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References for Matthew, Mark and Luke

Bruce Barton, et. al., Life Application New Testament Commentary, Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., 2001. Verse-by-verse commentary on the New Testament with emphasis on application to everyday life.

James Montgomery Boice, The Parables of Jesus, The Moody Bible Institute, 1983. Analysis of Jesus' parables and their application to the modern world.

Madeleine I. Boucher, The Parables, Michael Glazier, Inc., 1983. A scholarly analysis of Jesus' parables with emphasis on their original meaning and interpretation within first century Jewish society.

Millar Burrows, Jesus in the First Three Gospels, Abingdon, 1977. Analysis of the synoptic gospels from a scholarly and historic viewpoint.

John Drane, The Great Sayings of Jesus, St. Martin's Griffin, 1997. Analysis of the sayings of Jesus and how they have influenced literature and popular thought.

David Laird Duncan, A History of the Synoptic Problem, Doubleday, 1999. History and analysis of the debate surrounding the relationship between Matthew, Mark, Luke and the hypothetical gospel of Q.

Matthew Henry, Matthew Henry's Commentary on the Whole Bible (electronic database), Hendrickson Publishers, 1991. A classic devotional verse-by-verse commentary dating back over three centuries

Paul Johnson, A History of Christianity, Macmillan, 1976. A scholarly history of Christianity with good coverage of the Protestant Reformation.

Herbert Lockyer, Sr., ed., Nelson's Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Thomas Nelson Publishers, 1986. Commentary on people, places, things and doctrines of the Bible, arranged by topic. Includes references to relevant Bible passages.

I. Howard Marshall, ed., New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, Intervarsity Press, 1996. Commentary on people, places, things and doctrines of the Bible, arranged by topic. Includes references to relevant Bible passages.

James L. Mays, ed., Harper's Bible Commentary, Harper, 1988. Commentary, interpretation and historical perspective on each book and each verse of the Bible.

Orville J. Nave, Nave's Topical Bible (electronic database), Biblesoft and TriStar Publishing, 1990. A classic list of Bible references arranged by topic. Contains over 100,000 Scripture passages cross-referenced under nearly 20,000 Bible topics.

James Orr, International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (electronic database), Biblesoft, 1997. Commentary on people, places, things and doctrines of the Bible, arranged by topic. Includes references to relevant Bible passages.

Charles Pfeiffer and Everett Harrison, eds., The Wycliffe Bible Commentary, Moody Press, 1962. Verse-by-verse commentary emphasizing interpretation of the words of Scripture and their application to life.

Leo Rosten, Religions of America, Simon & Schuster, 1975. History and beliefs of the various denominations and sects in the United States.

James Strong, Strong's Greek/Hebrew Dictionary (electronic database), Tristar Publishing, 1989. Cross references to every verse of the Bible with the original Hebrew and Greek words and their definitions.

Joseph Henry Thayer, A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament, 1885. A classic scholarly dictionary of New testament Greek words and definitions.

Burton H. Throckmorton, Jr., ed., Gospel Parallels, A Synopsis of the First Three Gospels, 4th ed., 1979, Thomas Nelson, Inc. A side-by-side comparison of parallel sections of Matthew, Mark and Luke.

Merrill F. Unger, The New Unger's Bible Dictionary, Moody Press, 1988. Commentary on people, places, things and doctrines of the Bible, arranged by topic. Includes references to relevant Bible passages.

G.J. Wenham, et. al., New Bible Commentary, 21st Century Edition, Intervarsity Press, 1994. Commentary, interpretation and historical perspective on each book and each verse of the Bible.

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