â€˜[William Barclay] paints pictures with words and draws you in â€¦ absolutely fantastic.
The work of William Barclay requires no introduction for long-term Life and Work readers.
Author of the world-famous Daily Study Bibles before his death in 1978, his words and work continue to shape and influence generations of Presbyterians around the globe. Drawn from his acclaimed commentaries on the New Testament, this latest volume brings together a new pattern of his work, using the book of Matthew as a guide for a year. This work would be helpful for those charged with the task of leading worship or a year-long Bible study.
-- Life & Work magazine, December 2013Â
'The distance between then and now, or between Jesus and me, is crossed in a split second.'
Thanks to Barclay, Iâ€m now devouring my Bible in the same insatiable way some devour a best-selling novel.â€
â€˜William Barclay writes with such an intelligent clarity and generosity.â€
'one of the few who could at the same time distil the essence of scholarly findings with nourishment for the Christian way.â€
'Barclay has a breathtakingly rich knowledge of the world in which the gospel is setâ€