Bible Commentaries

The Bible tells the story of the world: Creation, the Fall of Man, the history of national Israel, the coming of Christ, the beginnings of the Church and the future unveiling of the full glory of God. Each of these narrative threads are tightly woven into a beautiful tapestry representing Christ and His redemptive work. The individual books of Scripture are an essential part of that story, so it is important that we understand each one on its own as well as its place in the broader context of Scripture. Traditional commentaries have tried to guide readers toward this understanding through verse-by-verse exposition of passages. Such careful analysis is often helpful, but it is not the only way to approach Bible study. We emphasize resources with a broader, story-based approach that concentrate on major themes and symbolism.

Two books that ably demonstrate this narrative approach are Through New Eyes by James Jordan, and A House for My Name by Peter Leithart. Jordan's book develops a "maximalist" approach to Scripture, incorporating typology and symbolism in its studies. The original authors and readers of the Bible had a certain way of looking at the world that is reflected in the traditional canon. That way of looking was rooted in biblical typology. If we train ourselves to recognize these symbols and their meaning, we will come to a better understanding of the Biblical narrative. A House for My Name similarly follows thematic arcs through the Biblical covenants, demonstrating the coherence of the overall story. Leithart shows how the main characters and events of the Old Testament all point to Christ(John 5:39).

Commentaries are designed not only to tell us about the Bible, but to show it to us in a fresh way. A good commentary helps readers think clearly about the whole Bible, not just fragments of it, and thematic and story-based commentaries offer a holistic approach well adapted to this kind of thinking.

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1 & 2 Kings
Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible
by Peter Leithart
from Brazos Press
in Bible Commentaries (Location: XBI-COMM)
$28.00
1 Peter for You
by Juan R. Sanchez, Foreword by R. Albert Mohler Jr.
for 9th-Adult
in Bible Commentaries (Location: XBI-COMM)
$12.00 (1 in stock)
Acts for Everyone Part 1
by N. T. Wright
from Westminster John Knox Press
for Adult
in Bible Commentaries (Location: XBI-COMM)
$9.00 (1 in stock)
Book of Genesis
The Bible for School and Home #1
by J. Patterson Smyth
from Yesterday's Classics
for 8th-12th grade
in Bible for School and Home (Location: BIB-YC)
$13.95
Book of Job Unfolded
by William H. Green
2nd edition from Christian Liberty Press
for 11th-12th grade
in Bible Commentaries (Location: XBI-COMM)
Book of Job Unfolded - Answer Key
from Christian Liberty Press
for 11th-Adult
in Bible Commentaries (Location: XBI-COMM)
$2.50
Christ and His Rivals
by Doug Wilson
from Athanasius Press
for Adult
in Bible Commentaries (Location: XBI-COMM)
$14.95 $9.00 (1 in stock)
Clarke's Commentary - 6 Volume Set
Undated from Abingdon-Cokesbury Press
for Adult
in Bible Commentaries (Location: XBI-COMM)
$64.00 (1 in stock)
Commentaries on the Pentateuch - Five Volume Set
by Rousas John Rushdoony
from Chalcedon / Ross House Books
in Bible Commentaries (Location: XBI-COMM)
Commentary on Peter & Jude
by Martin Luther, translated and edited by John Nichols Lenker
from Kregel Publications
for Adult
in Bible Commentaries (Location: XBI-COMM)
$10.00 (1 in stock)
Commentary, Critical and Explanatory, on the Old and New Testament
by Andrew Robert Fausset, Robert Jamieson
from Arkose Press
for Adult
in Bible Commentaries (Location: XBI-COMM)
$34.00
Creation in Six Days
by James Jordan
from Canon Press
in Bible Commentaries (Location: XBI-COMM)
$17.00
Crying Out for Vindication
The Gospel According to the Old Testament
by David R. Jackson
from P&R Publishing
in Bible Commentaries (Location: XBI-COMM)
$11.00
Darius, Artaxerxes, and Ahasuerus in the Bible
by James B. Jordan
from Athanasius Press
for 9th-Adult
in Bible Commentaries (Location: XBI-COMM)
$8.95
Days of Vengeance
by David Chilton
from Dominion Press
in Eschatology & Prophecy (Location: XTH-ESCH)
Deep Exegesis
by Peter Leithart
from Baylor University Press
in Biblical Theology (Location: XTH-BIB)
$35.00
Deuteronomy
Commentaries on the Pentateuch
by Rousas John Rushdoony
from Chalcedon / Ross House Books
in Bible Commentaries (Location: XBI-COMM)
$45.00
Developing a Heart For God
by Ron Auch
Rev ed. from New Leaf Press
for 9th-Adult
in Devotionals (Location: XCL-DEV)
$21.99
Dominion Covenant: Genesis
by Gary North
from Institute for Christian Economics
for 12th-Adult
in Biblical Law (Location: XTH-LAW)
$8.00 (1 in stock)
Exalting Jesus in 1 & 2 Timothy and Titus
by David Platt, Daniel L. Akin, and Tony Merida
from Broadman & Holman
for Adult
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$7.50 (1 in stock)
Exodus
Commentaries on the Pentateuch
by R. J. Rushdoony
