John

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John (BECNT)

by Andreas J. Kostenberger

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Accolades:

  • Keith Mathison: #5 ranked commentary on John; "a solid, thorough, and practical work that will be of benefit to students and pastors"
  • Tom Schreiner: recommended; "an excellent work on the Greek text"

Audience:

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

by Gerald Sloyan

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  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
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John (NIVAC)

by Gary M. Burge

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  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
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John (NTL)

by Marianne Meye Thompson

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  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
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John (PNTC)

by D. A. Carson

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Accolades:

  • Keith Mathison: #1 ranked commentary on John; "conservative evangelical scholarship at its best"
  • Tom Schreiner: recommended; "the first choice for pastors"

Audience:

  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
  • Scholars/professors doing research
  • Scholars/professors teaching advanced courses
John (Preaching the Word)

by R. Kent Hughes

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John (St. Andrews)

by R. C. Sproul

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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
John (TNTC)

by Colin G. Kruse

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Accolades:

  • Tom Schreiner: recommended; "a solid exposition for pastors"

Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
  • Pastors/preachers seeking application help
  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
John (two volumes; AB)

by Raymond E. Brown

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Accolades:

  • Tom Schreiner: recommended; "careful exposition by the renowned Roman Catholic scholar"

Audience:

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

by Gerald L. Borchert

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  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
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  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
John (WBC)

by George R. Beasley-Murray

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Accolades:

  • Tom Schreiner: recommended; "fine treatment of the Greek text"

Audience:

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

by Edward W. Klink

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Audience:

  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
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The Gospel According to John (NICNT)

by Leon Morris

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Accolades:

  • Keith Mathison: #3 ranked commentary on John; " a standard of conservative evangelical scholarship on [John]"
  • Tom Schreiner: recommended; "thorough and reverent exposition"

Audience:

  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
  • Scholars/professors doing research
  • Scholars/professors teaching advanced courses
The Gospel According to St. John

by C. K. Barrett

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Accolades:

  • Tom Schreiner: recommended; "excellent exposition"

Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
  • Pastors/preachers seeking application help
  • Pastors/preachers seeking interpretation help
The Gospel of John

by Craig S. Keneer

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Accolades:

  • Keith Mathison: #2 ranked commentary on John; "those who are doing in-depth study of John cannot afford to be without this outstanding work"
  • D. A. Carson: a "best buy" on John

Audience:

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

by Herman Ridderbos

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Accolades:

  • Keith Mathison: #4 ranked commentary on Luke; "a valuable and insightful commentary"
  • D. A. Carson: a "best buy" on John
  • Tom Schreiner: recommended; "theological insightful"

Audience:

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

by Frederick Dale Bruner

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The Gospel of John (NICNT)

by J. Ramsey Michaels

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Accolades:

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

Audience:

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

by Bruce Milne

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Audience:

  • Any Christian seeking Bible study aides
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