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Jon Courson's Application Commentary: New Testament

ISBN: 9781418505370


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Jon Courson's Application Commentary combines a verse-by-verse teaching of every paragraph of Scripture with practical topical studies throughout.

This New Testament commentary is a blend of information and inspiration presented in a way unique to Jon Courson.

This resources is also available as part of Courson's Application Commentary on the Whole Bible.

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  • Title: Jon Courson’s Application Commentary
  • Author: Jon Courson
  • Series: Jon Courson’s Application Commentary
  • Publisher: Thomas Nelson
  • Print Publication Date: 2003
  • Logos Release Date: 2003
  • Era: era:contemporary
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subject: Bible. N.T. › Commentaries
  • ISBNs: 9781418505370, 1418505374
  • Resource ID: LLS:29.1.7
  • Resource Type: Bible Commentary
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2022-10-05T15:14:56Z

In the Logos edition, this digital volume is enhanced by amazing functionality. Citations link directly to English translations and original-language texts, and important terms link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, commentaries, and theology texts. Perform powerful searches to find exactly what you’re looking for. Take the discussion with you using tablet and mobile apps. With Logos Bible Software, the most efficient and comprehensive research tools are in one place, so you get the most out of your study.

Jon Courson founded the Applegate Christian Fellowship in Southern Oregon. What started as a home fellowship of a few is now the home church for over 10,000 people. In 2002, he left Oregon to assist pastor Chuck Smith at the 25,000-member Calvary Chapel in Costa Mesa, California.


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  1. Ka Wolfgramm

    Ka Wolfgramm


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  3. Barbara Fulton
    I just started reading this and find it exhilarating. I am not a theologian, I am a Christian, and a fairly new one at that. Would this not be a suggested reading for me?

  4. Justice Mongwe

    Justice Mongwe


  5. Akintoye AKINTUNDE
  6. Jason Harris

    Jason Harris


    Very ordinary... a lot of spiritualising. e.g. In Acts 27 when Paul advises not sailing, Courson says "At first the wind blew softly, and in a favorable direction. That’s always the way it is. When you don’t listen to the Word of the Lord, when you go your own way, when you do your own thing, at first you’re just blown along softly. But when the fierce winds come—which they always do—you’re blown away totally" (pp. 848–849). Scripture is taken out of context. Commentary is slipshod. I really wouldn't trust the interpretations as the author seems unaware of difficulties in the text. I would use with extreme caution.

  7. Brianna Johnson

    Brianna Johnson


  8. Gregory Sterner

    Gregory Sterner


  9. Chris Trevino

    Chris Trevino


    I consider this a fringe commentary as Courson introduces alternative exegetical meaning to make a point not necessarily held in the scriptural context. Courson takes a stretched path to interpret 'apostasia' in 2 Thessalonians 2:3 as a physical departure from 'truth' which in context is not the meaning. The Apostle Paul says in Second Corinthians verse 11:25, "Five times I received at the hands of the Jews the forty lashes less one." Courson attributes Paul's account as a beating of thirty-nine lashes being enough to kill a man—which is not only inaccurate, but completely wrong! The correct reason Paul received forty lashes—or stripes—less one is because Deuteronomy 25:3 specifies no more than forty lashes. To be sure the law would not be violated or at risk of being violated by a miscount, the rabbinical rule became forty lashes minus one. Thus the law is stated that forty lashes is met, but not broken, and Paul was stating the exact rabbinical rule. The brutality of a scourge attributed to Paul's flogging account as particularly deadly on the premise that receiving a full forty lashes would cause death is wrong because the Romans used such devices for torture, but the Jews did not. The Jewish flog was made of three strands of calfskin so that a count of thirteen strikes would equal thirty nine lashes. I am unable to give confidence to a work that borders on eisegesis and disregards background accuracy.


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