Ruth and Esther: God Behind the Seen. Focus on the Bible. Davis, Barry C. and A. Boyd Luter. “Tragedy and triumph – the books of Ruth and Esther tell the stories of two women who achieve success against all odds. One woman overcomes a personal tragedy, the other a nationwide crisis. The roads they take [Continue Reading…]
Chronicles 1. Barber, Cyril J. “The books of Chronicles have had a chequered past. Neglected for many years under the unfortunate name Paraleipomenon or ‘Things Omitted’, meant that they occupied a subordinate position in the scriptures until the 4th century AD when the title ‘A Chronicle of the whole of Sacred History’ was suggested [Continue Reading…]
Ezra-Nehemiah. Word Biblical Commentary. Williamson, H.G.M. “The books of Ezra and Nehemiah are vital and significant records of times as tumultuous as our own, as Israel returned from the Babylonian captivity and undertook the rebuilding of the Temple, even while beset by enemies without and dissension within the community. For the student of the [Continue Reading…]
The Wisdom and the Folly: An Exposition of the Book of First Kings. Davis, Dale Ralph. Here are some other books on 1 and 2 Kings that might interest you. 2 Kings: The Power and Fury. Davis, Dale Ralph. 1 & 2 Kings. The New American Commentary. House, Paul R.
1 & 2 Samuel. NIV Application Commentary. Arnold, Bill T. “Why do the books of Samuel pack such broad appeal? Taken together as a single narrative, they certainly offer something for everyone: kings and prophets, great battles and greater heroes, action and romance, loyalty and betrayal, the mundane and the miraculous. In Samuel, we [Continue Reading…]
The Book of Ruth. New International Commentary on the Old Testament.Hubbard, Robert L., Jr. “Scholars, pastors, and serious Bible students will welcome the fresh light that this commentary series casts on ancient yet familiar biblical texts. The contributors apply their proven scholarly expertise and wide experience as teachers to illumine our understanding of the [Continue Reading…]
The Distressing Days of the Judges . Wood, Leon. Here are some other books that might interest you. Judges-Ruth. The New American Commentary. Block, Daniel I. Judges and Ruth. Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries. Cundall, Arthur E. and Leon Morris. Judges: Such A Great Salvation. Focus on the Bible. Davis, Dale Ralph. The Message of Judges. Wilcock, Michael.
Joshua. Expositional Commentary. Boice, James Montgomery. “Commentaries by James Montgomery Boice explain the meaning of the biblical text verse by verse and section by section, while also relating the text to the realities of Christian life. This latest addition to Boice’s popular expositional commentary series discusses the themes of obedience and love in the context [Continue Reading…]
Introduction to the Old Testament Historical Books. Howard, David M., Jr. “Gain a new understanding of the incredible events, great prophets and rich theological themes documented in the Old Testament historical books.” -Amazon.com Here are some other books on Old Testament history that might interest you. Israel from Conquest to Exile: A Commentary on Joshua [Continue Reading…]
The Book of Leviticus. New International Commentary on the Old Testament. Wenham, Gordon J. “Leviticus used to be the first book that Jewish children studied in the synagogue. In the modern church it tends to be the last part of the Bible that anyone looks at seriously. Because Leviticus is largely concerned with subjects [Continue Reading…]