Monthly Archives: July 2015

The NIV Application Commentary: Ephesians

Title – The NIV Application Commentary: Ephesians Author – Klyne Snodgrass Publisher – Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1996 The author is meticulous and relentless in his exegetically digging out and showcasing gospel treasure.  I was so pleasantly surprised, blessed, and challenged … Continue reading

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Ephesians

Title – Ephesians: An Expositional Commentary Author – James Montgomery Boice Publisher – Grand Rapids:  Baker Books, 2003 (4th printing) I have in the past enjoyed reading Boice’s commentaries on Romans and John’s Gospel.  This one is no different.  Boice … Continue reading

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In the Heavenlies

Title – In the Heavenlies Author – H. A. Ironside Publisher – New York: Loizeaux Brothers, Inc., 1945 (4th edition) Ironside refreshed my heart in the gospel truths from the book of Ephesians.  He provides exegetical nuggets from the Greek … Continue reading

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Dug Down Deep

Title – Dug Down Deep:  Unearthing What I Believe and Why It Matters Author – Joshua Harris Publisher – Colorado Springs: Multnomah Books, 2010 I liked this book.  It contains some stuff that really matters for today’s teens.  The opening … Continue reading

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Bad anger, good anger

Who has never been this—annoyed, irritated, angry, resentful, or bitter?   Anger touches us all.  It is a part of being human.  Whenever we are corrected, threatened, or experience loss, we become angry.  It is a passionate emotion which flares up … Continue reading

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Daughter-Daddy take on Fear

My daughter Mariah’s (she is 14 15) take: Fearless. Fearless is a word that has never been achieved. Dramas, books, lame clichés, or even cheesy positive jewelry have promoted the word in a way that makes it seem plausible. In … Continue reading

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Ruthless Trust

Title – Ruthless Trust:  The Ragamuffin’s Path to God Author – Brennan Manning Publisher – New York: HarperCollins, 2000 In his book, Brennan quotes various writers and theologians on almost every page.  Some I appreciate and others not so much.  … Continue reading

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