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Classic Commentaries and Studies on the Epistles of Peter and Jude (26 vols.)
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Overview

The Classic Commentaries and Studies on the Epistles of Peter and Jude (26 vols.) offers some of the most significant classical studies on Epistles of Peter and Jude from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. With notable authors such as Thornley Smith, William Kelly, Robert Leighton, and John Brown, Classic Commentaries and Studies on the Epistles of Peter and Jude (26 vols.) contains over 9,000 pages of interpretation, observations, translations, contextual history, and practical application. The twenty-six volumes contained in the Classic Commentaries and Studies on the Epistles of Peter and Jude (26 vols.) have had an enduring impact on New Testament exegesis, and this exceptional collection provides easy access to this wealth of significant scholarship.

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Key Features

  • Over 9,000 pages of notable scholarship on the Epistles of Peter and Jude
  • Noted authors from a variety of backgrounds
  • Completely searchable, linked to your preferred Bible translation and the other books in your library

Individual Titles

Exposition of the First Epistle of Peter, vol. 1

  • Author: Wilhelm Steiger
  • Translator: Rev. Patrick Fairburn
  • Publisher: Thomas Clark
  • Publication Date: 1836
  • Pages: 297

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Providing detailed exposition on the book of First Peter, Wilheim Steiger examines the contextual, intended, and semantic meanings within the text. Steiger carefully brings forth detailed explanation and annotation of the book of First Peter—in hopes of not overlooking critical historical points that implicate the text. The author also enumerates the use of figurative language throughout the book for general elucidation. Volume one covers chapter one of First Peter.

Wilhelm Steiger was Professor of Theology at Geneva from 1809 to 1836.

Exposition of the First Epistle of Peter, vol. 2

  • Author: Wilhelm Steiger
  • Translator: Rev. Patrick Fairburn
  • Publisher: Thomas Clark
  • Publication Date: 1836
  • Pages: 323

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Providing detailed exposition on the book of First Peter, Wilheim Steiger examines the contextual, intended, and semantic meanings within the text. Steiger carefully brings forth detailed explanation and annotation of the text—in hopes of not overlooking critical historical points that implicate the text. The author also enumerates the use of figurative language throughout the text for general elucidation. Volume two covers chapters two though five of First Peter.

Wilhelm Steiger was Professor of Theology at Geneva from 1809 to 1836.

Expository Discourses on the First Epistle of the Apostle Peter

  • Author: John Brown
  • Publisher: Robert Carter & Brothers
  • Publication Date: 1855
  • Pages: 804

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Discoursing on the doctrinal principles held within 1 Peter, John Brown provides thorough exegetical commentary coupled with practical application. Brown systematically examines and elucidates the morphology, semantics, and philology of the text for the reader's benefit. The author includes extensive notes for further clarification and explanation of his exegesis—including historical events, alternative translations, further readings, and Old Testament references.

 

The exposition as a whole we regard as successful . . . it is the product of a man of strong sense and superior scholarship, who has applied himself with earnestness to the work of finding out the meaning of his text and of communicating that meaning by extended and forcible illustrations.

New Englander and Yale Review

John Brown D.D. was Minister of the United Presbyterian Congregation in Edinburgh, as Professor of Exegetical Theology to the United Presbyterian Church.

Sermons on the First Epistle to Peter

  • Author: H. F. Kohlbrügge
  • Editor: Octavius Winslow
  • Publisher: Partridge and Oakey
  • Publication Date: 1853
  • Pages: 160

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Originally delivered and arranged as a series of twelve sermons, H. F. Kohlbrugge offers concise commentary on key themes found in the First Epistle to Peter. The author's sermons move expositionally through the first chapter of First Peter, with special regard to practical application and exemplification of the text.

H. F. Kohlbrügge (1803–1875) was educated at the University of Utrecht before becoming minister in the town of Elberfeld. Though being dispelled from many congregations at the time for his theological perspectives on the importance of sanctificaton and salvation in Christ, Kohlbrügge's writings later became a near focal point for theologian Karl Barth.