from Chalcedon / Ross House Books
for Adult
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$45.00
Exploring Genesis
by John Phillips
from Loizeaux Brothers
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$5.00 (1 in stock)
Faith in the Face of Apostasy
The Gospel According to the Old Testament
by Raymond B. Dillard
from P&R Publishing
for 10th-Adult
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$11.00
From Behind the Veil
by Peter Leithart
from Athanasius Press
in Bible Commentaries (Location: XBI-COMM)
$18.95
From Famine to Fullness
The Gospel According to the Old Testament
by Dean R. Ulrich
from P&R Publishing
for Adult
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$11.00
Galatians for You
by Timothy Keller
from Good Book Company
for 10th-Adult
in Bible Commentaries (Location: XBI-COMM)
$10.00 (1 in stock)
Genesis
Commentaries on the Pentateuch
by R. J. Rushdoony
from Chalcedon / Ross House Books
for Adult
in Bible Commentaries (Location: XBI-COMM)
$45.00
Getting to Know John's Gospel
by Robert A. Peterson
from P&R Publishing
for Adult
in Clearance: Christian Books (Location: XCLE)
$3.00 (1 in stock)
Gleanings in Exodus
by Arthur W. Pink
from Moody Press
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Glory of Kings
by Peter Leithart
from Wipf and Stock Publishers
for Adult
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$40.00
God's Pattern for Creation
by W. Robert Godfrey
from P&R Publishing
for Adult
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$7.50 (1 in stock)
Gospel of John
by R. J. Rushdoony
from Chalcedon / Ross House Books
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$26.00
Habakkuk
by Walter J. Chantry
from Banner of Truth Trust
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$9.00
Handwriting on the Wall
by James B. Jordan
from American Vision Press
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Hear, My Son
by Ralph Allan Smith
from Athanasius Press
for Adult
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$9.99
Hebrews, James & Jude
by R. J. Rushdoony
from Chalcedon / Ross House Books
in Bible Commentaries (Location: XBI-COMM)
$30.00
Herein is Love Volume 2: Exodus
by Nancy E. Ganz
2nd Revision from Shepherd Press
for Kindergarten-5th grade
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$10.00 (2 in stock)
Herein is Love Volume 4: Numbers
by Nancy Ganz
from Shepherd Press
for 3rd-5th grade
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$7.50 (1 in stock)
Highlands of Galilee: When Christ Came
The Bible for School and Home #5
by J. Patterson Smyth
from Yesterday's Classics
for 8th-12th grade
in Bible for School and Home (Location: BIB-YC)
$13.95
Interlinear Bible - 3-Volume Set
2nd edition, 13th printing from Hendrickson Publishers
for Adult
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$48.00 (1 in stock)
Interpreting Genesis 1 with Integrity
by John Holzmann
from Sonlight Curriculum, Ltd.
in Bible Commentaries (Location: XBI-COMM)
Jesus as Israel Volume 1
Through New Eyes Commentary Series
by Peter j. Leithart
from Athanasius Press
for Adult
in Bible Commentaries (Location: XBI-COMM)
Jesus as Israel Volume 2
Through New Eyes Commentary Series
by Peter J. Leithart
from Athanasius Press
for Adult
in Bible Commentaries (Location: XBI-COMM)
Jesus the King
by Timothy J. Keller
Reprint from Penguin Press
for Adult
in Jesus Christ (Location: XTH-JES)
$13.60
John Calvin's Sermons on 2 Samuel: Chapters 1-13
by John Calvin, translated by Douglas Kelly
from Banner of Truth Trust
for Adult
in Bible Commentaries (Location: XBI-COMM)
$33.00 (4 in stock)
John for Everyone Part Two
by N. T. Wright
2nd edition from Westminster John Knox Press
for Adult
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$3.00 (1 in stock)
Jonah Through New Eyes
by Uri Brito & Rich Lusk
from Athanasius Press
for 9th-12th grade
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$18.95
Joshua and the Judges
The Bible for School and Home #3
by J. Patterson Smyth
from Yesterday's Classics
for 8th-12th grade
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Joy at the End of the Tether
by Doug Wilson
from Canon Press
for 9th-Adult
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$10.00
Judges
by James Jordan
from Wipf and Stock Publishers
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$29.00 $18.00 (2 in stock)
Judges for You
by Timothy Keller
from Good Book Company
for Adult
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$12.00 (1 in stock)
Leviticus
Commentaries on the Pentateuch
by R. J. Rushdoony
from Chalcedon / Ross House Books
for Adult
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$45.00
Matthew Henry's Commentary in Six Volumes
by Matthew Henry
2014th edition from Hendrickson Publishers
for Adult
in Bible Commentaries (Location: XBI-COMM)
Matthew Henry's Commentary on the Whole Bible
by Matthew Henry
from Hendrickson Publishers
for 10th-Adult
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Meditations and Disquisitions Upon Certain Psalms
