep Reading
  • Wittenberg: The Protestant Rome?

    from Keith Mathison Oct 30, 2008 Category: Articles

    What happens when church marketing meets church history? Citizens of the German city of Wittenberg may soon find out. In honor of the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's arrival in Wittenberg as a student and a monk, the leaders of the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD) have declared a "Luther Decade" -- a plan to rebuild German Protestantism. Keep Reading
  • A New “Must Read” for Reformed Christians

    from Keith Mathison Oct 25, 2008 Category: Articles

    For the last several years, I have been hearing rumors of a book project that was being developed by Dr. James T. Dennison. According to the "word on the street," Dennison was working on a multi-volume work that would include most or all of the Reformed confessions of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries in English translation. Some of these confessions have long been available in English, but many have never before been translated. Occasionally, I would see references being made to this work on various blogs and forums, but I did not know when it would be complete. Keep Reading
  • Top 5 Commentaries on the Book of Ecclesiastes

    from Keith Mathison Oct 18, 2008 Category: Articles

    Vanity of vanities! All is vanity. So begins the book of Ecclesiastes, one of the more difficult books of Scripture to interpret and apply. The book deals with questions of despair, suffering, and folly -- in other words, life in a fallen world. Ecclesiastes teaches us that life without God leads ultimately to futility. There are a number of helpful commentaries on this epistle, and the following are five of the best. Keep Reading
  • Top 5 Commentaries on the Book of 2 Corinthians

    from Keith Mathison Oct 11, 2008 Category: Articles

    The book of 2 Corinthians sheds much light on Paul's Gospel Ministry and is one of his most personal letters. There are a number of helpful commentaries on this epistle, and the following are five of the best. Keep Reading
  • Top 5 Commentaries on the Book of Proverbs

    from Keith Mathison Oct 04, 2008 Category: Articles

    The book of Proverbs is the central wisdom book of the Old Testament. The Proverbs are too often neglected by Christians today, but they are also too often misunderstood. There are a number of helpful commentaries on Proverbs, and the following are five of the best. Keep Reading
  • Top 5 Commentaries on the Book of Psalms

    from Keith Mathison Sep 24, 2008 Category: Articles

    The Book of Psalms is one of the most beloved portions of Holy Scripture. The book is actually a collection of 150 individual songs composed over a period of approximately 1000 years, from the time of Moses (Psalm 90) to the post-exilic period (Psalm 126). There are a number of great commentaries on the book of Psalms. The following are five of the most helpful.    Keep Reading
  • 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

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