Key Word Commentary: Thoughts on Every Chapter of
the 929 chapters of the Old Testament and
260 chapters of the New Testament are outlined, analyzed, and summarized.
Commentary is drawn from a wide range of Bible scholars, evangelists and preachers. These include quotations from the classic Bible commentaries
of Martin Luther, John Calvin, John Wesley, J. B. Lightfoot, Charles
Hodge, Matthew Henry, John Owen, Martyn Lloyd-Jones, and many others.
Each Key Word Commentary article gives you the following vital
information for every chapter of the Bible:
1. Before and After
Gives the context of the preceding and following chapters in the
2. Analysis of Chapter
Breaks the chapter into sections with theme headings
3. Key Verse
There is often more than one key verse in a chapter, but thinking about
these selections will challenge you to understand the chapter
4. Key Word
Considering the word chosen here will give the reader an opportunity
to think carefully about the significance of the chapter.
5. Key Person/Event
It is surprisingly easy to miss the significant happening in a
chapter of the Bible, even in those chapters you are familiar with, because
you think you know all about it. Forcing yourself to note the key event
and/or key person in a chapter will bring the content of the chapter into
6. Key Thought
Discover why Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones thought Psalm 51 was the classic
psalm on repentance. Or, find out which psalm Augustine valued so much
in his personal worship of God.
7. Key Thing(s) to Look For
From the writings of Bible scholars of every century, you will
be drawn to the most important point in each chapter.
8. Key Bible Cross-Reference
These cross-references engage you in one of the most profitable aspects
of Bible study: comparing Scripture with Scripture.
9. Key "By Way of Explanation"
Using background details, puzzling words or ideas in the chapter
will be clearly explained.
10. Key "Quotable Quote"
These quotes from expert Bible expositors offer illuminating commentary
on the chapter, or one verse from the chapter.