Compact application commentaries for today's context, featuring three easy-to-use sections designed to help readers live out God’s story:

LISTEN to the Story

Includes complete NIV text with references to other texts at work in each passage, encouraging the reader to hear it within the Bible’s grand story.

EXPLAIN the Story

Explores and illuminates each text as embedded in its canonical and historical setting.

LIVE the Story

Reflects on how each text can be lived today and includes contemporary stories and illustrations to aid preachers, teachers, and students.

Old Testament
Genesis
Tremper Longman III
Hardcover, Printed
Not Available
Exodus
Zondervan
Hardcover, Printed Caseside
Not Available
Joshua
Lissa Wray Beal
Hardcover, Printed
Not Available
1-2 Samuel
Paul Evans
Hardcover, Printed
Not Available
Proverbs
Ryan O'Dowd
Hardcover, Printed Caseside
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Daniel
Wendy L. Widder
Hardcover, Printed
Not Available
Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs
George Athas
Hardcover, Printed
Not Available
Ruth, Esther
Marion Ann Taylor
Hardcover, Printed
Not Available
New Testament
Matthew
Rodney Reeves
Hardcover, Printed Caseside
Not Available
Mark
Timothy Gombis
Hardcover, Printed Caseside
Not Available
Sermon on the Mount
Scot McKnight
Hardcover, Printed
Not Available
Acts
Dean Pinter
Hardcover, Printed
Not Available
Romans
Michael F. Bird
Hardcover, Printed
Not Available
2 Corinthians
Judith A. Diehl
Hardcover, Printed
Not Available
Ephesians
Mark D. Roberts
Hardcover, Printed
Not Available
Philippians
Lynn H. Cohick
Hardcover, Printed
Not Available
1 Peter
Dennis R. Edwards
Hardcover, Printed
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1, 2, and 3 John
Constantine R. Campbell
Hardcover, Printed
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1 and 2 Thessalonians
John Byron
Hardcover, Printed
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What people are saying about the Story of God Bible Commentary series:

Craig S. Keener, Asbury Theological Seminary

"Engagingly readable, it not only explores the biblical text but offers a range of applications and interesting illustrations."

Daniel I. Block, Wheaton College and Graduate School

"Pastors and lay people will welcome this new series, which seeks to make the message of the Scriptures clear and to guide readers in appropriating biblical texts for life today."

Judy Douglass, Cru

“A perfect tool for helping every follower of Jesus to walk in the story that God is writing for them.”

Craig L. Blomberg, Denver Seminary

“This commentary series breaks new ground… Ideal for preaching and teaching.”

Graeme Goldsworthy, author of According to Plan

"An extremely valuable and long overdue series that includes comment on the cultural context of the text, careful exegesis, and guidance on reading the whole Bible as a unity that testifies to Christ as our Savior and Lord."

Darrell L. Bock, Dallas Theological Seminary

“The editors and contributors open up the biblical story in ways that move us to act with sensitivity and understanding… Well done.”

Frank Thielman, Beeson Divinity School

"Pastors, Bible study leaders, and Christians of all types who are looking for a substantive and practical guide through the Scriptures will find these volumes helpful."