1. Layman's Bible Commentary Set
    Layman's Bible Commentary Set
    Tremper Longman III, Dr. Mark Strauss, Dr. Stephen Leston
    Barbour Publishing / Hardcover
    $19.99 Retail: $99.99 Save 80% ($80.00)
    3.5 Stars Out Of 5 9 Reviews
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  1. North Carolina
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    Serves the intended purpose
    October 9, 2017
    Rebecca
    North Carolina
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    Quality: 4
    Value: 4
    Meets Expectations: 4
    This book was obviously not designed to be a commentary for deep study. it rather gives a VERY brief chapter by chapter overview. If you are a new Bible student and tend to get bogged down in some of the books of the prophets (for example, the book of Jeremiah) by the lists of names and fathers and towns of this one and that, this will prove to be helpful to briefly summarize (in a few sentences) what is included in each chapter. It is not intended to replace Bible reading or commentaries. I would recommend this little book to any new Christian or for anyone needing quick reference to refresh your memory as to what is covered in each chapter. I sometimes read it after I finish my daily Bible reading just for a recap if a chapter was a bit wordy. If you are a Bible scholar or someone who has long studied your BIble, this is not the commentary you are looking for. You won't learn anything new. This is very basic.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
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