Expository Lectures on the First Epistle of St. Peter

  • Author: Thornley Smith
  • Publisher: R. D. Dickinson
  • Publication Date: 1878
  • Pages: 325

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Moving expositionally through the text of First Peter, Thornley Smith examines the inherent meaning of the text within historical and philological context. Smith does not exhaustively examine all pieces of the text, but rather focuses on key points in the text such as the death and resurrection of Christ in 1 Peter 3:18–22. Smith includes explanatory notes for clarification on semantics, colloquial meaning, and further reference.

Mr. Smith is too frequent a writer to need any description. We rejoice at his every attempt to make Scripture better understood.

The London Quarterly and Holborn Review

Thornley Smith (1813–1891) was Minister at Cradock Methodist Church in Grahamstown. He designed the "Methodist Cathedral" in Grahamstown, South Africa. Smith was the author of The Prophet of Sorrow, A Christian Mother, The Earnest Missionary, and Memoirs of the Rev. John Wesley Etheridge.

"Tried by Fire:" Expositions of the First Epistle of Peter

  • Author: F. B. Meyer
  • Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company
  • Publication Date: 1867
  • Pages: 232

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Originally delivered as a series of expository lectures, F. B. Meyers provides comprehensive exegesis with regard for key themes in the text. Meyers moves verse-by-verse through the text, with emphasis on practical application and exemplification of the principles discussed.

Few books of recent years are better adapted to instruct and help Christians than those of this author. He is a man 'mighty in the Scriptures.'

D. L. Moody

F. B. Meyer (1847–1929) was educated at Brighton College, the University of London, and Regent's Park College. Meyer went on to pastor Pembroke Baptist Chapel in Liverpool, and later, Priory Street Baptist Church in York. He is the author of over forty titles including Abraham: or, the Obedience of Faith", Elijah: and the Secret of His Power, and Israel: a Prince with God.

A Translation and Exposition of the First Epistle of the Apostle Peter

  • Author: John T. Demarest
  • Publisher: John Moffet
  • Publication Date: 1851
  • Pages: 296

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Covering in detail the authenticity, scope, and historical context of the book of First Peter, John T. Demarest provides fervent exposition and annotation of the text. Demarest also examines the composition, character, and authorship of the Epistle in order to convey a comprehensive understanding of the text to the audience. The author draws upon further clarification from notable theologians including Robert Leighton, John Dryden, and Wm. R. Gordon.

The explanations given are clear, judicious, and accurate, and the style such as adapts it for usefulness with ordinary readers. Sound scholarship, and acquaintance with exegetical writings are also evinced . . .

—Rev. Dr. A. McClelland, Professor of Biblical Literature at the New Brunswick Theological Seminary

There is no commentary, within my knowledge, on this portion of God's Word, combining all the excellences of this performance. It learnedly elucidates the original, without the pomp of learning; sacrificing everything to the great design of presenting the exact ideas of the Holy Spirit.

—William R. Gordon, Pastor of the Reformed Dutch Church, New York

John T. Demarest was educated at Rutgers University while receiving an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity. Demarest went on to become Minister of the Reformed Dutch Church at Montague, N. J.

The First Epistle of Peter

  • Author: Robert Johnstone
  • Publisher: T&T Clark
  • Publication Date: 1888
  • Pages: 454

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Discoursing on the intended audience, composition, literary qualities, and semantics of the text, Robert Johnstone systematically examines the First Epistle of Peter. Johnstone moves chapter-by-chapter through the original Greek—with regard for varying translation and interpretation (the author compares the Westcott-Hort Greek New Testament, the Latin Vulgate, the MSS, and the Peshitta). Including extensive critical notes and annotation, Johnstone expounds key principles and dogma found in the text.

The commentary itself exhibits everywhere adequate learning and linguistic care and a clear and correct exegetical skill. The quality of an expositor of 1 Peter is put to its severest test . . . and his treatment must impress every reader with its fairness, balance, and solidarity.

The Presbyterian Review

Robert Johnstone was Professor of New Testament Literature and Exegesis in the United Presbyterian College, Edinburgh. Johnstone later became Chair of New Testament at the University of Aberdeen.

