Layman's Bible Commentary Set
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A commentary for everyday Christian readers! Comprehensive and ultra-accessible, this indispensable Genesis-through-Revelation set is just the ticket for personal study or Sunday school preparation. You'll find section-by-section analysis of every book of Scripture; historical and literary context; explanations of puzzling passages; diagrams; charts; "Take It Home" life applications; and more. 12 hardcovers, from Barbour.

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Format: Hardcover
Vendor: Barbour Publishing
Dimensions: 9.00 X 5.75 X 10.50 (inches)
ISBN: 1616267895
ISBN-13: 9781616267896
Series: Layman's Bible Commentary

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Publisher's Description

Here’s an accessible reference that aids personal Bible study or Sunday school preparation—the Layman’s Bible Commentary, reference for the everyday Christian, not the scholar! This 12-volume set covers all 66 Bible books—from Genesis to Revelation—providing section-by-section commentary on the flow and theme of each book, as well as historical and literary context for each. Major interpretations are presented for controversial passages and topics. Puzzling passages and Bible practices are explained, and charts and diagrams further aid your understanding. And “Take It Home” segments provide a practical application for each passage.

Author Bio

Dr. Stephen Leston is the director of the Center for Pioneer Church Planting in Los Fresnos, Texas. Prior to training church planters to minister to the unreached, Stephen served as pastor-teacher of Kishwaukee Bible Church in Sycamore, Illinois. He also pastored churches in Petersburg, Alaska, and Warrenville, Illinois. For over 20 years Stephen has been passionate about teaching God’s Word and training people to teach God's Word to others. He is the author of Illustrated Guide to Bible Battles as well as several commentaries in the Layman’s Bible Commentary series. He is married to the love of his life, Heather, and has four children. 
 

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  1. boyergirl
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    layman bible commentary
    February 27, 2017
    boyergirl
    Quality: 0
    Value: 0
    Meets Expectations: 0
    i love these for my beginners bible study. i am getting another for a friend.
  2. Christian1
    1 Stars Out Of 5
    Poor Choice
    February 23, 2017
    Christian1
    Quality: 0
    Value: 0
    Meets Expectations: 0
    My husband surprised me with these books. His thoughtfulness is greatly appreciated. However, the books are a poor source of a commentary use. You can get the same information on the bottom of your bible notes as you can in this set. Honestly, I would not even pay $10 for the set. They are very basic and skim on the lines of being called a commentary set.
  3. sharmaine
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    best suited for the everyday christian
    March 27, 2016
    sharmaine
    Quality: 3
    Value: 4
    Meets Expectations: 4
    I did read some of the reviews and it seems they expected much more than the set was designed for. I am a young Christian and I find it gives me what I need. If I feel prompted to look more deeply, then I use other sources for research and study. I would recommend this to someone who is new to Bible study. If you have a theology or divinity degree, don't waste your money. It will be better spent on something like the Pulpit Commentary.
  4. pastorjames
    N E Missouri
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: male
    2 Stars Out Of 5
    deacons ok, seminary grads no
    March 11, 2016
    pastorjames
    N E Missouri
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: male
    Quality: 2
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 1
    This review was written for Layman's Bible Commentary Set.
    Like the other reviewers have said, this might make a great resource for a deacon, but I hold a basic mdiv and could not find anything useful or that I didn't already know. If you're internet savvy, you'd get much more out of the Matthew Henry Commentary or some other commentary that is free online. It's sooo basic.
  5. Chaplain DHO
    Williamson County, Texas
    Age: Over 65
    Gender: male
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    A great bargain!
    July 13, 2015
    Chaplain DHO
    Williamson County, Texas
    Age: Over 65
    Gender: male
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This is a well written and carefully thought out commentary. Easy to read and understand and surprisingly comprehensive. It is an excellent companion to a good Study Bible of any translation. Gives you that somthing extra to enhance your understanding of the Bible.
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This commentary utilizes a number of translations including (but not limited to) NLT, KJV, The Message and the NET Bible.

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