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A new commentary for today's world, The Story of God Bible Commentary (SGBC) explains and illuminates each passage of Scripture in light of the Bible’s grand story. The first commentary series to do so, SGBC offers a clear and compelling exposition of biblical texts, guiding everyday readers in how to creatively and faithfully live out the Bible in their own contexts. Its story-centric approach is ideal for pastors, students, Sunday school teachers, and laypeople alike.
Leading biblical scholars Tremper Longman III and Scot McKnight serve as general editors for The Story of God Bible Commentary series. Together, they have sought authors who are exceptional scholars, faithful Christians, committed evangelicals, and theologically diverse.
“The easy-to-use format and practical guidance brings God’s grand story to modern-day life so anyone can understand how it applies today.” — Andy Stanley
“Opens up the biblical story in ways that move us to act.” — Darrell L. Bock
“It makes the text sing and helps us hear the story afresh.”—John Ortberg
“This commentary breaks new ground.” — Craig L. Blomberg
Scot McKnight, Ph.D. is a recognized authority on the New Testament, early Christianity, and the historical Jesus. McKnight is the author or editor of some seventy-five books, and is the Julius R. Mantey Professor of New Testament at Northern Seminary in Lisle, IL. Dr. McKnight obtained his Ph.D. at the University of Nottingham (1986) and has been a professor for more than three decades. Among his books are the award-winning The Jesus Creed: Loving God, Loving Others, which won the Christianity Today book of the year for Christian Living. McKnight also wrote the commentary volumes on James, Colossians, and Philemon for the NICNT, and The Sermon on the Mount for the Story of God Bible Commentary. Scot McKnight was ordained to the Diaconate in Churches for the Sake of Others, a segment of Anglican Churches of North America.