The First Epistle of Peter

  • Author: William Kelly
  • Publisher: T. Weston
  • Publication Date: 1904
  • Pages: 270

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Moving expositionally chapter-by-chapter through the First Epistle of Peter, William Kelly critically examines the authorship, composition, historical context, and scope of the text. Kelly uses the Pauline Epistles as an archetype for literary and doctrinal comparison within his commentary. The author is well known for his ability to communicate his exegsis in understandable and comprehensible terms.

William Kelly (1823–1906), born in Ireland, moved to London after attending Trinity College in Dublin. Becoming highly involved with the Plymouth Brethren, he also became a prolific writer, earning the respect of theologians such as Henry Alford. He is quoted as having said "There are three things real—the Cross, the enmity of the world, the love of God."

A Practical Commentary upon the First Epistle General of Peter, vol. 1

  • Author: Robert Leighton
  • Publisher: Presbyterian Board of Publication
  • Publication Date: 1864
  • Pages: 456

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Exegetically moving through the First Epistle of Peter, Robert Leighton provides comprehensive commentary and explanation of the text. Leighton thoroughly examines semantic interpretation of the original text, textual references to the old testament, credibility of theopneustic authorship, and key themes in the text—in order to create compelling elucidation of the Epistle. Volume one contains commentary on chapters one and two of First Peter.

The Practical Commentary upon the First Epistle of St. Peter by this able divine, may be justly reckoned among his more valuable works. It contains elucidations of many obscure and difficult passages, and then turns the whole into a channel of practical utility. Rational motives, scriptural authority, a mild and persuasive eloquence, founded upon learning, which shines without ostentation, and imparts a grandeur to simplicity, are among the prominent characteristics of these volumes.

The Imperial Magazine

Robert Leighton(1611–1684) was Archbishop of Glasgow and a Scottish Presbyterian minister. Spurgeon called Leighton’s commentary on 1 Peter “a true heavenly work.”

A Practical Commentary upon the First Epistle General of Peter, vol. 2

  • Author: Robert Leighton
  • Publisher: Presbyterian Board of Publication
  • Publication Date: 1864
  • Pages: 498

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Exegetically moving through the First Epistle of Peter, Robert Leighton provides comprehensive commentary and explanation of the text. Leighton thoroughly examines semantic interpretation of the original text, textual references to the Old Testament, credibility of theopneustic authorship, and key themes in the text—in order to create compelling elucidation of the Epistle. Volume two contains commentary on chapters three, four, and five of First Peter.

The Practical Commentary upon the First Epistle of St. Peter by this able divine, may be justly reckoned among his more valuable works. It contains elucidations of many obscure and difficult passages, and then turns the whole into a channel of practical utility. Rational motives, scriptural authority, a mild and persuasive eloquence, founded upon learning, which shines without ostentation, and imparts a grandeur to simplicity, are among the prominent characteristics of these volumes.

The Imperial Magazine

Robert Leighton (1611–1684) was Archbishop of Glasgow and a Scottish Presbyterian minister. Spurgeon called Leighton’s commentary on 1 Peter “a true heavenly work.”

A Commentary on the Second Epistle of the Apostle Peter

  • Author: John T. Demarest
  • Publisher: A. Lloyd
  • Publication Date: 1865
  • Pages: 238

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Exegetical in nature, John T. Demarest's A Commentary on the Second Epistle of the Apostle Peter critically examines the original text of Second Peter—while emphasizing varying semantic meaning throughout divergent translations of the Greek. Demerest provides elucidation of authorship, historical authenticity, audience, and scope of the Epistle. Drawing upon notable authors such as Augustus Neander and John Calvin, the author supplements his volume with further clarification on key topics within the text.

A most excellent commentary on this interesting portion of the Scriptures. It is chiefly exegetical, aiming to give the true meaning of the Apostle. It is the fruit of years of labor, and is worthy of examination and study.

Eclectic Magazine

The author, though evidently learned in the scholastic sense, is free from pedantry, and has honestly endeavored to ascertain the meaning of this part of the Holy Scriptures, and state it with clearness and veracity.

The Presbyterian Historical Almanac and Annual Rembrancer

John T. Demarest was Minister of the Reformed Dutch Church in Pasack, New Jersey.

