Holman New Testament Commentary, 12 Volumes
A great tool for the layman
These books are very handy for the layman who is studying scripture. The pages are broken up with little tidbits of information, application stories, famous quotes, and my favorite, "in a nutshell". What this does is render the books very readable and enjoyable, you are not staring at lines and lines of text, the text is broken up. I have enjoyed using these books and would highly recommend them to any layman. These would not be good for a seminarian student however because these do not go into the depth required for a graduate program.
January 14, 2013
Excellent Commentary Set
A very thorough commentary set for a reasonable price. I use the Holman NIV commentary set, crossway ESV study bible, and MacArthur commentary set as I study the word. These books are compelling me, for the first time in my life; with an enthusiasm for reading the word of God (this was hindered in the past due to my inability to interpret some scripture). I am EXTREMELY grateful for the blessings that that these texts provide, i.e., in-depth and understandable analysis, contemporary language (as opposed to Calvin, Poole, Henry, etc.), supporting scripture, etc.
March 21, 2012
We love the Holman Commentaries. They are insightful and present the Word in a fresh way.
January 21, 2012
Great for own bible study
As I wanted to grow in bible knowledge I was looking for some books to help me with that. Though I think they are a bit brief for use in sermon preparation, they are a great help to make the make the most of my daily, personal Bible time, it really has raised the quality of that, as did the Holman OT commentary.
September 28, 2011