Luke

R. T. France

Luke
Luke

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To craft informed sermons, pastors scour commentaries that often deal more with minutia than the main point. Or they turn to devotional commentaries, which may contain exegetical weaknesses. The Teach the Text Commentary Series bridges this gap by utilizing the best of biblical scholarship and providing the information a pastor needs to communicate the text effectively. By keeping the discussion of each carefully selected preaching unit to six pages of focused commentary, the volumes in this series allow pastors to quickly grasp the big idea and key themes of each passage of Scripture. The text and its meaning are made clear, and sections dedicated to effectively teaching and illustrating the text help pastors prepare to preach. Full-color illustrations, maps, and photos are included throughout each volume to illustrate the world and events described in the Bible.

Pages: 416
Publisher: Baker Books
Published: 2013
ISBN-10: 0801092353
ISBN-13: 9780801092350

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5 out of 5 based on 2 user ratings
atchiso9 October 21, 2016 5 5
R.T. France is always worth reading when it comes to commentaries, as he has time and time again shown his strong exegetical work in his NICNT on Matthew and his NIGNT commentary on Mark. This commentary is a little different, as while it still focuses on exegesis, France does less work in the original languages than his prior two commentaries. This makes the commentary more accessible to those who don't have rudimentary knowledge of Koine Greek. Nonetheless, it still maintains the quality of France's consistently strong exegetical work. The commentary does the work to talk about what someone could teach on from the text, and what some of the points of application are. Overall, this is a great commentary that is worth utilizing for bible study, preaching, and personal study.
Abram K-J January 20, 2014 5 5
You can read my full review at the link. Short version: if you're preaching or teaching through Luke, make sure to consult this one. [Full Review]

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