An Exposition upon the Second Epistle General of St. Peter

  • Author: Thomas Adams
  • Editor: James Sherman
  • Publisher: James Nichol
  • Publication Date: 1862
  • Pages: 914

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Classifying the Second Epistle of St. Peter as historical, doctrinal, and prophetical in nature, Thomas Adams provides extensive exegesis and clarification of the text. Adams incorporates historical doctrinal standpoints, key semantic qualifications, and insightful explanation of the text into his commentary—while relating the matter in a manner fit for layman or clergy alike.

Adams has sometimes been called 'the Shakespeare of divines,' such is the richness of his fancy. But the soundness of his judgment is fully equal to his other qualities; and, best of all, his heart is never cold.

The London Quarterly Review

The work now before us, its eminent author, who was the theological Shakespeare of his age, considered to be amongst the best of his productions. And it certainly is for fertility of thought, richness of imagination, variety of metaphor, aptness of illustration, extensive acquaintance with classical literature, profound knowledge of human life, quaintness, piquancy, and even brilliance of style, a truly marvelous production.

The Homilist

Thomas Adams (1583–1652) was Rector of St. Gregory's, London.

Parting Counsels: An Exposition of the First Chapter of the Second Epistle of the Apostle Peter, with Four Additional Discourses

  • Author: John Brown
  • Editor: William Oliphant and Sons
  • Publisher: 1856
  • Publication Date:
  • Pages: 347

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Offering exposition on the Second Epistle of Peter, John Brown thoroughly explores key doctrinal points within Christianity including absolute truth, assurance of salvation, prayer, faith, and prophecy. Brown aptly refutes questions of authenticity against the text, while cross examining the text against that of the First Epistle. The author includes critical notes for further clarification, elucidation of the original text, and references to extra-biblical and Old Testament sources.

Dr. Brown is well known to the religious public. . . the excellence of the excellence of those discourses, the valuable contribution which by them the author has made to our exegetical theology. Indeed, the whole of the discourse is worth the serious attention of every minister of the gospel.

The Eclectic Review

Dr. Brown's character as a Scripture expositor is now so well-known, that a new voume from his pen, of the same kind as his former works, require little to be said to enable readers to understand what they are to expect.

The Scottish Congregational Magazine

John Brown was Professor of Divinity in the United Presbyterian Church in Edinburgh, and Professor of Exegetical Theology to the United Presbyterian Church.

The Apostle Peter: His Life and Letters

  • Author: Samuel G. Green
  • Publisher: Sunday School Union
  • Pages: 180

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Seeking to provide a commentary on the scope and fulfillment of Peter's life, Samuel G. Green succinctly expounds on details such as the changes in Peter's character, his role in the ministry of Jesus, his extensive missionary travels, and the contents of his writings.

This volume, as a whole, is worthy of the reputation of the esteemed author; and it is one that ought certainly to have an honored place in every minister's, and every intelligent Sunday-school teacher's library.

The Church

Samuel G. Green was Professor of Rawdon College, Yorkshire.

Commentary on the Epistles of Peter

  • Author: Nathaniel Marshman Williams
  • Publisher: American Baptist Publication Society
  • Publication Date: 1888
  • Pages: 126

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Drawing upon his extensive experience in pastoral ministry, Nathaniel Marshman Williams expounds the Epistles of Peter in an expressive manner that elucidates key topics within the text. Concisely written, Williams focuses on the themes, intent, literary characteristics, authenticity, and audience of the Epistles. The author relies on the semantic interpretation of Samuel C. Bartlett (former President of Dartmouth College) for further clarification of the text.

Nathaniel Marshman Williams is also the author of Notes on the Gospel According to Matthew.

The Epistles of St. Peter: A Practical and Devotional Commentary

  • Author: J. H. Jowett
  • Publisher: A. C. Armstrong
  • Publication Date: 1906
  • Pages: 362

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Originally delivered as a series of sermons by J. H. Jowett to his congregation in Birmingham, the author moves expositionally verse-by-verse through the Epistles of Peter. Drawing attention to effective exemplification of Christian values and obligations, Jowett offers practical explanation and clarification on the themes introduced throughout the text. The author devotes an entire chapter to each motif introduced.

