A Readable Commentary on Revelation

If you’re looking for a clear, concise, readable, and solid commentary on Revelation, I recommend Vern Poythress’ The Returning King: A Guide to the Book of Revelation (Phillipsburg: P&R, 2000).  Though this commentary doesn’t comment on all the details in Revelation, it does a fine job of providing a big picture overview of the book.… Continue reading A Readable Commentary on Revelation

A Great Resource on Acts

 A friend of mine recommended this book for studying the historical situation of Acts: Colin J. Hemer's The Book of Acts in the Setting of Helenistic History (Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 1990).  Hemer had just finished the manuscript of this book before he died in 1987; thankfully Conrad Gempf and others edited it and made sure it was published.  In case you… Continue reading A Great Resource on Acts

Commentary List on James’ Epistle

I've spent the past few months preaching and teaching through James' epistle, which was quite the faith-strengthening and repentance-increasing endeavor.  Since there are dozens of commentaries on James, I couldn't use them all.  Here are the ones I've used to some extent, with a brief review of each. 1) Craig Blomberg and Mariam Kamell's Zondervan… Continue reading Commentary List on James’ Epistle