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Bible commentaries aid in the study of Scripture by providing explanation and interpretation of Biblical text. Whether you are just beginning to read Scripture or have been studying the Bible daily, commentaries offer greater understanding with background information on authorship, history and setting. Our goal is to help Christians grow in their faith and Bible knowledge while helping them to explore and study the meaning of scripture as it relates to the entire Bible taking into context the meaning of the surrounding chapter, book and verses as well as the historical and culture times of the writer, and the inspiration of the Holy Spirit.
Coffman's New Testament Commentary
James Burton Coffman one of the most influential figures among Churches of
Christ in the 20th century, was known for his exhaustive writing and study of
Old and New Testament scriptures. Throughout his life he served as a preacher,
teacher and author. Coffman is the well-known author of a 37-volume verse-by-verse
commentary series, including every book in the Protestant Bible.
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John Wesley's Explanatory Notes
John Wesley's commentary on the whole Bible was produced between 1754 and 1765.
John Wesley was an Anglican cleric and Christian theologian. Wesley was a logical
thinker and expressed himself clearly, concisely and forcefully in writing.
His written sermons are characterised by spiritual earnestness and simplicity.
They are doctrinal but not dogmatic. His Notes on the New Testament (1755) are
enlightening. Both the Sermons (about 140) and the Notes are doctrinal standards.
Wesley was a fluent, powerful and effective preacher. He usually preached
spontaneously and briefly, though occasionally at great length.
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John Gill's New Testament Exposition
He preached in the same church as C. H. Spurgeon over one hundred years earlier,
his works contain priceless gems of information that are found nowhere except in
the ancient writings of the Jews. John Gill is the first major writing Baptist
theologian. His work retains its influence into the twenty-first century.
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Matthew Henry's Bible Commentary
Originally written in 1706, Matthew Henry's six volume Complete Commentary provides an
exhaustive look at every verse in the Bible. Matthew Henry was a 17th and early 18th
Century minister of the Gospel in Chester, England, and died in 1714. Quoting Charles
Spurgeon: "First among the mighty for general usefulness we are bound to mention the
man whose name is a household word, Matthew Henry. He is most pious and pithy, sound
and sensible, suggestive and sober, terse and trustworthy.
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Scofield's Notes on the Bible
For over 90 years people have relied on this reference work in their daily study of
God's Word. Written originally in 1909, C. I. Scofield's intent was to provide a
concise but complete tool that would meet the need of someone just beginning to read
the Bible. Cyrus Scofield was born in Lenawee County, Michigan, but during the American
Civil War after his conversion to evangelical Christianity in 1879, Scofield assisted
in the St. Louis campaign conducted by Dwight L. Moody and in 1883 Scofield was ordained
as a Congregationalist minister, and he accepted the pastorate of small mission church
founded by that denomination.
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