J. H. Jowett (1864–1923) was educated at the University of Edinburgh and Oxford before assuming the pastorate of the Saint James Congregational Church. He later became the Pastor of the Westminster Chapel, when G. Campbell Morgan resigned.

Lectures on the First and Second Epistles of Peter

  • Author: John Lillie
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner & Co.
  • Publication Date: 1869
  • Pages: 562

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John Lillie's Lectures on the First and Second Epistles of Peter provides comprehensive exposition of the Epistles of Peter with regard to philological, semantic, historical, and practical interpretation. Moving chapter-by-chapter, Lillie explores the composition of the text—including use of figurative language, varying interpretation, and the use of integral themes throughout the text. Comparing the Septuagint, Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia, and the Latin Vulgate, the author provides extensive clarification on his annotations of the text.

Dr Lillie . . . was one of the best classical and biblical scholars of this country. Though very different in plan and structure from the immortal work of Archbishop Leighton on the First Epistle of Peter, they breathe the same reverential spirit and devotional fervor, and have the great advantage of embodying the most valuable results of the latest critical research and exegetical learning. Beyond all other merits, these Lectures will be valued for their clear and uncompromising yet always devout testimony to the doctrines of grace.

Philip Schaff, The British and Foreign Evangelical Review and Quarterly Record of Christian

Beyond all other merits, these Lectures will be valued for their clear and uncompromising, yet always devout testimony of the doctrines of grace. They are exhibited, not as blighting speculations, but as warm living, practical realities.

Philip Schaff, The Evangelical Repository and United Presbyterian Review

John Lillie (1812–1867) was educated at the University of Edinburgh before immigrating to the United States. Lillie went on to finish his theological studies in New-Brunswick, while going on to pastor the First Presbyterian Church in Kingston, N.Y.

Critical and Exegetical Handbook to the General Epistles of Peter and Jude

  • Author: Johann Eduard Huther
  • Publisher: T&T Clark
  • Publication Date: 1881
  • Pages: 458

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Offering comprehensive exegesis on the Epistles of Peter and Jude, Johann Eduard Huther examines the text alongside early church writings and manuscripts. Huther incorporates the views of other notable theologians such as Philip Schaff, Heinrich Ewald, and Alexander Buttman in order to create compelling engagement with the audience. Truly analytical in nature, this volume covers inherent semantic meaning, omissions between translations, scope of the text, historical interpretation, and theopneustic nature of the Epistles.

Dr. Huther is a cautious and well-balanced commentator, and the two volumes are worthy of the series in which they find a place.

The British Quarterly Review

Johann Eduard Huther was Pastor of Wittenforden.

The Epistle of St. Jude and the Second Epistle of St. Peter

  • Author: Joseph B. Mayor
  • Publisher: Macmillan and Co.
  • Publication Date: 1907
  • Pages: 240

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Reflecting on the text of the Second Epistle of St. Peter and the Epistle of St. Jude, Joseph B. Mayor offers succinct exposition and annotation of the text within historical and cultural context. Attributing portions of the text to Hellenistic influence, Mayor explores the composition and conjugation of thought within the Epistles (across multiple translations). He extends ample clarification on the grammar, style, figurative language usage, development of themes, and extra-biblical references encountered within the text.

An Edition which will rank for many years as the most generous and probably the most competent in existence . . . for its excellence the scholar will seek in vain elsewhere.

A History of the English Church: Overton, J. H., William R. W. Stephens, William Hunt

Joseph B. Mayor (1828–1916) was Emeritus Professor of Moral Philosophy of King's College, London and Honorary Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge.

The Second Epistle General of Peter and the General Epistle of Jude

  • Author: R. St. John Parry
  • Editor: Montague Rhodes James
  • Publisher: University Press
  • Publication Date: 1912
  • Pages: 116

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Concisely examining the text of Second Peter and Jude, R. St. John Parry explains in detail the connections between the Epistles—including authenticity, semantic and composition similarities, and distinctive textual references to each other. Parry offers insightful and exegetical commentary on authorship, corruptions in varying translations, and date of composition—while relying on patristic and extra-biblical references for clarification of historical ramifications.

