Read More – Is Peter an “Ignorant Fisherman?”

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Have you ever thought of Peter as an “ignorant fisherman?” If so, J. Vernon McGee would ask you to take a second look. “As we see in his first epistle, he deals with more doctrine in a brief letter [of 2 Peter] than any other New Testament writer. He takes up controversial matters and handles them in a masterful way.” 2 Peter is the apostle’s “swan song,” and his message is that you won’t be able to live for God unless you have a knowledge of the Word of God.

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Unlike Anything Else in Your Wordsearch Library

It can be easy to read the Bible cover to cover and ignore the thousands of names, places, routes, climate conditions, and references to plants, animals, and culture. While they might not seem relevant to us, every one of them was recorded for a reason, and understanding those reasons will unlock deep and rewarding spiritual knowledge. The Understanding the Bible Series helps unlock this knowledge.

Breakthrough Discoveries in Biblical Research

The Understanding the Bible Series was developed by Carta Jerusalem, a highly-respected academic publisher in Jerusalem, Israel. For the past 61 years, Carta Jerusalem has worked with the world’s top scholars, cartographers, and on-site archaeologists. Located in Jerusalem, the publishers have the unique advantage of being surrounded by biblical and historical significance on a daily basis.

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In-depth and Trusted

“If I had 10,000 lives to live, I would want to be a pastor in every one of them,” – Herschel H. Hobbs: My Faith and Message: An Autobiography

Herschel Hobbs (1907-1995) was one of the leading Christian communicators of the twentieth century. He was a president of the SBC, pastor of the same church for nearly 25 years, and wrote or edited 147 books and Bible commentaries. He also was a preacher on Baptist Hour, reaching 50 million people with his sermons.

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“The Bible Is To Be Lived.”

The Randall House Bible Commentary Series is a must-have for pastors and students of the Bible. The authors share an unclouded commitment to the inerrant Word of God, and each of the volumes includes verse-by-verse commentary, summaries of passages, and application notes for preaching and teaching.

An Overall Aim to be Practical

While The Randall House Bible Commentary Series is not intended to be highly technical, the volumes also aren’t purely devotional. They are understandable while seriously expounding the text. When the writers comment on the Greek text, they do so in a way that anyone without formal training can follow, with technical comments put in parenthesis. The overall aim of this series is to be practical, as general editor Robert Picirilli says in the introduction, “Above all; the Bible is to be lived.”

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Read, Feed & Lead with God’s Word For You

God’s Word For You wants to help you read, feed, and lead. Not just a commentary, the 18 complete volumes are expository guides through Scripture, verse by verse.

A flexible resource, God’s Word For You can be used in preparing sermons or lessons, read simply as a book that will teach you, encourage you, and challenge you, or as a daily devotional, complete with reflection questions. Difficult verses or concepts are explained in user-friendly language, and helpful themes and illustrations are included, along with suggested applications.

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One of the Most Loved Commentaries of All Time

William Barclay (1907-1978) is known and loved by millions worldwide as one of the greatest Christian teachers of modern times. His insights into the New Testament, combined with his vibrant writing style, have delighted and enlightened readers of all ages for over half a century.

The Original Daily Study Bible

Barclay’s Daily Study Bible commentary is one of the most loved, easy-to-read and often-quoted commentaries of all time. Using this dynamic commentary will help you apply the Bible in your own life—and inspire you to teach others.

The Daily Study Bible can be used for both devotional and serious Bible study. In a straightforward way, Barclay leads you through the Word of God, helping you to understand confusing passages and bringing the Bible to life with his helpful insights.

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