Herbert W. Bateman IV
Ph.D New Testament Studies
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      Old Testament Resources


       Esther (NIV Application Commentary) by Karen H. Jobes (Reviewed by Pastor Lee Compson)

       Ezra & Nehemiah in the Mentor's Commentary Series by Tiberius Rata

1 and 2 Samuel in the Teach the Text Commentary Series by Bob Chisholm

Judges and Ruth in Kregel's Exegetical Library by Bob Chisholm

How to Read Job by John Walton & Temper Longman (Reviewed by Pastor Lee Compson)

Study Aids

Interpreting the Historical Books
by Bob Chisholm (Reviewed by Pastor Timothy)
Interpreting the Pentetuch by Peter Vogt (Reviewed by Pastor Aaron Peer)

Interpreting the Psalms by Mark Futato (Reviewed by Pastor Jeremy Wike)

Interpreting the Psalms for Teaching and Preaching edited by Herbert W. Bateman IV and D. Brent Sandy (Reviewed by Pastor Lee Compson)

Interpreting the Prophetic Books by Gary Smith (Reviewed by Pastor Lee Compson)

The Gospel According to Isaiah 53 edited by Darrell L. Bock & Mitch Glaser

      New Testament Resources


                        Philippians in the Mentor's Commentary Series by Matthew Harmon
                        Hebrews in Kerux Commentary by Herbert W. Bateman IV and Steven Smith
                        1, 2 & 3 John in Evangelical Exegetical Commentary by Gary Derickson

                        Revelation in the Teach the Text Commentary Series by J. Scott Duvall (Reviewed by Pastor Michael Hontz)


            Study Aids

                        Charts on the Book of Hebrews by Herbert W. Bateman IV (Reviewed by Pastor Timothy Sprankle)

                        40 Question Series introduced by editor Benjamin Merkle

                        40 Questions about Elders and Deacons by Benjamin Merkle

                        40 Questions about Interpreting the Bible by Robert Plummer

                        40 Questions about Interpreting the Bible by Robert Plummer (Reviewed by Pastor Aaron Peer)

                        Four Views on the Warning Passages in Hebrews edited by Herbert W. Bateman IV (Reviewed by Pastor Aaron Peer)

                        Interpreting the Pauline Letters by John Harvey (Reviewed by Pastor Jeremy Wike)

                        Jesus the Messiah by Herbert W. Bateman IV, Darrell L. Bock, Gordon H. Johnston (Featuring Darrell Bock)

                        Studies in Pauline Epistles edited by Matthew Harmon and Jay Smith (Featuring Matt Harmon)


               Language Tools

                        A New Reader's Lexicon of the New Testament by Michael H. Burer and Jeffery E. Miller

                        Translating Ephesians Clause by Clause by Benjamin I. Simpson

                        Translating Philippians Clause by Clause by Thomas Moore

                        Translating Colossians Clause by Clause by Adam Copenhaver

                        Translating Titus Clause by Clause by J. Michael McKay, Jr.

                        Translating 1 John Clause by Clause by Herbert W. Bateman IV and Aaron C. Peer

                        Translating 2 and 3 John Clause by Clause by Aaron C. Peer and Herbert W. Bateman IV

                        Translating Jude Clause by Clause by Herbert W. Bateman IV


      Preaching and Teaching Resources

                  Biographical Preaching by Larry Overstreet (Featuring Larry Overstreet)

                Desiring the Kingdom by James Smith (Reviewed by Dr. Vic Anderson)

                God's Big Picture: An Overview of God's Developing Story by Herbert W. Bateman IV, Aaron C. Peer and Timothy Sprankle

                The Great Christ Comet by Colin Nichol (Reviewed by Pastor Lee Compson)

                 Making All Things New by Matthew Harmon and Benjamin Glad (Featuring Matt Harmon)

                   Persuasive Preaching by Larry Overstreet (Featuring Larry Overstreet)

                    Recapturing the Voice of God by Steven Smith (Featuring Steven Smith)

                 Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes by Randolph Richards & Brandon O'Brien (Reviewed by Skip Forbes)



            Practical Theology   

                  Counterfeit Gods by Timothy Keller (Reviewed by Pastor Lee Compson)

                   Evil and the Justice of God by N. T. Wright (Reviewed by Pastor Scott Barger)

                   Malestrom by Carolyn Custis James (Reviewed by Pastor Timothy Sprankle)

                       We are What We Love by James K. A. Smith (Reviewed by Pastor Timothy Sprankle)

                   The Cure: What if God Isn't What you Think He Is and Neither are You by Lynch, McNickel, & Fraul 

                    Good Faith: Being a Christain When Society Thinks You're Irrelevant and Extreme by David Kinnaman and Gabe Lyons 

                    Forgiveness and Justice: A Christian Approach by Bryan Maier (Reviewed by Pastor Timothy Sprankle)



                  Onward: Engaging the Culture without Losing the Gospel by Russell Moore (Reviewed by Pastor Lee Compson)

                  Is God Just a Human Invention: And Seventeen Other Questions Raised by the New Atheists by McDowell & Marrow 

                  Life After Death: The Evidence by Dinesh D'Souza (Reviewed by Pastor Michael Hontz)

                  True reason: Confronting the Rationality of New Atheism by Tom Gilson & Carson Weitneuer 


               Systematic Theology

                      Making All Things New: Inaugurated Eschatology for Life of the Church by Matthew Harmon & Benjamin Glad 


An Exegetical Guide for Interpreting the General Letters (2013)

Kerux Commentary on Hebrews a Commentary for Preaching Teaching (2021)Big Greek Idea Commentary on James (2022)

Big Greek Idea Commentary on John's Letters (2018)

Evangelical Exegetical Commentary on Jude (2015, 2017)