Philippians-Philemon – J.J. Muller – New International Commentary on the New Testament

Philippians commentary by J.J. MullerJ. J. Muller’s work, The Epistles of Paul to the Philippians and to Philemon, is widely known and much loved for its verse-by-verse commentary, careful examination of Philippians and Philemon, and introductory examination of each book.

His words, brimming with outstanding scholarship and biblical wisdom, outline the doctrine found within these two Pauline epistles in way that is useful for students, professors, pastors, and laity alike.

What’s more, this resource was the original New International Commentary volume on Philippians and Philemon.

Bringing fresh commentary to two popular New Testament epistles, Muller’s words remind us of the importance of careful examination of the Scriptures.

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Jacobus J. Müller (1906–1977) was a theologian, biblical scholar, and author.

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