Resources & Reviews

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

  • Theology
  • Bible
  • 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. Books in blue bold are the ones I think would help you better understand the Bible to begin with. I have enjoyed most of the books I have reviewed, but some are better to start with than others..

Reviews for books in gray italics are upcoming.

Theology

Bibles

Biblical Languages

Biblical Theology

Children’s Books 

General

Theology

Commentaries 

Exodus

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

Leviticus

Deuteronomy

Judges/Ruth

Chronicles

Psalms

Proverbs

Jeremiah

Hosea

  • Hosea (NICOT) – J. Andrew Dearman

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

  • Romans, 2nd ed. (BECNT) – Tom Schreiner
  • Romans (BTCP) – David Peterson
  • Romans (EGGNT) – John Harvey
  • Romans (ZECNT) – Frank Thielman

First Corinthians

Second Corinthians

Ephesians

Galatians

Philippians

Colossians

1 & 2 Thessalonians

The Pastoral Letters

Hebrews

James

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

Baylor Press

  • Analyzing Theology – Oliver Crisp

Lexham Press

  • God of All Comfort – Scott Harrower

Zondervan

  • The Kingdom of God – Nicholas Perrin

Later

Children’s

  • Go, Bikes, Go! – Addie Boswell
  • Land of AND – Kate Mullaly
  • Land of OR – Kate Mullaly
  • Sophie and the Heidelberg Cat – Wilson/Garcia
  • Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt – Kate Messner

Folklore

  • Nordic Tales – illustrated by Ulla Thynell

Theology

  • What Does God Want? – Michael Heiser

Women Writers Wednesdays

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

Beyond

Languages

Lexham Press

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

Theology

B&H Academic

  • American History, Combined Ed. (1492-present) – Thomas Kidd
  • The Historical Reliability of the New Testament – Craig Blomberg
  • Urban Legends of the Old Testament – Croteau/Yates

Crossway

  • The ESV Expository Commentary: Romans–Galatians
  • The Kingdom of God and the Glory of the Cross – Patrick Schreiner

IVP Academic

Complimentary

  • Approaching the Study of Theology – Anthony Thiselton
  • Bearing God’s Name – Carmen Imes
  • But What About God’s Wrath? – Kinghorn/Travis
  • Called by Triune Grace – Jonathan Hoglund
  • Christianity at the Crossroads – Michael Kruger
  • Delivered From the Elements of the World – Peter Leithart
  • Exile: A Conversation with NT Wright – James Scott
  • The Gospel of the Son of God – David Bauer
  • The Lost World of the Torah – John Walton
  • The Messianic Vision of the Pentateuch – Kevin Chen
  • Paul, Apostle of God’s Glory in Christ (2nd ed.) – Tom Schreiner
  • Reading Romans with Eastern Eyes – Jackson Wu
  • Theology and the Mirror of Scripture – Vanhoozer/Treier
  • Understanding Postmodernism – Kelly/Dew
  • What Does the Bible Say About Suffering? – Brian Gregg

Requested

  • A Big Gospel in Small Places – Witmer/Ortlund
  • Revelation (TNTC) – Ian Paul

Lexham Press

  • The Ascension of Christ – Patrick Schreiner
  • The Care of Souls – Harold Senkbeil
  • Christ Above All – Adrio König
  • Discontinuity to Continuity – Benjamin Merkle
  • The Heart of the Preacher – Rick Reed
  • In Season and Out – David deSilva
  • Jeremiah: Walking the Ancient Pathways – Walter Kaiser
  • The Lord’s Prayer – Wesley Hill
  • Piercing Heaven – Robert Elmer
  • The Progressive Mystery – Myk Habets
  • Reflect – Thaddeus Williams
  • The Righteous & Merciful Judge – Aernie/Hartley
  • Training Preachers – Scott Gibson

New Growth Press

  • The Dynamic Heart in Daily Life – Jeremy Pierre

Zondervan

  • 1, 2, 3 John (SGBC) – Constantine Campbell
  • Apologetics at the Cross – Chatraw/Allen
  • Counsel for Couples – Holmes/Begg
  • Cultural Apologetics – Gould/Moreland
  • Cultural Engagement – Chatraw/Prior
  • How to Preach and Teach the Old Testament for All Its Worth – Christopher Wright
  • Saving Truth – Abdu Murray

3 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

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    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.

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