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Zondervan Bible Commentary (1 Vol.)

Zondervan Bible Commentary (1 Vol.)

by F. F. Bruce

The Zondervan Bible Commentary takes its award-winning predecessor, the New International Bible Commentary, and weaves in rich, full-color images and other new features to make it the finest one-volume commentary of its kind. Featuring the insights of forty-three world-class scholars, this convenient, information-packed volume unlocks the meaning and message… Read more…

Vine’s New Testament Word Pictures (2 Vols.)

Vine’s New Testament Word Pictures (2 Vols.)

by F. F. Bruce and W. E. Vine

Study the meaning of biblical words in the original languages without spending years learning Greek. W. E. Vine’s New Testament Word Pictures places every key word from Vine’s classic Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words in Bible book and verse-by-verse order. The text of the King James Version of the Bible is included for context, but W. E. Vine… Read more…

Nelson's Illustrated Bible Dictionary

Nelson's Illustrated Bible Dictionary

by F. F. Bruce, Ronald F. Youngblood and R. K. Harrison

Nelson's Illustrated Bible Dictionary is the most comprehensive and up-to-date Bible dictionary available. With a fresh new look and updated photographs, this new and enhanced edition is a wealth of basic study information written for the general reader without the jargon of scholarly works. Look up over 7,000 entries on people, places, or thi… Read more…

F. F. Bruce Collection (20 Vols.)

F. F. Bruce Collection (20 Vols.)

by F. F. Bruce

F.F. Bruce (1910-1990), known as the dean of evangelical scholarship, had a passion for proclaiming the Bible as God’s guide for our lives. He was Rylands Professor of Biblical Criticism and Exegesis at the University of Manchester in England. A prolific writer, his commentary volumes and other works are considered classics. His work New Testament Document… Read more…

Hard Sayings of the Bible

Hard Sayings of the Bible

by F. F. Bruce, Walter Kaiser, Peter Davids and Manfred Brauch

Are you grappling with a difficult verse in the Bible? And are you looking for a short, easy-to-read answer that really makes sense without explaining away the verse? Hard Sayings of the Bible is the handy reference book you need. Here you will find explanations of over 700 of the most troubling verses to test the minds and hearts of Bible… Read more…

Understanding the Bible Commentary - Philippians

Understanding the Bible Commentary - Philippians

by F. F. Bruce

Each volume in the Understanding the Bible Commentary Series breaks down the barriers between the ancient and modern worlds so that the power and meaning of the biblical texts become transparent to contemporary readers. They present a careful section-by-section exposition of the biblical books with key terms and phrases highlighted and all Greek transliterat… Read more…

Acts: A Bible Study Commentary

Acts: A Bible Study Commentary

by F. F. Bruce

This study opens our understanding of the Acts of the Apostles so that "you may know the truth concerning the things of which you have been informed." Acts is the second volume of the history of Christian origins by Luke, a doctor who wrote "an orderly account" of the life of Christ and the early church. The first volume is Luke’s gospel. A… Read more…

Understanding Biblical Criticism

Understanding Biblical Criticism

by F. F. Bruce

The term "biblical criticism" simply means discerning the most accurate text of the Bible ("textual criticism") and then exploring issues such as who wrote the various books of the Bible, when they were written, and the circumstances of the writing ("higher criticism"). Yet because the word "criticism" can i… Read more…

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 45: 1 & 2 Thessalonians (WBC)

Word Biblical Commentary: Volume 45: 1 & 2 Thessalonians (WBC)

by F. F. Bruce

This is Volume 45 of the Word Biblical Commentary series, covering both 1 Thessalonians and 2 Thessalonians. The Word Biblical Commentary delivers the best in biblical scholarship, from the leading scholars of our day who share a commitment to Scripture as divine revelation. This series emphasizes a thorough analysis of textual, linguistic… Read more…

Defending First-Century Faith

Defending First-Century Faith

by F. F. Bruce

What is the gospel? And how was it first preached — and defended? As they eagerly told the world about Jesus Christ, early Christians met with many forms of opposition: religious opposition (from the Jews), cultural opposition (from paganism), political opposition (from the Roman empire), and philosophical opposition (from "Christia… Read more…

New Testament History

New Testament History

by F. F. Bruce

The story of the New Testament is best understood when it is set in its historical context, which is what F.F. Bruce does brilliantly in this book. He begins by explaining the political, social, intellectual, and religious aspects of the Jewish people after their return from exile. The life and ministry of Jesus is then set within that culture. … Read more…

New Testament Documents, The: Are They Reliable?

New Testament Documents, The: Are They Reliable?

by F. F. Bruce

Are the New Testament documents reliable? Can we have confidence in their record of the life and teaching of Jesus and his followers? Such questions are fundamental for anyone approaching the New Testament. F. F. Bruce, formerly Rylands Professor of Biblical Criticism and Exegesis at the University of Manchester, was well qualified to answer them. This class… Read more…


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