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Careful, Quick Summaries
Read a summary of any passage in the New Testament, no matter the size—from major divisions to
paragraphs to verses.
Know Where You Are
The Lexham Context Commentary is like a heavily annotated outline of the entire New Testament. Zoom in as close—or out as far—as you want, and you’ll get a short, reliable description of wherever you are.
Context Is King
You’re checking a cross-reference in James 1, and you want to make sure you’re understanding accurately. Where has James’ argument come from? Where is it going? Grab your roadmap: just open up the Lexham Commentary: New Testament.
Introductions by Leland Ryken
Leland Ryken has long been at the forefront of “close reading”—of reading the Bible as literature. Ryken’s introductions will acquaint you with the major genres of literature in the New Testament, helping you read each in keeping with what kind of book it is, from Gospel to epistle to apocalypse.