by R. Baker
1988 reprint from Sprinkle Publications
for Adult
in Bible Commentaries (Location: XBI-COMM)
$14.00 (2 in stock)
Moses & Pharaoh
by Gary North
from Institute for Christian Economics
for Adult
in Christianity and the State (Location: XWV-STA)
$5.00 (1 in stock)
Moses and the Exodus
The Bible for School and Home #2
by J. Patterson Smyth
from Yesterday's Classics
for 8th-12th grade
in Bible for School and Home (Location: BIB-YC)
$13.95
Numbers
Commentaries on the Pentateuch
by R. J. Rushdoony
1st edition from Chalcedon / Ross House Books
for Adult
in Bible Commentaries (Location: XBI-COMM)
$45.00
Our Lord Prays for His Own
by Marcus Rainsford
4th edition from Kregel Publications
for Adult
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$6.50 (1 in stock)
Primeval Saints
by James Jordan
from Canon Press
Biography for 10th-Adult
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$14.00 $7.50 (2 in stock)
Promise of His Appearing
by Peter Leithart
from Canon Press
in Bible Commentaries (Location: XBI-COMM)
$15.00
Prophets and Kings
The Bible for School and Home #4
by J. Patterson Smyth
from Yesterday's Classics
for 8th-12th grade
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$13.95
Proverbs for You
by Kathleen Nielson
from Good Book Company
for 9th-Adult
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Queen and I: Studies in Esther
by Ray C. Stedman
from Word Books
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$9.00 (1 in stock)
Returning King
by Vern Poythress
from P&R Publishing
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$12.50
Revelation: Four Views
by Steve Gregg, editor
from Thomas Nelson Publishers
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$25.99
Romans
by Robert Rogland
from P&R Publishing
for 9th-Adult
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$10.00
Romans
by H. A. Ironside
from Loizeaux Brothers
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$7.50 (1 in stock)
Romans & Galatians
by Rousas John Rushdoony
from Chalcedon / Ross House Books
for Adult
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$24.00
Salvation Through Judgment and Mercy
The Gospel According to the Old Testament
by Bryan D. Estelle
from P&R Publishing
in Bible Commentaries (Location: XBI-COMM)
$12.99
Sermons In Obadiah & Jonah
by R. J. Rushdoony
from Chalcedon / Ross House Books
for Adult
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$9.00
Smoke On the Mountain
by Joy Davidman
from Westminster John Knox Press
for 11th-Adult
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$20.00
So Noted!
by Henry Morris
from Master Books
for 9th-Adult
in Bible Commentaries (Location: XBI-COMM)
$12.79
Son for Glory
Through New Eyes Commentary Series
by Toby Sumpter
from Athanasius Press
for Adult
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$14.95
Son to Me
by Peter Leithart
from Canon Press
in Bible Commentaries (Location: XBI-COMM)
$21.00
St. Mark
The Bible for School and Home #8
by J. Patterson Smyth
from Yesterday's Classics
for 8th-12th grade
in Bible for School and Home (Location: BIB-YC)
$13.95
St. Matthew
The Bible for School and Home #7
by J. Patterson Smyth
from Yesterday's Classics
for 8th-12th grade
in Bible for School and Home (Location: BIB-YC)
$13.95
Table in the Mist
by Jeff Meyers
from Athanasius Press
for 10th-Adult
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$18.95
The Four
by Peter Leithart
from Canon Press
in Bible Commentaries (Location: XBI-COMM)
$18.00
Theology of the Prophetic Books
by Donald E. Gowan
1st edition from Westminster John Knox Press
for 11th-Adult
in Bible Commentaries (Location: XBI-COMM)
$15.00 (1 in stock)
Tools of Dominion
by Gary North
from Institute for Christian Economics
for 11th-Adult
in Biblical Law (Location: XTH-LAW)
$38.00 (1 in stock)
Under His Wings
Through New Eyes Bible Commentary Series
by Rich Lusk and Uri Brito
from Athanasius Press
for 9th-Adult
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$18.95
Union and Communion
by J. Hudson Taylor
from Dodo Press
for Adult
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$9.99
Unseen God: A Study in the Book of Esther - 2 volumes
by Alistair Begg
from Truth for Life
for Adult
in Bible Commentaries (Location: XBI-COMM)
Victory According to Mark
by Mark Horne
from Canon Press
in Bible Commentaries (Location: XBI-COMM)
$17.00 $9.00 (1 in stock)
Vindication of Jesus Christ
by James B. Jordan
2nd edition from Athanasius Press
for 11th grade-Adult
in Eschatology & Prophecy (Location: XTH-ESCH)
$8.95
When the Christ Came: The Road to Jerusalem
The Bible for School and Home #6
by J. Patterson Smyth
from Yesterday's Classics
for 8th-12th grade
in Bible for School and Home (Location: BIB-YC)
$13.95
Wisdom for Dissidents
by Jeffrey J. Meyers
from Athanasius Press
in Bible Commentaries (Location: XBI-COMM)
$26.95
Words of Delight
by Leland Ryken
2nd edition from Baker Academics
for Adult
in Bible Surveys (Location: XBI-SURV)
$6.00 (1 in stock)