Bible Speaks Today Commentary Series – New Testament | Reviews and Volumes

Reviews of the Bible Speaks Today Commentary Series

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Pastor and author Tim Keller:

In a Twitter Question and Answer, former founding pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City, Tim Keller, said the Bible Speaks Today was one of his favorite New Testament commentaries series. See the tweet here.

Pastor and author Max Lucado:

“This book from The Bible Speaks Today series brought me to a deeper understanding of grace. Stott’s verse-by-verse explanation modeled biblical teaching for me. He gave a clear dissection of Scripture. Personally, this book helped me trust the grace of God.”

Christina Baxter, honorary canon, Southwell Minster:

“The Bible Speaks Today is a fine resource that works at listening to the message in the original situation of the biblical books and hearing God’s Word for today through the Scriptures.”

Roger Forster, founder, Icthus Christian Fellowship:

“The Bible Speaks Today series is brilliant for tuning in to God’s voices.”

Terry Virgo, founder, Newfrontiers:

“Accessible, informative and uncomplicated, The Bible Speaks Today series offers genuine insights into the text, without becoming over-scholarly.”

Purpose of the Bible Speaks Today Commentary Series

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From the publisher: “The Bible Speaks Today series has been widely acclaimed for its combination of scholarship and application. Now these bestselling New Testament commentaries are made available in electronic form. All who preach and teach the Word of God, or who want to study it earnestly, will benefit from these superb studies and the technology that now supports them.”

The Bible Speaks Today series, according to John Stott, is characterized by the following threefold ideal:

  • Expound the Biblical Text with Accuracy
  • Relate it to Contemporary Life
  • Make it Readable

Volumes in the Bible Speaks Today Commentary Series

The Message of Matthew – Michael Green

The Message of the Sermon on the Mount – John Stott

The Message of Mark – Donald English

The Message of Luke – Michael Wilcock

The Message of John – Bruce Milne

matthew bible commentaryThe Message of Acts – John Stott

The Message of Acts was recipient of the 1991 Christianity Today Readers’ Choice Award.

The Message of Romans – John Stott

One of Christianity Today’s 1995 Books of the Year.

The Message of 1 Corinthians – David Prior

The Message of 2 Corinthians – Paul W. Barnett

The Message of Galatians – John Stott

The Message of Ephesians – John Stott

The Message of Philippians – J. Alec Motyer

The Message of Colossians and Philemon – R.C. Lucas

The Message of 1 and 2 Thessalonians – John Stott

The Message of 1 Timothy and Titus – John Stott

The Message of 2 Timothy – John Stott

The Message of Hebrews – Raymond Brown

The Message of James – J. Alec Motyer

The Message of 1 Peter – Edmund P. Clowney

The Message of 2 Peter and Jude – R.C. Lucas and Christopher Green

The Message of John’s Letters – David Jackman

The Message of Revelation – Michael Wilcock


Also see:

Bible Commentary Series (index)

New Testament commentaries (index)

Old Testament commentaries (index)