A Private Commentary on the Bible

A Series by James D. Quiggle

A Private Commentary on the Bible: Ruth
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Series: A Private Commentary on the Bible, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,070. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / Old Testament
The book of Ruth describes what the life of faith should look like from its barest beginnings in its first profession, to the fruition of faith in obedient and faithful practice. Everywhere in Ruth God works, unseen, arranging circumstances, giving grace, and bringing blessings. To understand the message of Ruth is to perceive the hand of God at work in our own circumstances.
A Private Commentary on the Bible: Esther
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Series: A Private Commentary on the Bible, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,890. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / Old Testament
Esther is about God’s grace, providence, and promises. It is also a story about compromise, worldliness, and pride—and that’s the good guys! How the believer can compromise his or her faith for worldly gain, and how God will be true to himself to protect and preserve his people, is the story of Esther. The interpretation is based on a translation by the Author.
A Private Commentary On the Bible: Daniel
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Series: A Private Commentary on the Bible, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,550. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Old Testament
The commentary is in two parts. Part one is a discussion of Daniel’s faith in a pagan land separated from temple and sacrifices, persevering in his faith by faith alone. Part two is a explanation of the prophecies Daniel received during the times of the Babylonian and Medo-Persian Empires.
A Private Commentary on the Bible: Jonah
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Series: A Private Commentary on the Bible, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,030. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / Old Testament
Jonah is unique among the prophets: the book is about God’s message to Jonah and Jonah’s response. Here is an Old Testament example of the parable of the sheep that has gone astray. Jonah remains unrepentant to the end, and one of the themes of the book is, “Don’t be like Jonah. The book also reminds us God is Lord of all, the good news of his mercy, love, and salvation must go out to all.
A Private Commentary on the Bible: John 1-12
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Series: A Private Commentary on the Bible, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 188,060. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / New Testament
This commentary on John 1–12 is designed for every Believer who sits in Sunday schools or Bible studies and can’t get reasonable answers to their questions. By default, then, it is also intended for Bible teachers so they can understand what the Scripture says and provide reasonable answers for themselves and their students. Any Believer can study John’s Gospel through this commentary.
A Private Commentary on the Bible: Ephesians
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Series: A Private Commentary on the Bible, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 173,380. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / New Testament
This commentary was written to help anyone study Ephesians. The detailed discussions and explanations should especially appeal to the local church pastor and Bible teacher, and Bible college or seminary student.Chapters 1-3 discuss the doctrinal basis for faith; 4-6 are the practical application. Together they form the basis for the Christian life.
A Private Commentary on the Bible: Philemon
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Series: A Private Commentary on the Bible, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,360. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / New Testament
Through Paul’s letter to Philemon the Holy Spirit created Scripture instructing the church how and why to reconcile with sinning Christian brethren. The letter divides into six sections: greeting, praise and prayer, an appeal, an argument, a promise, assurance and closing thoughts. The exposition is based on the author’s translation.
A Private Commentary on the Bible: Hebrews
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Series: A Private Commentary on the Bible, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 190,760. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / New Testament
Armed with Paul’s theology and the skills of a consummate teacher, the Writer of Hebrews proves Christ is superior to all religions. His main themes are Christ the only Savior, press on to spiritual maturity, persevere in the faith by faith. The Writer confirms the deity of Christ, the security of the believer, and explains the obligations and duties of the Christian in his or her faith community.
A Private Commentary on the Bible: James
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Series: A Private Commentary on the Bible, Book 9. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,490. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / New Testament
The book of James is practical preaching on Christian character and duty. The commentary explains what the book requires of Christians. The book’s main themes are that trials develop spiritual maturity and good works demonstrate saving faith.
A Private Commentary on the Bible: 1 Peter
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Series: A Private Commentary on the Bible, Book 10. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,020. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / New Testament
Peter’s first epistle is his manifesto of what it means to be a Christian in an unchristian world. Chapters 1:3–2:10 are the doctrinal section. Chapters 2:11–5:11 are the practical section. The translation of 1 Peter is by the author. Several appendices discuss a number of related doctrines.
A Private Commentary on the Bible: 2 Peter
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Series: A Private Commentary on the Bible, Book 11. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,480. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / New Testament
Pastor Peter tells believers how to identify false teachers by their immoral character and wrong beliefs, and what to do to remain steadfast in the faith. Peter makes important statements about the inspiration of Scripture, the return of Jesus Christ, and the inevitability of God’s judgments. The heart of the epistle is Peter’s exhortations, principles, and precepts to guide the Believer's life.
A Private Commentary on the Bible: Jude
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Series: A Private Commentary on the Bible, Book 12. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,730. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / New Testament
From a translation by the Author. Jude teaches believers to contend vigorously for the faith by describing the three characteristics of apostasy and how to respond to apostates with the truth and praise.