Attention is directed rather to the meaning of the Greek and the peculiarities of New Testament usage . . . the notes are very extensive. Motague Rhodes James upholds the genuineness of Jude . . .

The Nation

R. St. John Parry (1858–1935) was Vice-Master of Trinity College at Cambridge University.

Montague Rhodes James was Provost of King's College, Cambridge.

The Last of the Epistles: A Commentary upon the Epistle of St. Jude

  • Author: Frederic Gardiner
  • Publisher: John P. Jewett and Company
  • Publication Date: 1856
  • Pages: 274

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Frederic Gardiner's The Last of the Epistles: A Commentary upon the Epistle of St. Jude provides exegetical and homiletical commentary on the key topics within the Epistle of St. Jude—while offering thorough explanation on the intended exhortations of the text. Gardiner provides explanatory notes for further clarification on literary devices, semantics, philology, and extra-biblical references.

Mr. Gardiner seems to have collected diligently everything that bears on the illustration of this interesting Epistle, and the book is therefore valuable to place on our shelves for consultation and comparison.

The Presbyterian Quarterly Review

Frederic Gardiner was Rector of Trinity Church in Lewiston, Maine.

Commentary on the Epistle of Jude

  • Author: Nathaniel Marshman Williams
  • Editor: Alvah Hovey
  • Publisher: American Baptist Publication Society
  • Publication Date: 1888
  • Pages: 40

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Offering a succinct commentary on the Epistle of Jude, Nathaniel Marshman Williams provides exposition on the authorship, literary style, authenticity, and date of composition. Williams structures his commentary to include the historical and cultural context for the Epistle—while guiding the reader exegetically through the text.

Alvah Hovey (1820–1903) was President of Newton Theological Institute. Hovey published many titles during his lifetime including: Commentary on the Gospel of John, Commentary on the Epistle to the Galatians, The Holy Supper: In History and Scripture, and The Evils of Infant Baptism.

An Exposition of Jude's Epistle of Apostacy

  • Author: Douglass Round
  • Publisher: S. W. Partridge & Co.
  • Publication Date: 1890
  • Pages: 110

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In An Exposition of Jude's Epistle of Apostacy, D. Round structures his commentary into a series of twelve expositions—each focused on a few select verses in which he provides detailed exposition and commentary on the theme. Round emphasizes the dangers of apostasy, stated in the text, and calls for the church to "be earnestly" convicted in faith.

Douglass Round is also the author of The Date of St. Paul's Epistle to the Galatians.

An Exposition upon the Epistle of Jude

  • Author: William Jenkyn
  • Publisher: James Nichol
  • Publication Date: 1865
  • Pages: 858

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Discussing the matters of authorship, audience, content, and context of the Epistle of Jude, William Jenkyn provides insightful exposition of the text. Jenkyn discourses on the key elements found in the book of Jude—namely the call for perseverance and exemplification of mercy, peace, and love. Using the Septuagint and Latin Vulgate as semantic comparisons to the English translation, the author explores the intended exhortation while providing a guide to practical application.

The exposition of Jude was delivered in the form of lectures to his flock, and is certainly such as was calculated to instruct, reprove, and build them up in the faith of the gospel. The logical division of the matters contained in each passage, submitted at the outset, gives clearness and point to the whole exposition.

The Original Secession Magazine

William Jenkyn (1612—1685) was lecturer at Christ Church, London and Rector of Backfriars.

A Practical Discourse upon the Epistle by Jude

  • Author: Thomas Tomkinson
  • Publisher: James May & Joseph Gandar
  • Publication Date: 1823
  • Pages: 232

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Thomas Tomkinson's A Practical Discourse upon the Epistle by Jude explores the key themes found in the Epistle of Jude. Written from a Muggletonian perspective, this volume provides valuable historical perspective on doctrines from this small Christian movement in the mid-seventeenth century.

Thomas Tomkinson (1631–1710) was a self-educated Muggletonian—a sect that was deemed heretical by the English Church for various doctrines.

Product Details

  • Title: Classic Commentaries and Studies on the Epistles of Peter and Jude
  • Volumes: 26
  • Pages: 9,172