Stokes, George Thomas-Expositor’s Bible: The Acts of the Apostles, Vol. 2

CONTENTS. CHAPTER I. THE TRAINING OF SAUL THE RABBI. Acts vii. 58; xxii. 3. PAGE St. Paul’s Appearance on the Christian Stage and its Results—The Tübingen Theory—His Parentage—Birthplace—Testimony of St. Epiphanius—Early Friends—Education—Trade—Gamaliel and his Influence—Evidence of Talmud—Pharisaic Schools—Their Casuistry and Exegesis—Parallel between Hagar and Sarah 1‑21 CHAPTER II. THE CONVERSION OF THE PERSECUTOR. Acts viii. 3; ix. … Read more

Stokes, George Thomas-Expositor’s Bible: The Acts of the Apostles, Vol. 1

CONTENTS. CHAPTER I. THE ORIGIN AND AUTHORITY OF THE ACTS OF THE APOSTLES. Acts i. 1, 2. PAGE Title—Apocryphal Acts—Paul and Thecla—Evidence of Tertullian—His Chronological Position—Modern Analogies—Muratorian Fragment and Bobbio—Epistle from Lyons—Pothinus an Apostolic Man—Marcion and St. Luke—Defects of German Criticism—Growth of New Testament Canon—Newly-discovered Second Century Documents—Scillitan Martyrs—Primitive Christians and Biblical Criticism—Advantages of Uncertainty on … Read more

Dods, Marcus-Expositor’s Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. II

CONTENTS. PAGE I. The Anointing of Jesus 3 II. The Entry into Jerusalem 19 III. The Corn of Wheat 31 IV. The Attractive Force of the Cross 47 V. Results of Christ’s Manifestation 65 VI. The Foot-Washing 75 VII. Judas 91 VIII. Jesus Announces His Departure 109 IX.[vi] The Way, the Truth, and the Life … Read more

Dods, Marcus-Expositor’s Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I

CONTENTS. PAGE Introductory Note ix CHAPTER I. The Incarnation 1 CHAPTER II. Reception Christ met with 19 CHAPTER III. The Baptist’s Testimony 33 CHAPTER IV. The First Disciples 53 CHAPTER V. The First Sign—The Marriage in Cana 67 CHAPTER VI. The Cleansing of the Temple 85 CHAPTER VII. Nicodemus 99 CHAPTER VIII.[vi] The Brazen Serpent … Read more

Burton, Henry-Expositor’s Bible: The Gospel of St Luke

CONTENTS. CHAPTER I. PAGE THE GENESIS OF THE GOSPEL 1 CHAPTER II. THE MUTE PRIEST 15 CHAPTER III. THE GOSPEL PSALMS 29 CHAPTER IV. THE VIRGIN MOTHER 47 CHAPTER V. THE ADORATION OF THE SHEPHERDS 67 CHAPTER VI. THE VOICE IN THE WILDERNESS 80 CHAPTER VII. THE TEMPTATION 105 CHAPTER VIII. THE GOSPEL OF THE … Read more

Gibson, John Monro-Expositor’s Bible: The Gospel of Matthew

CONTENTS. CHAP.PAGE The Coming of the Christ1 Matt. I. His Reception13 Matt. II. His Herald24 Matt. III. 1-12. His Baptism31 Matt. III. 13-17. His Temptation39 Matt. IV. 1-11. Beginning of His Galilean Ministry48 Matt. IV. 12-25. The Gospel of the Kingdom57 (“Sermon on the Mount.”) Matt. V., VI., VII. The Nature and Constitution of the Kingdom58 In Itself (“The Beatitudes”)58 In Relation … Read more

Bennett, W.H.-Expositor’s Bible The Book of Jeremiah, Chapters XXI.-LII.

PREFACE The present work deals primarily with Jeremiah xxi.-lii., thus forming a supplement to the volume of the Expositor’s Bible on Jeremiah by the Rev. C. J. Ball, M.A. References to the earlier chapters are only introduced where they are necessary to illustrate and explain the later sections. I regret that two important works, Prof. Skinner’s Ezekiel in this … Read more

Cox, Samuel-Expositor’s Bible:Book of Ecclesiastes

PREFACE. The Lectures on which this book is founded were delivered five-and-twenty years ago, and were published in A.D. 1867.[1] For more than twenty years the book has been out of print, a large first edition having been speedily sold out. No other edition was issued owing to the fact that my publisher soon passed into another profession. … Read more

Maclaren, Alexander-Expositor’s Bible: The Psalms, Vol. 3

PREFACE. A volume which appears in “The Expositor’s Bible” should obviously, first of all, be expository. I have tried to conform to that requirement, and have therefore found it necessary to leave questions of date and authorship all but untouched. They could not be adequately discussed in conjunction with Exposition. I venture to think that … Read more

Maclaren, Alexander-Expositor’s Bible: The Psalms, Vol. 2

PREFACE. A volume which appears in “The Expositor’s Bible” should obviously, first of all, be expository. I have tried to conform to that requirement, and have therefore found it necessary to leave questions of date and authorship all but untouched. They could not be adequately discussed in conjunction with Exposition. I venture to think that … Read more