Synopses & Reviews
begins The MacArthur New Testament Commentary
’s look at the longest of the four Gospels. Luke is unique in its historical detail and for how it positions Jesus as the Savior-King not just of the Jews, but of all mankind.
Join John MacArthur as he explains each verse in a way that is both doctrinally precise and intensely practical. Taking into account the cultural, theological, and Old Testament contexts of each passage, MacArthur tackles interpretive challenges and fairly evaluates differing views, giving the reader confidence in his conclusions.
The MacArthur New Testament Commentary series comes from the experience, wisdom, and insight of one of the most trusted ministry leaders and Bible scholars of our day. Each volume was written to be as comprehensive and accurate as possible, dealing thoroughly with every key phrase and word in the Scripture without being unnecessarily technical. This commentary will help to give a better, fuller, richer understanding of God's Word, while challenging the reader to a vibrant personal spiritual walk.
A great resource for pastors, teachers, leaders, students, or anyone desiring to dig deeper into Scripture
Clear, reasonable, understandable, devout—all things and more can be honestly said about this generation’s greatest single-author pastoral commentary set. The MacArthur New Testament Commentary series is a help to Christians and preachers. Forged in the study, fired in the pulpit, these comments on the whole New Testament are a gift from one who loves Christ, given to Christ’s bride, the church.
-Mark Denver, pastor, Capitol Hill Baptist Church, Washington, D.C.
Dr. MacArthur’s love for the Scripture and his many years of diligent study have resulted in a resource that is a great gift to the Body of Christ. I have found this tool to be a great help as I study the Word and teach it to women. I often refer to this set of commentaries to enhance my understanding of the text and to shed light on difficult passages and questions.
-Nancy Leigh DeMoss, author, Revive our Hearts radio teacher
John MacArthur has provided a compelling example of pastoral ministry based on the Word of God. Now the fruit of that ministry is available to us all: careful attention to the text of Scripture and faithful theological exposition, all in the service of the church of Jesus Christ. Both pastor and layperson will benefit for years to come from this unique commentary series.
-C.J. Mahaney, president of Sovereign Grace Ministries
The MacArthur New Testament Commentary is nothing less than a library of faithful exegesis and exposition. This project is unparalleled in our times, and John MacArthur has produced a masterful commentary series that demands attention and deserves a place in every preacher’s library.
-R. Albert Mohler, Jr., PhD, president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY
Luke 1-5 begins The MacArthur New Testament Commentary’s look at the longest of the four gospels. The commentary provides a verse by verse and phrase by phrase exposition of the text, taking into account the cultural, theological, and Old Testament contexts of each passage. Interpretive challenges are fully dealt with, and differing views are fairly evaluated. The gospel of Luke is unique and provides valuable insight into Christ’s life and ministry. For example, it gives the fullest account of Christ’s birth and is the only gospel to record several of our Lord’s parables, including the Good Samaritan and the Two Sons. Use this volume of The MacArthur New Testament Commentary series to assist you in your study of this cherished New Testament book.
This commentary provides a verse-by-verse and phrase-by-phrase exposition of the longest of the four gospels, taking into account the cultural, theological, and, where appropriate, Old Testament contexts of each passage.
About the Author
John MacArthur ((B.A., Universidad Los Angeles Pacific; M.Div., Seminario Teológico Talbot; Litt.D., Grace Graduate School; D.D., Seminario Teológico Talbot) es Pastor y Maestro en la Iglesia Grace Community en Sun Valley, California y Presidente de la Universidad The Master's y Presidente y fundador del Seminario The Master's (en 1986) en Santa Clarita, California. El Dr. MacArthur es un conferencista activo quien ha enseñado en el programa de radio Grace to You.Desde que lanzó su primer y mejor vendido libro El Evangelio Según Jesucristo en 1988, el Dr. MacArthur ha escrito mas de 150 libros incluyendo una serie de comentarios bíblicos, La Segunda Venida, Avergonzados del Evangelio, Doce Hombres Comunes y la Biblia de Estudio MacArthur, recibieron la Medalla de Oro ECPA en 1998. John y su esposa Patricia viven en Canyon Country, California y tienen cuatro hijos y quince nietos.