Tag: Commentaries


Preaching Freedom from Galatians July 4th Weekend

With tomorrow being the 4th of July, freedom will be a constant theme on social media, television programming, and sermons on Sunday. Paul reminds us in Galatians 5:1 that “It was for freedom that Christ has set us free; therefore keep standing firm and do not be subject again to a yoke of slavery.” To   …Continue Reading


5 Reasons Why You Should Consult Commentaries

Yesterday my book Preaching Tools: an Annotated Survey of Commentaries and Preaching Resources for Every Book of the Bible was released @Baptist21 at the SBC in Baltimore. Here is an edited portion of the introduction.

I have always loved books. When I was called to preach at age 16, a retired minister gave me 400 volumes from his library. Since then, I have been something of a collector of theological books, including hundreds of commentaries. These have served as treasured resources for my own personal Bible study, preaching, and teaching over the past 40 years.