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So what book of the Bible are you pastors currently teaching through?  What commentaries would you recommend?  For the sake of blog conformity let’s all use 3 categories (Exegetical/Expositional/Applicational) and only list our favorite work in each category.

I am currently preaching through Revelation.

Exegetical: Robert Thomas

Expositional:  Robert Mounce (NICNT)

Applicational: Craig Keener (NIVA)

9 responses to this post.

  1. I am studying and preaching from the book of Colossians.

    Expositional: Oliver Greene

    Application: Theodore Epp


  2. Posted by Will Hatfield on March 18, 2009 at 2:45 pm

    1 Samuel

    Exegetical: Tsumura – NICOT
    Application: Dale Ralph Davis
    Expositional: Woodhouse

  3. Matthew

    Exegetical: Don Hagner
    Application: Michael J. Wilkins
    Expositional: R. T. France/David L. Turner
    Theological: “Jesus the Messiah” Donald Guthrie
    Harmony: “A Harmony of the Gospels” Thomas/Gundry

  4. Mark

    Robert Stein (ECNT)
    James Brooks (NAC)

    I am using others as well, but I find these two have been the most helpful.

  5. Mark-

    Exegetical: Cranfield
    Expositional: Hiebert
    Homiletical: Hughes

    Honorable Mention: R.T. France; James Brooks, & Calvin’s Harmony.

  6. Posted by John on March 19, 2009 at 7:13 am

    Gospel of John —

    Exegetical: DA Carson (Pillar)
    Expositional: J. Carl Laney (Moody Gospel Commentary)
    Applicational: Leon Morris (Reflections on the Gospel of John)

    I use many others as well, but these have been most consistently helpful.

  7. Have you looked at Mitchell Reddish’s commentary on Revelation? It is one of the best.

  8. Posted by Scott Christensen on March 19, 2009 at 1:26 pm


    Exegetical: Carson/ Morris (honorable mention – Kostenberger)
    Expositional: MacArthur
    Applicational: Boice/ J. C. Ryle

  9. Posted by Kevin McAteer on March 24, 2009 at 12:13 pm


    Exegetical: Douglas Moo (NICNT)
    Expositional: MacArthur

    Others: F.F. Bruce, Harrison (EBC), Steven A. Kreloff (Romans 9-11), Hendriksen, Mounce, Morris, and Cranfield.

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