Acts

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Acts (AB)

by Jospeh A. Fitzmyer

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Accolades

  • Tom Schreiner: recommended; "a concise and clear commentary"

Audience:

  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
  • Scholars/professors doing research for writing
  • Scholars/professors teaching advanced courses
Acts: An Exegetical Commentary (four volumes)

by Craig S. Kenner

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Audience:

  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
  • Scholars/professors doing research
  • Scholars/professors teaching advanced courses
Acts (BECNT)

by Darrell Bock

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Accolades:

  • Keith Mathison: #1 ranked commentary on Acts; "outstanding"
  • D. A. Carson: a "best buy" on Acts
  • Tom Schreiner: recommended; "an excellent and clear commentary"

Audience:

  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
  • Scholars/professors doing research
  • Scholars/professors teaching advanced courses
Acts (Interpretation)

by William H. Willimon

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Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
  • Pastors/preachers seeking application help
  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
Acts (NAC)

by John B. Polhill

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Accolades:

  • Tom Schreiner: recommended; "invaluable and clear exposition for pastors and scholars"

Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
  • Pastors/preachers seeking application help
  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
Acts (NIVAC)

by Ajith Fernando

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Accolades:

  • Tom Schreiner: recommended; "a clear exposition with helpful application"

Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
  • Pastors/preachers seeking application help
  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
Acts (Preaching the Word)

by R. Kent Hughes

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Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
  • Pastors/preachers seeking application help
  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
Acts (REBC)

by Richard Longenecker

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Accolades:

  • Tom Schreiner: recommended; "a helpful and brief exposition for the busy pastor"

Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
  • Pastors/preachers seeking application help
  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
Acts (St. Andrews)

by R. C. Sproul

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Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
  • Pastors/preachers seeking application help
  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
Acts (TNTC)

by I. Howard Marshall

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Accolades:

  • Keith Mathison: #5 ranked commentary on Acts; "simple to read without being simplistic in content"
  • Tom Schreiner: recommended; "a brief exposition for pastors and scholars"

Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
  • Pastors/preachers seeking application help
  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
Acts (two volumes; For Everyone)

by N. T. Wright

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Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking devotional aides
  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
  • Pastors/preachers seeking application help
  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
Acts (two volumes; ICC)

by C. K. Barrett

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Accolades:

  • Keith Mathison: #3 ranked commentary on Acts; "for students and pastors needing to look at every aspect of the text, it is invaluable"
  • Tom Schreiner: recommended; "a technical commentary for research purposes"

Audience:

  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
  • Scholars/professors doing research
  • Scholars/professors teaching advanced courses
Acts (two volumes; MNTC)

by John MacArthur

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Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking devotional aides
  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
  • Pastors/preachers seeking application help
  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
Acts (ZECNT)

by Eckhard Schnabel

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Accolades:

  • D. A. Carson: a "best buy" on Acts

Audience:

  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
  • Scholars/professors doing research
  • Scholars/professors teaching advanced courses
The Acts of the Apostles (PNTC)

by David G. Peterson

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Accolades:

  • D. A. Carson: a "best buy" on Acts
  • Tom Schreiner: recommended; "an outstanding commentary for pastors and teachers"

Audience:

  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
  • Scholars/professors doing research
  • Scholars/professors teaching advanced courses
The Acts of the Apostles (SRC)

by Ben Witherington III

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Accolades:

  • Keith Mathison: #4 ranked commentary on Acts; "a large amount of information in this commentary that is not found in others"
  • D. A. Carson: a "best buy" on Acts

Audience:

  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
  • Scholars/professors doing research
  • Scholars/professors teaching advanced courses
The Book of Acts

by C. Peter Wagner

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Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
  • Pastors/preachers seeking application help
  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
The Book of the Acts (NICNT)

by F. F. Bruce

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Accolades:

  • Keith Mathison: #2 commentary on Acts; "one of the best commentaries on this book of Scripture"
  • Tom Schreiner: recommended; "a lucid commentary"

Audience:

  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
  • Scholars/professors doing research
  • Scholars/professors teaching advanced courses
The Message of Acts (BST)

by John Stott

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Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking devotional aides
  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
  • Pastors/preachers seeking application help
  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help