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…]
Moses and the Gods of Egypt : Studies in Exodus. Davis, John J. “Moses and the Gods of Egypt has established itself in evangelical schools as one of the few academically sound and pedagogically useful studies of the Book of Exodus. This section-by-section commentary is lucidly outlined, is illuminated by more than thirty charts, [Continue Reading…]
Deuteronomy. Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries. Thompson, J. A. “Thousands camped east of the Jordan, ready to cross it, eradicate a decadent culture and establish their own nation. Their remarkable leader Moses, soon to die, stood and spoke to them. The book of Deuteronomy records these speeches. Commentator J. A. Thompson believes we cannot fail [Continue Reading…]
A History of Israel From the Bronze Age Through the Jewish Wars. Kaiser, Walter C., Jr. Here are some other books on Old Testament history that might interest you. Kingdom of Priests: A History of Old Testament Israel. Merrill, Eugene H. A Survey of Israel’s History. Wood, Leon J.
Creation and Blessing: A Guide to the Study and Exposition of Genesis. Ross, Allen P. “An exceptionally helpful guide for pastors and teachers. Its literary, exegetical, and theological analyses will enrich any exposition of Genesis.” -Amazon Here are some other books on Genesis that might interest you. The Book of Genesis. New International Commentary [Continue Reading…]