Resources & Reviews

Here is everything I have reviewed, with categories almost in alphabetical order.

  • Theology
  • Bibles
  • Biblical Languages
  • Biblical Theology
  • Children’s Books
  • Commentaries
  • Course Lectures
  • Devotionals
  • General Reading
  • Upcoming Reviews

Many of the books listed here are great, but I’ve tried to highlight some key books. Book titles in bold are those I most favor that will help you better understand the Bible. Reviews are upcoming for books in gray italics.

Theology

Bibles

Biblical Languages

Biblical Theology

Children’s Books 

General

  • Curious Kids Nature Guide: the Pacific Northwest – Fiona Cohen
  • Exploring Nature Activity Book for Kids – Kim Andrews
  • Farm Anatomy – Julia Rothman 
  • Find Me – Anders Arhoj 
  • Go, Bikes, Go! – Addie Boswell
  • Land of AND – Kate Mullaly
  • Land of OR – Kate Mullaly
  • Mice Skating – Silvestro/White
  • Natural Attraction – Iris Gottlieb
  • Nature Anatomy – Julia Rothman 
  • Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt – Kate Messner
  • What’s the Difference? – Emma Strack

Theology

Commentaries 

Exodus

  • Exodus (AOTC) – T. D. Alexander
  • Exodus (NAC) – Douglas Stuart

Leviticus

Deuteronomy

Judges/Ruth

Psalms

Proverbs

Jeremiah

Hosea

Obadiah

Jonah

  • Jonah (HMS) – Kevin Youngblood

Matthew

Mark

Luke

  • Luke (PNTC) – James Edwards

John

  • John (BECNT) – Andreas Köstenberger
  • John (CFP) – William Cook
  • John: Verse by Verse (NTC) – Grant Osborne
  • John (NTL) – Marianne Thompson
  • John (ZECNT) – Edward Klink III
  • John (ZIBBC) – Craig Keener

Acts

Romans

First Corinthians

Second Corinthians

Ephesians

Galatians

Philippians

1 & 2 Thessalonians

The Pastoral Letters

Hebrews

James

  • James (EEC) – William Varner
  • James (FotB) – Christopher Morgan
  • James: Verse-by-Verse – Grant Osborne

2 Peter, Jude

1,2,3 John

Course Lectures 

Devotionals

  • Anger (31-Day Devotionals For Life) – Bob Jones
  • Contentment (31-Day Devotionals For Life) – Megan Hill
  • Doubt (31-Day Devotionals For Life) – Elyse Fitzpatrick
  • Fearing Others (31-Day Devotionals For Life) – Zach Schlegel

General Reading

Upcoming 

Soon 

James: Verse-by-Verse – Grant Osborne
All Things New: Revelation as Canonical Capstone (NSBT) – Brian Tabb
Affirming God’s Image – J. Alan Branch
John (ZIBBC) – Craig Keener
Fearing Others (31-Day Devotionals For Life) – Zach Schlegel
Moral Questions of the Bible – David Instone-Brewer
Approaching the Study of Theology – Anthony Thiselton

Later 

Children’s

  • 5 Things to Pray For Your Kids – Melissa Kruger
  • Exploring Nature Activity Book for Kids – Kim Andrews
  • Farm Anatomy – Julia Rothman 
  • Find Me – Anders Arhoj 
  • Go, Bikes, Go! – Addie Boswell
  • Jesus and the Lions’ Den – Mitchell/Echeverri
  • Land of AND – Kate Mullaly
  • Land of OR – Kate Mullaly
  • Natural Attraction – Iris Gottlieb 
  • Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt – Kate Messner
  • What’s the Difference? – Emma Strack

Commentaries

  • Jeremiah: Walking the Ancient Pathways – Walter Kaiser
  • 1, 2, 3 John (SGBC) – Constantine Campbell

Folklore

  • Nordic Tales – illustrated by Ulla Thynell

Theology

  • Analyzing Doctrine – Oliver Crisp
  • Called by Triune Grace – Jonathan Hoglund
  • Christianity at the Crossroads – Michael Kruger
  • The Dynamic Heart in Daily Life – Jeremy Pierre
  • In Season and Out – David deSilva
  • Salvation by Grace – Matthew Barrett
  • Theology and the Mirror of Scripture – Vanhoozer/Treier
  • Understanding Postmodernism – Kelly/Dew
  • What Does God Want? – Michael Heiser

Women Wednesdays

  • Humble Roots – Hannah Anderson
  • None Like Him  – Jen Wilkin
  • Treasuring Christ – Gloria Furman

Beyond

Languages

  • Biblical Greek Made Simple – Danny Zacharias
  • Learning Biblical Hebrew Grammar – Karl Kutz / Rebekah Josberger
  • Learning Biblical Hebrew Workbook – Karl Kutz / Rebekah Josberger

Theology

  • Christ Above All – Adrio König
  • Delivered From the Elements of the World – Peter Leithart
  • Exile: A Conversation with NT Wright – James Scott
  • God of All Comfort – Scott Harrower
  • The Kingdom of God and the Glory of the Cross – Patrick Schreiner
  • The Lost World of the Torah – John Walton
  • Old Testament Theology for Christians – John Walton
  • The Progressive Mystery – Myk Habets
  • Reading Romans with Eastern Eyes – Jackson Wu
  • What Does the Bible Say About Suffering? – Brian Gregg

4 comments

  1. Hi James,

    Great blog. Thanks for your review of Representing Christ. Have you seen biblical training.org. If not, it looks like the kind of resource you would appreciate.

    Grace,

    Hank Voss

    1. Hi Hank,

      Yes, I have seen it and have used it a bit, but it hasn’t crossed my mind to even put it on here. Thanks for the reminder and for your book. I look forward to more from you in the future.

  2. Hello, I like reading your reviews and was wondering if you would be interested in reviewing my recent book, “Kingdom of Priests: Law / Priesthood / Covenant” it is available on amazon at : https://www.amazon.com/dp/1539464628?fbclid=IwAR0WfVMvwxTmX3CfrvBlN_-Dh1YUUyH578gJeeNVEyKspOixE77FT298gZs

    If you decide this is something you would be interested in doing, I can send you the PDF of the book in it’s entirety. Just Email me at Modestogarza@gmail.com

    Thanks and God Bless.

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