Review of the ESV Expository Commentary – Volume 4

The great preacher once said, “Of the writing of books there is no end” (Eccl 12:12). This is no more evident than in the case of commentaries. Given the sheer volume of commentaries that have been written since the days of the early church, it would seem hard to justify a new commentary—let alone a … Continue reading Review of the ESV Expository Commentary – Volume 4

Reading the Old Testament in Order

Does it matter that Judges follows Joshua in our Bibles? We can all agree that it matters whether Joshua is “canonical,” part of God’s authoritative communication to His Church—part of the Bible. But does the order of the books matter? Among the various translations of the Old Testament the books considered “canonical” are mostly the … Continue reading Reading the Old Testament in Order