Commentaries

The Book of Zechariah

1579105998Glory in our Midst: A Biblical-Theological Reading of Zechariah’s Night Vision (Meredith Kline) This commentary on the writing of the prophet Zechariah is a mix of deeply thoughts out exposition and a meditation on the glory of God.

 

The Gospel of Matthew

9780802825018The New International Commentary on the New Testament : The Gospel of Matthew (R.T. France) France’s exposition of Matthew is a standard among any serious student of this gospel. His comments on the Kingdom Parables and the Olivet Discourse are definitely worth a read. (Google Books)

The Epistle to the Thessalonians

510pNDL+8LL._SX321_BO1,204,203,200_The IVP New Testament Commentary Series: 1-2 Thessalonians (G.K. Beale) Considered by many to be one of the best commentaries on the Thessalonian epistles for its simplicity and rich theological thought. Beale addresses the many eschatological text with precision. (Google Books)

 

 

The Book of Revelation

mtc More Than Conquerers (William Hendricksen) Considered to be the classic commentary on the book of Revelation from an Amillennial-Idealist prespective. This book is a fantastic overview of the many themes of the apocalypse. (Google Books)

 

bealeRevelation: A Shorter Commentary (G.K. Beale) G. K. Beale’s monumental New International Greek Testament Commentary volume on Revelation has been highly praised since its publication in 1999. This shorter commentary distills the superb grammatical analysis and exegesis from that tome (over 1,300 pages) into a book more accessible and pertinent to preachers, students, and general Christian readers. (Google Books)

271806The Theology of the Book of Revelation (Richard Bauckham) This is a very scholarly work on the underlying theology behind many of the symbols and themes of the book of Revelation. (Google Books)

 

 

410pcTNYjRL._SY344_BO1,204,203,200_The Letters to the Seven Church of Asia in their Local Setting (Colin Hemer) This important work takes the reader through the cultural, political and economic situation that would have surrounded the churches in Asia Minor. (Google Books)

 

Dietsch RevelationThe Book of Revelation- A Study (Peter M. Dietsch) This new book – “The Book of Revelation – A Study” – is available to download (as a Kindle e-book or pdf)  As the footnotes in the book bear out, most of this new book is a bringing together of various commentaries on Revelation, leaning heavily on my favorite and very readable commentary, More Than Conquerors: An Interpretation of the Book of Revelation by William Hendriksen.

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